Beaten and Busted

Rodriguez, also known as Dr. Cintli, is a professor at the University of Arizona’s Mexican American Studies department. He is an award-winning journalist, columnist and author. In 2014, he released Our Sacred Maiz Is Our Mother: Indigeneity and Belonging in the Americas, a book where he reports on the long history of corn and its relationship to Indigenous communities. That is where he first discovered the real meaning of Yolqui.

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.

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  • Tour the UA Tree-Ring Research Lab @ The UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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  • Shen Yun World Tour with Live Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall

    • Sat., Feb. 22, 2-4:15 & 7:30-9:45 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 23, 1-3:15 p.m. from $80
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  • African for the first time | Papay Solomon @ Joseph Gross Gallery

    • Thu., Jan. 30, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. free
  • 1st Saturday Art Walk @ Untitled Gallery

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  • Javelinas de Tubac Outdoor Art Exhibit @ Tubac

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