Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance collaborates with Roche Tissue Diagnostics, known locally Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana) to present Art in Oro Valley.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Art exists in time as well as space. Time implies change and movement; movement implies the passage of time.
‘Movement and Motion’ highlights a wide range of artistic voices presenting work that celebrates the world of dance, movement, interactions and abstract explorations of motion, rhythm, and atmosphere. Movement and time, whether actual or an illusion, are crucial elements in every piece of artwork.
This exhibition presents prints, drawings, paintings, and photographs that celebrate the world, including lively imagery of dynamics, gesture, flow, oscillation in nature and abstract explorations of motion, rhythm, and atmosphere.
The Fall 2016 Artist Open Studio Tours features hundreds of local artists in a newly expanded multiple geographic weekend format throughout all of Southern Arizona. New technology platforms feature interactive Open Studio Tour maps,
and more online resources for visitors attending the tours.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance partner to present the Fall Open Studio Tour Season.
The Fall Open Studio Tour in Southern Arizona is one of the largest self-guided tours of artist studios and creative work spaces in the region, featuring four weekends showcasing artists, and local creative businesses from across Southern Arizona. Over 275 individual artists and artist groups will participate in the record setting Open Studio Tours expanded multi-weekend format.
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and Tucson Originals presented the 11th annual World Margarita Championship on September 30, 2016.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The band was hot and the drinks were tangy. Restaurants from across Tucson brought new life to the classic margarita as they battled for the title of World Margarita Champion. From vegetable infused to a bacon garnish these cocktails were anything but traditional.
On Friday, September 30th, a panel of local culinary experts, as well as the event attendees, voted for their favorite margaritas paired with small bites including Sonoran shrimp ceviche from Bisbee Breakfast Club, Kobe beef tacos from Casino Del Sol, and Seafood Albondigas from Kingfisher Bar & Grill to name just a few.
Save the date for 2016 Jazz Legends Live! benefit concert on Friday, Sept. 23, at The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, presented by Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The highly anticipated Jazz Legends Live! returns to Tucson to celebrate its 13th year and six nationally renowned artists will be on hand to help honor the memory of the event’s founder, the late Al Cook. The 13th Annual Jazz Legends Live! will feature an eclectic array of performers across varied styles and generations, once again creating a one-of-a-kind performance in the intimate setting of The Lodge at Ventana Canyon on Friday, September 23, 2016.
Jazz Legends Live!, first held in the backyard of Al and Marilyn Cook has grown into a signature event for the Tucson Jazz community, raising much needed funds for dwindling music and art programs in local schools and fostering musical growth in elementary age students. This year’s lineup continues to boast the best in jazz and is expected to draw over 600 jazz lovers from across Southern Arizona. Keeping with tradition, in addition to live jazz, the event will also feature a three course dinner and artist meet-and-greets making it an unforgettable experience.
Best recipes in salsa and tequila were awarded, while raising funds for Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance & Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - With chips in hand, crowds of people got a taste of Tucson’s culinary and performing arts scene at the Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge last Saturday night.
With more than 1,500 attendees, 45 participating restaurants, chefs, brewers and distillers, and nearly 100 recipes judged, the Salsa and Tequila Challenge brought the flavors of the Southwest to the La Encantada Shopping Center.