June 211

Medical students, unite! The Tumor Board of the Arizona Cancer Center will host a case presentation entitled, "Dysplastic Nevi," at noon in the Arizona Cancer Center, Conference Room 2920. The presentation will be given by Dr. Anne Leavitt, of Pathology, and Dr. Stuart Salasche, of Dermatology. Call 626-6044 for more information.

Punk rock is the order of the night at the Downtown Performance Center, 530-B N. Stone Ave. Teeth, Las Mordidas and Blount will hold forth tonight at 8. Admission is $4. So don't be late.

Susan Lowell, renowned author of "I Am Lavina Cumming," will share her writing secrets at a workshop at 7 p.m. at the Tucson Public Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Register in advance by calling 791-4393.

For those who have completely lost their minds, Jim Carrey's comedy epic, "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," is showing today and tomorrow at the Gallagher Theatre on campus. Showtimes are 7:30 and 9:25 p.m. and admission is $2.50. Call 621-3102 for more information.

Akira Yamomoto, a professor of anthropology and linguistics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, will give a talk entitled, "When a language dies, does a culture die too?" as part of the "Art, Education and Society" lecture series. Yamamoto's lecture will begin at 10 a.m. in the Kiva Auditorium in the College of Education. Call 624-8632 for more information.

David Fitzsimmons, noted editorial cartoonist, will provide tips on how to "Maintain Your Laugh Support System" while you look for a job at a free meeting of the Tucson/Pima County Job Club. The meeting is tonight at 6:30 at the Woods Library, 3455 N. First Ave. Call 791-4548.

For your listening pleasure, former Tucson band and current Seattleites Supersuckers, New Bomb Turks and The Putters will grace the stage tonight at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Admission is $5, so call 622-8848 for more information.

A sneak preview of "The Importance of Being Earnest," Oscar Wilde's classic farce featuring guest director Matthew Weiner, is tonight at 8 at the Marroney Theatre in the UA's Fine Arts Complex. Tickets are $7 for everyone and are available at the UA Fine Arts box office and Dillard's ticket outlets. Call 621-1162 for more details.

"Babylon and the Bible: Rediscovering Reformation Themes in Contemporary America," a lecture series sponsored in part by the UA's Division of Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, will offer a lecture tonight entitled, "Blackballing the Bible: Luther and Calvin 'critique' the Jesus seminar." It will begin tonight at 7 at the Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 1220 W. Magee Rd. The lecture will be offered by UA senior research assistants Curtis Bostick and Scott Manetsch. Call 621-1284 for more information.


June 222

"The Importance of Being Earnest," Oscar Wilde's absurd comedy classic featuring guest director Matthew Weiner, opens tonight at 8 at the Peter Marroney Theatre in the UA's Fine Arts Complex. Showings will be today through Saturday at 8 p.m., with matinees Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and $14 for adults, $10 and $12 for seniors and UA employees, and $8 and $10 for students. They are available at the UA Fine Arts Box Office and Dillard's ticket outlets. Call 621-1162 for more information.

F.E.M.A.L.E., or Formerly Employed Mothers At the Leading Edge, a support group for mothers who have put their careers on hold to raise children, will have a meeting tonight at 7 at Tucson Medical Center, Alamo Building, Rincon Room, 5301 E. Grant Rd.


June 233

UA-SKY, University of Arizona Students for Kundalini Yoga, will hold its weekly introductory lecture/discussion tonight from 5 to 6:30 in Room 282 of the Student Union. The discussion is open to the public. Call Yuxuf Abochi at 751-0250 for more information.

Chris Rock, of "Saturday Night Live" and "In Living Color" fame, will bring his stand-up comedy act to town tonight at 8 and 10 at the Buena Vista Theater, 251 S. Wilmot Rd. Tickets are $16.50. Call 747-1886 for more information.

Lecture time, kids! "Female Bodies: Technological Access and Control," presented by Kathy High, is at 7:30 tonight in the Modern Languages Auditorium on the UA campus. Call 624-8632 for more information.

Jane Dee Hull and Jim Irvin, the Republican candidates for Arizona Secretary of State, will face off in a public debate today at noon at the Smuggler's Inn, 6350 E. Speedway Blvd. The debate is sponsored by the Pima County Republican Women's Club. The debate cost, which includes a luncheon, is $10 and is open to the public by reservation. Call 886-3681 for more information.

WomanKraft Galleries, Studios and Performance Space, 388 S. Stone Ave., will be holding its annual rummage sale today through Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. each day. Some items available will be furniture, books, appliances, clothes and household items. And who knows what else? All proceeds go to help support the WomanKraft program. Call Linn Lane at 624-6441 for more information.


June 244

Zia Record Exchange will celebrate its 14th anniversary tonight at 7 at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., with some local bands spicing up the evening. Naked Prey will headline the show, which will also feature the Tucson debut of Beat Angels, featuring Brian Smith. Also playing will be 35 Summers and Dog & Pony Show. Admission is free and the show is open to the public.

Ahem! Arizona For A Healthy Future, an anti-smoking organization, will have a briefing on the tactics used by the tobacco industry in defeating anti-tobacco tax initiatives today at 2 p.m. at the local Arizona Lung Association office, 2819 E. Broadway. Call 886-6007 for more information.

Film fans are in luck tonight; esteemed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is the subject of a tribute dedicated to showing his films. Tonight's presentation is "Throne of Blood," Kurosawa's rendition of Shakespeare's "Hamlet." It is showing at 8:30 p.m. in the UA Modern Languages Auditorium and admission is $3. The film will be offered again on Sunday, June 26, at 3 and 7:30 p.m. at The Screening Room, 127 E. Congress St. Call 628-1737 for more information.


June 266

"Before 'Politically Correct': Martin Luther and Our Daunting Demons," a lecture series sponsored in part by the UA's Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, will offer a talk today entitled, "Can 'Self Help' free humanity? Luther, Erasmus and the Dilemma of Free Will." The lecture, given by UA senior research assistants Jeff Tyler and Scott Manetsch, will begin at 9 a.m. at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Call 621-1284 for more information.

If you find yourself downtown tonight, how about checking out Paula Jean Brown & Robert Machet and Al Perry at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.? Admission is only $2. Call 622-8848 for more details.

Yes, they're back. Perhaps you would prefer to see the Romantics, playing tonight at 8 at The Outback, 296 N. Stone Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call 622-4700 for more information.


June 277

The "Babylon and the Bible" lecture series will offer a talk tonight entitled, "The Pursuit of Holiness: Monastic and Modern Models of Sanctification," at 7 at the Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 S. Kolb Rd. The lecture will be given by UA senior research assistants Curtis Bostick and Scott Manetsch, sponsored in part by the UA's Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies. Call 621-1284 for more information.

Tap your foot and sing along tonight as two UA School of Music faculty members play and sing the music of Sammy Cahn in a tribute called, "I've Heard That Song Before: The Songs of Sammy Cahn." Jeff Haskell will be on piano, while Tom Ervin will fire up the trombone. The show is at 7:30 at the Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd. Tickets are $5 for general admission, $3 for seniors, students and UA employees, and are available at the UA Fine Arts box office and Dillard's and Tucson Convention Center ticket outlets. Call 621-2998 for more details.


The Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave., is currently featuring an exhibit entitled, "Open Spaces: Large Scale Works on Canvas," through Aug. 7. It will feature works from the museum's permanent collection, by artists like Luis Cruz Azaceta, Robert Colescott, Nancy Tokar Miller, Fritz Scholder and Elmer Schooley. Call 624-2333 for more information.

Meliora Architectural Gallery, 178 E. Broadway, is showing an exhibit called, "Art and Architecture," featuring the work of Albanese/Brooks/Mackey Architecture and Planning AIA, as well as the watercolors of Chuck Albanese. The exhibit will be up through August and admission is free. Call 792-9544 for more information.

Dinnerware Artists' Cooperative Gallery, 135 E. Congress St., is featuring an exhibit entitled, "Show Me Yours...I'll Show You Mine," featuring the work of numerous artists, through July 16. A private reception for the exhibit will be held Friday, June 24, from 7-9 p.m. Call 792-4503 for more information.

The UA's Center for Creative Photography Library is featuring "Twelve Collages," the work of Frederick Sommer, through Aug. 7. Call 621-7968 for more information.

"Fort Lowell Archaeology, Architecture and Army Children," an exhibit featuring artifacts from the old military post, is showing permanently at the Fort Lowell Museum, 2900 N. Craycroft Rd.

Tucson's a.k.a. Theatre, 125 E. Congress St., is presenting Sam Shepard's family drama, "Curse of the Starving Class," through July 10. Tickets are $7, with discounts available for students, seniors, artists and theatre members. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 623-7852 for more information.

Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway, is now showing "Sebastian Reel: Super Sleuth! or Waiter, There's a Spy In My Soup," a satire of the "Get Smart" television series, through Aug. 27. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, with an additional 9:30 p.m. show on Saturdays and 3 p.m. matinees on some Sundays. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and military and $6 for children 12 and under. Call 886-9428 for more details.

The UA Art Department is currently featuring an exhibit entitled, "Bulgaria; Paperworks," comprising works by six contemporary Bulgarian artists. Call 621-7570 for more information.

Have you ever wondered what saturated fat really looks like? The Tucson Children's Museum, 200 S. Sixth Ave., is featuring an exhibit called, "M.Y.O.B., Mind Your Own Business," about taking responsibility for your health. Admission is $1.50 for children and $3 for adults. Call 792-9985 for more details. Read Next Article