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Win 'Young Frankenstein' movie tickets

One of the funniest films by Hollywood's finest comic directors will be screening this weekend at the Loft, and we've got a pair of tickets that just might have your name on 'em. "Young Frankenstein" by the legendary Mel Brooks will play on Friday and Saturday nights.... Read more»

Obituary

Arizona poet, 'Legends of the Fall' author Jim Harrison dies at 78

Jim Harrison, a writer whose "voice came from the American heartland," died Saturday at his home in Patagonia, south of Tucson. Often likened to Hemingway and Faulkner for his personality and prose alike, Harrison wrote vividly of the outdoors and sharply of man's interaction with the land. ... Read more»

Tail-waggers of the week: Bella and Dallas

Meet a couple of the many great companions available from our local animal rescue groups: Bella and Dallas.... Read more»

Hit the bunny trail for Easter weekend fun

The Easter bunny has been busy this year, as there will be a egg hunts all over Tucson this Saturday.... Read more»

Obituary

Tucson-raised Garry Shandling dead at 66

Comedian and actor Garry Shandling died Thursday at age 66. Born in Chicago, he spent much of his childhood in Tucson and studied electrical engineering at the University of Arizona before breaking into the entertainment business as a writer.... Read more»1

Win: Tickets to sold-out Greenwald screening of 'Citizenfour'

The Oscar-winning documentary "Citizenfour" is sold out Thursday night at the Loft. The film will be followed by an onstage discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, and you could win a pair of free tickets!... Read more»

Snowden to Skype in for UA's 'Conversation on Privacy'

Centennial Hall will host a powerhouse panel on privacy issues Friday, including a Skype appearance by Edward Snowden. Also appearing will be activist Noam Chomsky and Glenn Greenwald, a reporter who will also speak after a screening Thursday night at the Loft.... Read more»

Tail-waggers of the week: Remington & Toby

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

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»

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