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Los Charros performs traditional mariachi songs for the crowd at El Dia de San Juan Fiesta, 2013.

After a brief teasing rain two weeks ago, Tucson's June heat has hit hard. But as the humidity also rises, there's relief in sight. And that means it's time to celebrate the monsoon at El Dia de San Juan Fiesta on Wednesday evening. Read more»

Members of Southern Arizona Beagle Rescue marching in the 2011 St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Tucson's 28th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival is this Sunday. The event will feature live Irish music, dancers and entertainment, as well as games for the kids. Read more»

Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on downtown Tucson dressed in costumes and sugar skull make-up on Sunday for the 25th annual All Souls Procession. Read more»

Highland dancing, caber tossing, bagpipers and drummers, skilled dogs, kilts a-plenty and even a dram or two of whisky can be found at this weekend's Tucson Celtic Festival and Highland Games. The revelry takes place this Friday—Sunday at Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. 1st Ave. Read more»

Stretching from the University of Arizona, down 4th Avenue and through Downtown to the Mercado District on the West Side, restaurants, clubs and businesses along the line of the new Sun Link streetcar will mark the opening of the route with a weekend of dozens of events, from the family-friendly to more adult pursuits. Here's a run-down of all the fun: Read more»

Los Charros performs traditional mariachi songs for the crowd at last year's El Dia de San Juan Fiesta.

The humidity is beginning to rise, and if you breath deeply you might just catch the scent of rain in the air. Yes, Tucson, it's almost time for the summer rains. And that means it's time to celebrate the monsoon at El Dia de San Juan Fiesta on Tuesday evening. Read more»

James Joyce by Alex Ehrenzweig, 1915.

Tucson's Irish community wants to encourage you to bring your family down to 4th Avenue and celebrate Bloomsday on Monday at O'Malley's on Fourth, 247 N. 4th Ave. Read more»

The 11th Annual Möda Provŏcateūr show, benefiting the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, will feature Tucson fashion designers, salons and dancers at the Tucson Convention Center on Sunday. Read more»

Tens of thousands of Tucsonans joined in the 24th All Souls Procession on Sunday night, many donning costumes and elaborate Dia de los Muertos facepaint. Read more»

In April, Buckley was inducted into the Mariachi Hall of Fame.

After more than 30 years of reporting on the mariachis of Tucson, Daniel Buckley has seen the traditional music revive a culture that was nearly forgotten and lift a population that was in danger of losing its voice. With his next film he hopes to share the story of how the mariachi movement saved Tucson. Read more»

Terry Bracy, Buckmaster Washington, D.C. contributor, leads off the show with an update from the capital. Then, financial planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker report. Also, Mark V. Sykes, head of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, and Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly Arts Editor. Read more»

Washington contributor Terry Bracy reports on the very full agenda for the new Congress. Then, financial planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report, and nutrition reporter Jack Challem on cold and flu protection. Plus, Tucson Weekly Arts Editor Margaret Regan. Read more»

An interview with Arizona Senate President-elect Andy Biggs, plus certified financial planner Shelly Fishman, Dr. Celeste Roy of Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, and Dancing in the Streets' Founder and Artistic Director: Joey Rogers and Soleste Lupu. Read more»

They say everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, but the organizers of Tucson's Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games claim "Everyone is a Celt for the weekend" at the annual event. Read more»

Tens of thousands walked in the 2011 All Souls Procession.

Tucson's beautiful weather keeps outdoor festivals and events fun this weekend, including the annual Celtic Festival and Tucson's take on All Souls with the 23rd annual procession. Read more»

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