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Photos: New movies out in theaters this week

Photos: New movies out in theaters this week

New movies out the weekend of April 18 include the Disney film "Bears," "Transcendence," "Fading Gigolo," "Heaven Is For Real" and "A Haunted House 2."

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Tucson’s Nancy Tokar Miller, painter of acclaimed abstracts, dies at 72

Nationally known artist Nancy Tokar Miller, whose oversized canvases are awash with deconstructed images, dreamy colors and bold strokes, died Tuesday in Tucson after a decade-long battle with cancer. She was 72.

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Tucson arts groups share $190k in NEA grants

The National Endowment for the Arts is giving $190,000 in grants to Tucson organizations, including two grants totaling $80,000 to Tucson Meet Yourself.

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Tickets on sale now for 2015 Country Thunder

The folks behind Country Thunder aren’t taking a breath.

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Arts briefs

UA recital features world-class talent

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First Stages brings "The Cat in the Hat" to town

First Stages brings "The Cat in the Hat" to town

The sun did not shine.

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Restaurant news

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Coronet opens On Fourth Avenue

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Country newcomer Farr opens Pima County Fair concert series

Country newcomer Farr opens Pima County Fair concert series

If you were at Country Thunder last Sunday, you got a sneak peak at country newcomer Tyler Farr (“Redneck Crazy,” “Whiskey in My Water”), who will open the Pima County Fair concert series tonight. His show in Florence featured guest appeara…

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Christie will keep you guessing

Christie will keep you guessing

Here’s how much the stage version of Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” is loved:

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Tucson arts groups share $190k in NEA grants

Tucson arts groups share $190k in NEA grants

Tucson Meet Yourself gets $80,000 from two grants. 

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Artist Nancy Tokar Miller dies

Artist Nancy Tokar Miller dies

Tucson-based artist Nancy Tokar Miller, whose over-sized paintings were saturated with come-hither colors and deconstructed images, died Tuesday morning after a decade-long battle with cancer. She was 72.

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Kids eat free at El Charro and other Tax Day deals

Little money, no problem. 

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Chef Aaron May is in the house

Chef Aaron May is in the house

Chef-owner of May's Counter Chicken & Waffles and Heist Parlour is hosting happy hour, flipping pizzas.

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New café adds to North Fourth Avenue dining options

New café adds to North Fourth Avenue dining options

After months of preparation, The Coronet opened Sunday in the Coronado Hotel Apartments at 402 E. Ninth Street, just north of the Fourth Avenue underpass.

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Country singer Farr goes Tucson poolside with a cold one

Country singer Farr goes Tucson poolside with a cold one

A few friends fly in to write music with Tyler Farr in the days leading up to Thursday's Pima County Fair show.

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Daggwood Café reopens on North Stone Avenue

Daggwood Café reopens on North Stone Avenue

The Daggwood Café has reopened its doors at its new location, 1800 N. Stone Ave.

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Country Thunder 2015 tickets on sale Wednesday

Country Thunder 2015 tickets on sale Wednesday

$99 four-day tickets on sale Wednesday.

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Photos: Wild weekend at Coachella

Photos: Wild weekend at Coachella

There was plenty to see and do at the first jam-packed weekend of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. Among the performers at Coachella, which plays over two weekends, were Outkast, Broken Bells, Ellie Goulding, Zedd a…

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Country Thunder finale is a tale of four friends

Country Thunder finale is a tale of four friends

FLORENCE —Country Thunder closed out its 2014 run with record-breaking crowds.

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Colt Ford brings rap rock with twang to Country Thunder

Country singer fills interesting niche at country music fest.

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Tyler Farr parades Aldean, Ford and Diffie on his stage

Tyler Farr parades Aldean, Ford and Diffie on his stage

Newcomer has some serious country juice to attract big names to his show.

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Stroll down memory lane with Joe Diffie

Stroll down memory lane with Joe Diffie

FLORENCE — Joe Diffie made a triumphant return to Country Thunder this afternoon to kick off the final day of 2014 festival.

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Joe Diffie says he may share stage with Aldean tonight

Joe Diffie says he may share stage with Aldean tonight

Aldean goes on at 9; Diffie takes the stage at 5 at Country Thunder

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