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 […]

Arizona Theatre Company opens season with fiery Broadway hit

Arizona Theatre Company opens season with fiery Broadway hit

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner “Disgraced,” Ayad Akhtar’s edge-of-your-seat Pulitzer Prize- winning play about a successful Muslim-American lawyer whose dinner guests’ discussion of race and identity explodes to reveal racial prejudices and personal secrets plays at the Temple of Music and Art from Oct. 17 through Nov. 7. I. Michael and Beth Kasser are […]

Steven Van Zandt set as producer, music director for new Broadway show

Steven Van Zandt set as producer, music director for new Broadway show

NEW YORK — Steven Van Zandt’s wide-ranging arts resume just added a new line. The songwriter, actor, radio DJ and E Street Band icon was announced Monday as music director for “Piece Of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story,” a theater production slated for a Broadway opening in 2016. The show, which spotlights the prolific […]

Judy Collins to perform with Tucson Symphony Orchestra in April 2016

Judy Collins to perform with Tucson Symphony Orchestra in April 2016

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Judy Collins will perform with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra one night only, Friday, April 22 at 8:00 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall. Tickets for An Evening with Judy Collins and the TSO and went on sale Thursday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. Hear the legendary singer/songwriter perform her […]