Books

Elevating Female Voices

Elevating Female Voices

November 1, 2013 |

Late October saw Kore Press’ downtown adobe office filling up with artwork – donations from local artists for the non-profit press’ 20th anniversary fundraiser, garden party and art auction on Nov. 10. A large assemblage, eight framed pieces, from local artist Eva Harris had arrived since the last time co-founder and Executive Director Lisa Bowden […]

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Brewing Arizona

Brewing Arizona

October 19, 2013 |

A Century of Beer in the Grand Canyon State by Ed Sipos University of Arizona Press (2013), 360 pages Ed Sipos knows his ales from stouts, lagers from pilsners, and Belgium whites from IPAs. Sipos is also a member of the Brewery Collectibles Club of America – an organization dedicated to the support of the […]

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Children’s Museum Celebrates Literacy

Children’s Museum Celebrates Literacy

September 23, 2013 |

X marks the spot! After a month long treasure hunt in which children have been challenged to visit various locations around town – libraries and family eateries – and partake different activities to gain stamps on their “treasure maps,” the Children’s Museum will host “Love of Literary,” a free admission day devoted to cultivating a […]

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Embrace & Harvest the Rain

Embrace & Harvest the Rain

July 22, 2013 |

Most desert dwellers love, crave, the summer monsoons. The magical intensity of clouds building up to bring forth los chubascos results in a full-body experience. The scent and taste of the showers, the cooling of the air; the visuals of grey and purple skies lit up by white-hot lightning, the BOOM of the thunder claps […]

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“The Sin Eater and Other Stories”

“The Sin Eater and Other Stories”

June 2, 2013 |

Elizabeth Frankie Rollins Queen’s Ferry Press, 2013 It’s a refreshing April morning at Café Passe. Elizabeth Frankie Rollins’ blonde hair is backlit by the springtime sun burning beautifully bright, creating a halo of golden-white. She glows with genuine happiness – it shines from her blue eyes. It is a time of celebration, the release of […]

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Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World

Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World

November 23, 2012 |

Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World, by Bill Carter Scribner Books Bill Carter’s third book, Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World, does indeed tell a story, one that is so squarely in front of our collective faces and yet so hidden from […]

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The 1960s: Urban Renewal and Barrio Destruction

The 1960s: Urban Renewal and Barrio Destruction

February 4, 2012 |

This article is part of a special February 2012 issue commemorating the 100th anniversary of Arizona’s statehood. The complete section of Tucson snapshots over the last 10 decades begins at this link. No discussion about Downtown Tucson over the last 100 years would be complete without paying homage to Los Tucsonenses and the late 1960s […]

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The Power of Music

The Power of Music

July 1, 2011 |

Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song by Elena Mannes Walker Publishing Company (2011), 288 pages Science will not embrace visceral knowledge without evidence to back it. What humans, and our species’ ancestors, have innately known about the importance of music for hundreds of thousands of years is now being proven through modern science. […]

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