The Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) kicked off its 81st season this month, celebrating a humble beginning that originated in a high school auditorium. The inaugural season consisted of just two concerts, but has since grown to over 70. Here’s a preview of the Orchestra’s upcoming performances.
For many, dressing themselves and their homes for Halloween are some of the most exciting activities of the year. For instance, homes become haunted houses, yards become makeshift graves (thanks to props), sugary goodies are dispersed to the wee ones and parties are thrown to entertain the masses--all while disguised in costume. So as we wait for the return of this year’s ghouls and goblins, let’s see what other themed events are popping up around Tucson.
Otherwise known as All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Day of the Dead (or Diá de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday occurring on Nov. 1 and 2 in which people celebrate loved ones who have passed away, typically gathering with family and friends to pray and many times to build private shrines or altars.
Lavish, big-name resorts are always a treat, but what about when you want a romantic and unique weekend away from the kids without a long road trip or flight? Tucson is packed with quaint and luxurious bed and breakfasts, making it a perfect getaway treat without all the travel time and high resort prices.
The historic Rialto Theatre in Downtown anchors Tucson’s rich arts heritage. Along with the neighboring Hotel Congress, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.