There’s nothing more Tucson than La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, otherwise known as the Tucson Rodeo. It is a staple of life in this Southern Arizona city that has been the home to cowboys and cowgirls for over a hundred years. The event began back in 1925 and has since brought thousands of spectators from all over the world to Tucson every February.
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Igor Stravinsky is widely known as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, and one of his revolutionary ballets is coming to Tucson to honor the 100 year anniversary of its creation. The UA School of Dance and Fred Fox School of Music are collaborating to perform “Les Noces,” a story of marriage told through dance and music.
Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of Fourth Avenue sits a one-room dance studio. The place is right off of Hoff Street, which is more of an alleyway than a street. A painted wooden sign directs patrons to the studio known as Floor Polish.From Zumba to Jazzercise, dance fitness has become immensely popular over the last five years or so. Floor Polish is an independent studio bringing this fun activity to the Tucson community.
Get ready to be scared silly. The All-Nite Scream-O-Rama is returning to The Loft Cinema this Saturday, Jan. 28. From 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. the theater will marathon seven specially chosen horror movies to chill the audience’s blood and make their skin crawl.
For some, February means Valentine’s Day. For others, the Super Bowl is the month's exciting holiday. But for cinephiles, February is the time to award some of the best films and filmmakers of the year. That’s right: as of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences's nominations announcement Tuesday morning, Oscar season is in full swing.
Students of the Fred Fox School of Music are taking their skills outside the practice rooms and performing across the Southwest as part of the UA Musicians on Tour program. From local Tucson schools all the way to Mexico, student musicians are traveling to perform for eager and encouraging audiences.
Arts Express gives local talent an opportunity to tell the story of Christmas past, present, future in 'A Christmas Carol'
Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future are coming to Tucson this holiday season in Arts Express’s presentation of “A Christmas Carol.” Beginning Thursday, Dec. 8, Arts Express will perform the musical adaption of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story about a man’s journey to rediscover the holiday spirit.
Some viewers hate it, some love it and others consider it a guilty pleasure, but there’s no denying the popularity of reality TV.
Independent filmmaker Alex Cox's "Tombstone Rashomon" to screen at the Loft Film Fest as a work-in-progress this Friday
What would happen if the witnesses of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral were able to tell us their stories? Who would we believe and how would we know the truth? “Tombstone Rashomon” might help find these answers.
Everybody loves a bad scary movie, whether intentional or not. Among the many bad scary movies, we asked students what their favorite is.
The dead are remembered and celebrated in different ways in all places and cultures. Día de los Muertos was first cited in the 16th century, celebrated by Aztecs every summer. The holiday was eventually pushed back to coincide with All Souls Day, picking up elements of Christianity throughout the centuries and moving north from Mexico.
For those still looking to get in the Halloween spirit but tired of running from zombies and seeing terrifying clown videos online, the spooky melodies of “Little Shop of Horrors” just might be the perfect treat.
Fashion is a fun way to express yourself, but it can be pricey. Purses can cost more than your rent check and jewelry can rival the cost of a used car — it’s no wonder outlandish prices deter people from getting involved in the high-end fashion scene. That’s where Posh Boutique comes in.
From playing Professor Albus Dumbledore in a just-for-fun play that became a YouTube sensation, to embodying the future Prince Harry with the Arizona Theatre Company, Dylan Saunders' short acting career has been quite extensive and varied.
There are a handful of places out here in the desert where one can find the high-end couture they’re searching for, one of them being (W) Boutique.
Hidden within the residential streets of Tucson among the cacti and tumbleweed is a mystical world of fairy princesses, mad doctors and headless horsemen. This isn’t some fantasy, though it may seem like one. This is Haunted Ruins at Valley of the Moon.
The music of “Classic Gershwin” is culturally diverse and technically intense. With very little time for the orchestra to practice as a group, each musician in the TSO has spent countless hours preparing for each performance on his or her own.
The Parks and Recreation Binge Watch starts Friday at 9 p.m. on the UA mall. The event is a collaboration between the Loft Cinema, UA Campus Health and UA Residence Life and is one of many Cats After Dark events being held this semester.
Turning a book into a movie is no easy task for a filmmaker, especially when that book already has a community of dedicated fans who know and love the original story.
Following The Loft Cinema’s 70mm Showcase, resident movie nerds Victoria Pereira and Shane Holly go head to head to debate whether the filmmaking style is really all that.