John Neve leads a choir during Christ Church United Methodist’s “A Night In Bethlehem,” an event that re-creates aspects of ancient times in the Middle East.
Mike Yarema works on a new painting he’s calling “Party Wren.” He’s painted several works with quirky bird features, including the one behind him.
Eyeballs, beaks and legs are conspicuous features in this piece by Mike Yarema.
Arizona guard Gabe York slips under Rhode Island forward Gilvydas Biruta on his way to bucket in the first half of their game in the second round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at McKale Center.
A burger from Zivaz, Monday, November 18, 2013, Tucson, Ariz. Photoillustration by Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star
A “mugger” struggles to release his seat belt and control a bighorn ewe as a capture helicopter sets down at the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge .
Camerone Parker shows off several of the outfits in her collection from the show “Project Runway.”
Katie Fapp, center as Mrs. Peacock, draws the ire of the other guests during Ironwood Ridge High School Theatre’s production of “Clue.” The whodunit was presented last Thursday through Saturday.
Jake Merdich reprograms the disc-firing controls on his Out of Orbit robot during the Tucson Tussle robotics competition this past Saturday at the Sonoran Science Academy, 2325 W. Sunset Road. Twelve teams from around the state competed.
Ian Jarosak, as Latch, dives for cover as an explosion — a pyrotechnical effect — goes off behind him. He was performing as part of the Pinnacle Peak Pistoleros’ stunt show for Halloween. It’s called Sam and Latch’s Haunted Halloween.
Pinnacle Peak PistolerosLatch, played by Ian Jarosak, and the Phantom, plunge off the roof top in a stunt from the Pinnacle Peak Pistoleros Halloween Stunt Show, Sam and Latch’s Haunted Halloween, at Pinnacle Peak/Trail Dust Town, 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Wednesday October 23, 2013, Tucson, Ariz.
Members of the Ironwood Ridge High School Musical Club use the final moments before the house opens for a run-through of one song, “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair” from the musical “South Pacific.” Over two nights last week, students performed numbers from 12 musicals ranging f…
Owner Debi Wallace fine-tunes the jewelry display at the new location of Persnickety’s Boutique, 5811 N. Oracle Road.
Tucson Classics Car ShowJeff Little polishes his 1972 Datsun 510 to get it ready for the 2013 Tucson Classics Car Show presented last Saturday by the Rotary Club of Tucson at St. Gregory College Preparatory School, 3231 N. Craycroft Road. This year marked the seventh year of the show, which …
The AZuL restaurant and lounge area sports new carpet, and updated furniture creates comfortable spaces. “Our belief is that people still want a great experience but they want to be more informal,” said general manager Glenn Sampert.. area Lounge, sporting new carpet and furniture, just off …
New travertine stone on the walkways and six negative-edge reflection pools lead from the hotel to the remodeled courtyard, part of the recent $35 million resortwide rejuvenation at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in the Catalina Foothills.
USC’s Keyvon Seymour just manages to get enough of UA running back Ka’Deem Carey’s toe to trip him up and end his run in the first quarter. Carey finished with 138 yards on 21 carries, the 12th time he’s broken 100 yards in the last 13 games.
USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor stiff-arms his way past Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson for extra yards after a catch in the second quarter at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Agholor had seven receptions for 161 yards.
Tamara Mack’s neighbor keeps peeking out of her kitchen window. • Her silhouette pops in and out as she watches the horror unfolding across the street on Mack’s front lawn. • Mack’s midtown home is the staging area for “The Z,” a zombie movie that her company, Medrosa Film Productions, is pr…
Robert Linden, left, Tamara Mack and cinematographer James Arnett film a scene in a downtown alley from the locally produced horror movie “The Z.” The really scary part? During filming of blood-curdling screams, no one stopped to see what was happening.
Salpointe Catholic has cruised through the first six games of its season following a familiar formula: Score early, dominate on defense and watch a blowout happen.
Nate Billimack sips his beer under the menu in the expanded Ten Fifty-Five Brewing Company. After a summer of renovations, the taproom can accommodate between 20 and 30 patrons. “Before we could squeeze in about six people and even that was tight,” says co-owner Chris Squires.
Ellie Vought looks into the future and the past, performing as the Fortune Teller.
Kyle Everly gets some makeup help to create a scar for his role as Henry Antrobus in “The Skin of Our Teeth.” The production is at St. Francis in the Foothills church, 4625 E. River Road.
Thousands of spent shotgun, rifle and pistol casings litter the ground at one of the wildcat shooting sites along Redington Road through Redington Pass.
Sam Ortiz, bottom, and Carlos Perez work on the five dock doors at the new Tucson center for Blue Bell Creameries. The company has been using a smaller rented facility here.
Jeremy Broadbent swings his 3-year old daughter, Alli, to the polka tunes performed by The Musikmeister at the beginning of Saturday’s opening of Mount Lemmon Ski Valley’s Oktoberfest. There’s plenty of time to catch the oompah music, food and games, as the event continues 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.…
Vocalist Stevie Woods belts out her final number as she and guitarist Matt Mitchell close out their two-hour jazz show at the Terraza Garden Patio and Lounge at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road, on Sept. 19. More musical performances are scheduled in th…
Tucson’s Joseph Martin, right, steps in front of Sunnyside receiver Steven Saenz for an interception to help seal the Badgers’ 45-21 win at Sunnyside. The Badgers have won three straight games over the Blue Devils.
Who ya gonna call? If you see an apparition, you might be inclined to summon Mari Morton with a “Ghostbusters” proton pack and hand-held particle thrower. Made primarily from cardboard, the proton pack doesn’t fire the positively charged stream of protons needed to polarize a ghost’s negativ…
Tammy Allen’s full-length hoop skirt is made of cardboard, gleaned from cereal boxes and soda and beer cartons, that has been formed into a series of circles to surround her body and connected with binder rings. Allen will be one of the belles of the Cardboard Ball, Saturday at the Steinfeld…
Ironwood Ridge’s Anthony Gutierrez, right, and Dominic Campas, top, team up to strip Canyon del Oro’s Max Smith of the ball deep in IRHS territory in the third quarter. The Nighthawks raised their record to 3-1 and picked up their third consecutive win over the Dorados. CDO dropped to 2-1.
Assistant director Callie Hutchison reads along in the script as the cast performs during the dress rehearsal.
Comedy Playhouse presents ‘A Pain in the Aunt’Paul Hammack as Barrett Jr. reacts to the amorous advances of his client Aunt Margaret, played by Lois Lederman, at a dress rehearsal for the Comedy Playhouse production of “A Pain In The Aunt.”
Comedy Playhouse presents ‘A Pain in the Aunt’Lois Lederman, as Aunt Margaret, mocks Tony, played by Sean O’Connell, in the play “A Pain in the Aunt,” written by Tucson playwright Peré Summers. The production is at the Comedy Playhouse.
Patricia Matthews, front, a Zumba instructor with Open Floor Studio, leads a class to a salsa beat during one breakout session.
Female impersonator Bella Divine performs to Cher’s If I Could Turn Back TIme, one of the trio providing the entertainment for the lunch crowd at the first Fashion Happy Conference at the Hilton Tucson East, 5600 E. Broadway (7600 E. Broadway) Saturday, August 31, 2013, Tucson, Ariz. More th…
Tarreyn Van Slyke swings into action as Billie in a dress rehearsal for the Gaslight Theatre’s production of “Buccaneers of the Caribbean” or “Don’t Touch Me Booty.”
Lamb shanks are seared and braised with tomatoes, onions and spices at J&J It's Greek to Me restaurant.
Photos of 1930s-era New York streets decorate Dominick's Real Italian restaurant, 8330 N. Thornydale Road. The owners sought menu advice from relatives in New York and Italy.
Sandy Russell, 49, or Pistol Whip-Her, wipes her brow after her first match. To find players, local league founder Suzi Berrie says she enlisted former Tucson Roller Derby members, sent messages on Facebook to every female friend she thought had the guts, and blanketed Craigslist with want ads.
Evelyn Datri, left, gets in a bit of summer Christmas shopping as she looks over tree ornaments with sales manager Laura Brauneis in Diana's Christmas Collection at Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. Datri shopped at the gallery on Tuesday.
Bubba, a pit bull being fostered by Sylvia Nicholson, steps out to model a coat during the Humane Society of Southern Arizona's second annual Dog Days of Summer fundraiser on Friday. Bubba's coat, and the others modeled at the event, was made and designed by fashion and graphic design studen…
Gene Hall works on a sketch surrounded by some samples of his work, including a self-portrait, during the quarterly fundraiser at Charlie's Comic Books, 5460 E. Speedway. Artists were on hand this past Saturday to create sketches for customers throughout the day.
Owner and chef Maria Mazon serves an order of kangaroo meat tacos to a table of diners on Exotic Taco Wednesday at Boca, 828 E. Speedway. Silkworm, jellyfish, wild boar and camel are among the fillings she has presented to customers since opening in 2010.
Coach Rich Rodriguez and lineman Chris Putton go airborne during Saturday. The Cats finished 8-5 in Rodriguez's first season last year.
Patrons, upper right, climb into a Lockheed T-33A like the one used for the 1957 John Wayne movie "Jet Pilot" at Saturday's "Night Wings" event at the Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Road. Kids and their parents got their photos taken at the plane's controls, which was one of t…