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

Review: Gospel singer Tori Kelly kicks off concert in Tucson

The historic “Crown Jewel” of Tucson came alive when the Gospel singer-songwriter, Tori Kelly, took to the stage for the very first stop of her tour, The Acoustic Sessions, featuring music from her brand new album, “Change Your Mind.” Kelly broke free from her traditional big Gospel sound to focus on a more intimate concert in the Fox Theatre. Read more

Q&A: J.A. Jance shares her passion about her craft

This year, J. A. Jance, a New York Times best-selling author, will be one of the Tucson Festival of Books' guests. Jance has written an array of novels like the J.P. Beaumont series and the Joanna Brady series. The Daily Wildcat talked to Jance about her books and the panel she will present at.  Read more

Q&A: A talk with one of the "Grouchy Historians"

The book is described on Amazon as something that “reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it.” Ed Asner and Ed. Weinberger released the book in October 2017. The Daily Wildcat Arts & Life Editor Pascal Albright talked with Asner about his book and the message behind it. Read more

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah shares his short stories at TFOB

Up-and-coming short-story author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah will be featured at this year’s Tucson Festival of Books for his debut book “Friday Black” — a collection of dystopian short stories that reveal the painful injustices of life and the grim realities of being young and black in America. Read more

Local authors share the spotlight at TFOB

The Tucson Festival of Books is one of the largest book festivals in the United states that invites over 350 authors from all over the country to participate, but for local authors being a part of the festival has a different meaning.  Read more