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Tucson sounds: Music, sweets & local beats with piano man Paul Jenkins

A chat with Tucson musician, piano man, and all-around cool guy Paul Jenkins, plus some fond farewells and this week's live gig listings in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

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Tucson poet laureate T.C. Tolbert honored with $100k national fellowship

T.C. Tolbert, a UA lecturer and Tucson's municipal poet, has been named a fellow of the Academy of American Poets Laureate — a recognition which comes with a $100,000 award for literary merit and support for civic programs.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: The local spin on Record Store Day 2019

The lowdown on Record Store Day this year, plus: K Records' Calvin Johnson comes to town, an invasion of Exbats and this week's live gig listings in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Tongs will funk up your notion of synth rock

Funking it up with Tongs, plus: behind the board with live-sound wiz Karima Walker, record release news, gig listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Gimme some Sugar Stains!

The Sugar Stains are back with some loud, sweet and dirty rock and roll, plus: remembering Toxic Ranch's Julianna Towns, some local venue news and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

Debate not bitter: Arizona Leg might declare lemonade as state drink

Lemonade is one step closer to becoming Arizona’s state drink. Four senators jokingly proposed amendments to change the state drink to pink lemonade, sun tea, the margarita or Jamaica, a drink created from hibiscus flowers.... Read more»

Tucson Cine Mexico, in its 16th year, celebrates thriving Mexican film industry

The Tucson Cine Mexico film festival has become an immense platform for Mexican cinema in the United States, attracting more than 20,000 attendees since its premiere in 2004. The 16th annual festival, which began Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, is free and open to the public.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Meet your local sound tech #1: Ted Riviera

Musician/sound guy Ted Riviera tells you how to go live at your local dive in the first of our guide to local sound techs, plus, a few dispatches from the local music scene to come, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

Jig it up: St. Patrick's Day playlist

Whether it's the lilting strains of a classic folk song or the pounding of three-chord punk rock — or the omnipresent U2 — the music of the small island of Ireland has influenced artists throughout the world. So raise a glass of Guinness, tap your toe or even get up and dance a bit as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with song.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Jillian Bessett keeps us in the loop

Jillian Besset loops us in with her latest, plus new songs from Moontrax and Nanami Ozone, the word from Tucson's SXSW contingent, Saint Patrick's Day shenanigans and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

Yuma mural highlights endangered pronghorn and marsh bird unique to the Southwest

The fastest land mammal in North America and a large-footed marsh bird in the Southwest have been listed as endangered for more than half a century and artists in Yuma want to let people know how their existence is threatened.... Read more»

The truth about St. Patrick’s Day

The Festival of St. Patrick began in the 17th century as a religious and cultural commemoration of the bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland. In Ireland, there’s still an important religious and cultural component to the holiday, even as it has simply become an excuse to wear green and heavily drink in the rest of the world.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Hitting the town with teen bands Yum and Somniac

The Tucson teen-band revolution continues, plus: dark electronic music from Lav Andula, BIPOC celebrates International Womxn's Day, Burger Revolution, Tucson Hip Hop Festival and more happenings, in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Gutter Town's outlaw cowpunk swagger

Tucson band Gutter Town is a trio with hardcore sensibilities whose music truly came to life with the addition of a little twang and a lot of hellfire. Plus, gig listings & more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup.... Read more»

Nogales group feeds vulnerable communities as it fights food waste

Wheels Without Waste is eschewing federal restrictions — and the money that comes with it — while coping with climate change to bring food to hungry people.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Feverfew channels the voice of God in Hello Kitty's clothing

No longer a lone woman with a lot to shout about, Jessica Famighetti of Tucson band Feverfew fronts a glitter-soaked gang whose good side you'd rather be on. Plus, gig listings & more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. ... Read more»

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