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Dozens of PE, arts and music and other teachers across 16 Tucson Unified School District elementary and middle school campuses may be out of jobs at the end of the year, as officials shift spending plans for remaining federal pandemic relief funds. Read more»

Tumerico's owner-chef Wendy Garcia is a semifinalist for the 'Best Chef in the Southwest' James Beard awards . Her restaurants are known for her traditional Mexican meals with their vegan or vegetarian twists.

Wendy Garcia, the owner and chef of local vegetarian Mexican restaurant Tumerico, has been nominated for a James Beard Award. Read more»

Takács Quartet: First violinist Edward Dusinberre, cellist András Fejér, second violinist Harumi Rhodes, and violist Richard O'Neill.

In perfect unison with the theme of home, the emotional impact of its absence and the human capacity for renewal, Takács Quartet cellist and founding member András Fejér reflects on his past and recent work ahead of a concert in Tucson on Wednesday evening. Read more»

Men dressed in uniform at the inaugural tribute in 2022.

The second annual Salute to the Nogales Buffalo Soldiers will take place Saturday, Jan. 28, honoring the lives of African Americans who joined the U.S. armed forces in the wake of the Civil War. Read more»

Unscrewed Theater celebrates nine years with a weekend celebration.

Unscrewed Theater, a nonprofit volunteer-led group dedicated to improv comedy in Tucson, is celebrating nine years of laughter from performers and audiences at their East Speedway home with shows this weekend. Read more»

The 11th Tucson Fringe is back with 18 events running from Thursday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, Jan. 22. The options will be one live event via Zoom, two free pre-recorded shows available to watch on the Tucson Fringe YouTube channel and 15 live events. Read more»

Tall Tall Trees's one-man show will take place at The Monica for the 2023 Tucson Jazz Festival.

New York performer Mike Savino — known by his artistic name Tall Tall Trees — will put on a one-man show at the 2023 Tucson Jazz Festival. With his banjo in hand, the songwriter said people should be ready to see something they've never seen before. Read more»

The Guide is a folk-jazz trio that will take the stage at the Hotel Congress Plaza during the Tucson Jazz Festival.

When the pandemic hit, countries entered periods of lockdown and people self-isolated. For Jake Leckie, Elizabeth Goodfellow and Nadav Peled, music was a lifeline. Read more»

Gila Bend will play live at the Fox Theatre on Saturday.

2nd Saturdays at the Fox return this weekend with a screening of "King Creole" starring Elvis Presley and live music performed by Gila Bend and Classless Chaps. Read more»

It’s unlikely that SB1026 or the other proposals targeting drag performances will make it past Gov. Katie Hobbs, who in the past has denounced anti-LGBTQ laws and has vowed to only approve legislation that earns bipartisan support.

Arizona Republican legislators have turned their ire on drag performances in the ongoing culture wars against the LGBTQ community, proposing several new laws that would severely limit where and how often they can take place.  Read more»

Tatiana Eva-Marie and Avalon Jazz Band will fill up the Hotel Congress Plaza with 'gypsy jazz.'

A trans-Atlantic performer with golden pipes will take the Hotel Congress Plaza stage next Wednesday as part of the 2023 Tucson Jazz Festival. Read more»

The history, meaning and lyrics of "Auld Lang Syne" — just in time to impress your friends this holiday. Read more»

Seis Kitchen's menu contains favorites and new dishes to try.

What's been dubbed as the "2022 Taco Bell New Year's Eve Downtown Bowl Bash" will occupy Tucson this weekend, part of the Arizona Bowl activities that help showcase our city. But Tucsonans know that real tacos don't come from that fast-food chain. Read more»

Golden Boots

In which we anticipate the second coming of Bisbee's First Festival and JJP reimagines her top three local favorite albums as weird 1970s road movies... it's YOUR music column at TucsonSentinel.com! Read more»

For many Christians, traditions such as Nativity scenes help represent their beliefs in a particularly powerful way: by picturing Jesus within their own culture.

Among the most common Christmas traditions are small sets of figures depicting Joseph, Mary and Jesus that are displayed in individual homes, and around the world, it is common to see particular cultural and religious traditions incorporated into the Nativity scene. Read more»

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