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    Best inexpensive campus date spots

    1. The Center for Creative Photography has exhibitions where you and your date can see works of different photographers for free and at your own pace. Robert Mapplethorpe’s portraits are on display until October and shows portraits of famous people throughout the ’70s and ’80s.

    2. The UA’s Museum of Art has several galleries on campus. The Main Gallery has watercolor works on display until Sept. 13.

    Dr. Lisa Fischman, the chief curator, said the exhibition displays pieces of “” the earliest, most traditional examples of watercolor painting to surprising contemporary experiments, all of the works engage the characteristics of the medium: immediacy, transparency, malleability, and luminosity.””

    It is free of charge to students.

    3.The Gallagher Theater is located across from the food court in the Student Union Memorial Center and plays a variety of movies. Admission may be free of charge or $3, depending on the movie, and the box office opens one hour before the show.

    “”Double Dare”” is the next film to play, but more information on the films and calander can be found at the Gallagher’s website,

    4. The Charles Darwin Experience is a student-run improvisation group that performs weekly at the Gallagher Theater. Tuesday nights from 10 p.m. until midnight, you can enjoy a hilarious free comedy show right on campus.

    5. The Flandrau Observatory is open to the public Wednesdays through Saturdays from 7 p.m. (or dark) until 10 p.m. Highly qualified astronomy volunteers can guide you through the sky for a better and informative look at the best viewed stars and planets from Tucson.

    If you want to continue gazing, just the two of you, the UA Mall is almost deserted at night, and a blanket on the grass can provide an excellent view of the stars above. Just be sure to avoid Ultimate Frisbee games.

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