HOTLINE: Thursday, May 17

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The new Cirque du Soleil show "KOOZA!" opens June 8. It's under the big top at  the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Tuesdays-Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays at 1 p.m. Some exceptions may apply. Please consult Tickets: Adult tickets range from $35 to $130. Specially priced tickets for children, seniors, military and students.

3rd Annual Arizona Barbecue Festival
The 3rd Annual Arizona Barbecue Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at Salt River Fields. More than 80 teams from across the nation will compete for the $40,000 prize purse. The Arizona Barbecue Festival is a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned event; the grand champion qualifies to attend the World Barbecue Championship in Las Vegas, Nov. 3. General admission: $12, kids under 12 are free. Two-day pass $20; VIP pass $100 (all you can eat in VIP tent and access to Whiskey Row) 
$2 food and drink tickets. $10 wristband for Whiskey Row, which is good for 10 samples of whiskey.

"Only You"
"Only You" is asking that girls go to school or work with no makeup, natural hair and no contacts on Friday. For more informaiton on the day or to post pictures of yourself go to

Pali Adventures
Camp sessions for Pali Adventures in California run June 17 through Aug. 25. An open house for prospective campers will take place Sunday, May 20. For more information visit

2012 Self-Sufficiency Standard for Arizona
The 2012 Self-Sufficiency Standard for Arizona has just been released. For more information on the report go to The Center for Women's Welfare is located at the University of Washington School of Social Work, Seattle, WA 98105, 206-616-2850

The Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona
The Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona Center is located at 2250 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719, 520-622-8886,