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Heat Pump Installation

Heat Pump Installation

Arizona offers incentives for the installation of energy-efficient heating and air-conditioning equipment. Above, Scott Johnson of Russett Southwest Corp. takes refrigerant readings on the condenser of a new heat pump.

15 hours ago
Dry Brush Therapy

Dry Brush Therapy

A Yerba Prima Skin Brush with detachable handle is used in dry brush treatment at Estudio Piel in Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento in Tucson, AZ. It’s believed to help with exfoliation and to stimulate the lymphatic system. Plus, advocates say, it just feels good. Photo taken…

October 22, 2014 12:08 pm
Dry Brush Therapy

Dry Brush Therapy

Dry brushing involves running a firm-bristled brush over dry skin at Estudio Piel in Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento in Tucson, AZ. It’s believed to help with exfoliation and to stimulate the lymphatic system. Plus, advocates say, it just feels good. Photo taken Wednesday, O…

October 22, 2014 12:08 pm
Dry Brush Therapy

Dry Brush Therapy

Neda Lunde demonstrates dry brush therapy at Estudio Piel in Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento.

October 22, 2014 12:08 pm
Dry Brush Therapy

Dry Brush Therapy

Massage Therapist Neda Lunde LMT (licenced massage therapist), demonstrates dry brush therapy on owner Angelica Rockov at Estudio Piel in Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento in Tucson, AZ. Dry brushing involves running a firm-bristled brush over dry skin. It’s believed to help w…

October 22, 2014 12:08 pm
Arizona Women Uncovered

Arizona Women Uncovered

Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily StarFrom the 1890s to 1905, corsets were more adjustable but still featured metal stays to keep the figure rigid and fairly immovable. 

October 22, 2014 12:07 pm
Arizona Women Uncovered

Arizona Women Uncovered

People were into waist-cinching, which was considered ladylike and proper in the late 1800s to early 1900s.

October 22, 2014 12:07 pm
Arizona Women Uncovered

Arizona Women Uncovered

Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily StarSleeping hats such as this were common in the turn of the 19th century. Arizona Women Uncovered explores women’s undergarments from 1870-1920 in a show at Tucson Desert Art Museum opening Nov. 1 at 7000 East Tanque Verde Road in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Tuesd…

October 22, 2014 12:07 pm
Arizona Women Uncovered

Arizona Women Uncovered

These corsets and hoop skirts were the fashion from 1870-1890. Hoops were lowered over the head by helpers and corsets could not be tightened by the wearer. 

October 22, 2014 12:06 pm
Arizona Women Uncovered

Arizona Women Uncovered

“Arizona Women Uncovered,” an exhibit opening Saturday at the Tucson Desert Art Museum, explores women’s undergarments from 1870-1920 — an era when women went to extraordinary lengths to achieve the slimmest of waistlines. 

October 22, 2014 12:06 pm
Arizona Women Uncovered

Arizona Women Uncovered

By the start of the Roaring ’20s, garments were more manageable. Museum assistant Sharon Fields adjusts the bow on a combination of camisole and bloomers. 

October 22, 2014 12:07 pm
Solar Throwdown

Solar Throwdown

(Above) With a biscuit in the oven, Team FABU-lous member Amy White, center, checks the thermometer as team members, from left, Adolpho Herrera, Felicia Pastrano and Brant Davis, await the results of this temperature reading from their solar

October 21, 2014 4:38 pm
Solar Throwdown

Solar Throwdown

Right: About 600 engineering students took part in the hourlong event Tuesday, in which they baked biscuits in thermodynamic solar ovens of their own design. They worked in small teams to make nearly 100 ovens.

October 21, 2014 4:40 pm
Grandma Tony's Pizza won the inaugural Pizza Madness

Grandma Tony's Pizza won the inaugural Pizza Madness

The staff at Gaslight Theatre holds a tote board displaying a win over Frog & Firkin in last year’s competition. 

October 21, 2014 2:56 pm
International Festival

International Festival

Lucy Zuercher, right, and the Rusyny Dancers performed in last year’s International Festival at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, 5910 E. Fifth St. The festival is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

October 21, 2014 10:13 am
Final Tucson project

Final Tucson project

One of Stephen Paulus's last big projects was a recording with the Tucson Chamber Artists in May 2013 of his works, including the 9/11 oratorio the professional choir commissioned to commemorate tge 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Here he is at Catalina Foothills High School where…

October 20, 2014 12:08 pm
AJs Chefs

AJs Chefs

Kara Hranicka’s pumpkin bread pudding is lavished with a decadent trio of dark chocolate, espresso and salted caramel sauce oozing off the top. At the Prep & Pastry restaurant, Hranicka enjoys experimenting with uncommon flavor combos.

October 20, 2014 11:45 am
Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Runnin' Utes

Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Runnin' Utes

Utah guard Delon Wright, left, might be the best all-around player in the Pac-12 this season. And, as a 6-foot-5-inch point guard, he promises to be a matchup nightmare all season.

October 19, 2014 4:33 pm
Flowing Wells HS Football Mugs

Flowing Wells HS Football Mugs

Flowing Wells' Brandon Gastelum

October 18, 2014 12:35 am
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Monica Ley, left, and Laura Gutierrez arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Miranda Lyle, left, and Haley Ochoa arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Jeff and Michelle Hataway, from Paradise Valley, arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:26 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Stylist Yekatherina Bruner arrives at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:26 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Guests arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:26 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Models strike a pose in one of the many vignettes at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:26 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Jorge Alvarado arrives at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Teagan Bentley, 14, and her mom, Lisa Cottrell-Bentley, arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014. Teagan designed and sewed both dresses.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Marvin Tanzer, left, Betsy Tanzer and Mike Simons arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Shaleigh Walker, left, and Tori Foote arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Local designer Esteban Osuna shows off his boots, which his father made, on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Ned Waith and Camerone Parker arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Samantha Goodwin arrives at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Caleb Gutierrez arrives at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Ana Sanchez arrives at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

The Project Runway stars make their arrival. From left, Daniel Esquivel, Bert Keeter, Peach Carr, Mila Hermanovski and Korto Momolu, holding her 6-month-old son Cameron, arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Bollywood actress Kalpana Pandit, left, and Chris Bartfai arrive at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:26 pm
Tucson Fashion Week 2014

Tucson Fashion Week 2014

TFW model Kaley Moutrey arrives at Color Story, an interactive fashion show, at Tucson Botanical Gardens on Oct. 17, 2014.

October 17, 2014 8:26 pm
David Fitzsimmons

David Fitzsimmons

The Star's David Fitzsimmons is collecting students' views of education in Arizona. Share your cartoon or brief opinion at tooner@tucson.com

October 17, 2014 7:45 pm
SAHBA Homeshow Prep

SAHBA Homeshow Prep

Sunshine Experts, one of about 300 vendors on hand, will be showing off retractable awnings. The show features hourly culinary demonstrations this season along with free samples, said show director Noel Kurtz.

October 16, 2014 5:03 pm
SAHBA Homeshow Prep

SAHBA Homeshow Prep

A team from Shepard Exposition Services installs the carpeting in the walkways between displays at the TCC in preparation for the The SAHBA Home and Garden Show coming to the Tucson Convention Center on Oct. 17-19 in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Thursday, October 16, 2014. 

October 16, 2014 4:56 pm
SAHBA Homeshow Prep

SAHBA Homeshow Prep

Jerry Vincent of Diamondback Billiards from Phoenix assembles rails for pool tables atop a stack of tables at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, AZ. The SAHBA Home and Garden Show coming to the TCC on Oct. 17-19 Photo taken Thursday, October 16, 2014.

October 16, 2014 4:55 pm
Perla Morales Sentencing

Perla Morales Sentencing

Defense attorney Dawn Priestman, center, consults with fellow attorney Rebecca McLean, left, just before Priestman’s closing arguments. Morales was sentenced to two consecutive 20-year terms despite claims of mental illness.

October 16, 2014 4:27 pm
Perla Morales Sentencing

Perla Morales Sentencing

Perla Caroline Morales, a mother convicted of killing her 4-year-old daughter and 17-month-old son, awaited her sentencing Thursday.

October 16, 2014 12:44 pm
Flu Shot Clinic

Flu Shot Clinic

UA student Amani Lewis is pleased the shot doesn’t hurt during the University of Arizona Campus Health’s flu shot clinic. The CDC recommends shots for anyone over the age of 6 months to prevent influenza, which a UA study found can quickly spread in office environments.

October 15, 2014 3:41 pm
Ryan Clark

Ryan Clark

During his time off, Chef Ryan Clark ventures out with his two Labradors Aspen and Cedar into the desert to harvest prickly pear fruit. A great hangover cure, Clark says. At Agustin Kitchen, local foods mingle with high-brow French technique in a style uniquely Tucson. With so much fresh foo…

October 15, 2014 11:49 am
AJs Chefs

AJs Chefs

Braised chicken and vegetables, from chef Ryan Clark, photographed on the patio of AJ’s Fine Food at La Encantada.

October 15, 2014 11:47 am
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WEDNESDAY-p251.jpg

Donovan Moore of the 2013 Tucson High School football team on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in Tucson, AZ. Photo by Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am
Mosquitos

Mosquitos

Pima County Health Department Sanitarian Assistant Cindy Bennett searches for evidence of mosquito larve in standing water in the 5800 block of S. Stelzer Drive in Tucson, AZ. Bennett is one of three people in Pima County Health Department who may respond to complaints from the public relate…

October 13, 2014 4:04 pm
Mosquitos

Mosquitos

A mosquito larve lies on the fingernail of Pima County Health Department Sanitarian Assistant searches for evidence of mosquito larve in found in standing water at the intersection of Mission Rd. & Nebraska St. in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Monday, October 13, 2014.

October 13, 2014 4:05 pm
Dutch Apple Galette with Whiskey Creme Anglaise

Dutch Apple Galette with Whiskey Creme Anglaise

The Dutch Apple Galette with Whiskey Crème Anglaise isn’t your everyday apple pie. Just check out the recipe.

October 13, 2014 12:34 pm

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