"Keep calm and zen on" is the central attitude of Prince Rama's musical and life philosophies.
This isn't Prince Rama's first time in Tucson, but Brooklyn-based sisters Taraka and Nimai Larson are hoping their previous visit is trumped by a much more enjoyable second impression.
Rock duo Sirsy, Rich Libutti and Melanie Krahmer, will play at Plush Saturday on their inaugural Southwest tour. The two also will visit their label, Tucson-based Funzalo Records.
Melanie Krahmer and Rich Libutti, the rock duo who play under the name Sirsy, learned a valuable lesson on their first tour through the American Southwest.
Mötley Crüe rocks Tucson - just kidding. Members of the Tucson band The Distortionists made themselves into the heavy metal artists before last year's Great Cover-up. This year you can catch near-facsimiles of Katy Perry, David Bowie, the Dixie Chicks, Outkast, Queen, Paul McCartney and others.
Katy Perry is coming to Tucson.
On an August night, nearly two dozen visual and performance artists - from musicians pounding out punk rock and rap to hairstylists crafting runway-worthy high-piling 'dos - filled every wall and nook of Plush for the monthly showcase of Raw. Since the inaugural event in February, Raw has be…
Makeup artist Mica Riggs sprays model Hannah Curry, creating a fishnet pattern on her arms in preparation for a recent Raw Natural Born Artists exhibition at Plush. The event is a showcase for new and emerging artists, in music, performance, fashion and other disciplines.
Belly dancer Amy Vidrine, who performs under the name Kamrah, stretches before taking the stage at a Raw showcase. For many of the artists, Raw is their first shot at seeing if their work can attract an audience, says Laura Fischer, showcase coordinator.
Photographer Ernie Somoz installs the exhibit of his work before the doors open at a Raw show at Plush. The showcase is part of the national Raw movement, which hosts monthly events in 60 U.S. cities and in Australia.
Stylist/artist Andrew Andrews (in shadows) styles model Katy Gierlach's hair. Raw is not restricted to traditional visual and performing artists.
Lia Littlewood from Yuma works on a painting as she waits for the Raw audience to arrive. "The more you can express yourself, the better," says the 24-year-old mostly self-taught artist.
Justin Moore belts out a number during a Raw showcase. Moore uses the stage name Mr. Falsetto.
This is pop music with no boundaries
Local rock bands Innisfail and Easyco - who always had a
friendly rivalry - are reuniting for the first time in almost a
decade May 20, and Dennis Bracety can't wait for the show.
Rachel Bracety feeds husband Dennis, a Rural/Metro firefighter, his early morning medicine of various crushed pills mixed with water, using a intravenous feeding tube.