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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.

Legacy of Educator Inspires Mariachi Aztlán

Mariachi director of Pueblo High Magnet School inspires students to embrace culture of music.

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.

"Dorothy Parker's Last Call"

Actress and writer Lesley Abrams explores the woman behind many sassy quotes in Live Theater Workshop production.

Performance Piece Explores Culture of Border Region

Sonoran Strange raises questions about life in along the U.S.-Mexico borderlands; piece includes video projection; bilingual performance art.

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.

Metal Arts Village: Best of Both Worlds for Artists

Since opening 4 years ago, the village has been home to a variety of artists who can collaborate and build bonds with the public.

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.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

Filmmakers are working on new projects that are being shown outside the island.

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