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Win tickets: Get off the couch for comedy caper 'Raising Arizona'

The second movie by the Coen Brothers, "Raising Arizona" was a comic change-up from their darker debut. But with over-the-top bizarre takes by Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter, the film set the stage for much of their work to come. Catch it in a one-night-only showing on the Loft's big screen, Thursday.... Read more»

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Tail-waggers of the week: Maddy & M.J.

Meet Maddy and M.J., a couple of the many great companions available from our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

Yeah, yeah, yeah! Win tickets to 'Hard Day's Night' sing-along

While there probably won't be the sort of screaming cacophony that greeted the Beatles at the height of their fame, plenty of voices will be raised Saturday night as the Loft screens the mop-top musical "A Hard Day's Night" and invites the audience to sing along. You can win a pair of tickets!... Read more»1

Tail-waggers of the week: Obi & Pixie

Meet a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups: Obi and Pixie.... Read more»

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

The Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.... Read more»

KXCI to offer window on live radio at new Hotel Congress studio

Tucson community radio station KXCI plans to open a new broadcast studio inside Hotel Congress. Scheduled to open in the fall, the studio will give passersby the chance to see DJs conducting interviews and catch a glimpse of special shows by touring and local musicians.... Read more»

Go on a (free) epic adventure: Win 'Tales from Earthsea' tickets

Part of a retrospective series of all 22 films from the Studio Ghibli catalog, the Loft's screening of the animated adventure 'Tales from Earthsea' runs through Saturday — duck out of heat and into a magical world of dragons and castles, swords and sorcerers.... Read more»

Patriotic playlist: Songs for July 4

Here's a selection of some of the best songs about what American independence means, from Springsteen and Petty to Funkadelic and the Beastie Boys. Is that freedom rock? Turn it up and celebrate, and sound off in the comments about your favorites.... Read more»

July 4 roundup: Where to celebrate Independence Day in Tucson

Independence Day is almost here and there are many family-friendly and adult options when it comes to celebrating in the Tucson area this year.... Read more»

Free tickets: 'Sound of freedom' rumbles onto silver screen with 'Top Gun' revival

There'll be a special Independence Day showing of "Top Gun" at the Loft for July 4, and you could win tickets to the movie, which is having its 30th anniversary. Feel the need for speed? Ride into the danger zone — it'll take your breath away.... Read more»

Tail-waggers of the week: Evora & Kristi

Meet a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups: Evora and Kristi.... Read more»

Monsoons and mariachi at El Dia de San Juan Fiesta

The El Día de San Juan Fiesta will take place this Friday, June 24 at the Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento. From 5 to 10 p.m. the market will be transformed with live music, tasty aguas frescas drinks and vibrant examples of Mexican culture.... Read more»

Win free tickets to 'Weiner' documentary

Sexts, lies and Carlos Danger: watch the wildest political meltdown in recent history as it unfolds — Anthony Weiner—still reeling from the sex scandal that ended his political career two years earlier—is back in the spotlight, but it’s not long before history repeats itself and new sexting allegations. You could win free tickets!... Read more»

Win: Digital meets film for animation classic 'Tron' in 70mm

The 1982 movie "Tron" broke new ground in computer animation, setting the stage for decades of special effects to come. But, like the other movies of its day, it was screened on old-school film, generally in 35mm. This weekend at the Loft, it will be shown projected from a high-resolution 70mm print — and you could win free tickets!... Read more»

Tribe declares ‘a small victory’ after artifact is pulled from Paris auction

French authorities halted the sale this week of a shield that the Acoma Pueblo tribe believes was stolen from them in the 1970s, according to tribal leaders.... Read more»

Win: Chilling 'The Thing' can help you escape heat

Temperatures are set to spike this weekend, but you can dodge the onset of summer in the cool confines of the Loft Cinema, watching "The Thing" creepily infiltrate a snowbound Antarctic research station — and you could win free tickets!... Read more»1

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