Arts & Life

Empowering women through the art of pole fitness

In a small fitness studio in the heart of downtown Tucson, patrons are encouraged to try a different kind of workout, aimed at people who want to “have fun while strengthening their bodies.” Kinetic Arts Tucson, located at 17 E. Toole Ave., is a fitness studio that teaches pole, dance and acrobatics to women and men of all ages.  Read more

Student profile: This isn't her first rodeo

Clothed in colorful, traditional Mexican dresses, the escaramuzas saddle up and ride into the arena, ready to give a show-stopping performance. Each of the girls’ horses start dancing to the rhythm of the Mexican music that fills the air. The crowd cheers and watches in awe as the girls execute their choreography, all while riding sidesaddle. Read more

Wildcats Anonymous strive to help college students achieve sobriety

It is no secret that there is a culture of substance use in college. For students recovering from substance abuse, safely navigating the college environment can be an arduous task. Nicholas Tucci, a student at the University of Arizona, had been sober for one month when he began attending UA. While everyone around him traversed the social spheres, Tucci was feeling overwhelmingly isolated. Read more

Furry friends prepare to strut their UA fashion

 For their four-legged friends at the Humane Society, University of Arizona fashion minor students have been hard at work, creating original denim cape designs to be presented at the Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show Tuesday, Nov. 27.     Read more

Wildcat Alum makes a scene in Dames at Sea!

 WolfKlain has played characters in theatrical performances like Grease, Cabaret, Funny Girl and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has also has played supporting roles in Lifetimes’s The Truth about Jane and FOX Network’s America’s Most Wanted.  Read more

Waltz to 'Wonderland' with UA DanceSport

Follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole, or to the Modern Languages building, and go “mad” with Wildcat DanceSport, the University of Arizona’s competitive ballroom dance team, as they perform Alice in Wonderland. Read more

Artist brings Tucson back to the past with new exhibition

The University of Arizona Museum of Art celebrated the opening of three exhibitions Thursday, Nov. 8, including (What is the color, when black is burned? The Gold War. Part 1.), created specifically for Tucson by L.A.-based Frohawk Two Feathers. The Daily Wildcat talked to Frohawk Two Feathers to get insight into his art style and the inspirations for this gallery  Read more

UA student doubles as local Indie artist

UA Film & Television student and local indie artist Clay Dudash released his new music on SoundCloud and Bandcamp August 31. His new album Thee Demonstration is a mixtape of rap and R&B songs with his own lyrics. The Daily Wildcat was able to ask him a few questions about his music. Read more

The stage is set for Inishmaan

  The cast and crew of The Cripple of Inishmaan rehearsed on the finished stage in the Tornabene Theater at the University of Arizona for the first time on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. For a little over a month the cast had been rehearsing in room 114 of the Drama Addition Building while a team of students built the set. The actors had been blocking around make-shift props and elevations taped onto the floor. This Thursday, they were finally able to see the tape lifted off and the set come to life on the stage. Read more

'Grande Dame' of UA passes the baton

 In 1954, Shirlee Bertolini — already a twirling champion — travelled by train from Detroit, Mich. to Tucson, Ariz. The band director at the time, Jack Lee, had plans for the Pride of Arizona and personally asked Bertolini to become the University of Arizona’s first featured twirler.  Read more

‘Second Assault’ to be featured at Loft Film Fest

 Imagine being an 18-year-old, out-of-state freshman at The University of Arizona. It is your first month in college, and no one believes you. This narrative was true for 2010 UA alumna Jillian Corsie, a sexual assault survivor, documentary filmmaker and film editor. Corsie, 12 years after the assault, turned her experience into a documentary called Second Assault, which will be featured at the 2018 Loft Film Fest.  Read more