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Mexican Tradition of Tamales Reigns During Holidays

Tucson market works overtime to keep up with culinary tradition between Thanksgiving and New Year.

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

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

4th Ave Street Fair Brings Millions into Community Each Year

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

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

After 31 Years El Tour de Tucson is Without Title Sponsor

UAMC's six-year title sponsorship contract expired, leaving budget with a $250K hole, but things are looking up, tradition carries on.

Native DJ Crew Brings Hybrid Pow Wow to Tucson

Our music "goes against the long history of misrepresentation of aboriginal people," says group member.

Doc Explores '60s Activism Through Family Experience

"It's a film about the tragedy of idealism," says director of Tatanka, one of the films featured at the Loft Film Festival.

All Souls Procession: Celebrating Cycle of Life

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

Do Souls Recognize Borders?

Anna Augustowska shares her observations about how two different places honor All Souls Day.

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.

Tucson Fashion Week Welcomes Betsey Johnson

Organizers hope the annual event will raise Tucson's "style profile", attract new business.

UA's Women Wheelchair Basketball Players Heading to 2016 Paralympics

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

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

Academics explore how Tijuana served as the foundation for the musical hybrid of Nortec Collective

Acclaimed Fusion Percussion Band Red Baraat Coming to Tucson

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

Ajo Celebrates International Day of Peace

For 10 years people from Mexican, Native American and Anglo cultures have gathered in AZ town to commemorate UN holiday.

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