Your Weekly guide to keeping busy in the Old Pueblo. Magic click to enlarge Michael Carbonaro at the Diamond Center. You might know this guy best from his hidden camera prank TV show, The Carbonaro Effect, which combines comedy with the kind of magic tricks that have you saying, “But wait, seriously, how did he do that? I need to know how he did that.” (Or maybe that’s just us?) Anyway, he’s so busy with his TV show that he doesn’t have much time for theatrical appearances, which makes this show even more exciting. Abraca-grab ya tickets now! Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment Sahuarita, 1100 W. Pima Mine Road. $15 to $47.50. click to enlarge Tyler and the Very Very Very Big Magic Book. At the end of a theater show, the actors take their bows, and sometimes they give flowers to the director, thank the stagehands and the live band, and even thank the audience. But you never seem … [Read more...] about The Weekly List: 24 Things To Do In Tucson This Week
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Tucson man who cut homeless' hair was hailed as a hero, but there's more to the story Gov. Ducey hailed a Tucson man as a hero, threatened by state regulators for cutting the hair of homeless people. But that wasn’t the whole story. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Richard Ruelas, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 2:29 p.m. MT April 4, 2018 CLOSE Juan Carlos Montes De Oca was recognized by Doug Ducey for his work cutting the homeless' hair without a license, which caused state regulators to investigate … [Read more...] about Tucson man who cut homeless’ hair was hailed as a hero, but there’s more to the story
A horse barn might seem merely a place of endless chores, dust and dirt but two Tucson friends know well the hidden magic. Melanie Roeder and Lauren Schroeder, who grew up horse-crazy in barns on opposite coasts, want to share that magic with as many riders as they can. The pair are life-long equestrians and, though they have been friends just a few years, they are now offering their shared love of barns and horses at Steady Strides Riding Center at East Tanque Verde and North Houghton roads. Steady Strides combines a horse rescue for abandoned, abused or neglected animals with a therapeutic riding center and a place where people of all abilities can ride, whether they are learning the basics on an English saddle or competing over jumps. The pair, both instructors through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, started taking their first riders in December. As they get more established with their non-profit operation, they plan to offer … [Read more...] about Tucson pals sharing magic of horses, one rider at a time
🤡Pima County Fair 🤡Pima County Fair Opening DayIt's that time again! Enjoy funky fair food, see some concerts, visit the carnival rides, booths and animals. Where: Pima County Fair, 11300 S. Houghton Rd.When: Thursday, April 19, 1 p.m. to midnight, The fair will be in town from April 19-29. Cost: Adults $9, ages 6-10 $5, Military $5, ages 5 and under are free. Parking $5For more information click here. Pima County Fair Opening Day Ludacris at the Pima County FairThis show is free with admission to the fair though a limited number of upgraded seats are available at an extra cost. Check out all the music at the Pima County Fair, including Ja Rule, Ashanti, Kid N Play and Randy Houser.Where: Pima County Fair, 11300 S. Houghton Rd.When: Thursday, April 19, 8-9:30 p.m.Cost: Free with fair admissionFor more information click here. Ludacris at the Fair Pima County Fair BeerfestStop by the Beerfest going on at … [Read more...] about 61 amazing things to do in Tucson this April 🌼🤡
Name an obstacle a community faces — economy, jobs, health, infrastructure, public safety, poverty — and at the heart of any sustainable solution you will find a common, essential ingredient: Education is critical to success.It was heartening to see the more than 130 Tucsonans who attended an open community forum on education Monday evening. For two hours, participants shared their ideas for improving public education in Tucson and Pima County.The Arizona Daily Star and City Councilman Steve Kozachik, who represents Ward 6, hosted the gathering. Catherine Tornbom, of the Center for Community Dialogue, led a legion of trained volunteers who worked with small groups to identify priorities and obstacles to boosting our education system.The Star is focusing on education, and specifically early childhood education, as a priority on our editorial pages. The forum “Public Education in Tucson & Pima County: What’s Next?” was the first, with more to … [Read more...] about Star Opinion: How would you fix public education?