Arts and Culture

Tucson Symphony Promotes CEO from Within

Mar 29, 2017 Thomas McKinney joined the orchestra in 2015 as VP of development.

Street Fair Brings Visitors, Closes Streets in Midtown This Weekend

Mar 23, 2017 Event draws nearly 300,000 people to the shopping district twice each year.

Wildcat Fever: Police Want Revelry, Not Rowdiness

Mar 23, 2017 Tournament game aftermaths have brought rioting, destruction in the past.

Festival Aims for Nuanced Representation of Mexican Cinema

Mar 22, 2017 Tucson Cine Mexico is in its 14th edition, the longest-running festival of its kind in the US.

Group Hopes Funding Can Give Local Nonprofits Needed Flexibility

Mar 15, 2017 The CORE grants, from the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, are worth up to $30,000.

A Big Day for Poetry in Tucson

Mar 13, 2017 A 'poetry orchestra' with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; TC Tolbert named Tucson poet laureate.

Tucson Islamic Center Hosts Middle Schoolers' Discussion

Mar 9, 2017 Goal of next week's conversation: Bridge differences, find commonalities.

A Q&A With Author Stephen Pyne

Mar 7, 2017 Pyne, who will be at the Tucson Festival of Books, has penned a series on wildfire based on region.

Book Festival Volunteers 'Engine Behind Program'

Mar 6, 2017 Small army of 1,500 does variety of tasks, including escorting authors, assembling tents and staffing info desks.

Seeing 'Hidden Figures,' on the Screen and in the Community

Feb 23, 2017 Middle schoolers watch special screening of the Hollywood film and meet with black leaders on UA campus.

Pull on Your Boots: It's Rodeo Time in Tucson

Feb 21, 2017 Traditional parade kicks off four days of ridin', ropin' and bronc bustin'.

Episode 125: Local Law Enforcement Responds to Trump's Immigration Actions

Feb 17, 2017 Plus, black student leaders on misguided idea of 'post-racial' society; the UA Conference on Aging; the future of the Arizona Geological Survey.

Tucson Islamic Center Invites Students to Interfaith Conversation

Feb 3, 2017 Students of different faiths have already RSVP'ed to the event.

True Concord Voices and Orchestra Gets $500K Gift

Jan 24, 2017 The money will be used to commission five new works in five years.

Dillinger Days Will Close Roads in Downtown Tucson

Jan 20, 2017 The event commemorates the capture of the notorious bank robber in Tucson.

Can't Get to Women's March in DC? Go to Downtown Tucson

Jan 13, 2017 One of 281 sister marches taking place around the world.

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