Borderlands Boogeyman

While Christopher Rodarte’s students at Sam Hughes Elementary know him as Mr. Rodarte, on paper he is simply “Rodarte,” a man with a love of spookiness who grew up with the story of La Llorona. Rodarte’s new collection of ghostly folktales, La Llorona: Ghost Stories of the Southwest, published earlier this year.

The Lightest Object in the Universe

This week, Algonquin Press launched her first novel, The Lightest Object in the Universe. This is an email conversation with the Tucson Weekly.

It’s the End of the World As We Know It

An excerpt from Tucson author Kimi Eisle’s new post-apocalyptic novel The Lightest Object in the Universe

Inquiry at the Bar

Tucson author Becky Masterman’s new crime thriller, We Were Killers Once, is the fourth book to feature Brigid Quinn, a former FBI agent who has retired to Tucson.


The Range

Laughing Stock: Punch Lines

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Staff Pick Events

  • Art Walk Sundays @ Madaras Gallery

    • Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Free
    • 1 going/interested
  • Tour the UA Tree-Ring Research Lab @ The UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

    • 1 going/interested
  • Arizona State Museum’s Paths of Life: American Indians of the Southwest @ Arizona State Museum

    • Ongoing, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5 for all adults. Students and youth under 17 years old are free
    • 4 going/interested

Popular Events

  • Kids Create @ University of Arizona Poetry Center

    • Sat., Dec. 14, 10 a.m. & 12 p.m., Sat., Feb. 15, 10 a.m. & 12 p.m., Sat., March 21, 10 a.m. & 12 p.m. and Sat., April 18, 10 a.m. & 12 p.m. Free
  • Arizona Highways and Ted DeGrazia @ DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

    • Through Jan. 29, 2020, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $8.00
  • What I Love About Tucson and Postmark, San Diego @ Postal History Foundation

    • Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Feb. 28 Free

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