Arts

Take shelter at Scented Leaf

During these breaks from the heat, Tucsonans can once again take leisurely strolls, marking the return of a lesser-known season: people-watching. From a corner of Scented Leaf Teahouse and Lounge, the flows of people along University Boulevard are like the tides coming in and going out. Read more

Summer reading recommendations

Looking for a book to read this summer? Check out these five great options. Journey through an adventure across Middle Earth with Tolkien’s "The Hobbit" or experience the raw poetry of Kaur’s emotional "milk and honey". There’s something for everyone, all for $10 or less. Read more

Fridays on Fourth: Night life on a budget

Several restaurants, bars and shops on Tucson’s historic Fourth Avenue offer exclusive discounts and deals to customers every Friday. “Fridays on Fourth” is a unique way for the Fourth Avenue Merchants Association to attract more customers to the Avenue during the slower summer months. Read more

Sing your heart out: Karaoke night venues

Happy hour at your favorite restaurant can be a classic way to loosen up after a long work day. Whether it be with your co-workers, colleagues or close friends, the discounted beverages and appetizers are always something to look forward to and a great way to mingle. Read more

Wildcat Picks of the Week: 7/24-7/30

While staying home to watch Netflix might seem like your best bet during monsoon season, some events going on this week are worth leaving the house for. Find out what you can do during the rainy season with the Daily Wildcat's picks of the week. Read more

Caffè Lucé: A place to forge relationships

In the middle of an Arizona summer, encountering an abundance of students anywhere in Tucson is unlikely. Those who can leave often do. Besides a summer session classroom, Caffè Lucé is one of the few places where students can be found this time of year. Read more

Weekly Wildcat playlist: Old hits revived as new covers

This week's Wildcat playlist is all about mixing the old with the new. These popular covers revive the best hits from pop, soul, rap and alternative genres. The artists bring a fresh take to some of the most beloved songs in history. Who says an oldie can’t be a goodie all over again? Read more

Fourth Avenue find: A glimpse inside Cafe Passé

Most Tucsonans spend summer days driving from one air-conditioned destination to another, reserving outdoor activities for a more temperate dawn and dusk. At midday, Cafe Passé’s bustling outdoor patio seems like an exception to this rule. Read more

Jazz musicians light up Main Gate Square

A warm July evening is perfect for a fun jam session. This week, the Butch Diggs jazz band performed a free concert at Main Gate Square on University Boulevard. Every other Friday during the summer months, jazz bands are scheduled to fill the streets with dynamic music for all to enjoy. Read more

Uncovering the 'Retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo'

On the second floor of the UA Museum of Art stands a fragile piece of Spanish history that has survived war, natural disaster and time itself. The retablo, or altarpiece, of Ciudad Rodrigo consists of several panels depicting religious Catholic artwork created from oil paint on wood. Read more