Now in its 7th year the WildWild West Con
is 3 days of Cosplay and Victorian era science fiction. This year’s Convention theme is Robots vs Dinosaurs. Friday and Saturday night nightlife in the for of concerts, burlesque and drinking games. Old Tucson | 201 S Kinney Rd | 11am
Soul Strip’s rotating cast of Burlesque For The Soul alumni is ever evolving. Creating new and exciting acts for your enjoyment, as well as bringing back the crowd pleasing favorites that got them their start.
performances by :
THE BIG BANG MCGILLICUDDY
KITTEN MINX LA FEMME
MISS HARLEQUIN HEX
& Black Cherry Burlesque’s own BUNNY BOOM BOOM
NATALIA FLORES hosts.
With very special guest, & worldwide sensation AMBER RAY! Surly Wench Pub | 424 N 4th Ave | 7pm
THE ART OF PLANETARY SCIENCE: AN EXHIBITION
The University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory presents the Third Annual Art of Planetary Science, an exhibition of art celebrating the beauty and elegance of science. The exhibition features locally sourced works of art inspired by planetary science, alongside works created from scientific data. The hope is to bring together the science and art communities in Tucson to enjoy and be inspired by our universe. With over 200 works of art from more than 100 local artists and scientists! A variety of mediums are represented, including painting, photography, digital prints, sculptures, textiles, and film. U of A Kuiper Space Science Bldg | 1629 E University Blvd | 6pm
The Manly Manlesque Troupe presents : Cocktober Surly Wench | 424 N 4th | 7 & 9pm
Cold Sweat A night of Funk & Soul
DJ’s Herm Bonus & Phatsoul La Cocina | 201 N Court | 10pm
Presence Make Art -> Dance -> Connect -> Repeat!
DJ’s Elektratek, Vudu Kuti & Tranzit Galactic Center | 35 East Toole Ave | 11 PM – 4 AM
WORLD MARGARITA CHAMPIONSHIP
Tucson Originals and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance partner together to bring you the WORLD MARGARITA CHAMPIONSHIP for an unforgettable evening of spirited cocktail competitions, tastings of world class Margaritas and tequilas, cuisine of the southwest, and more. Local Tucson Originals chefs and restaurants will battle it out with live Judging and People’s Choice award for the best Signature Margarita. Enjoy food sampling, and margarita tastings from Southern Arizona Tucson Originals Restaurants and Purveyors. Vote for your favorite margarita! Westward Look Resort | 245 East Ina Road | 6pm
This high energy yoga class has everything. Live DJ, neon lights, body paint, glow sticks and of course yoga! Come early to get your body painted and your spot! Rillito Park | 4502 North 1st Ave | 6pm-930pm
Jazz Legends LIVE!
Each year, a new ensemble of Jazz Legends, individually famous for their unique work, comes to Tucson for a charity benefit concert, to give audiences an unforgettable performance. The popular jazz concert has attracted larger audiences each year. All the monies raised from this spectacular event will go directly back to local schools to support dwindling music and art programs. The Lodge at Ventana Canyon | 6200 N Club House Ln | 7pm
Derby Girls, the guys from Hermosa Coffee Roasters, Fashion Designer Quinlan Michael Wilhite, & young MC’s Jaka Zulu and Johnny Red all on one stage. It’s Romo Season 2. Flycatcher | 340 E 6th St | 8pm
The Black Cherry girls are doing their first friday thing this month the theme is 80’s vs 90’s where they summon inspiration into their routines from two different eras. Surly Wench Pub | N 4th Avenue | 2 Shows -7pm & 9pm
Tucson Improv Theatre
The TIM Super Show starts the night with Two of TIM’s newest teams take the stage in this edition of the TIM Super Show! Featuring both of our incubator teams: Improv Collective (short form) and The Hatchery (Long Form) Both teams feature their newest company members honing their craft on house teams for the first time!
To be followed by the Soap Box a variety of guest monologists and Tucson’s most aggressive cast of improvisers.
T.I.M. | 329 E 7th St | 2 Shows -7pm & 9pm
Gabriel Sullivan and his Jvpiter Band are in town recording between tour schedules and will take the Club Congress stage tonight with out of towners Fallen Arrows. Club Congress | 311 E Congress | Doors at 8pm
Night Swim at MoCa
The MoCA will host another night swim in their exhibit pools and pop-up shop from local designer Pat Foley for his new brand Error-404. Live music by Get a Grip and Headlock.
MoCA | 265 S Church | 7pm-10pm
Bajo @ LaCo
Phat Entertainment’s House Music monthly returns again to the presidio with guest DJs Sonario, JusBcus & Voodoo Kuti. La Cocina | 201 N Court Avenue | 10pm