Arts

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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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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