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Tap & Bottle 1-Year Celebration

Tap & Bottle 1-Year Celebration

June 17, 2014 |

Wow! It’s already been a year. This weekend, Jun 20-22, Tucson’s favorite wine and beer tasting room, Tap & Bottle, will celebrate its 1-year anniversary, with releases of rare bottles, special kegs, live music and fun. The 3-day celebration includes: Friday June 20th: 12noon: Tapping Jolly Pumpkin iO Saison 2pm: Tapping Destihl Sour Summer Ale 4pm: […]

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Sorry About the Garden’s Dynamic Command

Sorry About the Garden’s Dynamic Command

June 14, 2014 |

For the members of Sorry About the Garden, songwriting isn’t a quiet pursuit, but one they approach with the edgy excitability of adrenaline junkies. Creating and playing music fulfills an essential need, says Sara Louise Mohr, the band’s vocalist and piano/keyboard player. Formed last fall, the group combines a wide range of experience and styles. […]

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Help Kickstart the Jambulance

Help Kickstart the Jambulance

December 3, 2013 |

The Emergency Circus needs your help to make their efforts, antics and laughter touch more people across the country who may need something to brighten their spirits. On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Emergency Circus’ Kickstarter campaign to raise money for their future tour, will end. And that means that the race is on to meet […]

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Glow-ga!

Glow-ga!

October 8, 2013 |

Breathe. Stretch. Breath. Relax. Breath. Glow… Glow! Neon paints, black lights and yoga will meet for a night of visual art and music this Saturday evening, October 12, at Tucson Yoga on South 4th Avenue. The studio will be providing participants with body paints and glow stick bracelets and necklaces and will engage in a […]

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Crafting AZ Libations & Pub Fare

Crafting AZ Libations & Pub Fare

September 5, 2013 |

The Good Oak Bar Opens on Congress Street. The Good Oak Bar is now a reality. Up until a few days ago, the space on Congress – between the new Diablo Burger and the established Rialto Theatre – was still being completed, and was gloriously punctuated by the scent of oak dust. Fittingly, since the name Good Oak […]

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Streetcar on its Way to Tucson

Streetcar on its Way to Tucson

August 27, 2013 |

The City of Tucson has authorized the shipment of the first streetcar from manufacturer OIW/United Streetcar. Streetcar 101, Tucson’s first Made in America Sun Link streetcar, is being transported to Tucson on a special flatbed trailer over five days. Once the streetcar arrives, it will be unloaded at the Maintenance & Storage Facility, where a team will […]

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Endangered Lion-Tailed Macaque Has Two Successful Eye Procedures

Endangered Lion-Tailed Macaque Has Two Successful Eye Procedures

August 15, 2013 |

From the Press Release “Thelma,” a 29-year old lion-tailed macaque at Reid Park Zoo, recently underwent two eye surgeries to improve her comfort and restore her vision. As an elderly animal, her Keepers watch her behaviors closely and some of her actions indicated she was in discomfort. A physical exam revealed mature cataracts in both […]

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Arizona Biennial: A “State of Art” Exhibition

Arizona Biennial: A “State of Art” Exhibition

July 18, 2013 |

What does art in Arizona look like today? Do artists in Tucson do the same type of work as Phoenix based artists? Is painting dead? What the heck is an installation? Every two years the Tucson Museum of Art undertakes an ambitious exhibition that attempts to answer these questions and highlights contemporary art as it […]

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A Townie’s Guide to Summer in Tucson

A Townie’s Guide to Summer in Tucson

July 3, 2013 |

The dog days of summer in sweltering Southern Arizona separate the meek from the mighty like no other natural phenomena. Many quickly depart for cooler climes. The rest of us adopt adaptive techniques like nocturnal workouts and midday siestas. For those who stick around through triple-digit temps, the dramatic population reduction is a boon. No […]

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Bloom Night

Bloom Night

July 1, 2013 |

The email hits your inbox early in the afternoon. Your heartbeat elevates. Nobody died, nobody was born. Nobody you know won Powerball. In fact, this email doesn’t even concern a person. It’s all about the most nondescript, inconspicuous, seemingly lifeless branches you’ll find – or likely not ever notice – on the desert floor. It’s […]

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