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Tapping the Collective Unconscious

Tapping the Collective Unconscious

July 8, 2015 |

“He was laying there (in the hospital) and he told me, ‘All the songs are written, we don’t write the songs. We listen and we communicate the songs,’ which is something I’ve always believed.” Singer/songwriter/guitarist Carlos Arzate is speaking with depth and sincerity while relating a conversation he had with dearly departed Tucson musician Cyril […]

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Mesquite Milling Time

Mesquite Milling Time

June 10, 2015 |

Plant, Harvest, Mill, and Celebrate Wild Abundance Before the Rains Desert Harvesters is co-organizing events to plant, harvest, mill, and celebrate local wild foods in the month of June—the peak of our native bean trees’ harvest season. These events will give you the opportunity to taste and enjoy delicious desert wild foods; learn how to […]

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June 2015 Poetry

June 2015 Poetry

June 10, 2015 |

Heather Nagami received her M.F.A. from University of Arizona and currently teaches English and Creative Writing at BASIS Oro Valley.  She is the author of Hostile (Chax) and a member of Kore Press.    Zócalo invites poets with Tucson connections to submit up to three original, previously unpublished (including online) poems, any style, 40 line […]

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FC Tucson Is Picking up Steam

FC Tucson Is Picking up Steam

June 1, 2015 |

Midfield forward David Clemens left FC Tucson last year to try his hand in the professional soccer circuit with a USL Pro development team called the Dayton Dutch Lions. But when their local soccer community failed to show them the support they needed, the team folded down to the PDL level—the level at which FC […]

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May 2015 Poetry

May 2015 Poetry

May 14, 2015 |

WEATHER CHANGE for Terry Harvey     Wind slithers through oleander leaves like   schools of silver salmon ghosts, the iced relics of steelhead   fins, silver lining a rainbow trout’s cheeks.   Sky chills even hidden scars, and the voices of birds   are far away water trickling over a granite ledge.     […]

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Agave Fest

Agave Fest

May 1, 2015 |

by Cristina Manos Mezcal is tequila’s cousin, made from the heart of the maguey plant, a type of agave native to Mexico. The spirit is called the “elixir of the gods” and Hotel Congress is getting ready to celebrate this Earthly gift starting at 6pm on Saturday, May 2 for the seventh year in a […]

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Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar

Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar

May 1, 2015 |

Sat and Sun May 2nd and 3rd The Annual Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar returns in May getting shoppers into the spirit of celebrating family and friends, and having some fun finding gifts for Graduates and Mother’s Day. In conjunction with Spring Bazaar, there will be a special ‘Farm to Table Brunch’ event with covered outdoor […]

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Big Cats, High Fashion and a master Illusionist at the Loft

Big Cats, High Fashion and a master Illusionist at the Loft

May 1, 2015 |

A legendary Illusionist, scores of lions and tigers and an inside look at high fashion are all on tap at the Loft Cinema this month. This long lost gem, Cesar award winner and compelling documentary are just a few of the films that can be found at Tucson’s home of art house cinema – The […]

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Artists in Their Natural Habitat

Artists in Their Natural Habitat

April 18, 2015 |

Managing an art studio tour is a lot of work. There’s a lot of paperwork. There are phone calls—endless phone calls—and accounts to manage. There are ads to write, design, and place, and listings upon listings to build, check, correct, and recheck. And then there’s the press to deal with. Ugh. Endangered Architecture’s Dirk Arnold […]

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Show & Tell: Wed, April 15

Show & Tell: Wed, April 15

April 9, 2015 |

Poetry, Pancho Villa and an app to learn an Indigenous Language intersect at this month’s Show & Tell multimedia event! On Wednesday, April 15, Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is showcasing three of its Graduate Fellows presenting the projects they created due to Confluencenter funding. The free event happens at Playground Bar & Lounge, 278 E. […]

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