Tucson Weekly . Volume 12, Number 10 . May 18 - May 24, 1995

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A Shot In The Dark

Herschel Mayes suspected his friend Ernesto Velarde was the masked robber who ripped him off, so he shot him. But what's a little bullet between buddies?
By Leo W. Banks


Ethical Considerations, Foreign Exchange, Press Credentials, Land's End, Tune Us In, Smog Of Misinformation, Critique Pique


Giving Up Show Business
KUAT-TV doesn't have this ol' boy to kick around anymore.
By Jeff Smith

The Skinny

J. Fife Symington is shaping up as a do-nothing education governor…Meanwhile, state Attorney General Grant Woods is doing nothing about the mess in Marana…plus much more!

Dope Central

Take a big whiff-the woefully inadequate evidence room at the Nogales Police Department is bursting at the seams with marijuana and other interesting stuff.
By J.E. Relly

Right On

The Weekly's token right-winger takes aim at the militia movement.
By Emil Franzi

Star Search

UA professor Jay Melosh anxiously awaits a sensationalistic TV show's treatment of his Martian microbe theory.
By Jim Nintzel

The Way Things Aren't

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting takes on the biggest gasbag of all-Rush Limbaugh.
By Larry Smith

The Flaky Waffleman

Pima County Supervisor Mikey Boyd sure likes to take credit for being a big shot.

Pork 'N' Perks

The recent disastrous fire at Old Tucson turns up some tasty roast pork.
By Emil Franzi

Bus Fuss

Pima County is looking for ways to cut public transportation service in the face of a funding shortfall.
By Linda Neefe

City Week

Eighth Day

The nude tanners near Tanque Verde Falls could be just the beginning of a major tourist industry!
By Hannah Glasston

Cheap Thrills

City Week Listings

Big doings for the week of May 18-24.

Cale Tale

Welsh composer and musician John Cale, 53, discusses his recent projects.
By Timothy Gassen


Try To Remember
Once upon a time, The Offspring were a real punk band.
By Michael Metzger

Quick Scans

The Cheiftains, Archers of Loaf, Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, SNFU

Club Listings

Of Mentors And Muses

Annie Bunker's one-woman dance piece pays homage to the wonderful characters who helped shape her as an artists
By Margaret Regan

From Promising To Insipid

A new show at WomanKraft covers the spectrum
By Margaret Regan


The patron saint of the Tucson Art Theatre, Playwright Horton Foote, puts in an appearance for the small company.
By Margaret Regan

The Extra Mile

Ernie's Restaurant, Bar & Grill goes all out for its customers
By M.F. Munday

Cuban Hearts

Mira Nair's new film, The Perez Family, is brilliant but somewhat predictable.
By Zachary Woodruff

Film Clips

Film Times

Insect Insight

You have more pets in your house than you may think.
By Kevin Franklin


Coach Tom steps up to the Bobby Sox softball plate.
By Tom Danehy

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