Compiled by Joshua Dalton
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, April 27
UA Dance students will be seeking Higher Grounds tonight at their annual spring dance concert, presented by the UA Dance Committee. The concert will take place in Gittings Dance Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the UA Dance Office. Repeat performances will also be held April 28 and 29. For more information call 621-4698.
The Arizona International Film Festival continues today through Sunday. For schedule information, call the Arizona Center for Media Arts at 628-1737, or the Screening Room at 622-2262. Some films playing tonight are "Jupiter's Wife" (United States), "You're Driving Me Crazy" (Austria) and "Messmer" (Great Britian).
"This Garden: Photographs by Ruth Thorne-Thomsen" is currently on exhibit at the UA Center for Creative Photography. Well known for her small-scale, toned, pinhole images of fabricated worlds, Thorne-Thomsen describes new histories and mythologies. CCP hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information call 621-7968.
Punk band Unwound (Olympia, Wash.), Clickitat Ickatowi (San Diego), and local folks Hobart will play a $4 show at the Downtown Performance Center, 530 N. Stone Ave. The music gets underway at 9 p.m. For more information, call the DPC at 628-1650.
Zen Buddhist, Beat poet, environmentalist, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Garry Snyder will lecture on a subject titled "Rediscovering Turtle Island" in reference to his award winning book "Turtle Island" in the lobby of the Center for Creative Photography at 7:30 p.m. For more information call the Center at 621-7968.
Friday, April 28
Jose Solorzano will be performing his master's degree piano recital at UA's Crowder Hall, near the corner of Park and Speedway at 8 p.m. Admission is free and the program will include works by Mozart, Zubeldia, Liszt, Ponce, and Ginastera. For more information call the School of Music at 621-1655.
Saturday April 29
On the eve of its last day, the Arizona International Film Festival will be showing "Young at Hearts," "Plutonium Circus," "Canada's Tokyo Cowboy," and "The Other Side of the Tunnel." For information on plots, showtimes, and prices of admission call the Arizona Center for Media Arts at 628-1737 or the Screening Room at 622-2262.
Sunday, April 30
Ska band Dave's Big Deluxe, and punk acts Beyond 7 and Shovel will play Club Congress for only $2.50. They will be starting up at 9 p.m.
Monday, May 1
Pima Community College will present the "PCC Jazz Improv Concert" featuring the electrifying Culture Shock and introducing Mo' Biscuit and the Iguanas. These white-hot combos will be serving up a tasty collection of bebop, swing, Latin, salsa, and ballads guaranteed to "blow the roof off." The show starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 884-6458.
Tuesday, May 2
The UA Wind Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor Ron Nelson, will be performing Nelson's own works, including "Sonoran Desert Holiday" and "Epiphanies." The concert will be held in Crowder Hall at the University of Arizona School of Music, beginning at 8 p.m. For more information, call MusiCall at 621-2998.
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