Josh Heath, left, 15, and Metasebyia Tefera, middle , 14, talk with coordinator Mike Schwartz of the Tucson Arts Brigade about the mural they're creating at the Woods Memorial Branch Library, 3455 N. First Ave. The project is meant to encourage youths 11-18 to become active in their neighbor…
Anne Kessell, far left, Dotty Patremio and Jackie Jacobson were part of a Zuzi dance class last week at the Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W Ruthrauff Road. The class was part of Dance Month May at the Flowing Wells Branch Library, across the street at 1730 W. Wetmore Road.…
Jake (Mark Bramhill) finds himself in an intense conversation with his wife, Maggie (Ali Wood), in Catalina Foothills High School's production of Neil Simon's "Jake's Women."
The Cactus Pricks, FC Tucson's fan section at the Kino Sports Complex, cheer on their team in the first half. A crowd of 910 watched Tucson rally in the second half to win 2-1.
Creative-writing major Jacqueline Vito, 21, captures the moment on video with her iPhone as she enters the stadium before the 2013 University of Arizona spring commencement for undergraduate and master's students at Arizona Stadium.
Long lines form to enter Arizona Stadium before the 2013 commencement, which was last held on the football field in 1972, in an era when much of the technology used Friday was unheard of.
Liz Lerch places a bag on a display table as she and members of the Tucson Ladies Council get ready to host the Bags and Bellinis event at the former Bluepoint restaurant at La Encantada this past Sunday. The fundraiser benefited the Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center and featured a…
The $9.2 million glass and steel addition to the University of Arizona's College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture building, constructed in 2007, is four times less efficient than the 1960s building to which it is attached.
Jake Stollings plays Bud Frump, hailing the need for coffee during the Empire High School production of the musical comedy "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."
An overflow audience stands in the lobby and listens to the proceedings during the Sunnyside School District board meeting as some speakers voice their displeasure with Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo.
Kay Milligan models an outfit during last Saturday's fashion show at Broadway Proper, 400 S. Broadway Place. The event was jointly staged by Broadway Proper and Old Pueblo Traders.
Riders hold on as the Disko whirls away at Spring Fling, which was at Rillito Park this past weekend. The annual event is organized by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona and offers rides, games, food booths and more.
Big Eli rotates skyward, as seen in this time-lapse photo, at the annual Spring Fling at Rillito Park, which is on North First Avenue near East River Road
Katie Branca, 9, tries to get her "sled" kite airborne at the Kirk Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. She and other kids recently learned about kites with expert Ronald Reich.
Actresses Janée Page, Heather Stricker and Tarreyn Van Slyke get ready for a recent preview performance of the Gaslight Theatre's "Arizona Smith and the Relic of Doom." Think "Indiana Jones," but on stage, and with a bunch of dry wit and absurdity thrown into the theatrical mix.
Supervisor Lacy Stoneroad, left, shows some clothing to Laura Kiefer at Good Threads, a new boutique-style store opened by Goodwill of Southern Arizona. The store mostly sells clothing but also carries record albums, books, musical instruments and more.
Jenny Douglas sings "Matchmaker" from "Fiddler on the Roof" during the warm-up before the performance of an adult musical theater class at Live Theatre Workshop.
University High School freshman Bridgette Butz works on her painting during the second annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival at Park Place, held Saturday and Sunday. The artwork transformed the north-side sidewalks from the Total Wine and Sears' entrance to the front of Macy's Department Stor…
Karston Foster, 6, gets some hug encouragement from former University of Arizona basketball player Joe Blair at the first Putt-ing Kids First Mini-Golf Tournament and Family Fun Night at Golf N' Stuff, 6503 E. Tanque Verde Road. Blair and the Blair Charity Group organized last Saturday's fun…
Ramsey Saba, 10, powers his way along the go-kart track during the Putt-ing Kids First fundraiser, which hoped to raise $20,000.
Courtney Pyle, 9, watches sister Caitlyn, 13, give their dog Clover, a Welsh corgi, a bath at the Rita Ranch Storage, Car & Dog Wash. The facility at 7850 S. Rita Road has accommodations for self-serve and automatic washes, several dog wash stations, and a vehicle and storage area.
Mya Pancost dashes around looking for Easter eggs during last Friday's Easter Festival at Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet Drive. More than 150 guests attended.
Jude Garcia, 10, draws a couple of defenders toward him before passing the ball as members of Jeremy Daniels' Arizona Playaz prepare at the Christ Presbyterian Church for an upcoming game.
Catholic Bishop Gerald Kicanas advocated passage of gun-control legislation at a gathering of like-minded people at a news conference held at South Tucson City Hall.
Carlos Pardo checks out a strange-looking "fish" he snagged during LifePoint Church's third annual Eggstravaganza. The family event was at Coronado K-8 School, 3401 E. Wilds Road, last Saturday and included an array of activities.
The overall gem show, including the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, above, at the Tucson Convention Center, helped boost hotel occupancy.
Oregon State's Danny Hayes digs the ball out of the dirt as Arizona's Riley Moore dives back to first base safely.
More than 800 showed up for the Dirty Girl Mud Run earlier this month at Old Tucson, including Briana Gee, foreground and her friends. Organizers donated 2.5 percent of the registration fee to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
The master bedroom in Jo and Corey Smith's modern Joesler home features several pieces of the couple's eclectic collection of modern art. The home, built in 1949 for an artist to use as a studio and later as a residence, will be on Saturday's segment of the Arizona Opera League's 39th Home Tour.
Actor, author and conservationist Ted Danson talks with Mindy Miller before the start of his presentation during the fifth Tucson Festival of Books at the University of Arizona. The two-day festival, with parking and admission free, concludes today.
Adrian "Ace" Martinez rides the rope slide down from the mission building. The stuntmen also gave members of the audience a chance to participate in some stunts that were a little less dangerous.
Visitors and volunteers survey items up for sale at the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood flea market. Proceeds went to maintain the San Pedro Chapel, in photo, and for neighbor-help programs.
Eric Dunbar, a member of the Falcons Foothills Lacrosse Club, makes a pass between defenders during practice at Orange Grove Middle School on Feb. 15.
Kinga Biro, from Victoria, British Columbia, pauses for a shot near a mesquite tree loaded with desert mistletoe, which is prime territory for a male phainopepla.
Justin Macy, Miraval Resort & Spa executive chef, prepares strips of bell pepper to use as garnish. He started at the bottom and achieved the top post 13 years later. "I'm hardheaded," says Macy, 30. "I wanted to prove I could do it."
Monica Hay Cook hopes to make Tucson's Sunshine Mile a shopping destination, as the corridor was when it first was named in the 1950s.
University of Arizona sophomore Kearsten Jensen, 20, works Gaga at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' equine center at North Campbell Avenue and East Roger Road.
Marana's Joseph Parsons earned a tie-down roping time of 13.4 seconds on this run Friday, the fifth-best effort of the day.
Carolina Stosius, left, the wife of business partner Glen Stosius, chats with another partner, Kira Dixon-Weinstein, at Agustín Brasserie in the Mercado San Agustín at 100 S. Avenida del Convento.
Tim Toutant assembles a small version of a World War II B-25J before heading for the field during the two-day fly-in. Radio control pilots flew a variety of planes at the club's facility at 10801 E Valencia Road near South Houghton Road this past weekend. Some of the models were made of styr…
Brianna Stough, 9, watches as members of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Memorial from Fort Huachuca perform drills during the annual Fort Lowell Day at Fort Lowell Park that celebrates the area's history.
Cody Smith, 17, wipes raindrops off a sleek 2004 Ford Mustang Cobra owned by John McGuckin during the second annual "Best of the West" car show. The show was Saturday.
The northern boundary of the Puerta development project near Nogales, Sonora, is the international line. In the upper left corner, a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle monitors the border.