Arts & Life

Dogs, denim and daring to learn

Fashion minor students at the University of Arizona are learning the tricks of the trade as they host and plan a Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show. While these students are learning what it really means to work in fashion, they’re doing it all in a sustainable manner and for a charitable cause. The second annual Dogs N’ Denim Fashion Show is on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. on the UA Mall.  The students have been working the majority of the semester on designing capes for the dogs using donated, upcycled materials, as well as planning the entirety of the event themselves. Read more

Feminism in art

Tucson is known for a wide variety of reasons: its college basketball, its hiking trails and its great weather and now more than ever women’s progression.  Read more

Local artists to release albums Friday

Start off the semester with some new music from a few of Tucson’s local bands. On Jan.13 at The Flycatcher, there will be a 21-and-over album release show featuring The Desert Beats, Lydian Osman and Golden Boots. Read more

Pō é tree appreciates nature

The UA Poetry Center and the UA Campus Arboretum have partnered together for the Po é tree series, a collection of poetry discussions that take place outside Herring Hall under the trees on the arboretum. Read more

Museum of Art reveals the science of art conservation

Inside the UA Museum of Art hangs paintings that have withstood the storms of time, lasting over 500 years. When someone views a piece at a museum, they’re seeing it at its best, but numerous evaluations and treatments take place before art makes it to the gallery wall. UA Museum of Art curator Olivia Miller wants the story of art conservation illumined for the public in an upcoming exhibit. Read more

Cellist Matt Haimovitz brings Bach to UA

Classical music simply has the ability to soothe the soul. It allows us to listen, learn and maybe even understand the world slightly better. Any Tucson resident looking to get their classical music fix should catch one of cellist Matt Haimovitz’s performances next week as he performs J.S. Bach’s six suites for solo cello, with each suite accompanied by an overture written by one of today’s great composers. Read more