Arts & Life

Hey Barkeep!: Saint Charles Tavern welcomes all

Saint Charles Tavern is a small bar on the corner of S. Fourth Avenue and E. 27th Street. The tavern welcomes thirsty folks of all kinds to enjoy a drink, play a couple games of pool or dance during one of their events, such as tango night. Fresh cocktails are available, alongside a substantial list of draft beer and liquors. Read more

Bookmans hosts Seussabration event for Dr. Seuss's work

Each of the Bookmans locations in Tucson will be hosting Spectacular Seussabrations, celebrations of writer and cartoonist Dr. Seuss and his work. The Ina Road location will begin the event on Saturday, Feb. 4, followed by the Grant Road location on Feb. 11 and the Speedway Bouelvard location on Feb. 18, all starting at 11 a.m. Read more

Rebelution to perform at the Rialto Theatre

California reggae band Rebelution will be promoting their Grammy nominated album, Falling Into Place, during their current tour by the same name. The album was honored with a nomination for Best Reggae Album in December 2016. Read more

Gem and Jam Fest brings music and art to Tucson

The annual Gem and Jam Festival is coming to Tucson. The event, spanning from Feb. 2-5, features performances by jam and electronic musical groups, art gallery installations, visual performers, food vendors and workshops. The festival is held during the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase. Read more

Vendors: Social media could draw students to gem show

The arrival of the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is marked by the familiar white tents that pop up all around town. The popular event, which takes place this year from Jan. 28 to Feb. 12, provides Tucsonans the opportunity to check out gems and much more. But while the gem show is considered a Tucson staple, the numbers of Tucsonans roaming the vendors is usually far outmatched by out-of-towners. UA students are a particularly underrepresented demographic.  Read more

Floor Polish brings fun in fitness

Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of Fourth Avenue sits a one-room dance studio. The place is right off of Hoff Street, which is more of an alleyway than a street. A painted wooden sign directs patrons to the studio known as Floor Polish. From Zumba to Jazzercise, dance fitness has become immensely popular over the last five years or so. Floor Polish is an independent studio bringing this fun activity to the Tucson community. Read more