Arts & Life

Incarcerated artists find hope in creating an art exhibit

A mother stood by her son’s artwork with a beaming smile as a phone camera flashed while other visitors gazed at pieces of art intently. Artwork descriptions and artist profiles read as letters of encouragement, love, admiration, hope and, above all, resilience. The University of Arizona Museum of Art opened its newest exhibit “Hobby Craft" on Jan. 17, which will remain on display until March 29. The art was created and curated by inmates currently incarcerated in the Arizona State Prison Complex, and its themes radiated resilience.  Read more

AirGarage: Affordable on-campus parking

Finding affordable parking around the University of Arizona campus is often difficult for students and faculty members who drive to campus. Between the high costs of garage or lot parking at the UA and the city’s regulation of parking permits and time limits in the downtown area, driving on a budget can look grim. 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