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Profile Photo: Rich Metcalf with his version of Picasso's "Femme avec Un Chapeau Bleu." Photo by Ellen Sussman

Banner Photo: Performing as Hardscrabble Road are, from left, Brian Osborne on guitar, Brad Eastridge on keyboard, Katie Sayre on vocals and tambourine, Bob Kruse on percussion, and Larry Worster on vocals and guitar.

 

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What's happening around town

If you want to do something fun, educational, or both, here are 5 things to do.

If you're into playing bingo, join regular and junior Bingo games every Tuesday, including May 24, from 12 to 1 p.m., with doors opening at 11 a.m. at the Elks Bingo at the Elks Lodge, 2951 S. Camino Mercado. There will be snacks available for purchase. 

It's good to see a regular bingo game going on in town. Here is a story freelance writer Ellen Sussman wrote about the La Canoa Lions Club bingo game held regularly for 50 years.

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What's happening around town

"What Place Is This" runs through May 29 in the Tubac Center of the Arts' Master Gallery. 
"What Place Is This" runs through May 29 in the Tubac Center of the Arts' Master Gallery. 

If you want to do something fun, educational, or both, here are 5 things to do.

If you're into photography and history, ‚ÄúWhat Place Is This‚ÄĚ features images of Southern Arizona by American photographer¬†Wayne Gudmundson, and text by Historian Dieter Berninger. The exhibit runs through May 29 in the¬†Tubac Center of the Arts' Master Gallery, 9 Plaza Road. Call 520-398-2371 for more information.

Gudmundson captured images where some violence occurred between 1698 and 1882 for the traveling exhibition. 

He talks about his black and white photographic techniques and philosophies in this video from PBS Learning Media.

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What's happening around town

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Silk and Soul is performing at Live Music at the Lake at Sahuarita Lake Park at 15466 S. Rancho Sahuarita Boulevard on Saturday at 7 p.m. Silk and Soul specializes in various music genres, including soul, pop, funk and dance music. 

Head here or call (520) 445-7850 for more information.

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A day to honor teachers

Today (May 3) is National Teacher Day, a day we can show our appreciation to the teachers, coaches and mentors who have educated and inspired us to be the people we are today.

This story from USA Today details the history of National Teacher Day since it originated as an idea from Eleanor Roosevelt in 1953 and contains valuable information on how you can celebrate and honor teachers.

Who was your favorite teacher, and why?