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Review: Invisible Theatre's "Olive and the Bitter Herbs"

Review: Invisible Theatre's "Olive and the Bitter Herbs"

Oy vey. There is a mighty unpleasant woman on stage at Invisible Theatre. And funny. And annoying. And funnier still.

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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.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Review: Arizona Onstage's "Love, Loss and What I Wore"

Review: Arizona Onstage's "Love, Loss and What I Wore"

Most of the agonies, and the joys, that mark a lifetime — OK, a woman’s lifetime — can be relived just by recalling the dress, the jacket, the bra, one wore at each moment.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am
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’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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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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Review: Who's got the power? 'Venus in Fur' constantly changes sexual gears

Review: Who's got the power? 'Venus in Fur' constantly changes sexual gears

Zip up those thigh-high boots; you’re in for a sexy ride.

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Every dress has a story to tell: Funny 'What I Wore' brings memories out of storage

Every dress has a story to tell: Funny 'What I Wore' brings memories out of storage

Contact reporter Kathleen Allen at kallen@azstarnet.com or 573-4128.

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Invisible Theatre' 'Olive and the Bitter Herbs': It's a howler, we assume

Invisible Theatre' 'Olive and the Bitter Herbs': It's a howler, we assume

Invisible Theatre closes its season with a howler:

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Arizona Repertory production has makings of a dream

Arizona Repertory production has makings of a dream

Fairies. A man with the head of a donkey. Defiant children. Magic spells.

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Ronstadt inducted into Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame today

Ronstadt inducted into Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame today

Today Linda Ronstadt will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — the first native Tucsonan to reach those hallowed halls.

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Memories of Linda Ronstadt

Memories of Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt won’t be attending tonight’s induction ceremonies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — she has cited health issues related to Parkinson’s disease that will keep her home in San Francisco.

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Review: Actors bring heart-felt honesty to Live Theatre's "Southern Comforts"

Review: Actors bring heart-felt honesty to Live Theatre's "Southern Comforts"

So this is the glory of new-found love late in life:

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Three of six Governor's Arts Awards go to Tucson

Tucson was well represented among the winners of the recently announced 2014 Governor’s Arts Awards, given for contributing to the “diversity and excellence of Arizona’s arts and culture community.” The Old Pueblo took three of the six award categories, presented last week.

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Borderlands Theater's 'Burning Patience' celebrates Chilean poet Pablo Neruda

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda used words to inspire love, discuss politics, and even address his own death.

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Review: Great American Playhouse's ‘Quest of the Caveman’ delivers silliness, message

Review: Great American Playhouse's ‘Quest of the Caveman’ delivers silliness, message

The cavemen have taken over the stage at The Great American Playhouse.

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Preview: Arizona Theater company to stage David Ives’ popular ‘Venus in Fur’

Preview: Arizona Theater company to stage David Ives’ popular ‘Venus in Fur’

Playwright David Ives picked up an erotic novella written in German just to brush up on the language.

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Tucson artist Daniel Martin Diaz moving to LA to pursue musical interests

Tucson artist Daniel Martin Diaz moving to LA to pursue musical interests

Daniel Martin Diaz was born here, went to school here, learned his art here, married and raised his son here, and became an internationally known artist while living here.

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Review: ‘I Love Lucy’ is fun, but lacks freshness

Review: ‘I Love Lucy’ is fun, but lacks freshness

“Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.” — Marcel Proust

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Live Theatre to stage "Southern Comfort"

Live Theatre to stage "Southern Comfort"

Playwright Kathleen Clark understands the friction between Southerners and Northerners.

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Everything from musicals to Shakespeare on playbill for 2014-15 theater season

Everything from musicals to Shakespeare on playbill for 2014-15 theater season

Broadway in Tucson is committed to bringing us pure entertainment.

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Tucson's Unscrewed Theater nails down a home

Tucson's Unscrewed Theater nails down a home

It’s a Friday night at the end of January, 30 minutes before the improv group Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed’s first show in its new space.

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Some splainin' about 'I Love Lucy — Live on Stage" at Centennial

Some splainin' about 'I Love Lucy — Live on Stage" at Centennial

People can get starry-eyed over Lucille Ball. Still.

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Arizona Rose Theatre brings back "Tombstone"

Arizona Rose Theatre brings back "Tombstone"

In 1988, Ruben Rosthenhausler was a 19-year-old college dropout, interested in drugs, drink and women.

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Review: Little spark in Winding Road's "Burn This"

Review: Little spark in Winding Road's "Burn This"

Alienation can make great theater.

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Review: 'Burn This' doesn't quite catch fire

Review: 'Burn This' doesn't quite catch fire

Sense of alienation falls flat.

March 19, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Chef Chat: Cilantro lends bright flavors to a variety of dishes

Chef Chat: Cilantro lends bright flavors to a variety of dishes

Cilantro loves these (relatively) cool days, and fresh bunches are crowding the supermarket.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Review: ‘Oklahoma!’: Oh, what a beautiful production by ART

Review: ‘Oklahoma!’: Oh, what a beautiful production by ART

Arizona Repertory Theatre’s “Oklahoma!” is way, way more than OK.

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Review: Nothing prim at original, fresh Proper

Review: Nothing prim at original, fresh Proper

There’s a delicious restaurant in Flagstaff named Criollo. There’s much we love about the laid-back eatery in the quaint downtown area, but this is at the top of our list:

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Winding Road Theater Ensemble to stage "Burn This"

Winding Road Theater Ensemble to stage "Burn This"

Loss, love and a drug-addled personality — juicy ingredients for drama.

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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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Review: 'Around the World in 80 Days'

Review: 'Around the World in 80 Days'

“Around the World In 80 Days” should be a wild ride on a roller coaster.

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Review: Arizona Theatre Company's "Around the World in 80 Days" runs out of gas

“Around the World In 80 Days” should be a wild ride on a roller coaster.

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Arizona Rep to stage classic musical, "Oklahoma!"

Arizona Rep to stage classic musical, "Oklahoma!"

If not for chance — and a dying theater-producing organization — the musical “Oklahoma!” may never have seen the footlights.

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Review: 'Betrayal' renews faith that theater can provoke, excite without being ponderous

Review: 'Betrayal' renews faith that theater can provoke, excite without being ponderous

The Rogue Theatre has taken us to theatrical church.

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Glenn Weyant: The music of sound

Glenn Weyant: The music of sound

It’s 4 p.m. on a Monday in early February. Glenn Weyant is walking slowly around the University of Arizona fine arts plaza.

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The Rogue takes a deep look at the consequences of "Betrayal" by Harold Pinter

The Rogue takes a deep look at the consequences of "Betrayal" by Harold Pinter

It’s the Swinging ’60s in London, and a married Harold Pinter is an up-and-coming playwright.

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"Go Granny D" at Invisible Theatre gives legs to activist's story

"Go Granny D" at Invisible Theatre gives legs to activist's story

At the dawn of 1999, a few weeks before Doris Haddock turned 89, she strapped on sneakers and began a walk across the country in an attempt to bring attention to campaign finance reform.

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Around the stage in 80 laughs

Around the stage in 80 laughs

Five actors. Thirty-nine characters. And a trip around the world.

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A bitcoin primer

What is bitcoin?

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Virtual currency finds its way to Tucson

Virtual currency finds its way to Tucson

Alex Dery-Chaffin sees a revolution ahead.

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Four reasons to see 'Photograph 51' at Tucson's Live Theatre Workshop

Four reasons to see 'Photograph 51' at Tucson's Live Theatre Workshop

You probably don’t know the name Rosalind Franklin.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Borderlands theater fest courageous, necessary

Borderlands theater fest courageous, necessary

Barclay Goldsmith was clearly proud.

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'Wizard of Oz' comes to Centennial Hall

'Wizard of Oz' comes to Centennial Hall

Danielle Wade has gone over the rainbow and found the pot of stardom at the end.

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Borderlands' theater fest begins

Borderlands Theater has made an art out of reaching across the border.

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Ballet Tucson joins in Song Fest for Winter Concert

Ballet Tucson joins in Song Fest for Winter Concert

The Tucson Desert Song Festival isn’t just about song.

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