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Neto's Tucson: Youth mariachi group created national movement

Neto's Tucson: Youth mariachi group created national movement

Los Changuitos Feos and its graduates celebrate 50 years.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson in 100 Objects — guitarrón

Tucson in 100 Objects — guitarrón

Tucson did not invent the mariachi sound, but it has become its capital.

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Guitarron

Guitarron

Clockwise from top, the trumpet, vihuela, violin and guitarrón are tools of the mariachi trade.Soaring voices not pictured.

May 09, 2014 12:10 pm

Kickstarter campaign for mariachi documentary in final stretch

Filmmaker needs to raise more than $7,500 in the next two days

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Neto's Tucson: Music from south of the border created bond between father, son

I think it was Antonio Aguilar who first helped connect me with my father. I did not know him when he began weaving a connection between the two Portillos, Sr. and Jr. But I knew him through his music: Mexican ranchera.

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Mariachi, nuevo patrimonio cultural de la humanidad

Mariachi, nuevo patrimonio cultural de la humanidad

El Mariachi es oficialmente Patimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad, según la declaración que fue oficialmente entregada por la Unesco a México el 2 de Septiembre de 2012.

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New mural celebrates school's Barrio Anita tie

New mural celebrates school's Barrio Anita tie

TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone, white shirt and tie, muralist Luis Mena, third from the right, and longtime Davis music teacher Alfredo Valenzuela, second from right, were among those at the mural's unveiling Monday.

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New mural celebrates school's Barrio Anita tie

New mural celebrates school's Barrio Anita tie

Sarah Garcia, whose family members are longtime Barrio Anita residents, talks about the role her father played in the history of the neighborhood.

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New mural celebrates school's Barrio Anita tie

New mural celebrates school's Barrio Anita tie

Known for its many murals, Davis Magnet School unveiled one more on Monday. This time, though, it was in celebration of over a century of history between the bilingual school and the adjacent Barrio Anita, a predominantly Latino enclave.

August 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Music notes

Music notes

Mariachi Tapatio de Tucson will be among the groups performing at Monday's "Mariachi Extravaganza" at the Gaslight Theatre. Ballet Folklorico Tapatio also performs.

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Music notes

Music notes

All-American Rejects join AVA 2012 lineup

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El Saguarito Cinco de Mayo bash includes cooking demos

El Saguarito Cinco de Mayo bash includes cooking demos

It's one thing to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by eating Mexican food and sipping icy margaritas while a mariachi band plays.

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Single-site festival is a win-win for all

Single-site festival is a win-win for all

Tucson High School's Alberto Ranjel finds time for one-on-one instruction in the midst of a crowd at Casino Del Sol Resort. La Frontera Arizona, which puts on the annual mariachi festival, and the casino both benefit from the event's change of venue.

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Single-site mariachi festival is a win-win for all

Single-site mariachi festival is a win-win for all

The Tucson International Mariachi Conference has opted for a change of scenery for its 30th anniversary.

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Festival del Mariachi y Florecitas dejan el TCC

Festival del Mariachi y Florecitas dejan el TCC

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Bonnie Henry: No matter how old Arizona grows, some things will likely never change

I get a little cranky trying to predict what Arizona will be like 50 years from now, considering I will no longer be part of the scene. Face it: No way will 116 be the new, um, 86.

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Halloween festivals and events

Halloween festivals and events

Nightfall: Harvest of Fear — Old Tucson Studios, 201 S. Kinney Road. Live shows, haunted attractions. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 29. 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31. $24; $20 for ages 11 and under. 883-0100.

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Halloween festivals and events

Halloween festivals and events

 

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What to do

What to do

Many events offer discounted tickets for students, seniors, military and others. Call venue for details.

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