Musical Magic

Musical Magic

Never challenge Linda Ackermann to a duel. She's the sweetest soul, but she's got the fastest fingers.

Mujeres Rule at Raices

In Agua Prieta, Sonora, on the south side of Uncle Sam's border wall, brilliantly colored murals have recently sprung up on the barrier's 20-foot vertical bars.

Cross Cultural

Borderlands Art Exhibition, composed of 14 art pieces created by high school students in the Tucson Unified School District, included images of flags, social justice symbols and butterflies.

Three young choreographers debut three new dances at Artifact this weekend

Artifact Dance Project is known for live music at its contemporary dance concerts, played on violins, guitars and drums.

To Hounds!

In the springtime a YOUNG man's fancy might turn to love, as Tennyson wrote, but galleries more often turn to nature.

Read All About It

The many fans of Antigone Books can put their fears to rest. The store will not be taken over by a chain.

Springtime Abstractions

A number of the small galleries just north of downtown proper are exhibiting abstract works this spring, created by artists working in media from conventional paint to toilet paper to nylon stockings.

Discipline and Delirium

A native of foggy London, he has long made paintings and drawings of cityscapes and buildings, but once he transplanted himself to Tucson and the sunny Southwest in 2009, something changed.

Visions of Johanna

In the rumbling merriment of The Buffet bar, Johanna Martinez and I sit surrounded by faces carved by heartache.

Busting Stereotypes

The movie focuses on a communal ranch founded in 1976 and still going today.

Fractured Art

Tucson painter Charlotte Bender is off in an explosive new direction, fracturing landscapes and reconstructing them in exhilarating mixed-media paintings.

Microcosm of the Southwest

The storied adobes of the Fort Lowell district on this Saturday’s home tour owe their existence—in part—to unruly 19th-century soldiers.

Frida Revisited

Dancer Claire Hancock admires Frida Kahlo, the über-famous Mexican artist who devoted herself to painting despite a lifetime of severe pain.

Westward Ho!

On St. Patrick’s weekend, the Bill Ganz Western Band will play cowboy tunes for “Saddle Up!” a Wild West ballet that debuts at Ballet Tucson’s annual Dance & Dessert concert.

Mojo Working

"I would say the blues is the foundation of American music," says Dan Wheetman. "And American music is the foundation of pop music around the world."

Sex on Display

Consider the Tucson Erotica event your chance to be reminded that sex can be beautiful, visceral and, well, really great.


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Staff Pick Events

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

    • 1 going/interested
  • Art Walk Sundays @ Madaras Gallery

    • Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Free
    • 1 going/interested
  • Laughing Liberally Comedy Showcase @ The Flycatcher

    • Fourth Sunday of every month, 8-9:30 p.m. Free

Popular Events

  • Space Drafts: Landing robots on other planets and Building an Earth @ Borderlands Brewing Company

    • Wed., May 30, 7:30-9 p.m. Free
  • NEW DATE: Oro Valley's Got Talent Finals & Awards @ The Gaslight Music Hall

    • Sun., Aug. 19, 6-8 p.m. $15
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  • 43rd Western Federation Watercolor Societies Exhibition @ Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Gallery

    • Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through June 24 Free

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