Arts & Life

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
669 11 1.6%
Total (8/2)
66,070 1,065 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
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Updated December 8, 2021

Floor Polish brings fun in fitness

Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of Fourth Avenue sits a one-room dance studio. The place is right off of Hoff Street, which is more of an alleyway than a street. A painted wooden sign directs patrons to the studio known as Floor Polish. From Zumba to Jazzercise, dance fitness has become immensely popular over the last five years or so. Floor Polish is an independent studio bringing this fun activity to the Tucson community. Read more

Beer, Food and History at History on Tap

In the early 1860s, a cold lager was difficult to find in hot, dry Arizona. When Alexander Levin, a Prussian brewer, opened Pioneer Brewery in Tucson in 1864, residents finally had access to local beer. Read more

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