New Year’s Eve in Tucson with a Chicago Jazz Flair

New Year’s Eve in Tucson with a Chicago Jazz Flair

By SoAzNewsX Vocalist and master trumpeter Rick Braun again brings renowned jazz musicians to Tucson for an unmatched New Year’s Eve celebration held at JW Marriott Starr Pass. With a theme of Blue Chicago and touches of the Windy City throughout the evening, this event will feature saxophonists Mindi Abair and Euge Groove, special guest […]

The Sons of the Pioneers to perform at Casino Del Sol Resort

The Sons of the Pioneers to perform at Casino Del Sol Resort

By SoAzNewsX Old Tucson and Casino Del Sol Resort are pleased to announce a dinner show performance by the legendary Sons of the Pioneers on Saturday evening, January 30, 2016. Tap your toes to the sounds of these iconic Western musicians and enjoy a delicious meal. Sons of the Pioneers Dinner Show tickets make the […]

TSO celebrates the season with Handel’s Messiah

TSO celebrates the season with Handel’s Messiah

By SoAzNewsX The Tucson Symphony Orchestra and TSO Chorus will perform George Frideric Handel’s Messiah including the joyful Hallelujah Chorus on Saturday, December 12 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 pm at Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson. Peter Bay will conduct the orchestra, chorus and four soloists in […]

New musical, ‘Snapshots,’ coming to Arizona Theatre Company

New musical, ‘Snapshots,’ coming to Arizona Theatre Company

Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona Theatre Company brings the witty and romantic “Snapshots,” a new musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz, composer of such smash Broadway hits as “Wicked” and “Godspell,” to the Temple of Music and Art from Nov. 28 through Dec. 19. I. Michael and Beth Kasser are Arizona Theatre Company’s 2015-16 Season Sponsors. Shirley […]

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, […]