I have to admit there were some surprises in the second round of the Tucson Weekly Celebrity Showdown. Amanda Beard (64%) over Sean Miller (36%)? Chuck George over Lute Olson in a close one? But most of all, I was stunned to see that Janos Wilder took Mark Kelly in a blowout. You never know, I suppose.
The quarterfinals are live now. Cast your votes to determine who will advance to our final four. Will it be ex-pat singer Linda Ronstadt or swimmer/model/memoirist Amanda Beard? Morning show star Savannah Guthrie or superchef Janos Wilder? Hero Gabrielle Giffords or weather predictor Chuck George? Surgeon Richard Carmona or unicorn-maven Lisa Frank? This round won't last long, so vote now.
Barbara Brandel’s paintings will be on display September 1-30, 2016, during regular library hours.… More