Arts & Life

A Roundup of the 2017 Oscar nominations

For some, February means Valentine’s Day. For others, the Super Bowl is the month's exciting holiday. But for cinephiles, February is the time to award some of the best films and filmmakers of the year. That’s right: as of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences's nominations announcement Tuesday morning, Oscar season is in full swing. Read more

Arizona Repertory Theatre reduces ticket prices for UA students

UA students will be able to look forward to decreased ticket prices this semester at the Arizona Repertory Theatre. Ticket prices have been cut across the board to $15 for both plays and musicals. The new price point aims to attract more students who might have previously been barred from attending the theater due to the price of admission. Read more

Cooking on Campus brings healthy eats

From learning proper knife skills to how to cook a chicken, UA’s Cooking on Campus classes cover it all. The bimonthly classes held at the Campus Recreation Center teach students how to prepare a meal they can enjoy themselves. Read more

Review: The Winter in Anna explores romance that could have been

Local author Reed Karaim was raised in a library and aspired to be an author from a young age. Once he started a career in journalism he fell in love with reporting. Throughout his life he went on the road with Bill Clinton to cover his 1992 campaign, published an award-winning novel and is starting on his third. Read more

Tucson community celebrates Japanese culture

There may be misunderstandings about race, culture or ethnicity. One organization in Tucson is trying to encourage people to learn about a different culture through community events. The Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition strives to unify the Japanese community.  Read more

Get to know the man who plays John Dillinger in Dillinger Days

Dillinger Days, an annual event that marks the capture of John Dillinger in Tucson, hits Hotel Congress in downtown Tucson this weekend. Jonathan Mincks, also known as Johnny Hotshot, Mad Mincks and a list of other names, will be starring in the event’s re-enactments as Dillinger, a role he has played for 23 years. He sat down with the Daily Wildcat and discussed his career and what has helped him make it this far. Read more