Arts

The Rock: A staple concert venue in Tucson

For music lovers searching to try out a new concert venue, look no further than The Rock Tucson. Located on Park Avenue, local and national bands come to share their talent within its black, sticker and poster-laden walls. Fans can stand in front of a small stage, getting up close and personal with their favorite musicians. While the Rock is known for hosting mostly rock bands, the venue welcomes performers from a variety of musical genres, thus serving a wide audience and giving patrons the ability to discover new music. Read more

Students fight back in Krav Maga classes at UA Rec Center

At the nationally-recognized UA Campus Recreational Center, the Krav Maga fitness course is a popular choice among the many other interesting and enjoyable fitness classes offered during the school year and summer sessions. The fighting class provides its students with effective ways to practice self-defense in dangerous situations while getting a total body workout. Read more

A poetic partnership between Loft Cinema and UA

This summer, you can attend a summer poetry film screening, courtesy of the Loft Cinema and UA Poetry Center. The Loft will use their inflatable screen at the Poetry Center for the first couple of screenings, and after their renovations are completed, the Loft will be hosting the remaining screenings at their newly-remodeled theater. Read more

Wildcat Picks of the Week: June 12-18

If you’re looking to enjoy what Tucson has to offer this summer — and beat the heat in the process — you're in luck! The Wildcat Picks of the Week have arrived. For entertainment combined with relief from summer temperatures, take advantage of these upcoming events. Read more

Review: The History of Jack Sparrow highlighted in 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'

The films have taken the audience on a journey alongside Sparrow, documenting his time as a young pirate who was not so well-known — "you are without doubt the worst pirate I've ever heard of..." to later in life when his name was legend across the seas — "but you have heard of me." Fans of the movies have watched Captain Jack become one of the most famous pirates of all time. Read more

Local artist lets his murals speak for him

With the touch of a blade, coarse horsehair transforms into the perfect paintbrush. After bonding the finished hair to a stern handle, Ignacio Garcia is ready to work. Garcia, who values his art over his status as an artist, dedicates his time and energy to painting murals. Read more

Explore campus, fitness with UA-FIT

Looking for an inexpensive way to exercise around the UA campus? Try out the UA-FIT course. UA-FIT is the Fitness Integral Training course with stations circling campus between Cherry Avenue and Park Avenue. You may have seen some of these stations around, such as in front of the Mathematics building or in front of the Science-Engineering Library. Read more

Transferring made easy at UA

Congratulations to all college students transferring to UA this upcoming fall semester. You are about to become a part of our community and the Daily Wildcat is here to help you get your bearings. Read on for some neighborly insight on how to make the most out of your time as a Wildcat. Read more