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USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

Local Circus Artists Spread Knowledge to Next Generation

Tucson Circus Arts offers year-round programs in everything from aerial acrobatics to dance.

Four Day Film Fest Explores Current Crop of Mexican Cinema

This is the 9th edition of the festival, and co-sponsor says the films focus on historic issues and social issues that are relevant to life in Mexico and along the U.S. border.

Photomurals Downtown Spark Discussions on Rosemont Mine

Series of large-scale photomurals installed outside Steinfeld Warehouse aimed at engendering talks about people, animals, industry in Santa Rita Mountains.

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Tucson's Sonoran Glass School Teaches Science Through Art

"All these things that are intriguing to any young child, that's what initially draws them in," educator says.

Kaleidoscopic Look at Bradbury, Famous Sci-Fi Writer

Essay collection explores his life and different dimensions of his work; fans will be able to find it at Tucson Festival of Books' Science City.

Exhibit Reveals Historic, Natural Landscapes From Above

Images "represent heritage we all share," says aerial photographer Adriel Heisey, currently displayed at Arizona State Museum.

Play Depicts Tragedy That Helped Ignite Civil Rights Movement

Violent 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till is now a one-act play currently onstage at the Tucson Symphony Center.

Clay Artist Redefined Native American Pottery, Curator Says

Featured artist at this weekend’s Southwest Indian Art Fair is Jody Folwell, internationally recognized artist from Santa Clara Pueblo, NM.

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.

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.

Tucson Desert Song Festival Attracts International Talent

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

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.

Jackets: Wardrobe Gems for Many Tucsonans

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

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