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Nogales jazz music festival strengthens Mingus legacy

Nogales jazz music festival strengthens Mingus legacy

Composer Charles Mingus was a prominent jazz musician with strong ties to California and New York, but his earliest days were spent in Southern Arizona.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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St. Gregory seniors win national contest for 10-minute play

St. Gregory seniors win national contest for 10-minute play

Some playwrights write a lifetime and never see their work on stage.

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Sierra Vista student places first at H.S. Shakespeare competition

A Buena High School junior took first place in the 29th annual High School Shakespeare Competition earlier this month.

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Yarrow to play songs of social justice, tour border

Yarrow to play songs of social justice, tour border

Folk singer Peter Yarrow makes his second appearance in the Tucson area within a three-month period on Friday.

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Suits challenge merger of Tucson Electric Power's parent with Canadian firm

Shareholders of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent corporation, UNS Energy, have filed a pair of lawsuits in Pima County Superior Court in an effort to halt a Canadian company’s planned acquisition of the power provider.

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Neto: He's a poet, a musician, but he finds his calling in coffee

Neto: He's a poet, a musician, but he finds his calling in coffee

I figure this is how heaven smells when I walk into Oliver Ray’s workplace. It’s the aroma of coffee.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Batiste blends cultures with 'Social Music'

Batiste blends cultures with 'Social Music'

When Jonathan Batiste takes the Club Congress stage tonight, he will have the distinction of being the first musical artist in recent memory to perform at the downtown venue as part of a UApresents concert season.

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Music briefs

Music briefs

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Fitz Blog: Breaking Bad this Halloween

Fitz Blog: Breaking Bad this Halloween

This Halloween the sight of hundreds of 4 foot high ”Walter Whites” at your door can only mean one of three things:

October 23, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Fitz Blog: Zombies on my tiny mind

Fitz Blog: Zombies on my tiny mind

This Halloween I expect all self-respecting zombies to be using our city crosswalks, taking the day off from their job at the County Clerk’s Office, complaining about the shortage of organically grown cerebral tissue and fighting Hannibal Lecter over that last piece of brain. And you, the on…

October 22, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Miley's been on my tiny mind

Fitz Blog: Miley's been on my tiny mind

Don't be so high handed about pop stars. The only barrier to you going trick or treating as Miley Cyrus is finding the right affordable wrecking ball, public decency laws, self-respect  and the fact you can’t find your old Gene Simmons “Kiss” tongue.

October 21, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Your Wednesday Poll Results. Read'em and weep.

Fitz Blog: Your Wednesday Poll Results. Read'em and weep.

Here at Fitzsimmons & No Associates Research we pride ourselves on accuracy, timeliness, our handsome white lab coats and our state-of-the-art clipboards.

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Tucson retailers will pay fines for abandoned shopping carts under new law

Shopping carts clogging parks and washes near your home could become a thing of the past under a new Tucson law.

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Wendell Hicks: Time to acknowledge, mourn and celebrate

Even today an HIV-positive medical diagnosis can leave a person bewildered, stunned and devastated.

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Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

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Fitz Blog: Your Wednesday Poll Results. Read 'em and weep.

Fitz Blog: Your Wednesday Poll Results. Read 'em and weep.

Here at Fitzsimmons & No Associates Research we pride ourselves on accuracy, timeliness, our handsome white lab coats and our state-of-the-art clipboards. In the last 24-hours we polled 2,567 Americans on the matter of the government shutdown and here is what they said:

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Tucson Modernism Week schedule

Tucson Modernism Week schedule

More than 2,500 people came out to learn the history and experience the nostalgia at last year’s inaugural Tucson Modernism Week.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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MDA moving its national HQ out of Tucson

MDA moving its national HQ out of Tucson

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has announced plans to move its national offices from Tucson after calling the area home for nearly 22 years.

September 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Flamenco Festival returns with changes, additions

Tucson Flamenco Festival returns with changes, additions

The holy trinity of flamenco — classic Andalusian singing, dancing and guitar play — will be on display at Casa Vicente during the fifth annual Tucson Flamenco Festival this weekend.

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