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    Tickets are now on sale for Comedy Corner’s 18th Annual S.I.C.K. Festival featuring Craig Robinson of “”Hot Tub Time Machine”” and “”The Office.“” The festival, which begins April 30, will also feature performances by Comedy Corner, The Farce Side, Barren Mind Improv, Dick Dick Dick and more. Tickets can be purchased at or at Gallagher Theater.

    The Doubletree Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way, is hosting the Victorian-themed magic festival Carnival of Illusion until the end of May. Roland Sarlot and Susan Eyed, the featured magicians, are winners of the Jack Gwynne Excellence in Magic Award. Tickets include dinner for two; only 35 guests per show. Two shows nightly: 6 and 8:30 p.m. $26. Visit for more information or call 615-5299.


    Enjoy Southern Arizona’s best cover bands every Thursday at the Paradiso Bar and Lounge, at Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Rd. Lineup includes tributes to rock legends like The Rolling Stones and Van Halen put on by local artists. This week: Bella Donna, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band. 8 p.m. Call 1-800-344-9435 for directions or more information. Free. 21+.

    Tucson Music Hall presents Czech It Out! at 8 p.m Thursday and Friday. The orchestra, led by conductor George Hanson, will feature classical Czech and Eastern European pieces. Tickets are $20 to $72. Children under 6 will not be admitted. 260 S. Church Ave. Call 882-8585 or visit for more information.


    Head to the Tucson Convention Center to catch the Tucson International Mariachi Conference Espectacular Concert. Tucson’s award-winning conference features performances by renowned mariachi musicians and baile folklorico dancers. All ages. Espectacular Concert tickets start at $48. 7:30 p.m. To buy tickets, call 838-3908 or visit the TCC ticket office at 260 S. Church Ave. Ticket office hours are 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.


    This is the last weekend to visit the 99th Annual Pima County Fair this season. Enjoy an old-fashioned city fair with food, carnival games, shows and rides. All ages. Admission costs and times vary by day; check or call Pima County Fairgrounds at 762-9100 for more information. 11300 S. Houghton Rd. Parking is $5.

    Tucson Botanical Gardens, Bookmans and the Girl Scouts of the USA present GreenFest, a free community workshopping event designed to teach green living advice. The Gardens promise to be alive and kicking with festive atmosphere and green celebration. Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 326-9686. Free.


    This is the last night to catch Beowulf Alley Theatre’s performance of “”Last of the Boys,”” a 2006  play about two men who served in the Vietnam War and their struggles 30 years later, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

    11 S. Sixth Ave. General admission $20, $18 online. $15 military admission. $12 military/student rush tickets may be available 15 minutes before curtain opening. This may be inappropriate for children under 13. 1:30 p.m. Call 882-0555 or visit to purchase tickets.

    David Sedaris, the infamous Grammy-nominated writer, comedian and satirist, will visit Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave., for what promises to be a night filled with laughter. This live performance of his snarky wit and divisive social criticism runs one night only, so tickets will be at a premium. 7 p.m. Call

    791-4101 for tickets. $34.50 – $52.


    The UA School of Art’s Art and Visual Culture Education Division presents its 16th annual Wildcat Arts Exhibit. Featuring work from K-12 children in the community, the AVCE division is putting on the show as a culmination of all its 2010 efforts. All ages. Noon – 6 p.m. April 26 – May 1 at the Union Gallery in the Student Union Memorial Center. Call 621-7755 or visit for more information. Free.


    “”Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends”” continues at the Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave. This all-ages exhibit presents the American pop artist’s collection of work, featuring portraits, illustrations and portrayals. Call 624-2333 or visit for more information. Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m. General admission $8, students $3. First Sunday of the month is free.

    — Compiled by Joe Dusbabek


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