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BEST Things To Do In Tucson

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  • Carnival of Illusion

    Scottish Rite Grand Parlour
    160 S Scott Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    Carnival of Illusion

    Carnival of Illusion is an evening of Old-World Magic in the style of classic entertainers such as Buster Keaton, Mae West, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Harry Houdini. The hosts have performed as house entertainers at the world's top resorts, Fortune 100 CEOs, to the 200 Most Powerful Women in America and operate the longest-running Arizona theater show. Carnival of Illusion is “Magic, Mystery, and OOOH La La.”

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  • The Retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo

    University of Arizona Art Museum
    University of Arizona, 1031 Olive Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85721
    The Retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo

    The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo is a jewel of the University of Arizona Museum of Art's collection and one of the most important works produced in 15th-century Spain. This altarpiece, also called a retablo, was made for the cathedral of the city (Ciudad) Rodrigo in the province of Salamanca, Spain, between the years 1480 and 1488, and after 1493. This exhibit is on permanent display, Tuesday-Sunday, at the University of Arizona Museum of Art.

  • Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry & Fiber Art

    1013 E. University Boulevard
    Tucson, AZ 85721
    Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry & Fiber Art

    Arizona State Museum's new permanent exhibit features a sampling of the more than 35,000 specimens of basketry and other fiber art in the museum's extensive collection, ranging from millennia-old objects to modern-day masterpieces that celebrate the Southwestern U.S. region's ancient and abiding fiber-weaving traditions. ASM’s total assemblage of basketry and fiber art specimens dating back some 8,000 years represents the major indigenous basket-making cultures from across North America. The museum's unparalleled collection of basketry and pottery has been designated an American Treasure by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Save America’s Treasures Program.

  • Pahko’ora/ Pahko’ola: Mayo and Yaqui Masks from the James S. Griffith Collection

    1013 E University Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85721
    Pahko’ora/ Pahko’ola: Mayo and Yaqui Masks from the James S. Griffith Collection

    Wooden masks worn by Pascola dancers hold deep ritual significance for Mayo and Yaqui communities of southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Showcasing masks from ASM’s James S. Griffith Collection, this exhibit examines masks and related traditions that are integral to the lifeways of the Mayo and Yaqui people of southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Guest curated by Santiago Benton (Mayo) and Daniel Vega (Yaqui) in collaboration with Dr. Griffith and ASM.

  • Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas

    Fox Theatre
    17 West Congress Street
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas

    Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas. Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship, and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

    In this wonderful story, Santa’s helpers are putting the final touches on presents as a young bird named Max and his family head south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course during a snowstorm, he ends up alone and lost at the North Pole. As he tries to make his way home, his adventure begins when he encounters friendly caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, Nutcracker soldiers, mischievous mice and an evil Rat King. This delightful holiday production will make children wide-eyed with delight and warm even the smallest of hearts.

    This performance is a truly unique, innovative and visually dazzling theatrical experience. Utilizing the talents of four cast members who wear electrical wire puppetry on their bodies, creatures come to life through movement and dance.

  • Molly Shannon’s Tilly the Trickster

    5317 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Molly Shannon’s Tilly the Trickster

    Tilly is a mischievous girl who loves nothing more than causing a little trouble. From leaking cups to toothpaste-flavored cookies, Tilly has a trick for everyone: her mom, dad, brother, classmates, and even her teacher. But when the tables are turned and her family does some scheming of its own, will Tilly decide to change her trickster ways? Molly Shannon has created numerous unforgettable characters on Saturday Night Live and in movies such as SUPERSTAR and NEVER BEEN KISSED and now introduces young readers to her latest hilarious creation, TILLY THE TRICKSTER, the musical! Fun for all ages, this is a show you and your family won’t want to miss. Starring Samantha Cormier as Tilly!

  • Free Form Friday

    4500 E. Speedway
    Tucson, AZ 85716
    Free Form Friday

    All kinds of Improv Comedy. Long form, short form, and musical. Unscripted and different every show. Second Friday of every month. *May contain adult language and subject matter. 17+ encouraged.

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