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Tucson Modernism Week Celebrates Mid-Century Design

Fourth annual festival puts spotlight on what makes 'Sonoran modern' unique.

Herb Alpert

A music legend visits Tucson when Herb Alpert & Lani Hall present an evening of jazz with Brazillian flavor at the Fox Tucson Theatre on September 26th.

Annual Chinese Culture Festival Under Way in Tucson

Residents can take in music, culture, language and other topics.

Dana Carvey

The comedian says he is a stand-up who is a sketch player in his heart, and that impressions can be a good way to figure out what makes people tick.

Arizona Spotlight for September 18, 2015

Comedian Dana Carvey brings his characters to Tucson; local organization offers support and safety to victims of domestic abuse; author Johanna Skibsrud reads from her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Head of Tucson Museum of Art to Retire

After a decade on the job, Knight says he is ready for the unknown.

Tucson Museum of Art's CEO to Retire after Decade on Job

Robert Knight credited with building museum's endowment and national reputation.

"That Desert Sound"

A collection of '80s rock videos by Southern Arizona bands debuts this weekend at HoCo Fest.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Arizona Spotlight for August 28, 2015

Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from a master of the trade, explore the legacy of Mexican women in journalism; and more...

Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

Arizona Spotlight for August 14, 2015

Looking for bighorn sheep along the Colorado River; restoring two centuries of history at the San Xavier Mission; what it means to be the first college graduate in your family.

The Haunting of the Mexican Border

Artist, filmmaker and author Kathryn Ferguson discusses her book about the changing social and political landscape of the U.S. - Mexico Border.

'Z' is for Zorro

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at the film exploits of one of the 20th century's most influential heroes.

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Author Kathryn Ferguson discusses "The Haunting of the Mexican Border - One Woman's Journey"; Cooperative Extension offers expert help with agriculture and wellness; Chris Dashiell explores the heroic legacy of Zorro.

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