Beyond the Pickup

Tucson CSA brings more than fresh local produce to Tucson by supplying support and community to its farmers and members

Summer Survival 2017

While there are some advantages to summertime in this town—a whole lot less traffic, monsoon rains to dance in, the weird ghost-town quiet that settles over the city as half the population seemingly vanishes in the rapture.

Nine Books To Read This Summer

This is the time of the year when we finally have time to crack open a book on vacation, right?

Hell Yes!

C'mon, Tucson: It's time to fix the roads, replace our firetrucks and police cars and otherwise upgrade our public safety.<

Breaking the Green Ceiling

As the marijuana industry blooms, women are finding their footing in the workforce. In a field yet to be dominated by men, women in the weed business show that their skill, experience and raw ambition stack up against anything men can do.

The Joy, the Suffering, the Poetry

From the couch in TC Tolbert's living room I hear snoring.

It’s ShowTime!

It's a Thursday afternoon and underneath bright TV studio lights, Five on 20 anchors Ty Besh and Rich Aguirre are bantering back and forth as they rehearse before they go live with their evening newscast.

The Grand Prix: An Excerpt From Spent Saints

His foot clipped into the pedal and the pedal was connected to the crank and his leg pushed down and perspiration stung razor burns on the tops of his shins.

Eat This, Tucson

Although some may say it's old news Tucson was recognized as an UNESCO-designated City of Gastronomy, others say food and drink in this desert town should always be celebrated along with its food-loving entrepreneurs.

Writing Community

Author Hernandez solves the mystery of the unknown deportees lauded in famous Woody Guthrie song

You Can’t Make History Alone

Award-winning poet, professor and children’s book author Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Latino U.S. Poet Laureate. His work addresses the multidimensional plight of migrants, of class and of language.

Creative Soul

Today, in 2017, it seems we are damn near obligated to focus on our collective future since a certain someone in Washington is hell-bent on dismantling it Tweet by 140-character Tweet.

Tucson Hip-Hop Fest is more than dope flow and strident rhymes

Tucson's hip-hop scene is growing, and the main players know that it's not just about the music.

Bring Out Your Brew

Bear down and bottoms up, Tucson.

Beer Week Calendar


Staff Pick Events

  • Cheech and Chong @ AVA: Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater

    • Sat., May 27, 8-11 p.m. $25
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  • Burlesque Fitness @ Floor Polish

    • Mondays, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. $6
  • Butterfly Magic @ Tucson Botanical Gardens

    • Through May 31, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $13
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Popular Events

  • Repticon Tucson Reptile & Exotic Animal Show @ Pima County Fairgrounds

    • Sat., May 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., May 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free
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  • Respect - A Salute to Women Who Rock @ The Gaslight Music Hall

    • Sat., June 10, 7-9 p.m. 25
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  • Democracy & Dissent Book Group: City of Thorns @ Antigone Books

    • Sun., June 4, 2-3:30 p.m. $0

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