Creative Power

Creative Power

The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance has partnered with many creative leaders and educators to bring the communities of Oro Valley and Tucson an interactive summit.

The Foilies 2019

The cause of government transparency finally broke through to the popular zeitgeist this year.

Unbroken Angel: Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea moved to Tucson in 1994 at the summoning of Chuck Bowden, the revered border journalist who haunted the meridian between cartel and datura bloom.

Brewski Benefit: How the Tucson Brewery and Business Community Helped Their Own

The diagnosis came out of the blue, but so did an outpouring of support from the community. Local breweries, artists, businesses and bands all helped raise funds for the Vernons.

Beer Review

Under the guidance of Associate Editor Jeff Gardner, the Tucson Weekly Brew Review Crew undertook the dangerous assignment of reviewing various craft beers submitted to us ahead of Arizona Beer Week.

Arizona Beer Week Highlights

Thursday, Feb. 7 – Saturday, Feb. 16

Borderlands Brewing and UA Scientists Team Up for Public Lectures

Bruce Bayly demonstrates a mathematical equation by blowing across the lip of a glass Coca-Cola bottle, only to be interrupted by a train rumbling the floor of Borderlands Brewing.

LOL for One and One for LOL

Comedy is powerful stuff. And Tucson is going to get a whole lot of it at the CAT Comedy 520 LOL Crawl this week

Comedy Calendar: Lotsa Laughs

The CAT Comedy 520 LOL Crawl lineup

Making History

It's been four years since Hamilton—the musical celebrating the life, trials and death of founding father Alexander Hamilton—began seizing the hearts of Broadway fans, historians and hip hop aficionados alike.

Interstate 10: A Personal History

Journeys take place in the mind as much as they do in physical space, and I have noticed a recurring thought-pattern that unspools every time I travel Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson.

2018: A Space Idiocy

If we are really building a Space Force, can the current occupant of the White House lead the charge into the final frontier? We can think of plenty of other nitwits and ne’er-do-wells we’d like to send up to space with him, whether they were the LSD-gobbling airmen tasked with safeguarding our nuclear missiles or onetime Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman, who lost his bid for the Arizona Corporation Commission. Our year-in-review starts in 5…4…3…2…1…blast-off!

Goodbye, 2018 Hello, 2019!

Find out where all the fun and festive parties are to help you ring in the New Year.

The Lucky Shirt

The burgundy 2007 Ford four-wheel drive truck was traveling west from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Kingman, Arizona when the driver lost control near Winona and rolled the truck.

Traveling Witness

Jesse Sensibar finds his peace while driving down interstates in complete silence.

Collateral damage

Kym Cutter, like many working mothers, supports her family and has a fulfilling career. Except in Cutter’s job, police show up at her door looking for sex traffickers.


The Range

Eight Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Thursday, April 18

Laughing Stock: Overstock!

Claytoon of the Day: Peter On Pence

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Staff Pick Events

  • Tucson Youth Poetry Slam @ Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea

    • Third Saturday of every month
    • 2 going/interested
  • Saturday Tour & Tasting @ Hamilton Distillery

    • Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. $20
    • Buy Tickets
  • DO(OM) Yoga @ Floor Polish

    • Sundays, 8-9 p.m. $6

Popular Events

  • Words on the Avenue @ Café Passé

    • Last Sunday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
    • 1 going/interested
  • Bear Canyon Capers Mystery Book Club @ Kirk-Bear Canyon Library

    • Third Thursday of every month, 2-3 p.m. Continues through May 30 Free

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