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Mariachi Arizona seeks visibility through its music

“Mariachi Arizona is not only the natural pipeline for the continuation of mariachi instruction, but is a representation of the Tucson and Southwestern United States community,” says Fred Fox School of Music adjunct professor Alberto Ranjel.  Read more

Barrio Viejo: Preserving one of Tucson’s oldest historic districts

Walking down the streets of Barrio Viejo, and you can see history unfold right before your eyes, from the 100-year-old brownish blue patina lantern’s that are perfectly placed above each door, to the long rectangular adobe row houses. Each adobe house tells its own story through the crevices in the walls.  Read more

UAMA's Art of Food exhibition: Starting conversations about awareness and disconnect

  The University of Arizona Museum of Art is now showing The Art of Food exhibition, the first exhibition after the museum closure due to COVID-19. The exhibition will take place until March 20. The Art of Food exhibition consists of 109 works from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation. The collection consists of twentieth and twenty-first century artworks from prominent artists like Andy Warhol, Lorna Simpson, Alex Katz, Enrique Chagoya and many more.  Read more

Who are The Basements?

From rehearsing in a basement that could hardly fit a drum set to the big stage of Dusk Music Festival in downtown Tucson’s Jacomé Plaza, the fledgling band, The Basements have experienced their first taste of what it's like to be rock stars in the spotlight.  Read more