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At the academy: A quartet of events next week

At the academy: A quartet of events next week

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April 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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At the Academy: Four free events in the coming week

At the Academy: Four free events in the coming week

Feb. 11

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos, paintings and woodcarvings highlight Academy Village art show

Photos, paintings and woodcarvings highlight Academy Village art show

Visitors to the Academy Village — an active-adult community off Old Spanish Trail six miles southeast of Saguaro National Park East — are being offered a triple art treat: A painter, a photographer and a collector of Oaxacan carvings are featured in the Village Community Center’s Long Galler…

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Classical pianist McManus to kick off Arizona Senior Academy’s 2014 concert season

Classical pianist McManus to kick off Arizona Senior Academy’s 2014 concert season

The Arizona Senior Academy kicks off its 2014 concert season with a piano recital by Tucson resident Sheryll McManus at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday featuring the music of Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Brahms and Debussy.

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At the Academy: Popular musicians, lecturers on tap

At the Academy: Popular musicians, lecturers on tap

Nov. 12

November 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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100-plus households will participate in community patio sale

100-plus households will participate in community patio sale

Academy Village, a 55-and-older community at 13701 E. Old Spanish Trail, will hold a patio sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, with more than 100 households participating.

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Art exhibit features two ways to explore nature

Art exhibit features two ways to explore nature

An art exhibit at Academy Village will feature two artists who both explore natural phenomena, but in very different ways.

October 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Adult-education program putting out feelers on the southeast side

Southeast Tucson residents 50 and older can take classes without the stress of tests and grades this fall, thanks to a pilot program sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arizona (OLLI-UA).

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Tucson, Phoenix differ, but why? lecturer asks

Tucson, Phoenix differ, but why? lecturer asks

Why are Tucson and Phoenix - two cities that apparently share so much of the same Southwestern desert environment - so different from each other?

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Piano recital to set tone for upcoming 4th of July

With the glorious Fourth within sight, pianist Paul Joseph Kohler celebrates with some musical fireworks at a recital Tuesday at the Arizona Senior Academy at Academy Village.

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Photo, jewelry exhibit reception is June 28

Photo, jewelry exhibit reception is June 28

For more than 30 years Tucson attorney Blair Phillips Friederich has pursued a somewhat unusual avocation - black-and-white photography that he transforms into art-quality gelatin silver prints in his own darkroom.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Seeking sensible settlement

Seeking sensible settlement

Bob Sharp, rancher, writer, photographer and environmental designer, knows it's impossible to halt the influx of new people to Southeast Arizona's seemingly endless borderlands, but he's determined not to let settlement spread where it may.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Area's film past, current initiatives focus of talk

Area's film past, current initiatives focus of talk

Once called "Hollywood in the Desert," Tucson has been the location for hundreds of film and television projects since the late 1930s. But the last big-studio production involving Tucson finished work in 2010, and the city's future as a popular movie-making location seems to hold more questi…

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Faculty trio from UA in debut performance

Faculty trio from UA in debut performance

Three UA faculty members will combine forces Tuesday for a unique performance at Academy Village featuring clarinet, horn and piano.

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Scientist offers tips for preservationists

Scientist offers tips for preservationists

Must citizens wait for government aid if they wish to preserve the historic and environmental richness of their surroundings?

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Knecht, 'licorice stick' in limelight

Knecht, 'licorice stick' in limelight

The clarinet will be the featured instrument when Ashley Knecht performs a lunchtime concert Tuesday at the Arizona Senior Academy.

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Opera singer and pianist joining for Academy show

Opera singer and pianist joining for Academy show

Opera singer James J. Kee will make his Tucson debut Friday with an afternoon recital at the Academy Village. Kee has been acclaimed for his beautiful voice, remarkable presence and ability to convey a great range of emotions.

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Lecture: US experiencing growing 'opportunity gap'

Lecture: US experiencing growing 'opportunity gap'

Statistics show that the opportunity gap for Americans from different family backgrounds has been growing in recent decades.

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Piano-viola concert set for Fri. at Academy Village

Piano-viola concert set for Fri. at Academy Village

Violist Hong-Mei Xiao and pianist Tannis Gibson will return to the stage at Academy Village for a concert at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

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Tenor to perform variety of enduring Mexican songs

Tenor to perform variety of enduring Mexican songs

Evocative art songs and boleros by some of Mexico's most famous composers will be sung by tenor Humberto Borboa in a lunchtime recital Tuesday at Academy Village.

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Border ranching, habitat is focus of series

Border ranching, habitat is focus of series

The borderlands of Southeast Arizona, seemingly limitless and stretching "forever" from Interstate 10 to the Mexican border, are at risk for traditional ways of life, for wildlife and for water.

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UA Horn Studio sets Tues. show at Academy

UA Horn Studio sets Tues. show at Academy

The great 19th century French horn player Anton Horner once said, "God made some people horn players; others are not so fortunate."

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'Ancient Music' lecture to include sound of lyre

'Ancient Music' lecture to include sound of lyre

Academy Village resident Anne Kilmer will speak on "Ancient Music" at a special Arizona Senior Academy presentation Wednesday.

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2 philosophy talks focus on morality, democracy

2 philosophy talks focus on morality, democracy

Gary Fenstermacher will wrap up his course on philosophy at the Academy Village on Jan. 31. In that fourth and final session, Fenstermacher plans to cover political philosophy in considerable depth, focusing on the meaning, promise and challenges of democracy.

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Academy Village philosophy talks continue with epistemology

Professor Gary Fenstermacher will continue his four-part course on philosophy today at Academy Village.

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Talk looks at myths on hearing and aging

Talk looks at myths on hearing and aging

According to national statistics, 18 percent of American adults 45-64 years old, 30 percent of adults 64-75 years old and 47 percent of adults age 75 and older have a hearing impairment.

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Leading flutist Siegel, an interpreter of Latin styles, sets Academy show

Leading flutist Siegel, an interpreter of Latin styles, sets Academy show

When flutist Merrie Siegel steps onto the Academy Village stage Tuesday and begins to play the rollicking "The Heebie-Jeebies" by Venezuelan-born composer Marco Granados, the audience is in for an exciting hour of music many may never have heard before.

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European musicians in Academy Village debut

European musicians in Academy Village debut

Hungarian-born Frederic Balazs, who now lives in Tucson, wears many musical hats. Renowned internationally as a violinist, composer and conductor, Balazs has also devoted much of his musical life to mentoring young people and introducing the gifted musicians he meets all over the world to ne…

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'In situ' Holocaust focus of descendant's research

'In situ' Holocaust focus of descendant's research

As memories of World War II fade with the passing of time, it becomes easier to believe that Adolph Hitler's efforts to exterminate Jews started with the gas chambers of Auschwitz and the other death camps.

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Philosophy, its application, will be lecture focus

Philosophy, its application, will be lecture focus

Internationally recognized scholar and former UA dean Gary Fenstermacher will kick off his four-part course on philosophy at 2:30 p.m. today at Academy Village.

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Duo Sonora sets free concert for Tuesday

Duo Sonora sets free concert for Tuesday

Fans of classical guitar virtuoso Gabriel Ayala and global percussionist extraordinaire Will Clipman (who have performed together as Duo Sonora for the past five years) will be treated to a free concert at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Academy Village.

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