Tragic Landscapes

Tragic Landscapes

Migrants crossing the tragic landscape of the borderlands leave many things behind: backpacks, jeans, food cans, empty water bottles—and sometimes their lives.

Advent(ure) Calendar

Find the right event to get you in the holiday spirit.

Invisible Touch

Each Thanksgiving Day, one of Arizona's "48 Most Intriguing Women" becomes a clown.

Historic Parallels

At the same time European Jews were forced to wear two yellow triangles to form a star, LGBTQIA+ individuals were forced to wear one pink triangle.

Fulfillment After Illness

Meredith Mitstifer spent years struggling with infertility issues, only to find she was naturally pregnant right when she needed to have a cancerous mass removed from one of her ovaries.

Retrospective at Etherton

The sprawling painting "Tower Bar," its 11-foot expanse painted blood red, is as big and as complicated as a Renaissance painting.

TMA Transformation

A striking statue of a dying horseman, crafted in fiberglass by the late, acclaimed Luis Jimenez, has long languished in a distant downstairs gallery in the Tucson Museum of Art.

Judith Revisited

In the latter days of the Renaissance, the daring Italian painter Caravaggio painted a dark and violent canvas, “Judith Beheading Holofernes.”

Mid-Century Madness

It was the early '60s and Barbara Mettler had just arrived in Tucson, ready to build a dance studio in the desert.

Dance’s Spooky Season

There's a reason that Ballet Tucson now has 27 female dancers.

Pieces of Resistance

Planned Parenthood may be facing more hostility today than it has at any time since its founding members were jailed back in 1916 for distributing birth-control information that was considered "obscene literature."

Irish Music Old-Style

Superstar Irish fiddler Martin Hayes is on the line, calling not from Ireland as you might expect, but from his home in Madrid.

Bathed in Light

Graves has found a game-changing new way to portray black people in America.

Where’s the Warhol?

Yellow, red and blue. The color scheme of simpler times.

Drum Roll, Please

People are milling about in groups with dogs (hot, veggie and even a few of the furry variety), exchanging hugs and stories.

Stolen Goods

The movie-plot story of how a priceless painting stolen 31 years ago from the U of A made its way home, damaged but savable.


The Range

Sweetie Needs a Home

Laughing Stock: The People's Pervert Does Christmas

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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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  • Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La! @ Scottish Rite Grand Parlour

    • Saturdays. Continues through April 14 $35
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  • Art Walk Sundays @ Madaras Gallery

    • Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Free

Popular Events

  • House of Bards Poetry Reading and Open Mic @ House of Bards

    • Sun., Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m. free
  • IRC Presents: Cross-Cultural Refugee Panel @ Murphy-Wilmot Branch Library

    • Tue., Nov. 28, 5:30-7 p.m. $0
  • A Black Woman Speaks @ Dunbar Cultural Center

    • Sat., Dec. 2, 7-11 p.m. $30 cash

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