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Tucson Festival Of Books

Tucson Festival of Books draws more than 120k over weekend

Tucson Festival of Books draws more than 120k over weekend

The sixth annual Tucson Festival of Books came to a close Sunday, but work for next year’s event is well underway.

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Large crowds pack Tucson Festival of Books

Large crowds pack Tucson Festival of Books

At times Saturday, the long lines to see famous authors rivaled those to get a soft taco or a pulled pork sandwich at the sixth annual Tucson Festival of Books on the University of Arizona Mall.

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Tucson Festival of Books opens today

Tucson Festival of Books opens today

Bookworms, rejoice.

March 15, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Tucson's weather today

Today's high hit 72 degrees at 1:36 p.m., and the low was 49 degrees at 6:21 a.m. at Tucson International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.

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As son grows, so does his love of reading

A love of reading is something I hope to instill in my children, and thankfully, it looks like that may already be happening with my 2-year-old son.

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'True Food': Andrew Weil spreads the news about good, good-for-you fare

'True Food': Andrew Weil spreads the news about good, good-for-you fare

Andrew Weil remembers when the term “health food” was distasteful. Tempeh, sprouts, soy protein — all had negative connotations.

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Education Notes

Catalina Foothills HS wins AZ science title

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Steak master Tramonto doesn’t skimp on side dishes

Steak master Tramonto doesn’t skimp on side dishes

With Rick Tramonto’s help, you can make a hanger steak taste like filet mignon. In his new book, “Steak With Friends: At Home, With Rick Tramonto,” the chef grills up familiar specialties gourmet-style, illuminating the simple yet particular ways to cook each cut.

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California cuisine is this chef's specialty

California cuisine is this chef's specialty

It’s hard to miss the persimmon — sliced in half and lying on a table — that graces the cover of Suzanne Goin’s “The A.O.C. Cookbook.” A sort of cross between a tomato and a peach, the fruit symbolizes the freshness and simplicity of California cuisine.

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Tucson Festival of Books Culinary Tent schedule

Tucson Festival of Books Culinary Tent schedule

Tens of thousands of literature lovers will descend on the University of Arizona Mall March 15 and 16 for the sixth annual Tucson Festival of Books, a smorgasbord of author talks, performing arts and family activities.

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Hugo Ortega dishes exotic yet familiar street-food recipes

Hugo Ortega dishes exotic yet familiar street-food recipes

Several years ago, acclaimed Houston chef Hugo Ortega — originally from the slums of Mexico City — traveled 4,000 miles across Mexico with his father and his brother Ruben.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Homegrown chef will be among stars at Tucson Festival of Books Culinary Tent

Homegrown chef will be among stars at Tucson Festival of Books Culinary Tent

He grabbed Tucson by the horns with his oxtail sugo. Now everybody’s talking about Ryan Clark, the three-time winner of Iron Chef Tucson and rising culinary star.

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Entries sought for Festival of Books Literary Awards

Writers, take note: Entries to the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards are open.

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Santino Joaquín Rivera vino desde San Agustín, Florida, para promover su más reciente material de literatura chicana. Dijo: "Es mi primera vez en Tucsón, y ¡qué rica la comida sonorense!".

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

La Ciudad de la Ciencia (Science City) fue una atracción muy popular entre jóvenes y adultos.

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

También hubo circo en el Festival del Libro de Tucsón, donde todas las familias y los asistentes gozaron con risas y sorpresa las atracciones del Circo Literario de Lindley López, que esta vez basó su espectáculo en los personajes de Peter Pan y Campanita.

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Hubo una gran cantidad de información y actividades en la Ciudad de la Ciencia, y el beisbol fue una de las experiencias que vivieron los niños.

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Aparte de disfrutar de los libros, las actividades infantiles y los espectáculos, los asistentes también aprovecharon la variedad de la deliciosa comida que ofrecieron los comerciantes.

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Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Al pueblo: Circo, Libros y Ciencia

Los libros fueron la mayor atracción. Todos los aficionados a la lectura y el aprendizaje encontraron algo de su interés es el Festival.

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