More Arts and Life Tucson Stories

Artists Merge Cultures in Borderlandia

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

Tackling Tucson's Graffiti

Local artist thinks legal walls might help curb illegal tagging

Students Shine Out Loud

Tucson high schoolers compete in Poetry Outloud, a national poetry recitation event

Calexico Performs "Crystal Frontier"

Gabrielle Giffords chose this song to send into space in 2008, and here is a previously unheard version...

Tucson Neon Signs Historic Preservation Dilemma

Citizens work to keep the city's iconic signs shining

Tucson's 235th Birthday

A number of events are being held this month, as part of the anniversary of the founding of Tucson, on August 20, 1775, when Hugo O'Connor established the new presidio.

Serendipity of Place and Sound

Brian Lopez, a Tucson musician, has developed a sound defined by culture and friendships.

Voices Community Stories Past and Present, Inc.

Fabian De Le Pena Montero discusses his computer skills and an error he thought doomed him to failure.

South Tucson

It took a broken sewer line along South Sixth Avenue to unite the citizens of the City of South Tucson.

Spotlight Session: Brian Lopez

Meet Brian Lopez, a free-spirited Tucson musician who blends a diverse set of influences to create a sound that's all his own.

Custom Bootmaker Sees Business Decline

South Tucson entrepreneur hanging on 73 years later

Warehouse District Update

The future of Downtown Tucson's historic warehouse district is an uncertain one. Sooyeon Lee talks to some local artists who are hoping they'll have a say in what happens next.

Saturday Matinees at the Fox Theatre

The Fox is celebrating its own history by bringing back classic movie serials and cartoons on Saturdays. Kimberly Craft goes to the movies to tell us more.

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear the thoughts of Felix Valencia, as he prepares to leave the reservation where he lives to attend his first year of college.

Living Library

The City of Tucson recently held a "Living Library" event for employees and others. Laura Markowitz describes how this innovative project is helping Tucsonans embrace diversity.

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