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Wildcat picks of the week: April 4- 9

Rebecca Noble

Spring Fling goers ride G-Force at 2015’s installment of Spring Fling, held on the east end of the UA Mall in April. Spring Fling is the largest student-run carnival in the country and is coordinated entirely by ASUA.

Spring Fling

There is only one place to find every type of deep fried food, spin around on the fastest rides and get in free with your CatCard on the UA campus: Spring Fling 2017.

UA has been bringing the Spring Fling to Tucson for the past 43 years and this time, it will be held April 7-9 on the UA Mall. Admission for anyone without a CatCard is $5 and ride tickets range from $5-$40. Friday and Sunday offers a $30 unlimited ride wristband.

The event is called the largest student-run carnival in the nation and is home to over 35 rides, as well as food, entertainment and games.

The headliner for Friday, April 7, is We The Kings, who are best known for their song “Check Yes Juliet.”

Spring Fling is open 4-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Get ready for a weekend of fun and don’t forget your sunscreen.

Tom Green

If you are looking for a night full of laughs, there is one place to be on April 6: The Rialto Theatre.

Tom Green, a famous actor and comedian, will be coming to sunny Tucson on his Stand Up Comedy Tour. He is most known for his show, “The Tom Green Show,” but some may know him because of his short marriage to Drew Barrymore and appearance in “Charlie’s Angels.”

Tickets for his show range from $24-$32 and can be bought through The Rialto’s website. The show begins at 8 p.m. and all ages are welcome. 

Talk With Holocaust Survivor

Leslie Schwartz was a teenager during one of the most devastating genocides in history, but he survived and he is sharing his story with all who are interested. 

On April 5, Schwartz will be at the Jewish Community Center sharing his story of his time in Auschwitz, Dachau and Mühldorf. He will also be showing a 45-minute film titled “The Mühldorf Death Train.” Schwartz spends his time hoping to educate and uplift people through his story.

His talk begins at 6 p.m. and is free to the public.


If you have ever hoped to see “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina” performed live, you now have the chance to.

Arizona Repertory Theatre’s production of “Evita” begins April 9 and runs through April 30. Some of UA’s best performers come together in the Tornabene Theatre for this production.

To support the UA’s theater program, you can find tickets online. Shows run mainly during Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Dave and Buster’s

Eat, drink and play games. This is what Dave & Buster’s is here for.

A new location will be opening April 3 in the Tucson Marketplace and is a great place to let off some steam. With a variety of games, groups of people can challenge themselves or each other. Besides a variety of electronic games, people can play billards, go bowling or test their moves on “Dance Dance Revolution.” While you are taking a break from winning or losing, you can snack on a variety of foods while watching the biggest games of the season. 

Take some time out of your busy day and see what the new Dave & Buster’s has in store for you, your friends and your family.

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