Creative Happenings in Tucson: May 7 to May 13

Sunday | May 7, 2017


The May Market

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please join us May 4 - 7 at Saguaro Market for our May shopping event. We'll be closed in June so we're celebrating both Moms & Dads this month. Stop in and pick up a Sonoran inspired, handmade &/or vintage gift for your moms & dads, your spouse, or better yet, for yourself!

WHERE: Saguaro Market, 657 West St. Mary's Rd.
Cost: FREE

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Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Annual Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar returns this May to help shoppers get into the spirit of celebrating family and friends, and have some fun finding gifts for Graduates and Mother’s Day.

We've handpicked 40+ local small business, makers and artists to offer shoppers an event where they can buy a variety of unique and one-of-a-kind gifts during the weekend long event. The Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar is dedicated to sharing bright and emerging entrepreneurs and businesses from within the region.

WHERE: Mercado San Agustin, 100 S Avenida del Convento

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Art Party featuring Molly Kiely

2 to 6 p.m.

Sunday Funday @ Belle Starr Salon!! Come enjoy the illustrations of the talented Molly Kiely!! Her collection of drawings covers a wide variety of subjects that she has created over a span of several years. From 2-6pm we will have music, snacks, bevs; Everyone is invited and welcome to bring their own refreshments as well! Available for viewing and purchase through May 30. See you on Sunday!

WHERE: Belle Starr Salon, 1319 S 6th Ave #125

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Tuesday | May 9, 2017


Content Marketing | Tuesdays Together May Meetup

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Everything is content, everything is marketing -- are we making the most impact with the content we publish? How can our marketing be more effective and efficient?

May's meetup will focus on creating and managing a content marketing plan that boosts your business and promotes your brand identity.

We'll have discussion, as always, and Jenna from Left of West and the Get it Girl podcast will be joining us to share her expertise in content marketing!

WHERE: Connect Coworking, 33 S 5th Ave

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Wednesday | May 10, 2017


Open Studios Under the Full Moon!

6 to 9 p.m.

Come one, come all! The Metal Arts Village Tucson hosts our monthly Open Studio night on Wednesday May 10th!

Please wander our Village, meet our resident artists, and peruse their working studio/galleries! Live music will be provided on the main stage by Carnivaleros! Aerial entertainment provided by our friends from Take Flight Yoga and Movement! Perfect for a night howling at the moon!

Hot, freshly made artisan pizzas will be available for purchase from our friends at Luke's Pizza!

Of course, you are welcome to stop in for a brew, a glass of wine, or a non-alcoholic beverage at Tucson Hop Shop as well!

WHERE: The Metal Arts Village Tucson, 3230 N Dodge Blvd
COST: Free

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Magic Hour - Short Fiction Films

7 to 10 p.m.

What do three sirens (ancient Greek type), one disturbed psychiatrist, a woman on the verge, a wind-up (human) doll, a camping trip gone awry, a traumatized veteran, two young lovers, a vengeful mother, a landlocked ship, and one very dead cat all have in common?

They are all part of Magic Hour, a free screening of short fiction films made by students in the University of Arizona’s School of Theatre, Film and Television!

WHERE: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W Congress St

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Saturday | May 13, 2017

The Future of Food in Pima County: Film Series

2 to 4 p.m.

Please join us for a special screening of the documentary Genetic Roulette, with a follow-up Q & A. Presented in partnership with Food Conspiracy Co-op, GMO Free Arizona, and Toxin-Free Pima County Coalition.

WHERE: Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Ave

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Pop Up Shop at Popcycle

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

We are having a pop-up shop at Popcycle on 4th avenue, and you're invited! Come shop for the loved ones in your life, or treat yourself. Stay tuned for updates!

WHERE: Pop-Cycle Shop, 422 N 4th Ave

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Not Your Mama's Concert and Art Show Benefit for Emerge!

8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Help us give back this Mother's Day Weekend!

Three bands...
The Surfbroads
Jillian and the Giants
Street Blues Family

One delightfully trashy Mother's Day themed Art Pop Up
Tales From The Trash

Emcee Extraordinaire:
Stephen Boughton

$7 Suggested Donation

Portion of proceeds goes to benefit:
Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse

WHERE: The Flycatcher, 340 E 6th St
COST: $7

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