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    Weekly calendar: August 4-8

    Wednesday, Aug. 4

    Head over to La Fuente Restaurant for your last chance to enter Mariachi Idol, Tucson’s beloved singing competition. The winner receives a gift certificate and a spot in the finals. 1749 N. Oracle Rd. $13.99 adults, $6.99 children ages 3-12. All-you-can-eat buffet included. 18+ to enter. Starts 7 p.m. 623-8659. Further rules at

    Thursday, Aug. 5

    For a night of entertainment, visit Club Congress as The Odyssey Storytelling Series presents “”Airport Stories: Are We There Yet?”” Be prepared to laugh as you listen to the speakers’ personal stories about flying. 311 E. Congress St. $7. Starts 7 p.m. 622-8848. More information at

    Friday, Aug. 6

    Enter The Loft Cinema’s “”First Friday Shorts,”” a monthly contest hosted by “”Red Meat”” cartoonist Max Cannon. Not only will you see your film on the big screen, but you’ll also compete for the $200 cash prize. Audience members decide the winner. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. $6 admission. Starts 9 p.m. 322-5638. More rules at

    Saturday, Aug. 7

    Visit Fox Tucson Theatre to catch the flick that catapulted Cary Grant into stardom, “”The Awful Truth.”” This 1937 comedy details the relationship of a soon-to-divorce couple (Grant and Irene Dunne) and their attempts to sabotage each other’s new relationships. 17 W. Congress St. $8 general admission, $6 for students, seniors and military. Saturday showtime 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. 624-1515. More information at

    Sunday, Aug. 8

    Celebrate Tucson’s birthday by experiencing “”Remembering Tucson,”” an exhibit hosted by The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. This exhibit will give you a new perspective as you browse through the city’s landmarks, miniature-style. 4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive. $7 admission, $6 seniors and military, $5 children. More information at

    Monday, Aug. 9

    For the ultimate blues experience, drive to the Desert Diamond Casino to catch the live performance of B.B. King. Enjoy a nice cold draft beer while watching the King of Blues play “”Lucille.”” 1100 W. Pima Mine Rd. Doors open 6 p.m., concert starts 7 p.m. Tickets range from $40-$70 and can be purchased in advance at 294-7777. More information at

    Tuesday, Aug. 10

    Think you can S-P-E-L-L? If so, participate in the fun, challenging Adult Spelling Bee, hosted by SKY.Bar. Winner receives a $25 gift certificate to Brooklyn Pizza Company, the New York-style pizza parlor located next door. 526 N. Fourth Ave. Sign-up begins 6:30 p.m., competition starts 7 p.m. Free. 21+. 622-4300.


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