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    Calendar: Wildcat week July 14-20

    Wednesday, July 14

    Partake in a Mexican food fiesta with the “”Mariachi Idol”” singing competition at La Fuente Restaurant. Solo singers are eligible to win cash prizes. Music will be provided by Mariachi Estrellas de La Fuente. Along with the entertainment, there is an all-you-can eat buffet (including drink, sales tax, and gratuity) for $13.99. 1749 N. Oracle Rd. 7 p.m. 623-8659. www.lafuenterestaurant.com.

    Thursday, July 15

    See the UA’s steel drum band, Apocalypso, perform along with members of the Desert Bluegrass Association at Tucson Botanical Gardens. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. 2150 N. Alvernon Way. 5 – 9 p.m 326-9686 ext. 10.

    www.tucsonbotanical.org.

    Friday, July 16

    Join the performance troupe Boys R Us for an evening of cabaret and comedy at Club Congress. The group members blur the lines of gender roles as they captivate and entertain their audience. General admission is $8. 311 E. Congress St. 622-8848. Matinee show 7-9 p.m. Late show 10 p.m. – midnight. www.hotelcongress.com.

    Saturday, July 17

    Come enjoy live music with Sleep Driver, an indie-progressive rock group, at Che’s Lounge. Playing alongside them will be Seven Thousand Strong. This will be Sleep Driver’s third show, so catch the up-and-coming group while you can. 350 N. Fourth Ave. 10 – 11:30 p.m.

    623-2088. 21+. Free.

    Sunday, July 18

    Enjoy the mind-and-body benefits of traditional tai chi with qigong warm-ups in the early morning at Rio Vista Natural Resources Park. This moving meditation is sure to relieve stress and tension and provide a sense of well-being. $8 per person or $15 per couple. 3974 N. Tucson Blvd. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 780-6751.

    www.moveintowellbeing.com. 16+.

    Monday, July 19

    Go back in time with the Retro-lution ‘80s Night featuring DJ Sean T, spinning the decade’s best and worst tunes at Club Congress. Drinks are only $1. Ladies in free until 11 p.m.,

    $3 afterwards. 311 E. Congress St.. Doors open 9 p.m. 622-8848.

    www.hotelcongress.com.

    Tuesday, July 20

    Explore the “”Cultural Creations”” of two ethnically diverse artists, Hector Perez and Miguel Flores Jr., at the Contreras Gallery. Their work focuses on their varied cultural identities and influences. 110 E. Sixth St. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 398-6557. www.contrerashousefineart.com. Free.

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