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    Calendar: Wildcat week July 7-13

    Wednesday, July 7

    The Rialto Theatre welcomes five-time Grammy-nominated instrumental artist Ottmar Liebert and his band, Luna Negra, to its stage. Liebert, best known for his guitar-playing skills, plays a plethora of instruments to create multicultural music influenced by his heritage. Tickets are $27, $30 for GOLD. Doors open at 7 p.m. 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000.

    Thursday, July 8

    Summer resident writer Sean Bernard and UA professor Ander Monson, both of whom thePoetry Center bills as “”wacky dudes,”” will read together. Monson is celebrating two book releases — “”Vanishing Point,”” an essay collection, and “”The Available World,”” a brand new collection of poems. 1508 E. Helen St. 8 p.m. 626-3765. Free.

    Friday, July 9

    Every Friday, Posada Java hosts Ice Cream and Music Friday Nights, featuring local musicians. Many styles of music are represented. Posada Java is located in the Shoppes of La Posada. 350 E. Morningside Rd. 4 – 7 p.m. Performers take the stage at 5 p.m. 648-7870. Free.

    Saturday, July 10

    Have you ever found yourself wanting to explore some new musical genres? If so, check out Holy Rolling Empire at Plush Lounge. They’re a signed psychedelic-pop band hailing from Tucson. The quintet released their EP “”Noise Will Be Noise”” last month and is touring around the Southwest. 340 E. Sixth St. Doors open at 9 p.m. 798-1298. $5 cover. 21+.

    Sunday, July 11

    In all this heat, there is always one place you can always go to escape: Mt. Lemmon. So what would make Mt. Lemmon even cooler? Music On The Mountain, an outdoor concert series in Summerhaven. Every Sunday from now through Sept. 5 features a different musical artist. Today’s group is Black Leather Zydeco. 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Parkway. 1 – 5 p.m. No outside food or drink allowed. Free.

    Monday, July 12

    If you long to be part of something bigger, look into the Meet Me At Maynard’s Social Run/Walk. The walk is a four-mile tour through downtown Tucson with hundreds of other people to promote exercise and local businesses. There’s live music, free snacks and refreshments as well as discounts at participating restaurants and bars. 400 N. Toole Ave. Check-in begins at 5:15 p.m. Dogs and children welcome. Complimentary lemonade and discounts at participating restaurants. Free.

    Tuesday, July 13

    It’s summer, which means swimsuit time. If you’re sick of extra fees (like the summer RecCenter fee), but still want to work out, check out Focus Fitness. Every Tuesday, this east-side personal training studio offers free evening sessions focused on a total-body workout.

    1108 S. Pantano Rd. 7 – 8:30 p.m. 404-2069. 16+. Free.

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