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End-of-life issues focus of community project

End-of-life issues focus of community project

Help needed to research the ways different cultures cope with death and grief. 

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Grant money devoted to poverty, end-of-life issues

Markers of death and dying are all around: the roadside flowers and crosses memorializing a loved one, the white-painted bikes at the scene of a bike fatality, or the uniquely Tucson All Souls Procession.

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Tucson Meet Yourself kicks off downtown

Tucson Meet Yourself kicks off downtown

Here’s a partial list of what to expect today at Tucson Meet Yourself, the city’s celebration of culture and food.

October 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fishing for sand trout and suckers

Fishing for sand trout and suckers

A sculpture of sand trout in the Rose Hill Wash on Tanque Verde Road, Tues. July 5, 2011.

April 23, 2013 12:00 am
The evolution of sand trout

The evolution of sand trout

No fishing for sand trout at the Atturbury-Lyman Bird and Animal Sanctuary loop trail. Photo taken 12/11/09.

April 19, 2013 12:00 am
Big Jim: The evolution of sand trout

Big Jim: The evolution of sand trout

It all began when the Sonoran Desert started drying up, to become what it is today.

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Big Jim: Dry river stories

In my last blog I shared some of the historical importance of the Santa Cruz River. That’s a good example of the way I use history and archaeology — the study of the past — to illuminate the present. That river, no matter how much it has changed, is the reason for Tucson being where it is.

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Big Jim: A river ran (and still runs, sometimes) through it

Big Jim: A river ran (and still runs, sometimes) through it

Let’s start with a river – The Santa Cruz River. We have to start there, because that’s where human settlement in this area started.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Celebrate Tucson's Slavic heritage

Celebrate Tucson's Slavic heritage

Members of the Lajkonik Polish Folk Ensemble perform for the Tucson Slavic Festival Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at St. Melany Byzantine Catholic Church. Such entertainment can be expected at the Slavic Heritage Festival April 20, 2013.

April 09, 2013 9:30 am
Celebrate Tucson's Slavic heritage

Celebrate Tucson's Slavic heritage

True to my promise, I’m alerting you to events related to the subject of this blog, the living cultural traditions of Tucson.

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Meet Big Jim's Tucson

Meet Big Jim's Tucson

There are many ways in which one can describe Tucson. It’s a place of Sunbelt sprawl and rapid growth. It’s the home of Davis-Monthan, Raytheon, and the University of Arizona. It’s got a friendly winter climate and excellent resorts and golf courses. It’s surrounded by desert and mountains o…

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Our Storied Desert Land

Our Storied Desert Land

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El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

Mónica y Joanna Jaramillo participaron por primera vez en este evento. Ellas piensan regresar el próximo año para compartir de nuevo sus empanadas colombianas.

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El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

En la Placita Village gozaron al aire libre grandes y chicos con mucho baile en una atmosfera familiar.

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El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

Las costumbres y comidas típicas de Turquía fueron compartidas en esta edición del Tucson Meet Yourself.

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El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

El Viejo Pueblo en un encuentro consigo mismo

Desde 1974, la gente que participa en el festival Tucson Meet Yourself ha pasado por estas entradas de la Corte del Condado Pima (Pima County Courthouse) para apreciar la exhibición y venta de diferentes productos y artesanías.

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