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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.

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.

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.

Flamenco Culture Takes Center Stage in Tucson Fest

Fifth annual festival kicks off Thursday with guest artists from around the world, Spanish wine, food.

Critically Acclaimed Musicians Share Cuban Sounds with Tucson

Buena Vista Social Club founder shows no sign of slowing down after decades of playing Cuban music worldwide

Artistic Tile Business Defines Success On Own Terms

Santa Theresa Tile Works in business since 1988 during "good times and bad times."

'Dreamers' Not Just from Latin American Countries

While conversations about immigration reform mostly focus on Latinos, those of other backgrounds interested.

Creativity Can Unify Communities

A look into 'placemaking," a concept that believes art can create a sense of belonging in a community.

Steampunks' Invasion of Old Tucson

A three-day event for enthusiasts of the sci-fi culture genre.

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