Artistically speaking, the first month of 2017 explodes.
There’s the Tucson Fringe Theater Festival, which will present 19 shows Jan. 13-15. If you haven’t taken in a fringe fest, you are missing out. It’s a gluttony of theater, some thrilling, some not so much, but all new and daring and gutsy.
And the Tucson Desert Song Festival, which begins Jan. 18 and continues through Feb. 5, coordinates with local dance and music organizations to bring in world-class performers. Find more information on that festival Sunday, Jan. 15, in the Star’s Home + Life section.
The Tucson Jazz Festival, Jan. 12-22, will have the town hopping with world-class talent that includes performances presented by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and UA Presents.
That’s just the beginning to the next three months, which is full to overflowing with amazing performing arts.
Sure, it’s impossible to buy tickets to everything. That’s where we come in. We’ve gone over what’s coming up through the end of March to make our put-it-on-the-calendar list. We’re sharing it with you — but be forewarned: Some of these happen on the same dates. Oh, what a quandary ...