Arts

John Green’s new novel, “Turtles All the Way Down,” is his first book in the five years since his bestselling young adult novel “The Fault in Our Stars” hit bookshelves in 2012. Green has four other books besides these last two, most of them known for having tragic circumstances and teenage characters who are exceptionally witty, poetic, literary and romantic. “Turtles All the Way Down” continues this trend. Read more

UA alum opens beerhall in Barcelona, Spain

CoCoVail Beer Hall, owned by a University of Arizona alum in Barcelona, Spain, recently celebrated their one-year anniversary of opening. UA graduate Andrés Carrasco and his business partner Toni Garcia originally established the beer hall in August 2016. Carrasco and Garcia grew up together in Barcelona before both relocating to the United States for college. Read more

Film at the Fence brings cinema to the border

Cinema brings communities together, inspires emotions and reshapes the way people see the world. Film transcends physical borders despite any obstacles, and that’s precisely what the “Film at the Fence” screening aims to do this Thursday, Oct. 19. Read more

Exchange students experience life as a Wildcat

Contrary to popular belief, I will not start this piece off with “G’day” because I have never greeted anyone like that before, despite living in Australia my whole life. Being an Australian exchange student at the University of Arizona this semester has certainly opened my eyes to a whole new world. Read more

Behind the music at Lost Lake Music Festival

Lost Lake Music Festival, Phoenix’s largest music festival to date, is this month, Oct. 20-22. Headliners include Chance the Rapper, The Killers and Odesza. We had the privilege of speaking with Kongos, Broods and Odesza before the big event. Read more

Review: “Blade Runner 2049” is a gripping sci-fi masterpiece

Ridley Scott’s 1982 film “Blade Runner” was a dark, dystopian neo-noir movie full of challenging themes that helped it form a legacy as one of the greatest science fiction films of all time. Now, 35 years later, a sequel to this classic film has arrived in the form of Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049.” Read more

UA professor's book explores hip-hop and religion

In his new book, University of Arizona professor Alejandro Nava shines light on the enigmatic concept of “soul” and relates religious practice and history to the influence of soul on Latin and African American music, specifically hip-hop.  Read more