Frida’s Flowers

Frida’s Flowers

The spirit of Frida Kahlo hovers sort of over an unusual outdoor exhibition at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.

Fringe Goes Mainstream

if you want to start your theater-going year with a heady dose of the “bigger and badder” variety, you should check out the sixth annual Tucson Fringe Festival.

Multi-Colored Modernism

Gorgeous orange, electric blue and fields of pink dance across large canvases, some of them six or more feet high.

Let the Great World Spin

By the time he was 23 years old, Alex Webb felt like he had hit a wall in photography.

When Dark Turns Light

Each year, in the dark of December, ZUZI! Dance stages a Solstice celebration.

Quintessentially Human

As the sun takes its yearly vacation from providing lengthy days, we search for ways to lighten things up.

Two for One

To perform roles created by American playwright David Mamet, an actor must have an ability to take convoluted, complex and sometimes incomplete thoughts comprised of both short and lengthy sentences or phrases and fire them from one's mouth like bullets from an AK-47.

Nutcracker Cascade

Three dancers who trained with the prestigious company will dance separately in the city's most important productions. Lindsey Felix will star as the Prickly Pear Fairy in Tucson Regional Ballet's charming Southwest Nutcracker this weekend, partnered by Max Foster as Caballero.

Nobody Rich or Famous

Storied songwriter interviews his prison mentor, internationally lauded Tucson writer and educator Richard Shelton

Westward Ho

The Sunset Limited used to glide into town round about midnight.

Happy Staged Holidaze!

Filled with ghosts and temptations, devils and redemptions

Douglas Revisited

Back in 1979, when Emily Velasco was a 13-year-old living in Douglas, her grown-up cousin Louis Carlos Bernal came a-calling.

Kris Kringle, Come Home

The Christmas countdown is on.

Power and Money

Sitting in the opening night's audience a day after the presidential election was just a bit eerie.

Day of the Dead Revisited

Calexico's haunting border-lands music has provided the soundtrack for movies, TV shows and even a play, but it's never been used in a dance performance.

The Sounds of the Saguaro

Outdoor play in Saguaro National Park celebrates our signature cactus through story, dance and music

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Staff Pick Events

  • Tour the UA Tree-Ring Research Lab @ The UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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  • Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray @ Tucson Botanical Gardens

    • Through May 31, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $13
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  • Bernadette Peters @ UA Centennial Hall

    • Sat., Jan. 21, 8 p.m. Prices vary
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  • Bernadette Peters @ UA Centennial Hall

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  • Make 'n Take--Card Making Extravaganza! @ Eckstrom-Columbus Branch Library

    • Fri., Feb. 3, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free
  • Fiber Arts Group @ Himmel Park Branch Library

    • Second Tuesday of every month, 6-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 12 Free

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    Tucson Botanical Gardens exhibition links Frida Kahlo’s art to her love for plants
    • Jan 12, 2017
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