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Flyer for Tucson Cine Mexico 2014.

Four Day Film Fest Explores Current Crop of Mexican Cinema

This is the 9th edition of the festival, and co-sponsor says the films focus on historic issues and social issues that are relevant to life in Mexico and along the U.S. border.

Play Seeks to Bring Awareness About Border Reality

I want people to "reflect on the ways we are connected," says director of Maria's Circular Dance.

Performer (silhouetted) standing in front of a project background.

Performance Explores Subtle Themes of Immigration

Dreams and Silhouettes brings together a variety of artists for a creative interpretation of controversial topic.

The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

New Doc Looks at Turbulent Debate Over Immigration in AZ

State of Arizona looks at controversial law SB 1070, its effects, the opinion of people on both sides of the spectrum.

The streets of downtown Tucson are packed with people during the annual All souls Procession.

All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

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

Cristina Cardenas shows empowerment through this painting of a Mexican American woman.

Modern Streetcar Stops Showcase Local Public Artists

Cristina Cardenas' pieces reflect her life experience as a Latina woman living in a bicultural world.

A new culinary arts magazine seeks to establish itself in southern Arizona.

New Magazine Seeks to Highlight Regional Food Traditions

'Edible Baja Arizona' is about 'how food and culture intersect,' editor/publisher says.

Favianna Rodriguez, artist and social activist, discusses  'Migration is Beautiful," a film that highlights how Rodriguez uses her art as a platform to engage in the political dialogue surrounding immigration.

Artist Inspired to Participate in Immigration Debate

'I care about that because my parents were migrants'

Sonoran Hot Dog: 'Sense of Place'

Tucson chef says his dish inspired by icon of culinary landscape

Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

Gabriel Sullivan and his collaborative music project Taraf de Tucson have started to make some noise around Tucson.

Taraf de Tucson Band Blends Sounds from Border, Peru, Balkans

Banleader says this music could only happen here

Tohono Chul Parks exhibit Día de los Muertos show cases a versatile array of art works created by regional artists paying homage to this observance.

Cross-Border Pollination of a Cultural Tradition

Tohono Chul Dia de los Muertos exhibit offers eclectic interpretations inspired by Mexican holiday

Demion Clinco, the president of the Tucson Preservation Foundation joins us to talk about interesting architecture in both cities of Nogales on the US-Mexico border.

History Moment: Nogales Modernism

Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico share culture, history and architecture

Arizona Between Nosotros: new works created by Mexican artists in response to current state events; presented in Phoenix, Tucson and Nogales, Sonora during summer 2011

Arizona Between Nosotros: Artists from Mexico

A response in video and performance to political events

The "Borderlandia: Cultural Topographies" exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art explores some of the unique themes of U.S./Mexico interactions.

Artists Merge Cultures in Borderlandia

U.S./Mexico border deconstructed through glass and mixed media exhibit at Tucson Museum of Art

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is on display this month at the Arizona State Museum. Although the treaty is more than 170 years old, it's considered a living document because it continues to shape people's lives in very concrete ways, particularly their relationship to natural resources such as water and grazing.

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Goes On Tour

Key parts of the historic document that purchased much of the West from Mexico are on display in Tucson during February

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