Come discover the science of space rocks at Flandrau on Asteroid Day – Sunday, June 30, 2019.
Focusing on the Art of Togetherness, Loews West Coast hotels celebrate parents and kids of all ages – from newborns and toddlers, to tweens and teens
TUCSON, Ariz. (May 30, 2019) – There are now two more reasons to host your next event in the Sonoran Desert: Casino Del Sol has completed a 9,600-square-foot expansion to its existing Conference Center, and its sister property, Casino of the Sun, just opened a brand-new event center, the Sunset Room.
Etherton Gallery celebrates the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park with an exhibition of stunning contemporary images by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and environmental activist, Jack Dykinga, and 19th century and vintage photographs by William H. Bell, Ansel Adams, Mark Klett, and others, that capture the awe inspiring grandeur of one of the great wonders of the world.
Plans for a midday kick-off at the 5th NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Tuesday, December 31 were confirmed today with the announcement of the Bowl’s local game time of 2:30 pm MST (4:30 pm EST) at Arizona Stadium in Tucson. The game will be broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Network, featuring football foes from the Mountain West and Sun Belt Conferences.
After more than a decade of building a broad base of bipartisan support, the Santa Cruz Valley in Southern Arizona was designated as a National Heritage Area. The designation of the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area was included in Senate Bill 47, The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Title 6, Sec. 6001), which was passed by Congress on February 26, 2019 and signed by President Trump on March 12, 2019. National Heritage Areas stimulate local heritage-based economic development by marketing regional heritage tourism, and promoting place-based foods, arts, crafts, and other traditional products. There are 55 National Heritage Areas in 32 states across country, with many of these areas seeing a significant increase in tourism following the designation.
Tucson will host the Délice Network Gathering, an international meeting based on the theme of gastronomy and culinary tourism, at various venues citywide, May 1-3, 2019. Representatives from 16 of the network’s 28-member cities will gather for three days of sharing, learning, connecting with local peers and welcoming new member cities. The focus of the 2019 gathering is “superstar food,” meaning how a product or food reflects a city’s culture and defines its sense of place.
Tucson Cine Mexico, a partnership between The University of Arizona Hanson FilmTV Institute and New York-based Cinema Tropical, has announced the 2019 festival program. Highlights include the U.S. Premiere of Beto Gómez’ romantic comedy Cinderelo and this year’s Jaguar Award-winning La camarista (The Chambermaid), from director-actor-dramatist Lila Avilés. The festival will run from March 27-31, with an Opening Night Party and talks at the Tucson Museum of Art, and screenings at the Center for Creative Photography and Harkins Tucson Spectrum 18. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles. As always, Tucson Cine Mexico events are free.
The 28th Arizona International Film Festival, the longest running cinematic celebration in Arizona, will showcase a diverse program of over 100 new works representing 22 countries from April 10 through April 21 at The Screening Room (127 E. Congress Street) in downtown Tucson.
The AC Hotel Tucson Downtown is proud to announce their environmentally friendly efforts at the hotel have been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) 2018 New Construction and Major Renovations certification. LEED certification identifies AC Hotel Tucson Downtown as a showcase example of environmental design and demonstrates leadership in transforming downtown development.