Sonora Borealis Band


Thursday to Sunday through Feb. 12

• Catch a performance of one of Neil Simon’s most celebrated comedies Rumors about a dinner party gone topsy-turvy and the confusions and miscommunications that ensue. Details: 7:30 Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Live Theatre Workshop, 3322 E. Fort Lowell Road; $23; 520-327-4242 or

Friday, Jan. 14

• Bring the entire family to Marana Laughs featuring Christian comedian Chris Wineland, Dan Durney who started his clean comedy journey at 50 and Johnnie Fry taking his act solo after performing with an improve troupe. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Coyote Trail Stage, 8000 N. Silverbell Road; $10 or $30/family;

Saturday, Jan. 15

• Take a comedic look at the thin line between magic and juggling in the Tucson Fringe Festival Almost Magic Show! to benefit the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern AZ. Details: 2 and 5 p.m.; Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theater, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $10; 585-278-7770 or

Tuesday to Sunday, Jan. 15-Feb. 5

• Catch a performance of the hilarious comedy Women in Jeopardy! about the value of friendship and the potential value of trading in wine glasses for spy glasses when the mid-life crisis just isn’t your speed. Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (additional matinee performances on select dates), 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.; $40-$73;

Saturday, Jan. 16

• Take a comedic journey through ‘love at first sight’ ‘til death do us part’ and all of the funny stuff in between with Mark Cordes’ The Spouse Whisperer and a hilarious peek into the real world of relationships. Details: 2 and 6 p.m.; Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road; $27; 520-529-1000 or

Thursday to Monday through Jan. 23

• Bring the kids and grandma to the Zoppe Family Circus at their return to the Big Top with a unique blend of acrobatics, humor and family entertainment. Details: 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday-Monday; Mercado District, 221 S. Avenida del Convento; $25-$50; 520-471-1106 or

Tuesday to Sunday through March 27

• Don’t miss the Gaslight’s favorite hero returning with more thrills in the musical adventure Arizona Smith and the Relic of Doom. Details: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $27; $15 children; 520-886-9428 or


Thursday, Jan. 13

• Bring a lawn chair and listen to a mix of classic and contemporary songs by CS & M Trio presented by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. Details: 6 p.m.; Oro Valley Marketplace, Oracle and Tangerine Roads; free; 520-797-3959.

• Enjoy a night of live music and dancing at the Dance Party with The Rillito River Band to benefit the Hearth Foundation providing affordable housing for low income families. Details: 6 p.m. Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road; $20; 520-529-1000 or

Friday, Jan. 14

• Relive the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s with Vinyl Tap at the Rock & Roll All Nite Dance Party. Details: 7 p.m.; Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road; $20; 520-529-1000 or

• Don’t miss the Dave Stryker Quartet and the Eric Alexander Quintet featuring the TJF String Orchestra performing world-class jazz at the Tucson Jazz Festival. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $37-$60;

Saturday, Jan. 15

• Rock the night away with the progressive hard rock band YYNOT - Rush Tribute. Details: 2 and 6 p.m.; Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road; $27; 520-529-1000 or

• Enjoy a special night of jazz Petite Fleur with Adonis Rose & New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s NOJO 7 featuring Cyrille Aimée with opener Kendrick Scott and Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Big Band at the Tucson Jazz Festival. Details: 7:30 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $37-$60;

• The Starlets will knock your socks off with their modern and classic doo-wop inspired by iconic groups of the 50’s and 60’s laced with great choreography and witty banter. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive; $30; 520-825-2818.

Saturday to Sunday, Jan. 15-16

• Listen to Music for Brass featuring the TSO Brass Ensemble. Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. 6th Ave.; $16;

Sunday, Jan. 16

• Enjoy a concert by renowned long-time musicians Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin presented by the Tucson Jazz Festival. Details: 7 p.m.; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $37-$65;

Monday, Jan. 17

• Take a chronological journey of greatest hits at Backwoods Barbie, A Tribute to Dolly Parton featuring Erin and Todd Thompson. Details: 6 p.m.; Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd.; $27, $15 children; 520-886-9428 or

Wednesday, Jan. 19

• Don’t miss tribute artist and Las Vegas impersonator Corrie Sachs as Reba McEntire in an award-winning show. Details: 7:30 p.m.; DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive; $30; 520-825-2818.

Friday, Jan. 21

• Get a Pink Floyd experience at Shine On Floyd with all their classics. Details: 7 p.m.; Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd.; $30; 602-750-7268 or


Wednesday, Jan. 26

• Join the Oro Valley Neighborhood Group for January Happy Hour with live music, Puttin’ for Prizes, collection of new clothing and hygiene items for local homeless veterans by the American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 and guest mayoral candidate retired OV police chief Danny Sharp. Details: 5 p.m.; The Landing, 8195 N. Oracle Road; $15, $10 online;


Thursdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 17

• Acquire meditation and mindfulness skills at the Stress Management Workshop Series with Dr. Christina Gilman. Details: 10-11:30 a.m.; Unity of Tucson, 3617 N. Camino Blanco; $20 or $100/series; 808-754-7894.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

• Join Past President of the Rose Society of Tucson and Consulting Rosarian Terry Swartz demonstrating how to effectively prune your roses, fertilize and control insects at the in-person class Roses: Winter Pruning for Spring Blooms. Details: 10-11 a.m.; Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way; $30 (proof of vaccination and masks required); 520-326-9686.

Friday, Jan. 21

• Create your own bird oasis with tips for AZ Plant Lady Noelle Johnson at the online Tucson Botanical Gardens class Gardening for Birds in the Desert. Details: 10 a.m.-noon; Zoom link provided; $30, discount for members; 520-326-9686.


Saturday, Jan. 15

• Bring the kids to Zoom...Zoom!! a free community event all about transportation. Details: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S. Sixth Ave.; free admission; 520-792-9985 or

Sundays, Jan. 16-Feb. 20

• Take a Hike with siblings Jamie and Dylan who embark on a journey to find their way back to their moms and begin to understand what it truly means to call a place home. Details: 1 p.m.; Live Theatre Workshop Children’s Theatre, 3322 E. Fort Lowell Road; $12, $10 children; 520-327-4242.


Tuesday to Sunday through Feb. 20

• Calling all film lovers to screen full-length, mini-series and short films online at the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival and vote for your favorites. Details: various times, $12 or $120 for festival pass;

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