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AZ Underground Film Festival Celebrates Cult Movies for 7th Year

Tucson gets to enjoy low budget, edgy cinema for 9 days at The Screening Room; creator excited to see event grow.

Arts Council Searches for Jan. 8 Memorial Designers

Individual artists or teams have until end of month to submit ideas; winner will also contribute to renovation of El Presidio Park.

Downtown Tucson Gets First-Run Movie Theater

Screening Room's reopening Friday comes 40 years after Fox closed as regular movie house.

AZ Historical Society Exhibits 150 Items to Celebrate Anniversary

Museum staff, members choose pieces they feel best represent history of Arizona.

AZ Week: Film Explores Whether Real 'El Chapo' Captured

Recent poll in Mexico shows country nearly split on believing drug lord was apprehended in February.

Salvador Duran: I Sing My Paintings, I Paint My Music

The exuberant art, music of this Mexican troubadour draw upon diverse traditions and lingering tragedy.

Tucson Celebrates Its 239th Birthday Today

Party kicks off this evening at Presidio San Augustin courtyard with performance by Los Changuitos Feos.

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Puerto Rican Musician Blends Caribbean Rhythms, Southwest

William Portela says his motivation is to touch audience at a "personal level."

High School Tucson Jazz Musicians Win Top at Natl Competition

This was the fourth year Jazz at Lincoln Center invited TJI Ellington Big Band to New York City; band also won last year.

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

Culinary History of Ft. Lowell Military on Display

Exhibit offers a window into the lives and culture of the military through food; museum was US Army post from 1873 to 1891.

Young Musicians Prepare for 'World Series of High School Bands'

Tucson Jazz Institute students will be traveling to New York City to perform at the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band competition.

Restless Artist Finds Joy in Unusual Medium

"Fuddx" is a professional magician and balloon sculptor; he recently won bronze for his individual work at the World Balloon Convention.

Chalk Art Fest Turns Sidewalks into Canvases

A creative group gathers for the third annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival to make art seem like child's play.

Celebrating Five Years of 'Meeting' in Downtown Tucson

Meet Me at Maynards has attracted tens of thousands of people to weekly event where visitors can walk, run and enjoy other activities.

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