Tag: University of Arizona

Songs Stuck on Repeat

Songs Stuck on Repeat

September 29, 2015 |

It’s a nearly universal human phenomenon, an experience that can be a blessing or a curse; educational or irritating; crazy-cool or enough to drive someone crazy. It happens to over 90 percent of us and scientists still don’t really know why. This occurrence is the ubiquitous ear worm – a tune that gets stuck in […]

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George Mumford in Tucson – Wed, April 8

George Mumford in Tucson – Wed, April 8

April 1, 2015 |

UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is bringing George Mumford – sports psychologist with Phil Jackson and meditation teacher/coach renowned for enhancing individual and team performance though mindfulness meditation – to Tucson to deliver several free public lectures on Wednesday, April 8. At 3 p.m., Mumford speaks on the theme “Learning to Play, Playing to Learn” […]

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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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interview: alexsey’s art

interview: alexsey’s art

November 22, 2012 |

I came across Alexsey Kashtelyan, a local artist and illustrator, as he was working on a t-shirt design for local band Young Hunter at Café Passé. I was intrigued by the piece he was working on, which combined the graphic impact of hyper-stylized text (a note: Alexsey does some work in Hebrew, and/but, interestingly enough, […]

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