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Los Changuitos Feos.

The Mariachi Miracle

Find out how Los Changuitos Feos became Arizona's musical ambassadors, helped transform the city of Tucson.

Aug 21, 2014

Farmers' Market Taps Bounty of Back Yard Gardeners

Consignment program at Community Food Bank allows growers to share and sell "their extra."

Aug 15, 2014

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Jul 31, 2014
Thomas Edison's first movie studio

The Movie Studio System, Part 1

Film writer Chris Dashiell explores the origin of film industry practices that still hold sway a century later.

Jul 31, 2014

Kids, Animals Bond at Humane Society's Dog Days in Desert Camp

Camp teaches responsible pet ownership, compassion

Jul 10, 2014

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Jun 19, 2014
An indoor-outdoor festival, Juneteenth features live entertainment, games, crafts and information.


Though not recognized as a state holiday, Arizonans have celebrated an important date in the history of freedom for 44 consecutive years.

Jun 19, 2014
Michael, Adam, and Martìn Lovallo

Fathers Day in a Two-Dad Family

Adam and Michael Lovallo share their lives and love with eleven-year-old son Martìn, and each offers perspective on why their unconventional family works.

Jun 12, 2014
Galdino was released from a Florence immigration detention center in 2012 thanks to efforts by Tucson's Casa Mariposa. When he arrived to the Casa on that April day, Galdino signed his name on the wall.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

May 22, 2014
Metal Arts Village is home to a variety of artists, housing art thoroughly Southwestern but also far from traditional.

Metal Arts Village: Best of Both Worlds for Artists

Since opening 4 years ago, the village has been home to a variety of artists who can collaborate and build bonds with the public.

May 1, 2014

Women's Day Theme Could Reflect in Female Religious Leadership

'Inspiring change' is this year's International Women's Day message; as time goes by even churches are seeing a stronger presence of females in higher positions.

Mar 7, 2014

Oscar's Split Personality

Film writer Chris Dashiell explores the disparity between audience picks, critical picks, and what really wins at the Academy Awards.

Feb 28, 2014

Clay Artist Redefined Native American Pottery, Curator Says

Featured artist at this weekend’s Southwest Indian Art Fair is Jody Folwell, internationally recognized artist from Santa Clara Pueblo, NM.

Feb 20, 2014
Attendees of the Rex Allen Days celebration watch a bull rider at the professional rodeo. 2011 marks the 60th year of the event that honors the "singing cowboy" from Wilcox, Arizona.

Western Heritage Arena in Marana Hosts Bull Riding Practice

Young bull riders keep tradition alive practicing on Friday nights; La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros enters final rounds this weekend.

Feb 20, 2014

Interactive, Informative and Nearly Indestructible

Newly revamped Children's Museum Tucson gives exclusive look at how they entertain kids and survive the hard knocks.

Feb 6, 2014

Chinese-Americans Commemorate Lunar New Year in Old Pueblo

Year of the horse signifies success and prosperity they say; a 15-day celebration begins Friday.

Jan 30, 2014

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