Offered Memorial Day through the Fourth of July: the red tamale is a smoky barbequed pork; the white is chicken with a mild hot wing sauce, celery and bleu cheese; the blue is calabacitas - squash, tomato, onion, green chile and cheese in blue corn masa.
Octavio Lopez, 19, as the Man of Steel laughs with library assistant Amy Morris as he struggles using a hole punch to make a hole in a felt mask during a "Man of Steel" premiere party at Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road, on Friday. Library staff and volunteers joined with the publ…
Carmen Membrila, 10, practices on the violin as her father, David Membrila, rehearses with Mariachi Chispa de Tucson at the Viva Performing Arts Center. The center recently revived a mariachi program that had been dormant for about 10 years, and it chose David Membrila to direct the effort. …
Liam Membrila follows his father's lead on a song. "I've already told him he could have my instruments when I die," David Membrila says. "Lately, I'm afraid to start tasting my own food."
A Haunted Mansion by Bill Langford looms in the Enchanted Realm Gallery at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive.
Jesse Allen plays the upright bass at the band's last Tucson performance until September.
Judy Huch, center, applies makeup for Cora Hufault as Silly Girl Chantelle, foreground; while, behind them, Janette Henson does the same for Savannah Lawson as Mrs. Potts.
Joe Henson as Lumiere, left, and Karyssa Domingo as Cogsworth in Spotlight Youth Productions' "Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr.," which continues this weekend.
Sally Lee, left, and Jeanie Gin, who have known each other for 60 years, joined other volunteers to assemble the Chinese tamales for the Saturday's Dragon Boat Festival at the Chinese Cultural Center.
The drapery fabrics in the living room in the home of Teresa and Tim Powell were selected to coordinate with the room's furnishings. The custom drapes are the work of Chavez upholstery.
Noah Hymson, 6, leans in for a closer look as Julie Zorn reads from "Tex & Sugar, A Big City Kitty Ditty" during camp at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road.
Children wait to move to their next activity during the summer camp at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. They were at the camp on May 29. Go to tucsonjcc.org for information on other activities at the community center.
Kristine Anderson, a server at the new Cattlemans Cafe 2 in Oro Valley, posts the menu specials. "Basically you can get in and out for 10 bucks," says co-owner Mike McGee.
Alyssa Herdrich, 18, uses her phone to get a picture of her new dragon-eye pendant. The jewelry-making project was part of a "Thursday Thing," a free summer club for teens at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive.
A glue gun is used to tack a hasp onto the back of a cat's eye pendant during a "Thursday Thing."
Seniors Kylie Jarufe, left, and Briauna Johnson relax on the football field after graduation practice for Catalina Foothills High School. The ceremony begins at 7:30 tonight.
Rosemarie Deppisch watches intently as sales associate Guillermo Escudero programs the new camera she just purchased at Greg's Camera Shop & 1-Hour Photo, 6336 N. Oracle Road. Deppisch was traveling and needed someone who could give her hands-on help to set up her camera.
Conductor László Veres guides a rehearsal of the Arizona Symphonic Winds in the band room of Tucson High Magnet School. The symphony will begin its "Music in the Park" series at Udall Park on Saturday.
Director, producer, writer and composer R. Clark Jewett, who is legally blind, gives direction during a rehearsal of "The List: A Musical." He hopes to donate the play's proceeds to Arts for All.
Wayne and Dianne Allen of Austin, Texas, retired for six months, sit under a tree in their camping spot at Catalina State Park. The couple are on an extended vacation, heading to Utah and Denver to see their kids. They were preparing a vegetable dish in a gas oven, foreground, they just boug…
About 100 faculty, students, faculty members and alumni rallied Wednesday at Pima Community College administrative offices at 4901 E. Broadway to urge four members of the college's Governing Board to resign.
Waitress Anne Hicks delivers a collection of meals at Omar's Hi-Way Chef Restaurant at the Triple T Truck Stop, a staple at the Craycroft Road exit for nearly 60 years. You'll find eggs and hearty, road-worthy meals - and plenty of culinary surprises.
Nick Gonzalez, left, and Mario Alva toss steaks on the grill at Silver Saddle Steak House. Its giant neon sign that points toward the frontage road off the eastbound Sixth Street/Fourth Avenue exit beckons travelers and locals alike.
South Tucson firefighters relax after a meal at Kettle Restaurant/Banquet, at the Starr Pass and East 22nd Street exit. Rotating buffets throughout the day can satisfy big appetites. The restaurant is a link in a small southwestern chain.
Seniors Steven Anders, 18, left, and Tanner Hensley, 18, pull the radio and navigation console to fix a 2003 Nissan 350Z belonging to Hensley's brother during auto-shop class at Canyon del Oro High School.
A crowd gathers at the long dining tables and a wrap-around bar during happy hour at The Lodge Sasquatch Kitchen. It's a sports-fan-friendly place with flat-screen TVs in the bar and dining area.
To make arugula pesto, chef Sigret Thompson, who looks for fresh, locally grown produce, uses arugula, walnuts, salt, pepper, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.
Tory Burch, fashion designer and CEO of Tory Burch LLC, takes time for photos with students who attended the Global Retailers Conference in the Kiva Ballroom at Loews Ventana Canyon. UA student Liliana Quintero took fellow student Joscelyne Felix's photograph Friday with Burch.
Mountain View High School pitcher Josh McKinney grimaces as he is gently guided through a rehab exercise with athletic trainer Leah Oliver. Oliver was recently inducted into the state trainer's hall of fame.
Server Brittny Washburn carries plates of burgers out to customers on $3 burger night, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, at Marana's The Steak Out in the bar and patio. Sides - onion rings, fries or coleslaw - are $2.
Burgers are not on the dinner menu at Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails because owner Janos Wilder doesn't want to turn the restaurant into a burger house. The $11 burger on the bar menu is mixed with foie gras to make it juicy.
The Sasquatch means businesss with its patty framed by two grilled cheese sandwiches.
Fresh vegetables and fruit are plentiful at Grammy's Garden, one of several booths that open each weekend at the Heirloom Farmers Markets (formerly Tucson Farmers Markets).
A good burger in Tucson can be rare, according to Caliente readers. They also like them medium rare, well done, with different types of cheeses, on different types of bread and with a variety of toppings, including ketchup, mayo, mushrooms, lettuce, bacon and guacamole. Hundreds of Tucsonans…
Members of the Southern Arizona Rocketry Association launched a barrage of small tetrahedron-shaped rockets with numbers on them. As the strange craft landed, kids gathered them up and exchanged them for prizes. The activity was part of the group's annual Desert Heat launch. It was at the Tu…
Book binder Mark Andersson lays out cover parts onto fabric that will be made into a drop-spine box in his studio, Panther Peak Bindery. Andersson binds books by hand and specializes in albums, journals, gifts and portfolios. He's devoted to preserving history and culture.
Artist April Newman explains some of the workmanship and glazes on the bowls to friend Tim Collins. A member of the Society of Arizona Clay Artists, Newman worked on some of the bowls as a volunteer.
Judy Oyen, left, and Esther Hopkins discuss all things African violet at the Tucson African Violet Society Spring Show and Sale. It was at the Foothills Mall last Saturday. Plants ranged in price from about $3 to $15, with most in the $6 to $8 range.
Linda and Ron White and their son, Terry, stop to admire a 1955 Allis-Chalmers tractor identical to the one Ron White grew up with on his family farm in Pennsylvania during this year's 35th Marana Founders' Day event in Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road, on Saturday. The all-day fes…
Cowboy activities are central to Founders' Day. One activity in 2011 was the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition. Above, rider Kenneth Basham, from Goodyear, hits one of the target balloons. Saturday's event will be run by the Marana Heritage Conservancy.
Nothing like the real thing: Ten-month-old Dagda Rhodes is captivated by a carrot - a fresh carrot. It did not come in a can or a bag. It is not animated or stuffed. Dagda and his mom, Bronwin Rhodes, participated in Family Fun on the Farm Fridays at the Tucson Village Farm last week.
Justin Payne launches a projectile at the Awesome Air Stomp Rockets event at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library in Marana. Saturday's event, part of a regular science program at the library, focused on air quality.
Salpointe Catholic High School's junior Cameron Denson gets crunched by Phoenix Paradise Valley players in the Division II state championship at Jobing.com Arena.