The following information is provided as a review of the happenings and tenants at each of the buildings occupied by ArtFare on 6th Avenue. There are many additional activities taking place. To find out what is happening this month, view our calendar at: Click this link to view our calendar of events…
ArtFare Calendar of Events

#55 N. 6th Avenue: The Sears Executive Center, and anchor building for ArtFare

Providence Service Corporation’s A 2 Z which, among other things, provides educational tutoring is housed street level on the east 1/3 of the first floor, in the Sears Executive Tower space. For more information, Email:

TALA, Tucson Academy of Leadership & Arts K-8, is anchoring the #55, utilizing the majority share and ArtFare’s Music room.


Elementary and Middle School

For more information about TALA, call 520-882-9144. Pre-enrollment being accepted for the 2009-2010 school year.

Jim Duffy, local musician and longtime tenant of ArtFare, lends his expertise to create a progressive music program for the TALA Students. TALA will continue offering regularly scheduled rehearsal and band instruction for area jazz students and private lessons. E-mail for more information.

Diverse Dance is holding its dance Children and Teen Classes Monday through Thursday. Call (520) 777-8105 for information about class schedules and fees.

Gerardo Amandiraz of is offering multiple dance classes on site. Visit his website for details, including class schedules and pricing.

Old Pueblo Theatrical Solutions
is housed on the third floor, conveniently available to provide sound and lighting to downtown events or to travel to your event. Contact Frank Calsbeek at (520) 629-4397. Specialties: Video Projection, Staging, Sound, Rentals, Lighting, Installation & Service, Design

The third story Ballroom is available for rental as a concert, theater or banquet facility. Seats 150 comfortably. Contact Gabriele Andres at for more information and rates. Other venues, including two Dance Studios, are available for rent for an event or ongoing classes.

Boys R Us, a “gender performance troupe” meeting often on the third floor, not only blurs the lines between

Boys R Us

Boys R Us

traditionally accepted gender roles, but also blends genres and media to produce shows with originality and edgy social consciousness. Though “gender-bending” is at the heart of what Boys R Us is doing, it is not always the point of their performances. Entertainment is the main goal as they pull no punches and play no favorites, all with a smile and tongue-in-cheek sense of humor that anybody can appreciate.


Burger City

#51 N. Sixth Avenue, Kelly’s Market: . A millennium convenience store with a muse-ical flair! Rehearsal and venue opportunities for individuals and groups open mic nights on Fridays. E-mail

#47 N. 6th Avenue: Burger City is open and serving  Gourmet Burgers from 11 am with quick  service. Take out is available. Call 520-903-0919

#45 N. 6th Avenue: Now taking applications for Studio Space rental. Several private studios available, great rates, limited amenities.  Flexible hours to accommodate individual needs.

El Ojito Springs Past Exhibit

Just stop by Area 51 and an artist support staff member will assist you.  Email:

#39 N. 6th Avenue: The space is freshly painted and awaiting proposals for use as a coffee shop/performance space. Current tenant, Greenshoe Productions, is ArtFare’s premier recording studio.   Looking for a Personal Manager to guide your emerging career?  Ask for a referral.  Ready to start performing live?  Ask about open mic nights.  A great way to earn your chops.  Contact

#31 N. 6th Avenue: This space will soon be available for offices or artists’ studios.

Now Showing in Building #31 Building #31

The ArtFare Block Shared-Spaces are available for community events, meetings and workshops.


2 responses

22 09 2009

can you tell me when the new burger city will open please?

18 11 2009

Hi Linda,

We will be open soon! Just waiting on some final okey dokey’s and putting ink to the new menus. Keep watching this site for the opening announcement.

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