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“Bycatch” – An Artistic Homage to the Throwaways

“Bycatch” – An Artistic Homage to the Throwaways

March 2, 2017 |

The sound of waves lapping on the side of a fishing boat sonically greets you when entering the Hanson Gallery at The University of Arizona Museum of Art. It emanates from a small computer speaker in the corner, subtly broadcasting the audio associated with the 14-foot-wide, 10-foot-tall video projection on the room’s east wall. As you […]

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Life of Art/Art of Life

Life of Art/Art of Life

March 2, 2017 |

Mark Matos California Lonesome Desert Records, 2017 Gorgeously soul-weary and deeply personal, this 9-track album features acoustic guitar and vocal-driven narratives of remembrance, connection and loss. The introspection is carried with gentle tension; there’s pain, delivered with acceptance. Matos offers mythological motifs1 from ancient stories that are still universally applicable in modernity. He writes about […]

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Borderlands Theater Relocates, Launches a $20K Fund Drive

Borderlands Theater Relocates, Launches a $20K Fund Drive

March 2, 2017 |

For over three decades, Borderlands Theater has survived on a shoestring budget with vitality and resilience. This pertinent production company, comprised of a four-person staff, is committed to creative innovation by presenting plays from both emerging and established playwrights. It keeps pushing the boundaries of theater by showcasing cutting-edge work in venues that range from […]

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February 2017 Digital Magazine

February 2017 Digital Magazine

February 2, 2017 |

Read the February 2017 Digital Edition of Zocalo Magazine

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KXCI Celebrates International Clash Day

KXCI Celebrates International Clash Day

January 31, 2017 |

“This is a public service announcement, with guitar!” – Know Your Rights, The Clash, 1982 It’s been four years since Seattle’s KEXP 90.3 FM DJ John Richards declared Feb. 7 as International Clash Day, and a year since Seattle’s mayor created an official proclamation to honor The Clash on that day. Subsequently, six other cities […]

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A Journey of the Spirit

A Journey of the Spirit

January 30, 2017 |

“My Way or the Highway” Rich Hopkins and Luminarios San Jacinto Records, 2017 (America) Blue Rose Records, 2017 (Europe) The latest release from the musical mind of 30-year plus rock vet Rich Hopkins, his co-writer and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Lisa Novak, and the band’s luminary musicians from Houston and Tucson, is an excellent addition to the regional […]

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¡Viva Casa Libre!

¡Viva Casa Libre!

January 5, 2017 |

“This is a place that has always catered to people’s passions,” explains Kristen Nelson, cofounder and current, but soon-to-be previous, executive director of literary arts nonprofit Casa Libre en la Solana. “It’s a place where people with a passion, idea or concept could say, ‘Hey, I want to do this,’ and Casa Libre would say, […]

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Zocalo Magazine – January 2017

Zocalo Magazine – January 2017

January 3, 2017 |

Jan. 2017 Digital Edition

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December 2016 Issue

December 2016 Issue

December 2, 2016 |

This month, “Gifts of Tucson” a gift guide to local makers, artists and authors… and our 2016 Year in Pictures. Read the digital edition of the December 2016.

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November 2016 Issue

November 2016 Issue

November 1, 2016 |

Read the November 2016 Issue of Zócalo Magazine

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