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First Friday at the UA museum is forum for people to learn history

There are many ways to spend a Friday evening, but one UA museum hopes to bring something different with their special Friday programming. The Arizona Historical Society Libraries and Archives provides the public with an opportunity to learn about the history of Tucson and Arizona all week. A social educational event called First Fridays at the Arizona History Museum provides guests the chance to explore that history on the cheap. Read more

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