Bus riders can rest easy now — city officials have scrapped the idea of raising fares this year.
Tucson’s city manager has proposed a 75 percent reduction in funding to the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) from its current $400,000 to $100,000.
The Rillito River Park Trail is best known as a venue for vigorous exercise, but one segment of the route caters to folks in search of something else: a place to plop down and relax.
Thieves snatched the bust of former President John F. Kennedy from a downtown park during the weekend.
Tonjia Kolanowksi, center, glances up at the subject for a charcoal drawing during a class at The Drawing Studio, 33 S. Sixth Ave. At left is Kiana Rei, and Phil Lyons works on a piece, right.
The "Small Wonders" exhibit - small framed pieces - at The Drawing Studio is in an area that doubles as instructional space.
Armed with two recent studies that say the arts sector is valuable to the region's economy, the Tucson Pima Arts Council plans to ask in January for a doubling of its public funding from the city and the county.
Tucson has its first poet laureate in years.
El Casino Ballroom hosted Gabrielle Barney's sweet-16 party on Saturday. Videographer and former journalist Daniel Buckley, who has fond memories of El Casino, will premiere his newest documentary Sunday at the Fox Tucson Theatre.
Guests arrive for Gabrielle Barney's sweet-16 party. Tucson's El Casino Ballroom has a long tradition of family events.
With his camera, videographer and former journalist Daniel Buckley captured what he calls "the heart and soul of Tucson."
Amy Briseño, izquierda, aplaude mientras los participantes del Torneo de Poesía para Jóvenes declamaban sus versos en el Cafe Passe, 415 N. Fourth Ave., el 21 de Junio de 2012.
En lugar de votos en papeletas, los miembros de la audiencia del Ocotillo Poetry Slam arrojaban flores a sus oradores favoritos.
Los compañeros de preparatoria de Amy Briseño escasamente escuchaban su voz.