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Mikolajczak

The Downtown museum that holds a collection of 9,000 pieces has a new head: Jeremy Mikolajczak of Miami Dade College's Museum of Art and Design will move to Tucson to take over in the wake of the retirement of longtime TMA chief Robert Knight. Read more»

This weekend is filled with events that say hello to Halloween, goodbye to summer, and some that call for an acquired palate. Read more»

David Fitzsimmons (left), of the Arizona Daily Star, and comedian Robert Mac will headline the entertainment at Access Tucson's Celebration of Free Speech on Wednesday.

The First Amendment will be the star of the show Wednesday when Access Tucson celebrates free speech with comedy featuring two hometown talents. Read more»

Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll weighs in on the ongoing Rosemont Mine controversy Thursday on Buckmaster. Plus, comet discoverer David Levy, Councilwoman Shirley Scott, and Robert Knight and Julie Sasse of the Tucson Museum of Art. Read more»

Fans of Calexico will get an up-close-and-personal look at the famed Tucson band with the photo exhibition, "Calexico: A Retrospective," which opens with a reception Thursday at the downtown Sacred Machine Museum. Read more»

2008 festival at the Pima County Courthouse

This weekend, to celebrate its 25th year, the Tucson Folk Festival will feature approximately 115 acts on four stages, workshops, a New Artists’ Stage at the Tucson Museum of Art, featuring short, impromptu sets by festival players and others, and food and craft vendors, in addition to the headliners. Read more»

"Pop Goes the Loft! The Films of Andy Warhol" begins tonight with a screening of "Lonesome Cowboys." The screening will also feature a Warhol costume contest. The Loft will show a different slate of Warhol films every Thursday in March. Read more»

Warhol in 1979.

Dig out your black turtleneck. Starting this weekend, the visual art of Warhol, the Factory era itself and the films and music from the period will be celebrated by some of Tucson's best arts, music and film venues. Read more»

Warhol prints of Muhammad Ali are part of 'Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends.'

From Feb. 27 through July 3, The Tucson Museum of Art will host "Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends." The traveling exhibition, on loan from the Bank of America collection, contains many of Warhol's screenprints of 60s and 70s celebrities and cultural icons. Read more»

Powhaus co-founder and Under Velvetground bandleader Clif Taylor

This Friday, the Rialto Theatre and Powhaus Productions celebrate the life and works of Andy Warhol's Factory and The Velvet Underground. The evening starts with a live tribute to the Velvets, which will give way to another circus of a Powhaus party. Read more»