TSO to perform Ravel & Falla ballet favorites

TSO to perform Ravel & Falla ballet favorites

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Ballet music, a tribute to a music critic and a melodious Flower Clock are celebrated in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Classic Series program, Spanish Inspiration, French Impressionism: Ravel and Falla, on Friday, December 4 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall. […]

Pixar in concert at the TSO

Pixar in concert at the TSO

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Tucson Symphony Orchestra is your destination for family fun over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. For the first time in its history, Pixar has compiled a series of clips from its 13 feature films, with the music performed live by a full symphony orchestra. This visually stunning, high-definition, multi-media […]

Nominations open for 2016 AZ Governor’s Arts Awards

Nominations open for 2016 AZ Governor’s Arts Awards

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Nominations are now open for the 35th Annual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented in seven categories to individuals, businesses and organizations that have made substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture in Arizona. The business category has been split into two divisions, a new category for […]

The art of the Hopi

The art of the Hopi

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Tucson’s Medicine Man Gallery will feature over 160 Hopi works in an up-coming show this month and continuing into December. The works of Edward S. Curtis Original Photogravures, Pottery by Nampeyo and Paqua, Kachinas, Baskets, Jewelry, Dance Clothing, Regalia and Dan Namingha Paintings will be featured. All pieces are […]

Lush and exotic, Arizona Opera’s Florencia en el Amazonas takes the stage in November

Lush and exotic, Arizona Opera’s Florencia en el Amazonas takes the stage in November

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona Opera’s second production of its 2015/16 season, Florencia en el Amazonas comes to Phoenix and Tucson for the first time. Inspired by the magical realism of celebrated author Gabriel García Márquez, Florencia en el Amazonas is an exotic journey through the physical and mystical worlds of love, desire […]

Tucson Symphony Orchestra presents The Strausses and A Young Master

Tucson Symphony Orchestra presents The Strausses and A Young Master

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Tucson Symphony Orchestra will perform the world premiere of a work by an award-winning young composer hailed by The New York Times as “brashly youthful and fresh” on the MasterWorks Series program, The Strausses and a Young Master. Keitaro Harada will conduct performances of Takuma Itoh’s Ripple Effect, […]

Phoenix Blues Blast ’16 to feature Canned Heat

Phoenix Blues Blast ’16 to feature Canned Heat

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Blues Blast ‘16, presented by the Phoenix Blues Society, 501(c)(3), will take place on March 5, 2016 at Margaret T. Hance Park at 3rd St. and Moreland near beautiful downtown Phoenix. 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Blues Blast and we are proud and excited to have enlisted the […]

‘Can We Take A Joke?’ to make world premiere at DOC NYC

‘Can We Take A Joke?’ to make world premiere at DOC NYC

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Is edgy comedy doomed? Has a culture of outrage created a new “right not to be offended?” What would some of America’s most revered comedians of bygone eras like Lenny Bruce and George Carlin think of today’s audiences who seem more preoccupied with taking offense than protecting free speech? […]

Vienna Boys Choir coming to Tucson for a one night only appearance

Vienna Boys Choir coming to Tucson for a one night only appearance

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Tucson Symphony Orchestra will present the Vienna Boys Choir in concert one night only, Wednesday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall. The program, “Around the World in 80 Minutes” – in the Footsteps of Jules Verne, will feature music from England, France, Austria, India, […]

TusCon 42 Sci-Fi Convention for Halloween Weekend 2015

TusCon 42 Sci-Fi Convention for Halloween Weekend 2015

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Tucson Arizona’s own Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Convention, known as “TusCon,” has brought together another amazing lineup of guests and activities for its 42nd annual nonprofit convention. This year TusCon is proud to announce New York Times bestselling/multiple-award winning Sci-Fi/Fantasy author Seanan McGuire as Author Guest of Honor […]