Art & Culture
After almost 30 years as a Psychologist, I finally decided to take the advice that I had learned from Professor and Author Joseph Campbell and passed on to countless clients: FOLLOW YOUR BLISS. For me this included retiring early from a much-loved career and successful private practice I shared with my husband, David Usndek, in Chicago, moving to the Southwest and returning to my passion for the Ceramic Arts.
Tucson Happenings is devoted to our local artists and have been publishing monthly artist profiles for years. This page will list many artists that have profiled since we went digital in May of 2015.
Submitted By Matt Griffiths
Tucson Audubon Society’s 8th annual Festival, presented by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, takes place August 8–12. Hosted at a new venue, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel near Reid Park, this event is the region’s premier birding experience. Visitors come from across the country for the chance to see over 200 species of birds. Southeast Arizona is one of the top birdwatching destinations in the country with many species found here and nowhere else in the U.S
By Mary Ellen Palmeri
Did you know that July 6th is International Kissing Day? Yup! It began with National Kissing Day in the United Kingdom and is now celebrated worldwide. Kissing can be inspired by many things... affection of course, but also in many cultures it is a sign of respect or friendship, or sometimes as a casual greeting, as in a peck on the cheek. Making this fun and interactive origami model can help you celebrate with your friends and loved ones on Kissing Day, or on any day of the year!
By Becky McKiddy-Gydesen
Every month I have to stop and think “what should I cover this month?” Sometimes I run into what people would call writer's block. This isn’t because I have nothing to write about, it’s because there is so much that needs to be said about this field, so many places I have investigated, so many things I have going on, etc; that I don’t know what to focus on.
By Karen R. Smith
Dressing for our weather is important. And it is just as vital to dress to feel your best. Whatever your body-conVersation desires, shop for comfort and confidence and you’ll feel your best despite the temperatures!.
The Belle of Tombstone Running January 10, 2019 through March 31, 2019
Tombstone was the last great frontier town and it sat high in the Arizona desert, smack dab on millions of dollars in silver ore. Through its dusty streets and elegant saloon doors passed a slew of colorful characters. The Gaslight Theatre takes you back to those days of bar room brawls, stage coach robberies and high-stepping saloon hall girls, all in the “Town Too Tough To Die." Join The Gaslight Theatre for a Rootin’, Tootin’ great time!The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com
Some Friday and Saturday Nights Take a full three course table-served
fine dining experience; combine it with a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive
Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit; throw in the setting of an award winning
Magic Performance and be prepared for one of the most unique and memorable experiences
of a lifetime.
Major League Soccer in Tucson! 2/13, 2/16, and 2/23 Tucson! Are you ready for Major League Soccer? MLS Preseason is coming back
to Tucson, featuring 8 Major League Soccer clubs from around the U.S., including
the reigning Western Conference Champion Portland Timbers, the Seattle Sounders,
Real Salt Lake, and more! Come out to Kino North Stadium from Feb 2nd
through the 23rd to watch the best of the MLS compete for Mobile Mini
Sun Cup Glory. With 5 days full of games, there will be no shortage of great
games and goals for you to enjoy.
Saturdays, 4-7 PM Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and
Tucson Premium Outlets present a series of free, family-friendly concerts! Enjoy
the sounds of some of Southern Arizona's finest local musician's at Tucson Premium
Outlets. The signature free concert series, held every Saturday evening, will
feature a variety of weekly performances from local musicians and bands.