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We talk with Kathryn Ferguson, a bellydance teacher for almost three decades, and one of her students about what this ancient art form has to offer contemporary practitioners.

Middle Eastern Dance Form Brings Color to Tucson Culture

Old Pueblo is home to one of the US' most influential belly dance scenes; Xanadu Dance Co. hosting workshop Sunday, Feb. 23.

We sit down with Susan French, Founder of the Rodeo Days Art Celebration, and Sharon Shinn, Tucson Musician's Museum Board Member, to discuss this years 4th annual Rodeo Days Art Celebration.

Tucson Event Showcases Southwestern, Western Artists

This weekend’s 4th annual Rodeo Days Arts Celebration shows that there is more to La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros than cowboys, cowgirls, and horses.

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.

Attendees of the Rex Allen Days celebration watch a bull rider at the professional rodeo. 2011 marks the 60th year of the event that honors the "singing cowboy" from Wilcox, Arizona.

Western Heritage Arena in Marana Hosts Bull Riding Practice

Young bull riders keep tradition alive practicing on Friday nights; La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros enters final rounds this weekend.

Photo Exhibit Provides Window Into Civil Rights Movement Legacy

"Danny Lyon was the only person photographing what he was photographing," says exhibit curator.

Classic Blues Legend Joins BB King On stage Next Week

Tom Walbank is performing Feb. 18 at the Fox Tucson Theatre, B.B. King is headlining.

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AZ Celebrates 102, Tucsonan Gets Award for Cultural Contribution

As Arizona celebrates its birthday, Margret F. Maxwell is honored with recognition for her cultural work in Arizona.

We sit down with Kristen Nelson, Founder and Executive Director of Casa Libre en la Solana, and Hanna Ensor, Author and Vice President on the Board of Directors, to discuss their organization's 10th Anniversary and how it has impacted Tucson.

Local Group Celebrates 10 Years of Promoting Literary Diversity

Tucson's Casa Libre en la Solana's mission has been to support and enhance creativity of professional, novice writers.

We talk to Larry Lang, PhD, Program Director of Confucius Institute, Angelina Lin, Dancer Choreographer, and Jason Kiesl, Intern, about their integrative approach to enhance people’s understanding of the Chinese language and cultural.

UA Confucius Institute Using Art to Unite Chinese, US Cultures

Program manager says they focus on culture; recently brought master martial arts instructor for Chinese New Year fest.

Lynn Ratener, coordinator of the Fort Lowell Days Celebration, and John Prokop, band leader of the Old Arizona (4th Calvary Regimental) Brass Band, discuss the upcoming Historic Fort Lowell Day celebration.

Historic Tucson Neighborhood Being Celebrated

Fort Lowell Day is in its 33rd anniversary; event taking place this weekend to commemorate its legacy.

Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo soprano with the Metropolitan Opera, talks about the upcoming Desert Music Festival in which she will be preforming with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Tucson Desert Song Festival Attracts International Talent

Metropolitan Opera mezzo soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano joins Tucson Symphony Orchestra for performances.

Robert Booker, Executive Director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, talks to us about the Art Tank.

Artists Pitch Dream Projects in 6 Minutes or Less

The Arizona Commission on the Arts tries new method for distributing arts funding in Southern Arizona.

A couple looking at black and white photography in a gallery.

Photographer's Legacy on Display at UA's Photography Center

Charles Harbutt was a key chronicler of the 1960s, '70s; since the '80s he pursued a more personal approach to documentaries.

Fourth Ave Store Turns Junk into Artistic Creations

Pop Cycle is a collaborative effort of 3 siblings, friends, local artists who use recycled, re-used materials to make a variety of items.

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.

Rebecca Barten and David Sherman, co-founder's of Exploded View, a storefront microcinema and arts space, discuss their aim to provide a flexible space of operation that may be re-configured to encourage experimental, innovative and challenging projects.

Microcinema Venue Aims to Use Films as Live Art Mediums

Exploded View in downtown Tucson provides flexible art space that supports experimental, innovative projects in interactive way.

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