Arts and Culture

Architect: Old Main Renovations Should Stay True to Its History

Dec 12, 2013 Corky Poster is a Tucson architect, one of the many hands involved in project; says structure is a distinctive symbol.

4th Ave Street Fair Brings Millions into Community Each Year

Dec 12, 2013 Biannual fair usually brings hundreds of thousands of people; vendors make a huge chunk of their income in that weekend alone.

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

Dec 11, 2013 The Consular Corps of Arizona gives Raul H. Castro the Global Diplomat Award; "I feel honored," he says.

UA Dance School Showcases Father of American Ballet

Nov 21, 2013 Balanchine's "Tarantella" is being presented through Nov. 3; for university to have been allowed to present one of his works is an honor, director says.

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

Nov 20, 2013 While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

All Souls Procession: Celebrating Cycle of Life

Nov 4, 2013 Annual rite unites participants, spectators in commemoration of lost loved ones; 40,000 take part.

All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

Oct 31, 2013 One-time intimate expression of loss becomes collective cultural tradition in Tucson; All Souls weekend kicks off Nov. 2.

Celebrating 75 Years Since War of the Worlds Broadcast

Oct 24, 2013 Prior to making movies, Orson Welles produced a radio adaptation of the famous novel by H.G. Wells that caused nationwide panic.

Chef's Inspiration Comes from Local Ingredients

Oct 24, 2013 Omar Huerta, executive chef of Wildflower, says his menu revolves around locally sourced food items.

Peruvian Psychedelic Sounds at Tucson Blues Fest

Oct 17, 2013 Gabriel Sullivan, and his band Chicha Dust, will perform at Blues & Heritage Festival Oct. 20; band performs fuse of psychedelic rock, cumbia.

UA's Women Wheelchair Basketball Players Heading to 2016 Paralympics

Oct 14, 2013 Three team members have committed to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the games "Gold medal...that's what we want."

Tucson Meet Yourself Turns 40

Oct 10, 2013 First TMY took place at El Presidio Park in 1974; since then, it's grown into a showcase for the cultural pluralism of the region.

Border Contrasts Shape New Musical Aesthetic

Oct 2, 2013 Academics explore how Tijuana served as the foundation for the musical hybrid of Nortec Collective

Acclaimed Fusion Percussion Band Red Baraat Coming to Tucson

Oct 1, 2013 A Q&A with Sunny Jain, who DownBeat magazine describes as a rising star of the percussion world.

Dracula in the Desert?

Sep 26, 2013 Ballet Tucson celebrating its 10th year as a professional company, offers variety in dance as a way to build audience.

Flamenco Culture Takes Center Stage in Tucson Fest

Sep 19, 2013 Fifth annual festival kicks off Thursday with guest artists from around the world, Spanish wine, food.

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