From All Sides: <i>Our Border Town</i> at Tucson High

From All Sides: Our Border Town at Tucson High

Two weeks before the play was set to open, one of its real-life characters was deported, a woman called Elena in the script.


Foreign Exchange: Spring Awakening

This modernized version is an austere depiction of oppression, rebellion and sexuality, featuring maturing kids finding their bodies amongst shifting roles.

A Remembrance of Painful Things Past

Artist Chris Rush’s memoir tells a tale of an astonishing childhood

See America the Quirky in “American Stories” at Etherton

Fresh from a Peace Corps tour in poverty-stricken Jamaica in the late sixties, photographer Bill Owens landed a newspaper job in Livermore, California.

A Sexhibiton Without Inhibition: Tucson Erotica Festival

Don't think erotic art is your thing? Woodhall thinks it might be worth going anyway.

Sculpture Fest!

Tucson now has a juried show of its own, inspired by the one in Loveland and others.

Divided Hearts

Flamenco music filled the spaces around me. The glow of soft red light cascaded down the curtain. Audience members of different ages and cultures wandered in. The curtain rose and I was enraptured for the duration of this incredible production.

Three Painters, Three Galleries

With the air balmy and the skies sunny, it's time to take an art stroll.

Goliath Revisited: Artifact Dance

Almost everybody, religious or not, knows the story of David and Goliath. It's quite a story, but it's not the one Ashley Bowman wanted to tell in the narrative dance that she debuts this weekend.

Señorita Power: American Mariachi

"In an era where the word feminist feels like a battle cry, it was a delight to see the battle of the sexes, at least for a few bars, come to an end."

Tentacles of Love

A new dance performance examines the diagnosis of heartbreak

Dance Smorgasbord: Ballet Tucson

For the third time, Ballet Tucson has scored with the Balanchine Trust, winning permission to dance one of George Balanchine's revered neoclassical ballets.

Know Your Product: Brian Jabas Smith

Brian Jabas Smith pioneered the Know Your Product column in the Weekly during his time here editing the Music section. In a literary twist, we asked him to write about five of the many books that altered the course of his life.


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