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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.

Man wearing a jacket poses for photo in restaurant.

Jackets: Wardrobe Gems for Many Tucsonans

Despite being oftentimes unnecessary in this desert climate, people scavenge thrift, vintage stores for signature warm accessories.

Performer (silhouetted) standing in front of a project background.

Performance Explores Subtle Themes of Immigration

Dreams and Silhouettes brings together a variety of artists for a creative interpretation of controversial topic.

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.

Annual Concert Advocates for Civility After Jan. 8 Tragedy

Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta headlining event at Club Congress, which promotes community respect.

New Mexico-based artist and visual storyteller, Beth Surdut, discusses her work creating Jewish prayer shawls, and exploring the connection between art and spirituality.

Artist Modernizes Ancient Jewish Tradition

Beth Surdut is in town to talk about the modern tallit, prayer shawls; she makes custom made tallitot for people.

Susan Claassen, Managing Artistic Director, Invisible Theatre, Michael Martinez, Executive Director, Live Theatre Workshop, and Nanette Robinson, Co-founder & Artistic Director, ZUZI!, discuss the challenges they face maintaining their local performing arts companies.

Performing Arts Face Hard Times, Community Important for Survival

Heads of three local studios discuss the hardships faced by the field, what should be done to stay alive.

High school students working in a community garden.

Pueblo High Builds Community Strength Through Gardening

High school students build relationships through intergenerational project in South Tucson.

Part of the holiday lighting spectacle in Tucson's Winterhaven.

Winterhaven: Tucson Holiday Tradition for 63 Years

Festival of Lights through Dec. 28 allows residents to share seasonal spirit with community; food donations sought.

Jim Glock, vice president of WAMO, discusses the development of the Downtown Links project and the implications for the arts district, the warehouse district, and the community at large.

Downtown Links Project Picks Up Momentum

After two decades of planning, construction to begin on four-lane road connecting Broadway, 4th Ave., 1-10.

Alberto Rios, Arizona Poet Laureate, discusses his goals and plans for his new position, and what sorts of things inspire him to write about this region.

Poetry From Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Alvaro Rios

UA alumnus was chosen as first in his honorary position by governor; will travel state doing public readings.

We visit Anita Street Market, where this time of year residents in the area depend on the small family run business for holiday food essentials including freshly made tamales.

Mexican Tradition of Tamales Reigns During Holidays

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

Ned Schaper is the mastermind behind what he has titled the Mat Bevel Institute Museum of Kinetic Art and has worked on a variety of art projects since 1987.

Kinetic Sculptor Builds an Ark

Bevel museum forced to move out of downtown arts warehouse district to make room for roadway project.

Tyler Meier, executive director at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, discusses his position as the poetry center's new executive director.

New Director of UA Poetry Center Advocate of Power in Writing

Tyler Meier talks about the center's commitment to the community; center's ongoing investment in writing, creativity.

Indie Tucson Business Produces Printing Masterpieces

Tanline Printing makes complex silk screening and printing for everything from stickers to t-shirts.

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