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    THURSDAY,  AUGUST 26

    Brenda Lindquist Couture’s “”Some Like it Hot”” fashion show

    The local designer behind Moda Provocateur is having a beach-themed birthday bash and exhibition at Club Congress. Show up in the height of fashion, or skimpy swimwear. Your call.

    Doors open at 8 p.m.; show starts at 9 p.m.

    Free admission

    This show is 21+

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

    “”Every Dog Has His Day”” benefit concert and fashion show

    Join the benefit for the HOPE Animal Shelter at Club Congress during a night of fashion (both human and animal), music from DJ Carl Hanni, Mr. Free and the Satellite Freakout, Dead Western Plains and Silver Thread Trio, raffles, prizes, and more. HOPE is Tucson’s only no-kill dog and cat shelter, so stop watching cute cat videos on Youtube and show your love for the local animal community.

    Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.

    7 p.m.

    $5 cover

    Contact Adrienne Lake

    at 444-2331 for more info

    “”Dogtooth,”” the strangely dark Greek film by director Yorgos Lanthimos that has been creating buzz since its New York release in late June, comes to The Loft this Friday. A story of fatherly brainwashing so full of social conditioning undertones should be hard to resist.

    3:20 and 7:45 p.m. Friday.

    $9 adults; $7 students;

     $6 children and seniors

    Not rated, but under 18 not admitted.

    Other show times listed on website:

    loftcinema.com/showtimes

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

    KXCI celebrates 1970

    Local bands benefit local radio and pay tribute to their favorite rock albums of 1970, including “”Led Zeppelin III,”” Simon and Garfunkel’s “”Bridge Over Troubled Water,”” and Black Sabbath’s self-titled debut.

    Rialto Theatre, 318 E Congress St.

    Doors open at 4 p.m., show starts at 5 p.m.

    $11 general admission, $16 balcony seats

    Schedule and more info at rialtotheatre.com.

    El Camino Royales free show

    Slick back your hair for the rockabilly sounds of Tucson’s own El Camino Royales. The show is free and all ages, so you have no excuse not to rock out.

    Hotel Congress patio, 311 E. Congress Street

    Doors open at 7 p.m.;

    show starts at 8 p.m.

    Last chance to see the Summer Saguaro Celebration, an exhibit of saguaro photographs, both vintage and contemporary, on display at the Tucson Botanical Gardens’ Porter Hall Gallery.

    Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 North Alvernon Way

    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    $7 adults; $3 children

    MONDAY, AUGUST 30

    Anna Fulford, poet and teacher for BASIS Tucson, leads a Shop Talk discussion of the work of Sherwin Bitsui.Bitsui is also scheduled to read for the Poetry Center on Sept. 10.

    UA Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen Street

    6 p.m.

    Free

    — Compiled by Christy Delehanty

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