Creative Happenings in Tucson: June 11 to June 17

Monday | June 12, 2017

REI Tucson Presentation - An introduction to Landscape Astrophotography

6:30 p.m.

A presentation on the fundamentals of landscape Astro-photography with Sean Parker Photography at the local REI in Tucson, AZ. The presentation is free and seats are limited!

Where: REI (Tucson, AZ), 160 W Wetmore Road
Cost: FREE

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Wednesday | June 14, 2017

Tucson Young Entrepreneur Info Session

5:30 – 6 p.m.

Has Your Middle or High School Student Always Wanted to Start Their Own Business?

Join us during our YEA! Informational Night:

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is an amazing class that teaches you how to actually start and run your own REAL business or social movement! You come up with an idea, learn how to create a business plan and actually pitch your plan to investors, get REAL funding and then really launch your company!

For more information on YEA! Tucson and to download an application Visit - Call us at the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce office at 520-620-0005 - Email Diana Charbonneau at for more details.

Where: Eller College of Management - University of Arizona, McLelland Hall, 1130 E. Helen Street: Room 208A
Cost: FREE

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Thursday | June 15, 2017

Artist Talk with Virginia Overton

6 – 7 p.m.

Please join MOCA on Thursday, 15 June for an Artist Talk and Walkthrough of the Galleries from 6pm-7pm. Virginia Overton will discuss how her relationship to the space and the surrounding landscape determined her choice of materials.

Where: MOCA Tucson, 265 S Church Ave
Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers

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Recycled Materials Art and Jewelry

3 – 5 p.m.

Learn the basics of making jewelry with recycled materials and other craft supplies. This class focuses on the mechanics of assembly and the elements of design.

Presented by Xerocraft.

Limited to 16 teens. Tickets will be given out starting at 2:00pm.

Where: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N Treat Ave
Cost: FREE

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Friday | June 16, 2017

Tamale & Beer Pairing with Dragoon Brewing Co.

5 – 8 p.m.

Tucson Tamale is teaming up with local brewers for a summer series of beer and tamale pairings! Stop by the brewery/tasting room to purchase a flight and receive complimentary tamales that pair perfectly.

Blue corn veggie & cheese
Chicken mole blue
Green chile pork & cheese

Where: Dragoon Brewing Co., 1859 W Grant Rd
Cost: Cost of beer flight!

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Classic Films at The Temple: 'The Misfits'

7 – 9:05 p.m.

Join us at the Temple of Music and Art this summer for a special film event! Throughout the summer, we will be opening the Temple of Music and Art to screen eight classic films. For each screening, we will be hosting a featured beverage donor and food truck, AND there will be live music in the courtyard before the film starts. Your $10 ticket also gets you free popcorn and 1 free beverage!

Where: ATC Temple of Music and Art, Tucson
Cost: $10

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Father's Day T-Shirts with Qmulative at Pueblo Vida

4 – 8 p.m.

Our good friend Q of Qmulative will be in the taproom sewing his custom pocket t-shirts on Saturday June 17th from 4-8PM! We will have all new PV patterns for you to choose from! Come down and grab this one of a kind shirt as a gift for your dad!

Hot Bamboo will also be in the taproom serving up steamed buns and rice bowls while you wait!

Where: Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, 115 E Broadway Blvd
Cost: $25

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The Art of Self-Compassion

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

FREE lecture! Given the current global climate, there’s no time like the present to cultivate a culture of compassion. The first step, and often the missing link, is learning to treat yourself with compassion.

Join Amanda Freed, RYT and lululemon legacy ambassador, for an interactive presentation “The Art of Self-Compassion”. Get helpful advice and learn take-home techniques on how to find the balance between selfless-compassion and self-compassion in your life.

WHERE: The Core at La Encantada, 2905 E Skyline Dr
Cost: FREE

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