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Back to school does not take away from fun

 By JAMIE VERWYS

 Most of us are still trying to get back into the grind of school and welcome many distractions to test our wills. In between glances at syllabi and sips of coffee, take a page from the summer and enjoy one of these events.

Yoga Rave

Sept. 6

Take out your yoga mat and cover it in glow sticks for a Yoga Rave hosted by Session Yoga and ABUD Entertainment, in collaboration with Lululemon Athletica and Aveda Institute.

Participants will be led in a glow and flow yoga session by Chelsea Lucas, Kristin Brakke Horton and Ricky Abud of Session Yoga. Disc jockey Rosette Abud will spin sun-salutation worthy beats all night.

The meditative rave will take place at Session Yoga,123 S. Eastbourne Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the rave begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $30 and available for sale at TheYogaRave.com.

 Details: TheYogaRave.com and sessionyoga.com.

Tucson Fringe Festival

Sept. 12-14

Tucson will spotlight performance arts in uncensored forms at the fourth annual Tucson Fringe Festival. The event will feature established and up-and-coming artists who perform in the mediums of music, dance, comedy, burlesque, improvisations and monologues.

The festival will take place at Club Congress on 311 E. Congress St. and Fluxx Studio on 414 E. Ninth St.

The first performance will take place at Club Congress on Sept 12 at 6 p.m. Award-winning playwrights Toni Press-Coffman and Michael Fenlason will perform original monologues in their showcase, Hers and His.

Tickets to each show are $7, a two-show pass is available for $10 and a festival pass is $40. All attendees must also purchase a $2 festival admission button available for purchase at the door of each venue.

Fringe is a volunteer-run event and is seeking help in the box office and production. Volunteers will receive free tickets to performances. Anyone interested may fill out an application at tucsonfringe.org/volunteer.

For a complete schedule of events, visit tucsonfringe.org.

Details: tucsonfringe.org

Day Into Night Glow

Sept. 13

Though summer has already gone, Tucson nights are still likely to put you in a vacation state of mind.

At a Day Into Night Glow event, the whole family can celebrate art and light underneath a full moon. The popular festival of visual and performance arts creates a glow around the historic Triangle L Ranch at 2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Road in Oracle.

The event will take place from 5-9 p.m. and will feature performances, workshops and a children’s costume contest. Nonprofit organizations will be in attendance.

Attendance is limited to 500 people, so tickets will only be available in advance. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 13 and under and free for 3 and under.

Details: trianglelranch.com

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