Arts & Life

Q & A: UA Director of Bands is a recognized guest at Carnegie Hall

 Chad Nicholson, the University of Arizona director of bands and conductor of the UA Wind Ensemble, has been chosen as one of the nationally recognized guests at Carnegie Hall. Nicholson, along with the other guests, will provide workshops for multiple ensembles that will perform in Carnegie Hall’s Symphonic Series on June 17.  Read more

Live entertainment around campus

There are several places on and around campus for students to go to for live entertainment in their free time. From plays and musicals performed by University of Arizona students to rock concerts and dance shows, here is a list of places to find your fix of fun. Read more

From behind the scenes to graduation stage

 During his time at the University of Arizona, Cole Rowerdink found a passion for working behind the scenes on fine arts productions. He is graduating from the College of Fine Arts this year with a degree in design and technology and an emphasis in stage management.   Read more

Q & A: UA alumna to purr-form in ‘Cats’ at Centennial Hall

Victory is performing in the national tour of “Cats,” the Broadway musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which follows the story of a group of junkyard cats. The showing will be in Centennial Hall from April 30 to May 5. The Daily Wildcat spoke with Victory about the upcoming show. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. Read more

TREND Fashion show hits the runway this weekend

The rooms in the McClelland Park building may seem like typical classrooms, with their florescent lights and concrete floors, but the TREND Fashion Club took Room 103 and spiced it up for University of Arizona Fashion Week.  Read more

Rideshare driver goes beyond the destination for students

After over 4,000 trips with Uber and Lyft combined in the University of Arizona area, Nicole Ochotorena, aka Mama Bear, has no regrets about getting fired from Circle K. Ochotorena was fired from her previous job for being too friendly. She said she would take customers who walked in drunk and belligerent and have them walk out feeling happier and less drunk. Read more