Better To Give

Let the Weekly staff be your helpful holiday elves with their picks for the best local shops.

Rugrat Referendum

Two little girls paint on an easel while children’s classical music plays quietly. A curly-haired 3-year-old runs up to Bill Berk, the director of Outer Limits School, and hugs him around the legs.

Second Chance

It's Fourth of July weekend, and the acrid, steamy late afternoon air has a stale quality to it.

Have a Little Faith

Navigating the intersection of faith and sexuality can be tricky, but these couples may have found a way.

Your Indispensable Back-To-College Guide

Welcome to some tips about shit that matters for you back-to-schoolers, straight from three current Arizona Wildcats. Listen up to their advice and remember to work hard, play hard and do your homework.

Triple Play

Ward 3's roughly 18,000 Democrats and 12,000 independent voters will choose between three candidates in the Aug. 29 primary

Equitable Solutions

At a community forum on equity, the Ward 3 primary candidates spoke to a full house

Trumpcare Is Dead

The Republican push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed this week, leaving the future of Obamacare up in the air once again.

Political Punch

Sanders talks about why he was protesting at the Trump rally last year, what happened to him afterwards, and what a Trump presidency today means

A Voice in the Wilderness

Photographer Jack Dykinga studies a massive saguaro boasting downward circling arms, mentally envisioning the image he might capture. He ignores a cat’s claw thorn puncture that produces trickling blood on his leg.

Review Re-ignites Battle Over Federal Land Use

The road to Ironwood Forest National Monument from Interstate 10 at Red Rock exit winds first through a subdivision, then past a cattle feedlot and fallow cotton fields edged by rough-hewn wooden posts strung with barbed wire.

Home is a Tenacious Heart

Terri Franco's camp is hidden in the leaves of the sprawling tamarisk. The tree, thriving at the bottom of a cavernous wash, is her home.

Out-of-the-Box Solutions

Local homeless-advocate Michele Ream walks the walk. She's let homeless people crash at her place. She uses social media to drum up support when she sees someone being mistreated.

Farewell, Franzi

The Tucson community honors local legend Emil Franzi, who died June 7th.

Paper Weight

The mind-bending depth and dimensions of Nick Georgiou's sculptures


The Range

Sweetie Needs a Home

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Staff Pick Events

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  • Guided Tea Tasting @ Seven Cups

    • Fridays, 3-3:30 p.m. Free
  • Meditation and Buddhist study @ Sky Island Zen

    • Tuesdays, Saturdays No charge. Donations appreciated.
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Popular Events

  • 13th Annual Tucson Tamal & Heritage Festival @ AVA: Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater

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  • PCC Music- Orchestra @ Pima Community College Center for the Arts

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