Arizona Daily Wildcat
Photo courtesy of Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers
Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers play in Centennial Hall Saturday at 8 p.m. as part of the Big AZ Music Festival.
Thursday, September 22, 2005
The Dimes - This indie rock band will be a nice change from the daily "Bear Down" brainwashing we hear every day between classes. UA Mall. Noon. Free
UA Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony - "Suite Jubilation" will feature the works of Gustav Holst and Robert Jager. Crowder Hall. Southeast corner of North Park Avenue and East Speedway Boulevard. 7:30 p.m. Free
Tucson Greek Festival - With loads of Greek food, music, dancing and imports, you might end up yelling "Opa! Opa! Opa!" all the way home. Runs all weekend. St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. 1145 E. Fort Lowell Road. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. $2
The Cinema La Placita Outdoor Film - The 1930s love story "Holiday" with Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn is sure to make you swoon like only "Casablanca" could. Otherwise, just go to see the way his ass looks in those pants. La Placita Village Plaza. 110 S. Church Ave. 7:30 p.m. $3 donation
Drew Carey and the Improv All Stars - If you like "Whose Line is it Anyway," this comedy show should be right up your alley. Maybe you should script it in. Casino Del Sol's AVA. 5655 W. Valencia Road. 7:30 p.m. $20 - $55
Central Park West - Go see this band if you really want to find out what the term "neo-fusion" means. Besides the musicians, George W. is probably the only other guy you could ask. Ohhh, that's neo-conservatism. D'oh! Plush. 340 E. Sixth St. 9:30 p.m. $3. (21+)
Consulting the Cosmos - No, this isn't going to be a lecture on Cosmo magazine. Although, the topics of the speech might do well in the ever-popular astrology section. Serenity's Way. 2727 E. Grant Road. 7 p.m. Free
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers - Go make peace with your musical soul by seeing this rock group, part of the Big Arizona Music Festival. Centennial Hall. 1020 E. University Blvd. 8 p.m. $14 - $20
International Food Fair - Enjoy foods from local restaurants, homemade creations, live music, a silent auction and most importantly, a jumping castle. Just try not to do all at once. Dance Infusion. 3154 N. First Ave. 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Free
19th annual Great Tucson Beer Festival - Go get drunk for way too much money. Hi Corbett Field. 3400 E. Camino Campestre. One block south of Broadway Boulevard. 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Last pour at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of. VIP tickets are $60 in advance, $65 day of.
The Woman Who Fell From the Sky - Borderlands Theatre tells a true story of a lost American Indian woman who is found wandering the streets of Kansas City. When the authorities decide to unjustly commit her to a mental hospital, a Mexican social worker engenders a plan to get her out. Leo Rich Theatre. 260 S. Church Ave. $10.75 - $18.75. 7:30 p.m.
Farewell Book Sale - Grab some cheap books from this special bookstore before it closes in late October. Reader's Oasis. 3400 E. Speedway Blvd. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Free
My Chemical Romance - This band defies genres with its mish mash of goth metal, pop punk and indie rock. Find out what the hell they are when you go see their stage show. With the Alkaline Trio and Reggie and the Full Effect. Rialto Theatre. 318 E. Congress St. 7 p.m. $22 in advance, $25 day of show
Mike Doughty - This guy's soul was coughing back in the '90s, but now it's gonna be singing. With Erin McKeown. Plush. 340 E. Sixth St. 8 p.m. $12
Do You Control Your Money or Does it Control You? - Fortunately, this lecture on better money management is free. Just make sure you don't have to take time off of work to attend. Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 823 E. Speedway Blvd. 6:30 p.m. Free
Fiery Furnaces - It's still hot here. But that doesn't mean that this brother-sister duo can't heat it up a little more. Solar Culture. 31 E. Toole Ave. 9 p.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. All ages
The Foo Fighters and Weezer - Let's take a bet now on who would win if Dave Grohl and Rivers Cuomo got in a fight over who should play last. I say Dave, but there's only one way to find out. America West Arena. 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix. 7:30 p.m. $27 - $37
- Compiled by Andi Berlin