Spring Arts: Razzle-Dazzle Art

Spring Arts: Razzle-Dazzle Art

This spring arts season is dazzling. Literally.

Spring Arts Theatre: Troupe Movements

There is so much waiting behind the curtain this spring

Spring Arts: Just Dance

Alongside the talented locals, touring companies are coming through town to entertain fans of dance

Spring Arts Classical Music: Songs of the Season

Sometimes you need a good, deep breath and a dose of classical music in the springtime more than any other time of year.

Where the Desert Meets the Sea: 6 & 6

Artist Tom Baumgartner and geologist Scott Bennett chart a fascinating geologic history in six illuminated maps now on view at the University of Arizona Museum of Art

Art Meets Life with Andrew Schulz

Schulz is coming fresh of a five-year tenure as associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture at Penn State University, where he helped create the Arts and Design Research Incubator

¡Viva El Tango! Celebrate Master Tango Composer Piazzolla

This weekend, no fewer than three local arts groups (Ballet Tucson, the Tucson Guitar Society and Rogue Theatre), joined by an opera singer and a pair of musicians brought in from Italy, will celebrate his life and music in Viva Piazzolla!

Food for Thought: Two Trains Running

Playwright August Wilson set a lofty goal for himself when he decided to try to distill and illuminate the African-American experience throughout the 20th century in America.

Direct Connection

There's a line in August Wilson'sTwo Trains Running, in which Holloway, a character described in the script's stage directions as "a man who all his life has voiced his outrage at injustice with little effect," does just that.

Civil Action

ACLU Arizona, celebrating its 60th year, organized the traveling exhibition with the help of art professionals, including Shelley Cohen, former head of the Arizona Commission for the Arts.

A Terrible Beauty

When artist Annie Gordon visited the Asarco pit mine in Sahuarita, she was overwhelmed by its massive size. But she was also struck by its geometries and colors.

Trees, Fire, Rust and Quilts

Two years ago, the Tucson Botanical Gardens made a giant splash with a garden-wide art exhibition about the influence of plants on Frida Kahlo’s artwork.

Stages of Life

Yes, the time when editors yearn for features that designate the most significant happenings that occurred during the year in a writer’s particular purview. So after drifting into a reverie populated by the ghosts of this year past, here is the year-in-review, theater-wise.

A Shining Star on Grant

Five sculpted steel dancers are poised in a circle on a pedestal high above the rocky ground, bathed in a golden light.

Notes of Confidence

If you are a Broadway musical geek—and really, who among us isn’t?—you already know that Meredith Willson’s The Music Man opened in New York this month 61 years ago.

“Nollaig Shona”

Nollaig Shona, everybody! That’s Irish for Merry Christmas! And in Tucson, if it’s Christmas time, that means the rollicking crew performing Irish Christmas in America is on its way.

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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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  • Pima Theatre - Mamma Mia! @ Pima Community College Center for the Arts

    • Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 2-4 & 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 24, 2-4 p.m., Thu., Feb. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., March 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., March 2, 2-4 & 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sun., March 3, 2-4 p.m. $24/$21/$18
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  • Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La! @ Scottish Rite Grand Parlour

    • Saturdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Continues through April 27 $35
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Popular Events

  • Show & Tell: Reprinting Geographies @ Petroglyphs Gallery

    • Mon., Feb. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Free
  • Pima Theatre - Mamma Mia! @ Pima Community College Center for the Arts

    • Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 2-4 & 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 24, 2-4 p.m., Thu., Feb. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., March 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., March 2, 2-4 & 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sun., March 3, 2-4 p.m. $24/$21/$18
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  • Ghost Stories & Fairy Tales: Make Believe in Miniature @ Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

    • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays, Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through April 28 $10.50

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