Events Sept. 1-Sept. 7
THURSDAY, Sept. 1
Put on those cowboy boots for a look at "The Wild West: Photographs by David Levinthal." Join the artist himself for a reception and lecture today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Center for Creative Photography. For more information, call 621-7968.
If you're in the mood for a Swashbuckling Musical Adventure (and who isn't?!), don't miss Sinbad!, which opens 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Road. The musical, running through Nov. 5, will be showing Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. There will also be five matinees showing at 3 p.m. on selected Sundays. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and active military and $6 for children 12 years and younger. For more information, call 886-9428.
FRIDAY, Sept. 2
Not all cartoons are wholesome. And as if to prove that point the Screening Room presents "Surreal Animation Encore" this weekend. These animated shorts, said to "rival Salvadore Dali himself," include cult favorites such as Betty Boop, Daffy Duck, Felix the Cat and many more. Show times are Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday at 4, 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Admission is $4 general and $3 for matinees. Call 622-2262 for more information.
SATURDAY, Sept. 3
If you like blues and jazz or you just can't get rid of that disco fever, Downtown Saturday Night is the place to be. Out of the Blue will be playing their unique mix of bluegrass, folk and swing at the Ronstadt Transit Center at Sixth Avenue and Congress from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The Mary Redhouse Band will also be on hand to play their own brand of rhythm and blues with a jazzy twist in Arizona Alley, just south of Congress, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. If that's not enough entertainment for you, wear your leisure suit and groove to the disco hits of the 70s on Scott Avenue between Congress and Pennington. KXCIs, Dr. D and Starskee Suave' will spin those tunes from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Downtown Saturday Night is held the first and third Saturday of every month. For more information, call 624-9977.
SUNDAY, Sept. 4
Aren't you going away for the long weekend? If not, head down to Gallagher Theater this weekend and see "Schindler's List." You know you've been meaning to. Last day to see it is Monday. Show times are 7:30 and 9:35 p.m. Admission is $2.50. Call 621-3102 for more information.
MONDAY, Sept. 5
Happy Labor Day!
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7
Arizona Repertory Theatre opens its production of The Importance of Being Earnest Wednesday at 8 p.m. The play by Oscar Wilde will be at UA's Marroney Theatre through Sept. 18. Tickets range from $8 to $14; contact the UA Fine Arts Box Office at 621-1162 for showtimes and information.
The Pima Community College West Campus Art Gallery kicks off its 1994-95 exhibition season Wednesday. At an opening reception from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., the works of Gonzalo Espinosa, Trena Howard and Anne Sullivan will be shown at the gallery, 2202 W. Anklam Road. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 28. Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ,except Tuesdays when the gallery is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 884-6385 for more information.
Take a glimpse at the strangely unique and often hysterical scene that is at the lesbian bar by going to see Bar Girls by Lauran Hoffman. It opens Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Historic 'Y' Theatre, 738 N. Fifth Ave., suite 131. One In Ten Theatre Company is presenting the show, which runs through Sept. 24. Admission is $9, or $8 for students and seniors. Discount passes are available, and tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at Antigone Books on Fourth Avenue. For reservations or more information, call the theatre at 770-9279.
Need a break? Take an ArtBreak and meet Andrew Polk as he discusses the work of the UA art department faculty Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the UA Museum of Art.
So many people have gone to check out those real women's curves that Borderlands Theater will present six more performances of the comedy Real Women Have Curves starting next week. The performances will be Wednesday through Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The show, at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, costs $6 for students, $8 for seniors and $10 general admission. For reservations or more information, call 882-8607.
Did you know that the very first tents known to the human race were erected 30,000 years ago in Ukraine? Well, there's a lot to know about tents, and the best way to learn about them is to come see "TENTS," a retrospective exhibit covering the 30,000 year history of tents. The exhibit, which traveled here all the way from Germany, will be on display at the Sundt Design Gallery at the College of Architecture through Sept. 11. Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 621-6751.
Among Other Things... is now accepting entries for its Eighth Seasonal Fall FRESHPOETS contest. To enter, you must not have entered a previous contest in poetry. Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 4. For more information, contact Becky Byrkit at 326-7921.
Do you love entertaining your roommates by singing in the shower? Take your talent one step further and audition for Richard Wagner's G”tterd„mmerung chorus. Arizona Opera is holding open auditions for male voices and their owners until Sept. 30. For more information, call Dean Ryan at 293-4336.
If you have a burning desire to see your organization's event listed in the Alternation Calendar, submit press information to: the Daily Wildcat, attention Arts Editor, room 4 in the decrepit basement of the Student Union; or call 621-3551 with the scoop.
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