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Win: Tickets to Orson Welles' 'Chimes at Midnight'

The film that legendary director Orson Welles considered his masterpiece has been carefully restored, and is reappearing on the big screen after being unavailable for decades. And you can win a pair of free tickets to see it this weekend — just comment to enter!... Read more»1

Fairbank Day: Make tracks to explore old Arizona ghost town

Ghost town tours, rope tricks, history, music and food are all a part of Fairbank Day, from 10 a.m.- 2p.m. Saturday.... Read more»

Tail-waggers of the week

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

Win: Free 'Embrace of the Serpent' movie tickets

In the mood for an adventure epic that goes a step beyond the typical action flick? Check out "Embrace of the Serpent," a black and white 2015 movie that critics say has shades of Jarmusch and Herzog amid its parallel stories of two explorers in the Amazon. Enter to win a free pair of tickets!... Read more»1

Win tickets to 'The Boy and the Beast' at the Loft

This 2015 animated film re-imagines "The Jungle Book," setting it in downtown modern Tokyo, with more martial arts and awesome sword fights, and we've got a pair of tickets to showings this weekend at the Loft Cinema for one lucky winner.... Read more»1

In 'Barrio Stories,' Downtown history comes to life

The Barrio Stories Project, stories of the demolition of the historic heart of Downtown Tucson almost five decades ago, will come to life outside the TCC in a series of performances by Borderlands Theater this Thursday through Sunday.... Read more»

State of the City

Rothschild: 'Investing in Tucson' likely means higher sales tax

In Mayor Rothschild's "State of the City" speech, he indicated that Tucson leaders are poised to push for a half-cent sales tax increase to pay for core services. "Services have to be paid for, and so we're going to have that conversation with the community," he said.... Read more»

Explore the tiny trains of Tucson

This weekend, local train aficionados will open their backyards to share their model railroads with the public.... Read more»

Win tickets to 'Labyrinth' at the Loft

David Bowie never appeared in many conventional movies, but "Labyrinth," directed by Jim Henson of "Muppets" fame, produced by George Lucas and featuring a young Jennifer Connelly as well as the British rocker, may be among his least predictable. And we've got a pair of tickets that could be yours.... Read more»

Tucson Museum of Art names new CEO

The Downtown museum that holds a collection of 9,000 pieces has a new head: Jeremy Mikolajczak of Miami Dade College's Museum of Art and Design will move to Tucson to take over in the wake of the retirement of longtime TMA chief Robert Knight.... Read more»

UA photography center appoints (another) new curator

Rebecca Senf, already a curator of a UA collaboration with the Phoenix Art Museum, has been named the latest in a series of chief curators of the troubled Center for Creative Photography in Tucson. Her predecessor lasted less than two years, and the CCP's director also recently quit — the fifth in seven years.... Read more»1

Tucson's a stage for historic First Folio of Shakespeare

His plots, characters and turns of phrase are familiar to everyone. But many of Shakespeare's plays were not published during his lifetime, and might have been lost forever if not for a rare edition published in the years after his death. One of those historic volumes, a 1623 First Folio, is on display in Tucson.... Read more»1

Win tickets to Loft's 35mm screening of Kurosawa's 'Hidden Fortress'

The 1958 action movie "The Hidden Fortress" by Japanese director Akira Kurosawa was a major inspiration for the original "Star Wars." You could win a pair of tickets to Saturday's big-screen showing of a 35mm print at The Loft Cinema. Just comment with your favorite classic/modern movie pairing to enter.... Read more»4

Luis Tavares: Reinvention not retirement

Retirement surely looks different to each person who's contemplating it, but for session guitarist Luis Tavares, it means reinvention. He's taking a leap out of his comfort zone and performing his own music with a new band: For the Record. The band's live debut will be Wednesday night.... Read more»

Painting a misleading picture? Stats show artists in Az have higher incomes

Fine artists in Arizona on average make more money annually than artists in any other state, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But there may be more Impressionism than Realism to those figures.... Read more»

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