- Your Voice
Pascua Yaqui guitarist Gabriel Ayala didn’t always believe his future would be rooted in the music industry. A Tucson native, Ayala had originally taken on the guitar playing that he is now acclaimed for around the world for reasons that may surprise you.
There were some tired eyes and sunburned faces by the time day three of Country Thunder kicked off.
It was a familiar site for some.
The Great American Playhouse began running its holiday show, Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on Nov. 21 and will continue through until Jan. 4.
Before the curtain rises and the lights are turned on, students working behind the scenes create an entire world for Arizona Repertory Theatre actors.
Besides the onstage actors, a number of other UA students, faculty and staff are involved in Arizona Repertory Theatre productions, working on set design, costumes, lighting and sound. Here, during a past production, Kelli Goodson measures UA musical theater student Sydnee Ortiz's garments under the attention of faculty member Brent Gibbs.
According to a USA Today report, Britain's Duchess Kate today christened one of the world's largest cruise ships in what is expected to be her last official solo appearance before giving birth.
According to news reports, First Lady Michelle Obama got in the face of a heckler during a recent fundraising event.
I was disappointed in Pima County District Attorney Barbara LaWall’s lack of interest in righting a more than 40-year wrong recently.
In her State of the State address earlier this afternoon, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer expressed her continued optimism about the direction of Arizona’s economy, and called for increased competition in the realms of job creation and education.
Pima County needs a lot of work. That was the consensus of the four Republican candidates running for Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1, when they met at the Sun City Social Hall on April 17.
A seat was a tough thing to find at the Oro Valley Council Chambers on Feb. 21 when residents of Oro Valley and Pima County gathered in full for a meeting to discuss the future of the Oro Valley Public Library.
Many of the state’s GOP Congressional candidates attended a Tea Party event in Tucson last week, where Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum appeared ahead of Tuesday’s Primary Election.
In her last public appearance in District 8, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords toured the Southern Arizona Community Food Bank on Jan. 23, making her first stop at the newly- built Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer outlined plans for the state’s future during the Centennial State of the State address at the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 10.
Mark Kelly, former astronaut and husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, visited Mesa Verde Elementary School Tuesday to return the school’s yearbook that he took on his final mission into space.
It’s easy to think teen-age kids don’t care about the world. They walk about in unusually fitting clothing, texting constantly, wearing ear buds, communicating with their “friends” on Facebook … literally, in their own worlds.
Don't confuse cooking in high school today with the home economics classes of old. These days, students in Canyon Del Oro's culinary arts classes learn life skills and gain valuable job training in a recently renovated, commercial-grade kitchen, where some of Tucson's best-known chefs prepare sophisticated recipes and share their tips and expertise.
Shelly Berg plays the jazz piano as if riding a horse in a competitive race, bobbing up and down on the bench like a jockey, his feet constantly tapping and moving, his torso sometimes hunched as if performing needlework in poor light, other times his head back and rocking as if on the downhill of a rollercoaster, as if in a trance, pulling every last note from the instrument.
There was no cheering or applause when the jury rendered a guilty verdict last week — just silence.
Mike Mencinger, the town of Marana director of operations and maintenance, lost his job in budget-cutting government reorganization.
Early in his State of the Town speech Friday morning at the Stardance Center, Mayor Ed Honea stumbled over the word "Marana."
Facing the prospect of much-reduced revenues, Marana Unified School District Superintendent Doug Wilson told patrons at a Monday forum “there isn’t anything we aren’t considering cutting.”
Feb. 2, 1959. It would be the night rock ‘n’ rollers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson appeared on stage for the last time at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.
October 11, 2006 - The silver-haired Dove Mountain resident strolled in a couple minutes late and took a seat in the back of the class.