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Machine that produces duplicates vinyl records.

Tucson Artist Keeps Craft of Cutting Records Alive

Popularity of vinyl records has been on the rise for quite some time, but few record collectors have the level of enthusiasm for the medium as Mike Dixon.

Apr 17, 2014
We sit down with Praise Zenenga, Ph.D., UA Associate Professor, Africana American Studies, and Mookho Eliza Mokhesi, student, to discuss the role of gospel music in South Africa.

Singing from the Soul

The Soweto Gospel Choir performs in Tucson, guests provide context for the spiritual and cultural traditions behind the music.

Apr 17, 2014
We talk to Michael Fenlason, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Tucson Museum of Art, Graham Thompson, Intern at the Tucson Museum of Art, and Vanessa Ford, Executive Director of Maker House, about Tucson's art community.

Program Wants More Tucsonans to Make Art

The Arts Speak, a part of the Tucson Museum of Art START program, aims to bring community together, interact.

Apr 17, 2014

Restless Artist Finds Joy in Unusual Medium

"Fuddx" is a professional magician and balloon sculptor; he recently won bronze for his individual work at the World Balloon Convention.

Apr 17, 2014
We visit with a group of painters as they scope out a location, paint and learn together.

Artists Find Inspiration In Desert Blooms

Plein Air painting has artists finding beauty in 'the moment."

Apr 10, 2014
Professional artists create masterpieces with chalk at the 3rd annual Chalk Art Festival.

Chalk Art Fest Turns Sidewalks into Canvases

A creative group gathers for the third annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival to make art seem like child's play.

Apr 10, 2014
Participants of the weekly Meet Me at Manard's event make their way to Maynard's Kitchen.

Celebrating Five Years of 'Meeting' in Downtown Tucson

Meet Me at Maynards has attracted tens of thousands of people to weekly event where visitors can walk, run and enjoy other activities.

Apr 7, 2014
Jeremy Denk, an award-winning classical pianist, discusses his upcoming performance of Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Acclaimed Pianist Visits Tucson

Known for his athletic approach and sense of humor, Jeremy Denk is challenging expecations of what a classical pianist can be.

Apr 3, 2014
Kathleen Grace and her guitarist perform at Plush on 4th Avenue.

USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

Apr 3, 2014

UA Opera Presents a Less Serious Mozart Classic

The Magic Flute was written by the classical composer and one of his friends to 'entertain people.'

Apr 3, 2014
We sit down with Sirena Irwin, who plays Lucy Ricardo, and Joanna Daniels, who plays Ethel Mertz, in "I Love Lucy Live on Stage."

Live Stage Production Brings "I Love Lucy" Magic Back To Life

"I Love Lucy Live on Stage" recreates experience of being in audience for 1950s live television filming of classic episodes.

Mar 27, 2014
Nadia Hagen, Artistic Director of Flam Chen & the All Souls Procession, and Ruben Palma, Organizer of Moctoberfest 2014, tell us about MoctoberFest, an April Fool's carnival.

MoctoberFest 2014 Raises Money for All Souls

The spring time event is the 'antithesis to the All Souls Procession,' say organizers.

Mar 27, 2014
Flyer for Tucson Cine Mexico 2014.

Four Day Film Fest Explores Current Crop of Mexican Cinema

This is the 9th edition of the festival, and co-sponsor says the films focus on historic issues and social issues that are relevant to life in Mexico and along the U.S. border.

Mar 27, 2014
Young girl practicing aerial silk.

Local Circus Artists Spread Knowledge to Next Generation

Tucson Circus Arts offers year-round programs in everything from aerial acrobatics to dance.

Mar 27, 2014

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

Mar 20, 2014
A Tucson Festival of Books attendee shares a book he loves.

A Book I Love

Early reccommendations for your Summer reading list from visitors to the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books.

Mar 20, 2014

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