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Tucson Pima Arts Council

Tucson drops plan to raise bus fares

Bus riders can rest easy now — city officials have scrapped the idea of raising fares this year.

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Daniel Buckley: Cutting funding for the arts in Tucson is bad for business

Daniel Buckley: Cutting funding for the arts in Tucson is bad for business

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.

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A trail for loungers

A trail for loungers

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.

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Bust of President Kennedy stolen from Tucson park

Bust of President Kennedy stolen from Tucson park

Thieves snatched the bust of former President John F. Kennedy from a downtown park during the weekend.

December 17, 2013 11:28 am Photos

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Group to request more funds, citing sector's impact

Group to request more funds, citing sector's impact

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.

December 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Group to request more funds, citing sector's impact

Group to request more funds, citing sector's impact

The "Small Wonders" exhibit - small framed pieces - at The Drawing Studio is in an area that doubles as instructional space.

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Tucson Pima Arts Council to request more funds, citing sector's impact

Tucson Pima Arts Council to request more funds, citing sector's impact

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.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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City waits and waits for 4th Ave. statue

Sometimes less is more.

October 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Rebecca Seiferle named Tucson's poet laureate

Tucson has its first poet laureate in years.

September 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Video cam records the beat of Tucson's 'heart and soul'

Video cam records the beat of Tucson's 'heart and soul'

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.

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Video cam records the beat of Tucson's 'heart and soul'

Video cam records the beat of Tucson's 'heart and soul'

Guests arrive for Gabrielle Barney's sweet-16 party. Tucson's El Casino Ballroom has a long tradition of family events.

August 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Documentary features historic and colorful El Casino Ballroom

Documentary features historic and colorful El Casino Ballroom

With his camera, videographer and former journalist Daniel Buckley captured what he calls "the heart and soul of Tucson."

August 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Usan la palabra para liberarse

Usan la palabra para liberarse

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Usan la palabra para liberarse

Usan la palabra para liberarse

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.

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Usan la palabra para liberarse

Usan la palabra para liberarse

En lugar de votos en papeletas, los miembros de la audiencia del Ocotillo Poetry Slam arrojaban flores a sus oradores favoritos.

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Usan la palabra para liberarse

Usan la palabra para liberarse

Los compañeros de preparatoria de Amy Briseño escasamente escuchaban su voz.

August 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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