Out and About

Cowboys vs. 49ER'S: A basketball game with players from the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ER's is going to be played at McKale Center tonight at 7pm. The game benefits the Salvation Army Amphi Community Center and is sponsored by Wendy's. The event features a live performance by the Dallas Cheerleaders. Call 621-2411 for tickets. Tickets range from $15 to $20.

UA Summer Chorus is looking for singers. No auditions are neccessary. Rehearsals will be held Mondays and Wednesdays 7 to 9:30pm for the months of June and July. Go to Crowder Hall, UA School of Music, Park and Speedway, 621-9929.

a.k.a. Theater presents "Down The Road" tonight through Friday night. "Down The Road", written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lee Blessing, is about a couple who are journalists and write a biography about a serial killer. Tonight thru Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $9 and $7 with a student ID. a.k.a. Theater, 125 E. Congress St. 623-7852.

Invisible Theater presents "A ... My Name is Still Alice" tonight through June 11. "A... My Name Is Still Alice" is a combination of comedy sketches and music from blues to rock. Tickets range from $10 to $15. Invisible Theater, 1400 N. First Ave. 882-9721.

Crowder Hall is having an evening of chamber music featuring Jerry Kirkbride, Jeffrey Showell and Rex Wood. Jazz, classical, contempory music and ballads will be played. The performance will take place on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8 for the general public, $5 for UA employees and $3 for seniors and students with ID. Crowder Hall, UA Music Building, Park and Speedway, 621-2998.


June 9

"The Dragon" is a performance with acrobatics, dance and comedy routines from China and is now performing at Centennial Hall, tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30pm. To order tickets call 621-3341 or 1-800-638-4253. Tickets range from $16 to $20, with no discounts available.

Farmer's Market will continue every Thursday at Plaza Palomino from 4 to 8 p.m. Fresh food will be available for sale. For more info call 795-1177. Plaza Palomino is located at Swan and Fort Lowell.


June 10

UA Museum of Art presents the Vytas Sakalas' exhibit "Tranceformations" today through July 16. Admission is free. For more information, call 621-7567.

Chicago's Asbury Brass Quintet is presenting a free summer concert at UA's Crowder Hall this evening at 8pm. The Quintet will be playing jazz, classical and contemporary favorites. Crowder Hall is in the UA Music Building. The Quintet will also be having a discussion of questions and answers today at 11am at Crowder Hall. The lecture is also free.

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will appear at the Temple of Music and Art tonight. They will be playing from their latest album "Tales From the Acoustic Planet." Fleck is a perpetual Tucson favorite, and his live show is not something to miss. Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875.


June 11

Brett Butler gets back to her stand-up roots tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall. Butler is the star of "Grace Under Fire," on ABC. Tickets are $28, call 621-3341 or 1-800-638-4253.


June 12

Snow White and the Seventh Chakra is performing at the Procenium Theater today at 2 p.m. Dance Visions and the Arizona Dance Theater present several fantastic performances of various kinds of dances. Tickets are $7.50 or $5. Call Dance Visions at 887-2085.


June 13

Gallagher Theater will show the movie "Outbreak", a movie with its finger on the pulse of the current Ebola virus scare, tonight through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:55 p.m.


June 14

The Downtown Performance Center presents In the Red artists Blacktop, and local supergroups The Midnights and The Zero Kings tonight at 8 p.m. The D.P.C. is located at 530 Stone. For more information, call 628-1650.


The Jewish Community Center is holding an art exhibit of paintings and drawings by Rudolph Nadler through June 29. Admission is free. The Center is located at 3800 E. River Road. Call 299-3000 for more details.

The Arizona Historical Society is presenting an arts and humanities exihibition. It'sd organized by the Touch Foundation (Touchable Sculpture) and is toured by ExhibitsUSA. The sculptures were created by Willa Shalit and Dean Ericson. The exhibition is open to the public from June 15 thru July 5. Admission is free. Assistance is provided for the visually impaired. At 949 E. 2nd Street (at Park). The Arizona Historical Society is handicapp accessible. For more information, call 628-5774.

The Tucson Public Library Catalina Branch is having a journal writing workshop on "Women and Discovery." No registration is required. The workshop is continuing until June 22. The Library is at 15631 N. Oracle Road. For more information, call 825-9541.

Art therapy is being touted as a new way to prevent violence from occuring. Art is a way counselors can help patients with physical, mental and emotional illnesses improve communication and motor skills. Art therapy classes are offered by the Department of Family and Community Medicine and can be taken through the UA Evening and Weekend Campus. For more information, call 621-9427 or 621-8632, ext. 215.

Bob's Bargain Barn and Pima Trails Association are trying to start work every Saturday throughout 1995 to improve mountain parks and monuments by recruiting volunteering for the "Build a Trail" program. For more information, call 325-3409.

Southern Arizona Hiking Club meets twice a week for fresh air and exercise. For more information call 751-4513.

Jewish Family and Children Services need volunteers to help young adults from the former-Soviet Union learn English. To find out how to help these people who are new to Tucson find their way around, call 795-0300. Jewish Family and Children Services at 1011 N. Craycroft.

Arizona International Theatre Festival is looking for full-length English-language plays. They can be experimental or naturalistic, with simple sets and a small cast. Submission deadline is October 1, with winners being notified in December. Stagings and cast awards are scheduled for February. Scripts not returned and the entry fee is $15. Arizona International Theatre Festival P.O. Box 36493, Tucson 85740-36493

Reid Park Zoo will be open extend hours on the third Thursdays of June, July and August until 7:30 p.m. Zoo hours on June 15, July 20 and August 17 will be 9am to 7:30 p.m. The snack bar and gift shop will be open. Regular admission fees apply.

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