Goliath Revisited: Artifact Dance

Goliath Revisited: Artifact Dance

Almost everybody, religious or not, knows the story of David and Goliath. It's quite a story, but it's not the one Ashley Bowman wanted to tell in the narrative dance that she debuts this weekend.


Señorita Power: American Mariachi

"In an era where the word feminist feels like a battle cry, it was a delight to see the battle of the sexes, at least for a few bars, come to an end."

Tentacles of Love

A new dance performance examines the diagnosis of heartbreak

Dance Smorgasbord: Ballet Tucson

For the third time, Ballet Tucson has scored with the Balanchine Trust, winning permission to dance one of George Balanchine's revered neoclassical ballets.

Know Your Product: Brian Jabas Smith

Brian Jabas Smith pioneered the Know Your Product column in the Weekly during his time here editing the Music section. In a literary twist, we asked him to write about five of the many books that altered the course of his life.

40 Essential Arizona Books

This list is not meant to be the definitive list of essential Arizona reading; it's merely a stroll through the vast literary landscape of books about Arizona.

Painting Arizona

Pioneer Arizona painter Smith made at least 14 paintings of the dramatic landscape that Chief Cochise had fought so hard to keep.

Stayin’ Alive: Rialto Theatre Hosts Disco Inferno Ahead of Upcoming Makeover

In keeping with its tradition of decade-themed annual galas, the Rialto Theatre will transform into a disco inferno for its seventh annual fundraising gala

Across the Borderline

Innovative new works by young Sonoran artists light up the Bernal Gallery at Pima West

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


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