By Dylan McKinley
Arizona Summer Wildcat
Wednesday July 10, 2002
Today is the last day of registration for credit for the second summer session of classes at UA. If you want to get some more work out of the way, hop online to Student Link or stop by the registrar‚s office.
The Wild West calls. Stop by the Arizona Historical Society Museum, 949 E. Second St., at 7 p.m. to check out Jack Allan‚s presentation, „Singing Cowboy: from Real to Reel.š Allan, a historian, cowboy, writer, artist, actor, musician and deputy U.S. Marshal, will tell tales of a cowboy‚s life and times in stories, songs and tools. The presentation is part of the society‚s summer lecture series, Living Arizona History II. Each Wednesday until Aug. 21, a new lecturer will grace the building and bring along some pieces of Arizona‚s historic past. Lectures cost $6 each or $36 for the entire series for the general public; $5 a lecture or $30 for AHS members; and $3 a lecture or $18 for students with a CatCard. For more information, contact the Arizona Historical Society at 628-5774.
The UA Museum of Art presents Reid Park Zoo‚s education coordinator in the latest installment of Gallery Talk: Artbuzz with Kristen Metzger. She will discuss the secrets of how zoo animals seek shade and stay cool during the hot summer. Artbuzz meets from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the UA Museum of Art. For more information, contact Alisa Shorr at 621-7567, e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web site at http://artmuseum.arizona.edu.
American Landscape is the theme, and two dazzling photographers are the focus at the Lionel Rombach Gallery‚s latest exhibition presentation. Jeremy Dyer and Luke Stettner are the two artists featured. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The gallery will remain open for the first showing of the new photos today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The gallery is situated in the UA Museum of Art. For more information, call 626-4215 or visit the Web site at http://www.arts.arizona.edu/galleries.
Professional baseball in Tucson? Sure, see the Tucson Sidewinders at Tucson Electric Park, 2500 E. Ajo Way. The team battles Las Vegas today at 7 p.m. Beer, hot dogs, friends and baseball are a great way to relax on a Saturday evening. Ticket prices vary. Call 434-1111 for more information.
If sports isn‚t your thing, then check out the Borderlands Theater presentation of „As Bees in Honey Drown.š The play depicts both a young writer and the mysterious socialite who pays him to write a screenplay about her life. The play shows at the Pima Community College Blackbox Theatre, 2200 W. Anklam Road. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $13 or $14 with discounts available. Call 882-7406 for more information.
For some kicking grooves, stop by the Desert Diamond Casino, 1100 W. Pima Mine Road, to check out Dave Koz and Friends ų A Smooth Summer Night 2002. Norman Brown, Brian Culbertson and special guest James Ingram will provide more music. The doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call 393-2799.
Looking to get in shape? The Arizona Cancer Center‚s Better Than Ever Program sounds like a fit for you. The program is designed for runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ages to train for the Lute and Bobbi Olson Half Marathon in December. An informational meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Sunstone Healing Center, 2545 N. Woodland Road. For more information, contact Joyce Stavro at 626-7177, e-mail email@example.com or visit the Web site at http://www.azcc.arizona.edu/about_acc/acc_events-bte-feel.htm.
If stress controls your life, you aren‚t alone. You have a place to turn with the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Group class. The group uses meditation to teach more effective methods of coping with stress to p.m. to 8 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 19. The class costs $175 for UA and University Medical Center employees and $200 for the general public and students. The class will be held at the UMC Health and Wellness Center, Room 2823. For more information, contact Sabrina Hitt at 749-2507 or 626-5401 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Gothic singer/songwriter Jim White brings his folksy brand of musical storytelling to Tucson tonight. White, whose music reflects a wide range of personal experiences that include stints as a religious fanatic, professional surfer and fashion model, will perform at 9 p.m. at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Tickets for the show cost $8. For more information, call 622-8848.