Tag: events

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Spring tour announced for Palm Springs and Death Valley Jim Cowlin Two iconic locations are the featured destinations on a seven-day/six-night bus tour to California sponsored by the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries. The tour will be on March 20-26, 2019. First up are two nights in Palm Springs, the legendary home of Hollywood movie stars.…

The story behind the story of Ongtupqa

Karen Schickedanz By now you’ve hopefully heard about the exciting new multimedia presentation about the Grand Canyon that’s debuting at SaddleBrooke next month. Called Ongtupqa, it features narration, music and visual art to explore the Hopi connection to the canyon. The word Ongtupqa translates from the Hopi language as “salt canyon.” It’s the tribe’s word…

Celebration of Watercolor

Karen Brungardt It is time again for the third annual “Celebration of Watercolor” art show, where seven SaddleBrooke Watercolor artists will showcase their original works! The show will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., a one-day event, so you want to make sure to come to this special…

SASO performs the Mexican Joya, Sinfonia India

  Punch Howarth The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra will perform Carlos Chavez short-nationalistic-Amerindian Symphony at their first three concerts. Chavez is the dean of Mexican composers who lived from 1899 to 1978. He traveled widely and had close musical connections in the United States. As with a contemporary, Igor Stravinsky, he evolved through different periods…

Renowned flute player coming to SaddleBrooke

Karen Schickedanz Gary Stroutsos, a master flute player, will be the featured musician at Ongtupqa, a special presentation about the Grand Canyon coming to SaddleBrooke in November. Stroutsos will play a Hopi long flute that is a replica of some ancient flutes unearthed in 1931 from a cave in Arizona. The flutes have been curated…

SASO with Linus Lerner returns for the 2018-2019 season

  Punch Howarth This article will be a preview of the new and lighter concert season of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra with Linus Lerner conducting four of the five concerts at SaddleBrooke and Oro Valley. Maestro Lerner was the impresario of the San Luis Opera Festival and his own International Voice Competition in Mexico…

“I Don’t Want It” sale sign up notice

  Sign up September 12, 2018 for SaddleBrooke’s I Don’t Want It Sale from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the MountainView Clubhouse Ballroom West. Please bring your homeowner’s card to sign up. Tables are $25 for one and $15 for an additional table (limit two tables per space). We accept cash or checks. Sign-up sheets will be…