Notes of Confidence

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.

Art From the Dark Side

One of the first things you see—and hear—when you go into MOCA’s Blessed Be show is a giant black box from which human screams are emanating.

Silver Nutcrackers

Forget silver bells this Christmas. This is the year of the silver Nutcrackers.

Arts Farewell

Conrad Wilde Gallery to shut doors, Philabaum to extinguish glass flames

Time Travel

Danny Lyon’s Southwest photos and movie chronicle hard lives across decades

Back to the Source

One day long ago, in the Millville barrio of Tucson, a woman's entire wardrobe dangled from the telephone wires high above the street.

The Artists Speak

At a gallery reception, each of the artists described what art has meant to their lives.

Mysteries Within Mysteries

Rogue Theatre tackles an ambitious production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

Colors and Continents

At Etherton, two peripatetic photographers document people and places world-wide

Black Art Matters

30 Americans is a must-see TMA show of contemporary African-American art

An Adventure in Theater

Our critic writes a brief one-act play about the Something Something Theatre Company’s latest production

Ballet and Banjos

Ballet Tucson opens its 15th pro season with a musical dive into the past.

Women of the World

"Our Sister's Keeper" tells stories of strength in indigenous cultures and developing countries.

In Living Color

Like most good art,Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN / Radical WRITING is difficult to place neatly into one category.

Strange Tales

This weekend, Tucson Weekly executive editor Jim Nintzel will stand on a stage before family, friends, acquaintances and possibly enemies, and tell a story about the time he went to jail.


The Range

Adoptable Pet: Wilbur Needs a Home

Holiday Specials on Pups at PACC

In The Flesh: The Juilliard String Quartet Bears Gifts

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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, 7:30-9 p.m. Continues through April 27 $35
    • Buy Tickets
  • Art Walk Sundays @ Madaras Gallery

    • Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Free
    • 1 going/interested

Popular Events

  • Artists’ Books: Focus on Photography @ UA Poetry Center

    • Mondays-Saturdays. Continues through Feb. 16 Free
  • Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild Meeting @ Dunbar Cultural Center

    • Third Wednesday of every month, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Continues through May 15 Free
  • The Christmas Tree Play at Bookmans @ Bookmans

    • Fri., Dec. 21, 6-7:30 p.m. Free

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