By Joseph Altman Jr.
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Events Aug. 26-Sept. 1
THURSDAY, August 25th
Line up along Swan Road from Grant to Fort Lowell tonight and have the chance to "Stand by Your Band." Members of the UA Pride of Arizona Marching Band will be parading down Swan starting at 6:30 p.m. The parade will end at Plaza Palomino where the Merchants' Association will hold a silent auction to benefit the band's fund. The UA Steel Drum Band will also perform as the public examines the merchandise and begins bidding at 7 p.m. Admission is free; call 621-7027 for more information.
FRIDAY, August 26th
Always controversial and entertaining, it is time once again for the annual show of new work by University of Arizona Department of Art graduate students at the Joseph Gross Gallery. The show entitled "NATURAL SELECTION: the rest of the story," features the work of students from all disciplines from graphic design to ceramics and continues through Sept. 22. An opening reception will be held on Aug. 26 from 5-8 p.m. The Gross gallery is located on the southeast corner of Speedway Boulevard and Park Avenue. Call 327-5551 for more information.
Enlighten your spirit on a Friday night? At 7 p.m, Tacheria, the Spirituality Center at St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church will be presenting the film The Rapture, a drama about "squandered life, rebirth and tested faith." A discussion of ethics and spirituality immediately follows as part of their summer film series, which takes place on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. The church is located at 4440 N. Campbell Rd. Admission is free. For more information, call 299-6421.
SATURDAY, August 27th
Dance those lawns bare! The announcers at KAMP Student Radio will play tunes for a Block Party at the Park Student Center and Garden Court today. Come get some free food, drinks, prizes and get out those competitive urges in an organized contest. The event is sponsored by KAMP radio, ASUA Bookstore and the Student Union. The party starts at 8 p.m. and goes on until 11 p.m.
Feel the breezes of The Arizona Symphonic Winds Saturday at 7:30 p.m. when they present "An Evening of Music." The concert, presented by Tucson Parks and Recreation, will take place at Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde, and is free of charge. Free shuttle service is available. Call 791-4873 for more information.
SUNDAY, August 28th
Watch them disprove an old adage, because those who do can teach. The University of Arizona Museum of Art's "1994 Art Faculty Exhibition" will open Sunday with a reception from 2-4 p.m. The exhibition will feature a retrospective of the work of Barbara Rogers, a four-year faculty member of the UA Art Department. The UA Museum of Art is located on the southeast corner of Speedway Boulevard and Park Avenue. Admission is free, and the exhibit will be presented through Sept. 21. For more information call 621-7567.
TUESDAY, August 30th
The Native American Cultural Center, located in Room 203 of the Nugent Building, is sponsoring a Native American video series every Tuesday through Oct. 18. Two videos will be shown from noon-1 p.m. each Tuesday. The series will explore a wide range of Native American issues. Call 621-3835 for more information.
WEDNESDAY, August 31st
"The Wild West: Photographs by David Levinthal," an exhibit of photographs addressing 20th century cultural conventions and mythology with the help of toy figures, is currently on display at the Center for Creative Photography on Olive Road north of Second Street, and continues through Sept. 11. In coordination with the show, Los Angeles art critic David Pagel, will present a lecture entitled "David Levinthal and Little Worlds" at 5:30 p.m. Call 621-7968 for more information.
The Arizona Rose Theatre Company will present the musical Those Who Dream Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The cast of 20, including ten UA students, will perform at Tucson Convention Center's Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church. For more information call 888-0509.
Get them while they last! The UA Theater Arts Box Office is currently selling tickets for the 1994-95 Arizona Repertory Theater Season Series as well as single tickets for three upcoming shows, The Importance of Being Earnest, Mad Forest and False Admissions. For more information, call the box office at 621-1162.
Borderlands Theater, a multicultural arts organization in residence at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Rd., will be presenting Real Women Have Curves Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. through Sept. 4. Tickets are $6 for students, $8 for senior citizens and $10 otherwise, and can be purchased at Borderlands Theater, 882-8607. The show received an enthusiastic thumbs up in today's Alternation.
The UA Artist Series will get started on Sept. 13 when Tony Bennett performs at Centennial Hall at 8 p.m. Bennett, whose career is getting a boost by multiple MTV plugs, is known for his pop hit "I Left My Heart in San Francisco." Tickets are on sale at Centennial Hall , Dilliard's and Tucson Convention Center and cost $34, $29 and $25. Full-time UA students receive $10 off. Call 621-3341 for more information. Read Next Article