Arts

Mark Klett Then + Now

Mark Klett Then + Now

March 4, 2015 |

Photographer Mark Klett is a modern day enigma. Known world-wide for his stunning large-scale black and white images that trace and invoke past landscape photograph pioneers, he also brings a modern sensibility to his work that is infused with a wide range of emotions. Rarely are artists so agile at capturing both the majesty of […]

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Women in the Workforce: We’ve Come a Long Way

Women in the Workforce: We’ve Come a Long Way

March 4, 2015 |

On Saturday, March 21, the UA Bookstore’s first floor is set to become a portal to the past when a salon – featuring music and discussion – on the women’s movement takes place. The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry’s event, part of the Creative Collaborations series, is looking back at the middle of the 20th […]

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On Love: Songs, Science & Psychology

On Love: Songs, Science & Psychology

February 2, 2015 |

“There’s a song for everything, for every issue – a piece of music,” imparts pianist, Professor Emerita and the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry Senior Fellow Paula Fan. Fan is referring to the premise behind the event series she coordinates, Creative Collaborations, in conjunction with the Confluencenter. The monthly Saturday morning events are mini-concerts, with […]

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NMWG 2nd Annual Benefit Show

NMWG 2nd Annual Benefit Show

December 3, 2014 |

NMWG 2nd Annual Benefit Show/Fundraiser for Southern Arizona Lupus Foundation Sat, Dec 6 Cafe Passe, 415 N. 4th Ave., 6 p.m.-9 p.m. (acoustic songwriters) Flycatcher, 340 E. 6th Ave., 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. (electric bands) $10/venue or $15 for both NMWG.org Musicians from all over Arizona, including: Sedona, Phoenix, Tempe, Tucson and Bisbee will once again […]

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An Afternoon with Jimmy Santiago Baca

An Afternoon with Jimmy Santiago Baca

November 1, 2014 |

Presented by The University of Arizona’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry & College of Education Thu, Nov 6 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Free UA Student Union, 1303 E University Blvd., Kiva Room, 2nd Floor Confluencenter.arizona.edu Poet and community activist Jimmy Santiago Baca – who was a runaway at 13, served a five-year maximum security prison sentence, where […]

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Art Happens in Storied Congress Space

Art Happens in Storied Congress Space

November 1, 2014 |

Art Happens in Storied Congress Space Krikawa Jewelry Designs is upping the ante downtown, adding its new design studio, gallery and retail space to an already critical mass of cool on Congress The eastern end of Congress exerts a gravitational pull downtown – with a steady diet of food and drink phenomena. But it’s time […]

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Auditions: When Actors Fly

Auditions: When Actors Fly

September 6, 2014 |

Diane Schwartz was not one to throw herself into the arms of a man she barely knew. But after a marathon audition session for a community theatre production of Noël Coward’s Private Lives, Diane couldn’t help herself. She had endured reading after reading for the part of Sybil, holding her own opposite a blur of […]

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Tucson Women on the Mic: A FST! Storyteller’s First Year

Tucson Women on the Mic: A FST! Storyteller’s First Year

September 5, 2014 |

This September, FST! Female StoryTellers observes its second birthday on Wednesday, Sept. 10, and I’m so happy to celebrate with them. When FST! (pronounced “Fist!”) began in September 2012, I wasn’t aware of it. I didn’t know any of the women involved. I’d only been in Tucson a month, a California transplant newly arrived to […]

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Performing Arts Season Spotlights 2014-2015

Performing Arts Season Spotlights 2014-2015

September 2, 2014 |

Tucson’s theatre scene is the opposite of bland. Eclectic, exciting, lively, raucous, serious, hilarious, heartbreaking, sweet, sensual, over-to-top, and down-to-earth, the blend is more wide-ranging and diverse than the current line-up of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors. The variety speaks to the amazing amount of creative energy in the Old Pueblo, with performance companies […]

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Living on the Fringe

Living on the Fringe

September 1, 2014 |

Being an average middle class, culturally enriched, baby boomer (formerly a euphemism for middle aged but now just a way to say older) white male, I like theater as much as the next guy of similar background and demographic. When I was a kid, my parents took me to see Hello Dolly on Broadway (sans […]

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