The moment a family locks eyes with a loved one returning from a lengthy tour of duty is a flash in time that is likely never to be forgotten.
I call Venus ever‑brilliant because it is always truly brilliant whenever it is in our sky, whether in the evening after sunset or in the morning before sunrise.
A dark green plastic mat covered in patches of spilled paint is draped on the floor of Michael Yarema’s makeshift art studio. An unfinished painting sits on an easel at the end of the room. Splotches of different-colored paint cover his hands.
Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert will return to Country Thunder in April for the 2014 installment of the four-day festival.
Pima County has had special adoption fees in effect for animals at the Pima Animal Care Center on North Silverbell Road, and some pets are even free.
About a year and a half ago I went on a book-signing tour. Knowing I’d be in airports, I bought myself a smartphone, which I quickly nicknamed “not-so,” short for not-so-smart-phone. One of the reasons I bought the phone was a device called the Square, which you are supposed to be able to at…
There will be hot models on display and plenty of people getting high, but this is no fashion industry event.
Holiday activities are jingling their way into the northwest side in the coming weeks, with Marana and Oro Valley looking to draw crowds with festive shindigs.
Christopher Johnson is about to cross a couple of big ones off his bucket list:
KXCI is more than a week into its monthlong 30th anniversary celebration, which commemorates where the community radio station has been and where it’s headed.
Twice per school year at Manzanita Elementary School the Family Faculty Organization, or FFO — which is similar to a PTA — puts on a book fair. The students go nuts over it. They love books, and they love to read. I’ve been a co-chair of the book fair for the last 2ƒ years, and it’s a fun an…
The Parish expanding space and workforce
There is something you should know about Tania Miller before the Canadian conductor takes the podium Friday to lead the Tucson Symphony Orchestra:
Don’t want to be an American idiot.
Art pops up Saturday
in one-day-only gallery
Live, original theater happens frequently at Etcetera, the late-night arm of Live Theatre Workshop.
With 20 days to go until Christmas, it is now perfectly acceptable to sing Christmas carols.
Petco will have a grand opening Dec. 14-15 for its new store at 5625 E. River Road.
I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).
Floor & Decor, a supplier of hard-surface flooring supplies and accessories, will open its first Tucson store next Thursday at 7125 E. Broadway.
When it comes to pizza, plain pepperoni is just plain passé.
Are you still hunting for the perfect holiday card to send to family and friends?
Members of the local indie rock band Sun Bones are still deciding if their most recent national tour was something they’d be willing to do again.
The city’s two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today:
Artisan beer. Emerging artists. Good music.The combo demands our attention.And one that the Tucson Museum of Art is bringing our way with Saturday’s Art on Tap event.dec. 7Here’s what you’ll find:More than 50 artists will exhibit works in the TMA courtyard. Sixteen local breweries will serve…
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Streetcar construction downtown is done.
A project designed to add foliage to a stretch of local parkway while offering folks a chance to memorialize loved ones is holding a tree dedication ceremony on Friday.
To honor the memory of the 19 Arizona wildlands firefighters who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire, 10 members of the Ironwood Hotshots will raise funds by running in a special event in Sunday’s Tucson Marathon.
A federal judge in Tucson has sentenced two tax preparers to prison for filing false tax returns.
Rob Gronkowski has caught a touchdown pass in four of his six games since returning to action.
Sneaker heads have a chance to buy, sell and trade rare and hard-to-find shoes Sunday and contribute to a good cause at the same time.
Niya Butts is quick to shake a hand, to start a conversation.
This time last year, the UA’s bowl possibilities were pretty simple.
Four-year-old Saryne Delperdang couldn’t pronounce the name of her favorite fairy tale character when her family went to the county animal shelter to pick out a puppy.
The Sunnyside Unified School District has moved forward with its proposed budget cuts, but district officials do not know yet who will be laid off, who will be moved and how the new, restructured schools will look.
Arizona hasn't been ranked No. 1 since the 2002-03 season, when Luke Walton and Jason Gardner jumped out of a Sports Illustrated cover.
For a consensus high school All-American, Brandon Ashley is leading a strangely under-the-radar existence these days.
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Six people who chained themselves to the fence of the federal courthouse in Tucson in an effort to shut down a deportation process known as Operation Streamline for a day face misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and failure to follow the direction of federal police officers.