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According to an ABC News report, the Miss World pageant has officially eliminated the swimsuit competition for the first time in the event's 63-year history.
The music makers at Casas Adobes Congregational Church UCC are preparing for a season of song including a jazzy version of “Hurry to Bethlehem” by Don Besig to accompany the traditional children’s pageant on Dec. 14.
Southern Arizona’s premier newborn photographer is now open for business in the Tucson area. Heather Davis, owner and photographer at La Belle Fleur Photography, has developed a name for herself throughout Sierra Vista and Southern Arizona for the unique and artistic style of her portraiture.
From humorous impersonations of a famous actor to developing and writing an hour-long play, Ruben Rosthenhausler is but steps away from having his play performed at the Capital Fringe Festival.
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It’s no secret that our teenage daughters are under stress to look a certain way, dress a certain way, wear a certain amount of makeup and given societal pressures, be obsessed with weight.
I can say without out a doubt that I lost a few IQ points last week. And no, that statement has nothing to do with who I am voting for in the much-anticipated Nov. 6 election.
During the weekend of July 9-10, Helennina Lujan, 16, and Sydney Cole, 8, will be in Scottsdale competing as state finalists in the National American Miss Arizona pageant.
Sydney Cole, 8, who resides in Northwest Tucson, is entering the pageant in the ages 7-9 division. She enjoys community service, working with animals and performing gymnastics.
During the weekend of July 9-10, Helennina Lujan, 16, will be in Scottsdale competing as a state finalist in the National American Miss Arizona pageant. Helennina, who resides in Marana, is entering the ages 16-17 division.
Next month, Oro Valley resident Kennedy Olson, 6, will head to Scottsdale to compete as a state finalist in the National American Miss Arizona pageant.
Next month, 10-year-old Eve Pearson will head to Scottsdale to compete as a state finalist in the National American Miss Arizona pageant.
Eve Pearson, 10, is a state finalist in the Nation American Miss Arizona state pageant. She is competing in the Junior Pre-teen age division on July 9 in Scottsdale.
Few people at Ironwood Ridge High School might have pegged Kyra Batté as a future Miss Pima County.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Oro Valley resident and Ironwood Ridge High School graduate Kyra Batté was recently crowned Miss Pima County. The 23-year-old now leads a busy, beaming life, not taking herself too seriously, working hard and having fun.
Tucson Dance Academy presents the Tucson premiere of a long-running Christmas show, Spirit of Christmas, this Saturday, Dec. 12, in two shows at Ironwood Ridge High School.
Tanya Marie Valladares, Miss Pima County 2009, is modeling her competition wardrobe for the Miss Arizona Pageant and performing for the audience at a fund-raiser Saturday, May 30.
Four area teen girls have been chosen to participate in the Cities of America National 2009 Miss Jr. Teen pageant in Phoenix on Sunday, March 15.
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