More Arts and Life History Stories

Remembering the Songs

A conversation with Julie Cajune, an educator and cultural preservationist, about a new CD of rare Native American music.

Circus Tradition Continues for 7 Generations

What's it like to grow up in the circus? Find out from Giovanni Zoppé how the Zoppé Family Circus is honoring and preserving their family's colorful history.

Frida Kahlo Photo Exhibit at Tucson Museum of Art

Famed Mexican artist 'presents her persona,' curator says of intimate shots

Arizona 100: A Celebration Through the Lens of Time

Find out about a cross-college collaboration between U of A arts and sciences that honors a century of Arizona statehood.

AZ Illustrated: MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012

MLK Day of Service grant for Tucson's Nonviolent Legacy Project

Billy the Kid

Filmmaker John Maggio talks about his new documentary on one of the Old West's most famous outlaws, airing on the PBS series American Experience January 10th.

Top Secret Rosies

A documentary tells the true story of how a select group of civilian female mathematicians helped the U.S. achieve victory during World War II.

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

Web Feature: "A Mountaintop Experience"

Freedom Rider Jim Zwerg tells his story of struggle and sacrifice for civil rights

A Conversation with Edith Head

Actress and director Susan Claassen talks about taking on the persona of an outspoken Hollywood icon, the legendary designer Edith Head.

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Goes On Tour

Key parts of the historic document that purchased much of the West from Mexico are on display in Tucson during February

The Journey of Lewis and Clark

Paintings based on writings cast epic journey in new light

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.

Craving Cooler Climes

Many seek homes on Mount Lemmon to get away from summer's scorching heat, but buying there can be expensive.

Pictures of the Floating World:

Life in 19th century Japan as depicted through woodblock prints

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