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Community members take a photograph of 'Changing Hearts and Minds' while artist David Tineo, stands to the left of the mural.

Healing, hope and dispelling stigmas were the themes of the unveiling of the "Changing Hearts and Minds" mural Saturday at the Mountain Avenue Church of Christ. Read more»

"Changing Hearts and Minds," a mural addressing the stigma of mental illness and hope for healing after the Jan. 8 shootings, will be unveiled Saturday. (with video) Read more»

Members of the Phoenix electro-pop band Treasure Mammal perform inside during the 'Tulle' event at Plush.

Feathers, furs, leathers, chains and spandex were just a few of the dark materials seen incorporated into the many Alexander McQueen imitation costumes worn downtown on Friday night. Read more»

A student hauls her belongings up the stairs to the Manzanita-Mohave dorms before the start of the fall semester.

The UA campus bustled with activity Friday as gaggles of new and returning students arrived for the start of the fall semester next week. For some, it will be their first time in a college classroom. For many it will be their first time living away from home. Read more»

Fashion designer Alexander McQueen is the focus of the latest production by Powhaus. Strut your stuff at Plush on Friday night as the group puts on a "a high fashion celebrity fantasy." Read more»

Flam Chen performers spin poi on the right stage, as Ensphere band members play on the left stage during 'Electropolis' in Arcosanti, Ariz.

Flam Chen, Tucson's nationally known fire troupe, gave their latest production an electric premiere in Northern Arizona. (with photo gallery and videos) Read more»

A giant banner nearly destroyed in the 9-11 terror attack was part of a tribute to the victims of the Jan. 8 shooting early Friday. Later, Tucsonans were given the chance to sew a stitch into the banner, helping to restore the tattered symbol. Read more»

The National 9/11 Flag

The flag that flew over the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 and was raised at the funeral of nine-year-old Christina-Taylor Green after she died in the Jan. 8 mass shooting is returning to Tucson. The public is invited to help restore the banner after a morning flag raising. Read more»

A night-blooming cereus at Tohono Chul Park on Wednesday.

The 'Queen of the Night'—the night-blooming cereus cactus—is making its annual appearance at Tohono Chul Park. While some flowers opened Wednesday, others are expected to bloom Thursday night. Read more»

Arizona Between Nosotros, a project organized by local artists, wants video and performance artists from Mexico and Arizona to address SB 1070 and immigration issues. Read more»

Some of those gathered to remember Judge Roll lined the side of N. Shannon Rd. Some held red roses.

Nearly 1,700 mourners gathered to pay their respects Friday to U.S. District Court Judge John Roll, whose funeral was held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Read more»

One man brought a framed photograph of Giffords and carefully tip-toed his way through the cluttered lawn to place it in the middle of the memorial. A woman lit a large bundle of dried sage, blew out the flame and placed it with a small group of candles. She began crying and angrily swept away her tears to stare in silence for a few moments. Read more» 1

Ever celebrated the birthday of a whole city before? Throughout August, Tucson celebrates its 235th birthday with a month-long series of events. Read more» 1

The flowers of the 'Queen of the Night' stand out against the background of volunteers and staff who offered information about the plant.

The night-blooming cereus is a remarkable sight - one revered by those who live in the desert because the bloom is rarely seen. The "Queen of the Night" only flowers on a single night per year. Read more»

Sean Johnson, tenor saxophonist for Tucson's Ellington Band, performs with his group during a free concert at the Fox Theatre during Second Saturdays Downtown.

Photo gallery: The Second Saturdays Downtown festival offered a range of entertainment from street performers like living statues, breakdancing b-boys, stilt walkers and live music of many genres. Read more» 2