Books

¡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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December 2015

December 2015

December 3, 2015 |

Holiday Gift Guide and a look back at 2015. Read the digital edition here.

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Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

August 25, 2015 |

Cristina Devereaux Ramírez’s Feminist Recovery Project Cristina Devereaux Ramírez speaks with verve and passion when she talks about the Mexican women journalists she covers in her recently-released UA Press book. Her eyes flash with light and fire. This passion is good, and required. It’s important and time-consuming research that Ramírez is conducting, saving and sharing. […]

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La Musique | TYP Annual Fashion Show

La Musique | TYP Annual Fashion Show

September 4, 2014 |

Tucson Young Professionals present its 7th annual fashion show on Friday, Sept. 19 with a runway show featuring styles inspired by some of the most influential musical genres. Fashion show producer and Tucson Fashion Group founder Yekatherina Bruner presents a diverse ensemble of local designers, fashion stylists, boutiques and brands including: Phillip Manus, Buffalo Exchange, Crown […]

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Contemporary Art of the Southwest

Contemporary Art of the Southwest

June 26, 2014 |

Schiffer Publishing recently issued a gorgeous compendium of Southwestern artists and their work, covering Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. While the artists included is just over 100—admittedly low for the depth and breadth concentrated in just Tucson alone—the author does say in her introduction that “The Southwest is rich with artists. I could have easily […]

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Tumamoc’s Artistic Inspiration

Tumamoc’s Artistic Inspiration

May 28, 2014 |

Tumamoc Hill. It broods on our western vista from Downtown Tucson, visible to the south and north for miles. Looming like an acropolis over the west central edge of Tucson proper, and marking the eastern outliers of the Tucson Mountains, its 3,108 foot peak and massive width dwarfs, by contrast, Sentinel Peak, aka “A” Mountain, […]

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Authentic Photography, Natural Bodies: A Beautiful Body Project

Authentic Photography, Natural Bodies: A Beautiful Body Project

May 7, 2014 |

There’s a hunger in the world for love, acceptance, compassion and understanding. There’s also a hunger in the women of this world—and definitely those imbued by the unrealistic dictates of Western culture and the media’s unrelenting notion of what “perfection” looks like—to find self-love in bodies that don’t match what is showcased on television screens, […]

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Literary Giants Flock to Tucson for Festival of Books

Literary Giants Flock to Tucson for Festival of Books

March 5, 2014 |

Award-winning author Luis Alberto Urrea describes his move to Tucson in the summer of 1995 as “a gesture of faith…like stepping off a cliff.” On advice garnered from famed southwest writer Charles Bowden over a beer at a bar somewhere on Speedway Boulevard, Urrea packed his life in Boulder, Colo. into his jeep and hit […]

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Tidbits

Tidbits

December 30, 2013 |

Out With the Old Make room for your new holiday goods! Clear out your closets and cupboards of swap-able items and head to your local Pima County Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 4. Seven locations are hosting the annual post-holiday Freecycle™ swap from 2 p.m.-4 p.m., including: Dusenberry-River Branch Library, 5605 E. River Rd., Eckstrom-Columbus […]

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Eight Stars a-Shopping

Eight Stars a-Shopping

December 2, 2013 |

The Holiday Everything Guide What will your true love give to you in this month of holiday everything? These suggestions from local taste makers help expand definitions of holiday and get everyone in the zone. Here’s the deal: Because style is so individual, what matters most in holiday gifting is staying mindful of your own […]

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