Arts and Culture

Tucson's 3.6 Percent: Reflections on Being Black in a Majority-White City

Mar 9, 2018 Members of Tucson's black community discuss the complex and often difficult nature of calling the city home.

Writing the River: A Conversation with New Yorker Writer David Owen

Mar 9, 2018 Owen will appear at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend, his latest book investigating the past and future of the Colorado River.

Searching for What Turquoise Tells Us About Ourselves

Feb 23, 2018 Researchers look into the significance of the stone for cultures, past and present.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Feb 5, 2018 Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Tohono O'odham Rodeo Returns for 80th Year

Feb 2, 2018 Events include cultural performances and activities alongside classic rodeo events.

Following Outpouring of Support, Edible Baja Will be Back, Publisher Says

Jan 12, 2018 Biggers would like to continue a print edition, though he's open to passing the business on to someone else.

Grants Recognize Southern Arizona's Cultural Vitality

Dec 29, 2017 Thirty-one non-profits receive grants from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Report: Gap Grows Between 3rd-Generation Latinos and Cultural Roots

Dec 20, 2017 While many 3rd-generation Hispanic parents don't speak Spanish, the survey found, they want their children to learn.

Tucson Helping Kids Get Calls From Santa Claus

Nov 29, 2017 Last day for parents to request a call from St. Nick is Nov. 30.

El Tour Brings 1000s of Cyclists to Tucson Streets Saturday

Nov 17, 2017 The event will create rolling road closures around Tucson.

Mandatory or Voluntary, Bisbee Community to Keep Bag Ban Alive

Nov 7, 2017 Shop owners and residents would prefer not to fight the state in court over mandatory ban.

New Route for Sunday's All Souls Procession

Nov 2, 2017 Annual event draws an estimated 150,000 people to downtown Tucson.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Oct 31, 2017 Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Tucsonans Join Forces to Help Puerto Rico

Oct 30, 2017 Fundraiser hopes to provide needed cash to the island.

Children's Book Author Todd Parr Coming to Tucson

Oct 27, 2017 Adults may not know who Parr is, but millions of young readers around the world consider him a literary superstar.

Officials Gather to Raise Domestic-Violence Awareness

Oct 18, 2017 Emerge Center Against Domestic Violence brought together public safety, elected officials to 'Paint Pima Purple.'

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