Arts and Culture

Pandemic increases need for youth emergency shelter

May 1, 2020 Staff say more kids need a safe place as stress, unemployment and domestic violence increase during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Lawmakers and advocates push back on wall construction during pandemic

Apr 25, 2020 Groups say project funding should be used on COVID-19 supplies and relief.

Funeral home adapts, scales back ceremonies amid COVID-19 outbreak

Apr 17, 2020 How the pandemic is changing long-held traditions and rituals.

Tucsonans hear Banner Health's call for homemade masks

Apr 16, 2020 The Banner Health Foundation hopes to receive 100,000 "social comfort masks" for employees not working with COVID-19 patients.

Tucson homeless shelter for women adapts services during outbreak

Apr 13, 2020 Sister Jose Women's Center has suspended some activities and closed its shelter to new residents but is still providing food.

Remembering Richard Elías

Apr 2, 2020 Tucson Mayor Regina Romero calls Elías' death a 'huge loss.'

Painting studio moves online as COVID-19 forces businesses to close or evolve

Mar 30, 2020 The 8-year-old Creative Juice is offering free classes on Facebook, as many businesses adapt to closures and distancing measures.

Border residents brace for change with approach of closure to nonessential travel

Mar 20, 2020 Both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in Douglas were left wondering what comes next as the Friday night restriction neared.

As gigs get canceled, fundraiser aims to help keep Tucson musicians afloat

Mar 17, 2020 Performers are losing income as the city's venues cancel events or go dark to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

Mission San Xavier in Tucson to undergo preservation project

Mar 2, 2020 Workers will spend the next two years replacing problematic plaster around the structure’s centuries-old brick walls.

Route set for Tucson's spring 2020 Cyclovia

Feb 27, 2020 The path will include downtown and South Tucson streets.

UA Confucius Institute closing

Feb 27, 2020 Political tensions with China impacted the operation of the cultural center.

Youth Crossing Gender Borders, Bonus Episode: Music

Feb 14, 2020 Original music by Noah James.

Agave liquor Bacanora gains protected status in EU

Feb 10, 2020 Industry proponents say the recognition could up the appeal and value of Sonora's regional spirit.

Study: Fake personas at work can lead to poor job performance and dissatisfaction

Jan 27, 2020 The UA-led study says employees who show genuine feelings are more productive.

Art by incarcerated people going on display at UA Museum of Art

Jan 6, 2020 The exhibit is part of a prison education program that started in 2017.

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