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Arts & Life

Rain fails to steal Tucson Rodeo's thunder

Each February, La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, commonly known as the Tucson Rodeo, rides into town and stirs up the spirit of the Southwest, lassoing in fans and competitors from all over the country. Saturday marked Tucson’s 92nd rodeo and began the nine-day festivities with fans arriving clad in rain gear and leather boots, undeterred by the rainy weather. Read more

The Loft Cinema hosts sing-a-long event for Prince, David Bowie and George Michael

In 2016, we lost many musicians. Among the losses were Bowie, who we lost Jan. 10, 2016, followed by Prince on Apri 21, 2016, and finally Michael Dec. 25, 2016. Fans all around the world mourned the losses of each. Just recently, Prince and Michael received tributes at the Grammys. In Tucson, The Loft Cinema, located at 3233 E. Speedway Blvd., decided to host its own tribute to these three men in the form of a sing-a-long on Saturday, Feb. 18. Read more

Wildcat Picks of the Week Feb. 19 - 25

Hey Wildcats. Are you in a slump where you can’t find anything to do? Do you find yourselves staring at your phones and reloading your Twitter feed for the millionth time? Here’s some stuff for you to check out this week. Read more

Rodeo lassos the heart of Tucson

There’s nothing more Tucson than La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, otherwise known as the Tucson Rodeo. It is a staple of life in this Southern Arizona city that has been the home to cowboys and cowgirls for over a hundred years. The event began back in 1925 and has since brought thousands of spectators from all over the world to Tucson every February. Read more

UA celebrates birthday of photographer Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams would have turned 115 years old this year. His contribution to the world of photography and the UA is so appreciated that the UA’s Center for Creative Photography is hosting a birthday party for the famous photographer. The Ansel Adams Birthday Celebration will take place at the Center for Creative Photography on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 1-4 p.m.  Read more

Games Room offers opportunities for fun

In the mood for a friendly game of Cards Against Humanity, ping pong or MarioParty 10? The Games Room, located on the bottom floor of the Student Union Memorial Center, houses entertainment for everyone. From a classic game of Monopoly to a customized virtual reality experience, the Games Room is the place to take a break in between classes, spend leisure time in or host an event. Read more

Climate Change and Poetry series draws to a close

Starting in October 2016, the UA Poetry Center has featured eight poets, such as Camille Dungy, Joy Harjo and Ross Gay, who have addressed the many issues related to climate change in the “Climate Change & Poetry” series. The last event in the series will be on Thursday, Feb. 16. Read more

Casa Video hosts Twin Peaks showings to celebrate the show's upcoming season

“Twin Peaks,” a psychological, supernatural drama, has had a cult following since it premiered on ABC on April 8, 1990. It’s one of creator David Lynch’s and Mark Frost’s greatest successes. For over two decades since the finale of season two, fans have been waiting for more episodes. Now, after much anticipation, the third season is set to premiere May 21 on Showtime, nearly 26 years after the series’ end. Read more