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Featured event

Friday - Lucinda Williams Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. Lucinda Williams, with Eastmountainsouth.
$25 advance/general admission, $30 reserved balcony. 798-3333.

Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, November 13, 2003

Going on around Tucson and Campus


  • Jewish Culture Fair - Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road Enjoy art, crafts, jewelry, food and music. Radio talk show host and author Dennis Prager as well as other authors will speak at the fair. 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Nov. 13 - 20. The fair is free; the Prager speech costs $7, $5 for JCC members. 299-3000.

  • America Recycles Day - The UA Mall area. Learn what to recycle on campus and what happens to recyclables as they are re-manufactured. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free. 624-3068.

  • Groovin' On The Grass - The UA Mall stage. A band will perform as part of the University Activities Board concert series. Noon - 1 p.m. Free. 621-5779.

  • Anthropology Lecture - Social Sciences building, Room 222. Renowned anthropology professor Anna C. Roosevelt will give a lecture on "The Development Sequence in Amazonas: Paleoindians to Today." 4 p.m. Free. 626-7234.


  • Roadtrip Nation - The UA Mall, near cactus garden. The Roadtrip Nation green RV will inspire visitors to define their own lives and travel down their own paths. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. A film screening will follow at 6 p.m. in Social Sciences building, Room 100. Free. 621-1408.

  • Fine Arts Friday - UofA Bookstore. Jazz up your lunch hour with vocalists EveryMan Jack and Jill. Noon - 1 p.m. Free. 621-8475.

  • Improv on the East Side - Bookman's, 6230 E. Speedway Blvd. Comedy group Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed will use audience suggestions to create short scenes. Parental supervision is required for children under 12. 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free. 440-4436.


  • Bicycle Art Auction - BICAS shop, 44 W. Sixth St. The auction will feature bike-related art and benefit Bicycle Inter-Community Action and Salvage, which teaches bike repair, bike building and the creative re-use of bike parts. 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Free. 628-7950.

  • Fightback Self Defense - FitCenter, 5555 E. Fifth St. A fact-filled, hands-on approach to women's self defense. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. $30. 661-1608.

  • Twiztid - Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. Twiztid, with special guests. 8 p.m. $18 advance, via 798-3333.


  • Arizona Early Music Society - St. Philip's In The Hills, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Harpsichordist Lora Peters performs a mostly French recital featuring works of Louis Couperin, Handel and C.P.E. Bach. There will be a pre-concert talk by the artist at 2:30 p.m. The concert begins at 3 p.m. $15, discounts available. 889-4310.

  • Salsa Dance Workshop and Dinner - El Parador Restaurant & Cantina, 2744 E. Broadway Blvd. Ticket price includes two one and a half hour classes and a great dinner in between. Learn salsa dancing fundamentals and moves that will help you look comfortable and authentic. 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. $40, preregistration requested. 325-4100.


  • Play Aeroball - Aeroball Sports, 7620 N. Hartman Lane. Aeroball has a goal like in basketball, a net like in volleyball and is played on trampolines. 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. Monday - Saturday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday. $5 for 30 minutes, $10 for one hour, $20 day pass. 579-6781.

  • "Salado: Culture, Cult or Conundrum?" - University Medical Center, Duval Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. The Arizona Archaeological & Historical Society presents a lecture on "Who Were the Salado?" 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Free. 792-0554.

  • Hip-Hop Dance - DanceLoft in Heart-Five offices upstairs, 61 E. Congress St. Combine R&B, jazz and hip-hop styles to have fun and get some exercise. For age 15 and over, these classes are ongoing on Mondays through Jan. 5. 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. $10 per class, discounts are available. 250-4664.


  • Beginning Tai Chi Chuan - Traditional Martial Arts Center, 3518 E. Grant Road. Learn Yang style Tai Chi Chuan for health and meditation. Ages 18 and up. 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Fridays. $10 per class, $8 for two classes per week. 320-1971.

  • Local Comedy Night - Laffs Comedy Club, 2900 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 154. Stand-up comedy acts. Free admission for restaurant, bar and hospitality employees with paycheck stub. Open mike at 7 p.m., professional show at 8 p.m. Open mike is free, professional show is $6. 18 and over. 323-8669.

  • Bela Fleck - Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. Bela Fleck, with special guests. 8 p.m. Advance tickets $25, reserved balcony seating $30. 798-3333.


  • Beginner Aerobics Class - St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 750 W. Chapala Drive. A low impact, beginning aerobics class followed by a brief spiritual reflection and relaxation. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. 797-1259.

  • Delicate Chocolate Desserts - Culinary Concepts, 2930 N. Swan Road, Suite 126. Learn to make several yummy chocolate desserts, from warm chocolate ganache tart to extra bittersweet chocolate sorbet. The recipes are easy to make and light to eat. Mmm. 9:30 a.m. $50. 321-0968.

  • Chevelle - Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. Dredge and Campfire Girls join Chevelle for this all ages show. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $20 advance. 798-3333.

  • Sara Lovell - Bookman's, 6230 E. Speedway Blvd. Featured KXCI pop artist Sara Lovell will perform. 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free. 748-9555.

    - Carrie Stern

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