Entertainment

Tucson’s Inaugural 10 West Festival

Tucson’s Inaugural 10 West Festival

October 16, 2015 |

An Innovative Way to Drive Economic Development This month, Tucson creators and entrepreneurs come together for the first ever “10West Festival,” a new and innovative approach to fostering a creative and technological environment in Tucson, with the goal of attracting and retaining talent in Southern Arizona. To learn more about the festival, Zócalo reached out […]

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An Evening of Intrigue & Mystery

An Evening of Intrigue & Mystery

October 1, 2015 |

The Haunted Hotel Congress’ Voodoo & Black Magic show “Oh Erzulie Freda, if you are here give us a sign,” yelled Kenny Stewart as he summoned the voodoo deity of love with a loteria card folded up and in between his gritted teeth. I open the card I had placed in between my own teeth […]

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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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Ambassador of Rock

Ambassador of Rock

September 5, 2015 |

Hannah Levin, new host of ‘The Home Stretch’ weekdays from 3-6pm on KXCI 91.3 FM, is a long-time music critic and journalist, graduate of Seattle’s legendary KEXP, and the real-life inspiration for Toni Collette’s character in the indie film Lucky Them. Hannah talked to Zócalo about her recent move to Tucson, her thoughts on gentrification […]

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FC Tucson Is Picking up Steam

FC Tucson Is Picking up Steam

June 1, 2015 |

Midfield forward David Clemens left FC Tucson last year to try his hand in the professional soccer circuit with a USL Pro development team called the Dayton Dutch Lions. But when their local soccer community failed to show them the support they needed, the team folded down to the PDL level—the level at which FC […]

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Tucson Summer Nights

Tucson Summer Nights

June 1, 2015 |

When the temperature rises to the point that the plastic cups in your car begin melting into their cup holders, some Sonoran Desert dwellers experience a buildup of unfathomable rage. If you’ve lived here long enough, you may have been there yourself—at that point where you feel like you could lift and toss a small […]

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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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Shushing the Librarian Stereotype

Shushing the Librarian Stereotype

March 2, 2015 |

They are classic scenes in the 1984 film “Ghostbusters.” One is the opener with the grandmotherly librarian who gets the bejeezus scared out of her by the “free-roaming, vaporous, full torso apparition” haunting the New York Public Library. The other scene is with that ghost, who seems to also have been a librarian in her earthly life, […]

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Vintage Finds at Nuevo Bazaar

Vintage Finds at Nuevo Bazaar

February 3, 2015 |

With all of the big developments to downtown that have brought a slew of shiny new restaurants, bars, stores and attractions, it’s nice to experience something with local charm and a bohemian feel that epitomizes the true essence of Tucson. That was the exact impetus that drove Tim Hagyard to create the Nuevo Bazaar Downtown […]

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