With its multitude of banjos, myriad of ukuleles, and mass of every other staple instrument under the sun, The Folk Shop on 2525 N. Campbell Ave. has become somewhat of a local legend, appealing to professional virtuosos and first-time musicians alike.
Union Pacific Railroad's double track effort through Arizona from Los Angeles to El Paso has made an appearance in Northwest Tucson, with two major road crossings closed for several days each while UP crews rebuilt them to accommodate the second set of railroad tracks.
Hundreds of people showed up a free concert with headliner Calexico and an appearance by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly.
Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made a public appearance on behalf of Democratic Congressional District 8 candidate Ron Barber on Saturday at the Rialto Theater. The duo, along with Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly, promoted a “Get Out the Vote” concert, which featured Kevin Pakulis, Salvador Duran, Sergio Mendoza y La Orkest, and special appearances from Joey Burns and Jacob Valenzuela of the band Calexico.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made an appearance Saturday night at an event held at the Rialto Theater.
With the special election for Congressional District 8 just days away, early voting may prove to be the decider in the race to finish former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ term.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will join Ron Barber, her former aide, at a concert to get out the vote for the June 12 CD8 special election next week.
Capping off a weekend of ceremonies and events held in honor of the January 8 anniversary, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led thousands in the Pledge of Allegiance at the University of Arizona Sunday night.
The Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) has announced its complete entertainment line-up for the seventh annual event, which heats up Oct. 6-10. It can be viewed at www.tucsonfilmandmusicfestival.com.
The Tucson Film & Music Festival is now accepting entries for its seventh annual festival, scheduled for Oct. 7-10. The festival is a weekend-long event featuring live music and films, and emphasizing films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the Southwest. TFMF accepts documentaries, narrative features, shorts and music videos.
Rockin’ concert to benefit civility fund
CALEXICO and SAN DIEGO, Calif. — If you cross the US-Mexican border at the town of Calexico you might run into a photographer named Daniel Santillan. But he’s not likely to be shooting pictures of tourists. He only has eyes for Mexican schoolchildren who want an American education.