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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»

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»

Historic Old Tucson, which was shut down by COVID-19 in 2020, reopened in October under new management. Old Tucson began in 1939, when Columbia Pictures leased land from Pima County and built more than 50 buildings to depict Tucson in the 1860s for the film 'Arizona,' released in 1940.

Old Tucson - decimated by a fire in April 1995 that claimed nearly half the set’s buildings and then shut down by COVID-19 in 2020 - reopened in October under new management, just in time for the holiday season. Read more»

Whether you are interested in communicating with the ghosts at Hotel Congress, seeing a classic horror film at the Fox Theatre, or are just looking for some costume-wearing family fun — here are a few events to help you celebrate this Halloween. Read more»

Filmmaker Sam Green will be narrating live during the documentary.

A documentary and live music performance examining "the impact of sound of our perception of the world around" takes the stage at the University of Arizona's Marroney Theatre this Friday and Saturday. Read more»

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who represented Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, will serve as grand marshal of the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, on Jan. 2.

Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords was named grand marshal of the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. - this year themed “Turning the Corner,” - and on Jan. 2, she will flip the coin to decide the kicking and receiving teams at the Rose Bowl game later that day. Read more»

Film Fest Tucson is back to in person screenings.

It's time for Film Fest Tucson, which is back in person for the first time since 2019. Screenings will take place Thursday through Saturday at six locations in Downtown Tucson and at Main Gate Square. Read more»

Anti-work sentiments are nothing new to American culture, a trend that is also evident in American cinema.

Watching movies like “Double Indemnity,” “Easy Rider” and “Office Space,” you might think Americans had never heard of the spirit of sacrifice and delayed gratification that helped build capitalism - but films like these reveal that current anti-work sentiments may not be all that new. Read more»

Daniel Buckley presents a sneak peek screening for his documentary 'The Mariachi Miracle'

Tucson's mariachi and folklorico communities shine in a new documentary titled "The Mariachi Miracle." While it isn't finished yet, there will be a screening of a rough cut of Daniel Buckey's labor of love on Sunday at the Fox Theatre. Read more»

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the subject of the documentary 'Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down.'

A new documentary, “Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down,” opens with the mass shooting at a Tucson grocery in 2011 that left Giffords near death and follows her painful recovery from the attack that has left her partially paralyzed and with aphasia. Read more»

Showings of Disney and Pixar's "Luca" and Illumination's "Sing 2" will wrap up this summer's Movies in the Park series for 2022. Read more»

Peach picking at Apple Annie's Orchard begins July 11.

There's tons of fun to be had in Tucson this summer, from hot bars at night to cool hikes in the early mornings. Whatever summer might look like to you, here are some events happening around town you might enjoy. Read more»

In order to lure television and film producers to the Grand Canyon State, Arizona will give out up to $125 million a year in tax credits under a new program that Gov. Doug Ducey allowed to become law on Wednesday without his signature. Read more»

We landed the pilot episode of "Duster" thanks to our ability to connect the producers with affordable hotels, cinematic locations, and our hard-working local crew base. But due to our lack of state film incentives, we're unsure if the rest of the show will come to Tucson. Read more»

Not long before he walked on stage to collect his Best Actor statuette, Will Smith walked on stage at the Academy Awards to swat Chris Rock across the face after a tasteless, punching-down joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith's medical condition. Read more»

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