Arts and Culture

UA Researchers Link Smiling Faces With 'Coolness'

May 16, 2018 Study has implications for marketing strategies focused on facial expressions.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

May 10, 2018 Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

Elephant Dies at Reid Park Zoo

May 9, 2018 Officials say sudden death caused by fatal condition rarely seen in elephants.

Mexico Hopes Mezcal Will Flow in Arizona for Cinco de Mayo

May 4, 2018 The Mexican government is sending producers of the agave-distilled spirit to the Southwest.

Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List

Apr 17, 2018 The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.

UA Journalism School Signs Letter Critical of Broadcast Group

Apr 10, 2018 Among more than 20 schools protesting the Sinclair media corporation's political scripts.

Museum Series Supports Emerging Native American Artists

Apr 6, 2018 Pairs emerging artists with experienced potters and basket weavers from all over the Southwest.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

Mar 19, 2018 University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

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.

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