Once called "Hollywood in the Desert," Tucson has been the location for hundreds of film and television projects since the late 1930s. But the last big-studio production involving Tucson finished work in 2010, and the city's future as a popular movie-making location seems to hold more questi…
Gary Fenstermacher will wrap up his course on philosophy at the Academy Village on Jan. 31. In that fourth and final session, Fenstermacher plans to cover political philosophy in considerable depth, focusing on the meaning, promise and challenges of democracy.
Professor Gary Fenstermacher will continue his four-part course on philosophy today at Academy Village.
Internationally recognized scholar and former UA dean Gary Fenstermacher will kick off his four-part course on philosophy at 2:30 p.m. today at Academy Village.
American philosopher George Herbert Mead once quipped, "Philosophy is a study which enables man to be unhappy more intelligently." Although there is some truth in Mead's remark, it's certainly not the view Gary Fenstermacher will emphasize in his four-session course on philosophy that begins…
There are people who think the world will end in less than a month - Dec. 21, to be exact.
Are you wondering how the Supreme Court's recent decision on the Affordable Care Act might affect Tucsonans? Get the story from a local expert Monday when the Arizona Senior Academy hosts a talk by Larry Aldrich, chairman and executive director of the Arizona Business Coalition on Health.
Want to be entertained by a classical pianist who's different?
Could your mother-in-law really have descended from Neanderthals? Does the neighbor who steals from your lemon tree have the arms of an orangutan?
Did you know that the 30-foot-tall Martin Luther King Jr. statue on the National Mall was sculpted by a Chinese artist? Are you surprised that the Roosevelt Memorial appears to omit a statue of FDR in a wheelchair?
An evening of improvisational comedy by Lesley Abrams and Dean Steeves of Tucson's LaughingStock Comedy Co. will be presented by the Arizona Senior Academy starting at 7:30 p.m. next Wednesday.
Most people are sufficiently awed by the power of earthquakes
that they want to learn more. Well, here's your chance.
Under the Bridge, a recently formed six-piece jazz ensemble,
will present a free concert at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Arizona
Senior Academy Building at Academy Village.
Today's stereotype archaeologist is a whip-bearing,
fedora-wearing Indiana Jones who spends most of his time finding
treasures and battling the bad guys who want to steal them.
Who knew that Woodrow Wilson, America's most professorial
president (he held doctoral degrees in history and political
science), was gifted with a trio of fascinating women … and two of
them were his wives.