Volume 12, Number 36 . November 16 - November 22, 1995
This issue of the Tucson Weekly contains 424 links.

Cover Story

Currents Section

The Diamond Touch
Legendary land speculator Don Diamond is rich, very rich. And powerful, very powerful. Pols and bureaucrats seem to do his bidding--sometimes at everyone else's expense. A little local history/geography lesson.
By Emil Franzi

Missives from our adoring/outraged readers.

There's nothing wrong with Bill Bidwell and the Phoenix Cardinals that a gigantic swamp cooler dripping nasty CAP water couldn't improve.
By Jeff Smith

The Skinny
Anal retentives rule at Continental Ranch...For our deadbeat governor, ignorance is bliss...and much more!

Going To Extremes
The marching morons of the militia movement are increasingly right at home in Arizona.
By Gregory McNamee

Political Fortunes
Working men and women, this one's for you. Check out our handy-dandy betting chart designed specifically for all you Jane and Joe Lunchboxes who want to wager on the bleak future of Arizona's pension fund-plundering, deadbeat governor.

Apathy For President!
The recent CityVote results in Tucson indicate nobody likes any of the pathetic presidential candidates.
By Emil Franzi

City Week Section

City Week
Big doings in Tucson for the week of November 16 - November 22.

Eighth Day
Ladies, does your butt need a boost? Have we got the jeans for you.
By Hannah Glasston

Cheap Thrills
Fun things to do that won't cost a fortune.

City Week Listings
Tucson's most extensive list of what's going on.

Music Section

Major Staying Power
Major Lingo has been an Arizona band of renown for a long, long time. Here's why.
By Jim Lipson

The richest man in America, Bill Gates, is paying homage to his own garage roots. Whee.
By Jennifer Murphy

Quick Scans
McCoy Tyner Trio, Various Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters, Andy Statman and David Grisman.

Club Listings
What's happening at the local hot spots for the week of November 16 - November 22.

Review Section

Radio Flyer
Former Tucsonan Sue Scott provides the female presence on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion.
By Margaret Regan

Eve Of Instruction
Despite some questionable staging, Patrick Baliani's play A Namib Spring is poetic and beautiful.
By Jana Rivera

Local arts bigshots gird for the coming funding wars.
By Margaret Regan

Cactus Rose at the Doubletree Hotel offers a wide and well-done selection.
By M.F. Munday

Out There
The once-hellish Control Road down the north slope of the Catalina Mountains is no match for four-wheel drives and modern suspensions.
By Kevin Franklin

It's difficult to admit, but that conservative Republican phony Bill Bennett is right--at least when it comes to criticizing the utter crap that passes for content on daytime TV talk shows.
By Tom Danehy

Cinema Section

Mighty Aphrodite
Woody Allen's usual mix works surprising well in his latest film, Mighty Aphrodite.
By Stacey Richter

Film Clips
Check out our capsule reviews packed with links to the hottest movie home pages on the Web.

Film Times
What's showing right now on local screens for the week of November 16 - November 22

Back Page Section

Real Astrology
Astrology for the week of November 16 - November 22

Random Shots . K. Rat . Red Meat . Staggering Heights . Eye Of The Beholder . The City

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