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Remembering Nati Cano, a paragon of mariachi music

Remembering Nati Cano, a paragon of mariachi music

He lent his talent and time to annual Tucson conference, recorded with Ronstadt.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Manhattan film festival embraces the short

Manhattan film festival embraces the short

Loft audience part of world effort to decide year's best short film.

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Invisible Theatre launches art season with a winner

Invisible Theatre launches art season with a winner

"A Kid Like Jake" boasts a killer cast and a compelling tale.

September 04, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Tucson Jazz Institute takes top prize in national competition

Tucson Jazz Institute takes top prize in national competition

For the second year in a row, the Tucson Jazz Institute’s Ellington Big Band has taken the top prize in the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition.

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Nogales jazz music festival strengthens Mingus legacy

Nogales jazz music festival strengthens Mingus legacy

Composer Charles Mingus was a prominent jazz musician with strong ties to California and New York, but his earliest days were spent in Southern Arizona.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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St. Gregory seniors win national contest for 10-minute play

St. Gregory seniors win national contest for 10-minute play

Some playwrights write a lifetime and never see their work on stage.

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Normandy seniors, uncertain about their future, will graduate

Normandy seniors, uncertain about their future, will graduate

Normandy High School senior Raquan Smith takes his mark on stage during a rehearsal of of the school's production of "All the Great Books (abridged)" on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Smith hopes to be an actor and last month he auditioned for a spot at New York City's famed Juilliard School. Tho…

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Sierra Vista student places first at H.S. Shakespeare competition

A Buena High School junior took first place in the 29th annual High School Shakespeare Competition earlier this month.

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Yarrow to play songs of social justice, tour border

Yarrow to play songs of social justice, tour border

Folk singer Peter Yarrow makes his second appearance in the Tucson area within a three-month period on Friday.

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Suits challenge merger of Tucson Electric Power's parent with Canadian firm

Shareholders of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent corporation, UNS Energy, have filed a pair of lawsuits in Pima County Superior Court in an effort to halt a Canadian company’s planned acquisition of the power provider.

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Neto: He's a poet, a musician, but he finds his calling in coffee

Neto: He's a poet, a musician, but he finds his calling in coffee

I figure this is how heaven smells when I walk into Oliver Ray’s workplace. It’s the aroma of coffee.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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50th anniversary, JFK assassination, Nov. 22,1963

50th anniversary, JFK assassination, Nov. 22,1963

Woman holds handkerchief to her face as she stands with some 5,000 persons attending a memorial service for the late President John F. Kennedy in New York City's City Hall Plaza, Dec. 2, 1963. The late president was eulogized by New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner and others at the noon-day cere…

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50th anniversary, JFK assassination, Nov. 22,1963

50th anniversary, JFK assassination, Nov. 22,1963

EDITORS: ADDS CREDITS AND RESTRICTIONS: FILE--John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes the casket of President Kennedy outside St. Matthews Cathedral following funeral mass in Washington Nov. 25, 1963. His mother, Jacqueline, and uncle Robert stand beside him. A small plane carrying John F. Kennedy Jr. t…

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John F. Kennedy Jr.

John F. Kennedy Jr.

John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes the casket of President Kennedy outside St. Matthews Cathedral following funeral mass in Washington Nov. 25, 1963. His mother, Jacqueline, and uncle Robert stand beside him. (AP Photo/Dan Farrell, New York Daily News) MANDATORY CREDIT: DAN FARRELL, NEW YORK DAILY …

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Batiste blends cultures with 'Social Music'

Batiste blends cultures with 'Social Music'

When Jonathan Batiste takes the Club Congress stage tonight, he will have the distinction of being the first musical artist in recent memory to perform at the downtown venue as part of a UApresents concert season.

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Music briefs

Music briefs

Uptown vibe

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Fitz Blog: Breaking Bad this Halloween

Fitz Blog: Breaking Bad this Halloween

This Halloween the sight of hundreds of 4 foot high ”Walter Whites” at your door can only mean one of three things:

October 23, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Fitz Blog: Zombies on my tiny mind

Fitz Blog: Zombies on my tiny mind

This Halloween I expect all self-respecting zombies to be using our city crosswalks, taking the day off from their job at the County Clerk’s Office, complaining about the shortage of organically grown cerebral tissue and fighting Hannibal Lecter over that last piece of brain. And you, the on…

October 22, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Miley's been on my tiny mind

Fitz Blog: Miley's been on my tiny mind

Don't be so high handed about pop stars. The only barrier to you going trick or treating as Miley Cyrus is finding the right affordable wrecking ball, public decency laws, self-respect  and the fact you can’t find your old Gene Simmons “Kiss” tongue.

October 21, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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