Arts

3 Resources to Help You Navigate This Weekend’s Open Studio Tour

3 Resources to Help You Navigate This Weekend’s Open Studio Tour

November 13, 2015 |

The 2015 Tucson Fall Open Studio Tour takes place Saturday and Sunday, November 14 & 15, from 11am-5pm. Over 180 Tucson artists open their studios to the public. Use any of the following resources to assist you on this self-guided tour: 1 – TPACOST.org – The most comprehensive guide to the tour, with listings by name and […]

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Remembering Together

Remembering Together

November 4, 2015 |

The 2015 All Souls Procession Weekend With thousands of more participants, a finale performance of grand proportions and epic new art and music installments, the All Souls Procession of 2015 is bigger and more impactful than ever before. What began in 1990 as a small gathering to celebrate the memories of deceased loved ones through […]

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Masterful Season Opening

Masterful Season Opening

October 16, 2015 |

Etherton Gallery features works by Andy Summers and Ralph Gibson In the world of galleries and museums, curators and owners often wrestle with the pairing of artists for exhibitions. Sometimes it’s a bit of an intellectual leap to connect two or more artists and their respective works, but other times pairings makes perfect sense—such is […]

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Firebird III GM Concept Car

Firebird III GM Concept Car

October 1, 2015 |

With its tailfins, double bubble canopy and air brakes disguised in its body, the Firebird III is space-age in the extreme. But it’s not just its Jetsons-meets-Batman style that makes it special. “Most concept cars were just fiberglass dummies and didn’t have parts that really worked. This was the ultimate dream car or show car […]

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Tucson Modernism Week

Tucson Modernism Week

October 1, 2015 |

Photo: On Saturday, October 10, 5pm, join Architect Dino Sakellar (son of Nicholas Sakellar) for an exploration of the life and work of one of Tucson’s iconic mid-century modern architects. The son of Greek emigrants Nicholas and his bride, Phyllis, moved to Tucson soon after World War Two. Over his 50 years of practice he […]

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Bennuval!

Bennuval!

September 12, 2015 |

Celebrate an Asteroid that Might Collide with Earth Hurtling through space at 62,120 mph is a rather large rock. It’s 500 meters—or about one-third of a mile—in diameter, and even though that’s on the small-to-medium range as far as asteroids are concerned, it’s one that University of Arizona Professor of Planetary Sciences Dante Lauretta has […]

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Q&A with Debi Chess Mabie

Q&A with Debi Chess Mabie

September 5, 2015 |

Last month, the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) announced a restructuring, creating a new leadership position by hiring Debi Chess Mabie as Chief Executive Officer. Zócalo reached out to Mabie to learn a little more about the changes and to find out what’s in store for TPAC’s future. Zócalo: Congratulations on your new position. It’s […]

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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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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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