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Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and Town of Marana present free live music featuring a variety of genres at Crossroads at Silverbell Park, May to October.
The Tucson Jazz Society kicks off the 8th season of its Summer Series on Saturday, July 5 with the Larry Redhouse Trio at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park. Pianist Redhouse will lead a world class ensemble made up of Robin Horn on drums, and Evan Dain on both acoustic and electric bass. The Trio incorporates straight-ahead jazz, Latin, funk and reggae influences in its exciting repertoire.
An Oro Valley couple with close ties to World War II and the civil rights era has always had plenty of stories to tell, but they probably never thought they’d be purveying them on television.
Harold and Ingrid Linton of Oro Valley were featured in a Smithsonian documentary.
Three times in its long history, the 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South America has broken the auction record for a single stamp. Now, it's poised to become the world's most valuable stamp again.
(StatePoint) Books are a great gift, no matter who is on your holiday shopping list. But matching the right book with the right person isn’t always easy.
A piece of history sits resting at the Marana Regional Airport.
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The sizzling Summer Series kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with Native American Music Award winner Gabriel Ayala. Gabriel played at President Obama’s Inaugural Ball, for Pope Benedict at the Vatican, and has performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum for the American Indian, and the ASU Kerr Cultural Center. His performance will include well known standards such as “Take Five,” “Spain” and “Caravan.” An accomplished guitarist with impeccable technique, Gabriel has melded his love of jazz to his classical and Flamenco training to create an exciting new twist to both genres which he calls JazzMenco.
Several themes are evident in the newly announced UApresents 2013-2014 season, with more shows being offered in the Tucson community and many presentations geared toward young adults and families.
Two grants totaling more than $2 million, plus a $625,000 endowment to support research by visiting scholars, has been awarded to the UA Insect Collection. The grants will support revitalization of the collection, the largest in existence for the Sonoran Desert region.
Only two Saturday concerts remain in the 2011 La Encantada Summer Concert Series – the jazz-fusion sounds of Larry Redhouse Trio on Aug. 13 and Tesoro on Aug. 27. The latter performs Latin jazz to spice up the Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge taking place at La Encantada in combination with the final summer concert.
The Larry Redhouse Trio has opened for such notable jazz musicians as Chick Corea and performed at The Smithsonian Museum and The Kennedy Center Jazz Club.
St. Gregory admissions test is April 16
The Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibition of Key Ingredients: America by Food opens this Saturday, Jan. 29, and runs through March 13 in Globe at the Gila County Historical Society Museum, 1330 N. Broad Street.
Contributed photo, Miners in Globe, circa 1890, with their “pasty buckets.”
Contributed artwork, This recipe for Cornish pasties is one of six recipe cards compiled from each of the Arizona host sites featuring a Smithsonian Key Ingredient.
Dr. Christine Conte has been named the new executive director of Tohono Chul Park, the park's board of directors announced Friday.
Araneae, commonly known as spiders, evoke terror and revulsion among many people. Fear of spiders — yes, arachnophobia — lists as one of the most common phobias among humans.
The Tucson Jazz Society swings into spring this Sunday, March 28, welcoming Swing Fever to its first Tucson appearance.