On the Edge of Deportation

On the Edge of Deportation

An excerpt from The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez


Bordering on Brutality: The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

Aaron Bobrow-Strain's new book about the border, The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez, combines the life story of a young undocumented woman, told in extraordinary detail, with a history of the U.S. border enforcement regime.

At a Loss: Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire is a wonderfully scripted story that explores five individuals processing the loss of a child.

Hearing Distance: Monologue of a Muted Man

A new play told through language and dance and music opens with an homage to still another art form: the visual arts.

Trial Run

We are in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692. The scene opens with Reverend Paris carrying a limp Betty Paris (portrayed by Christopher Younggren and Flories Rush respectively), who's passed out after being discovered dancing in the middle of the forest.

Still They Persisted

Arizona History Museum honors resilience in tales of Jan. 8 and the Bisbee Deportation

Novel Approach

Switzerland delves into the complicated life and legacy of author Patricia Highsmith

Family Ties: Things I Know to be True

In this heartbreakingly funny play by Andrew Bovell, we watch as members of the Price family struggle to make room for their true selves within their predetermined family roles.

Master Class

Newly minted MFA artists tackle the world’s woes, from migrant deaths to war profiteering

The Power of Myth: Polaroid Stories

A play that is ancient myth and modern problems, but turned in on itself until it is both dizzyingly beautiful and powerfully painful

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.


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