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 […]

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Southerner’s Cookbook: Recipes, Wisdom, and Stories’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Southerner’s Cookbook: Recipes, Wisdom, and Stories’

THE SOUTHERNER’S COOKBOOK: RECIPES, WISDOM, AND STORIES From the Editors of Garden & Gun Harper Wave, $37.50, 307 pages Southern cooking is a little bit like Scarlett O’Hara: wickedly bewitching, multifaceted and potentially harmful to your health … but awfully hard to resist. For starters there are the ingredients; as I stated in a piece […]

3-D printing: The new frontier in orthopaedic medicine

3-D printing: The new frontier in orthopaedic medicine

KNEE IN A BOX Dorothy Bowser first began having problems with her legs when she tore the meniscus in her left knee 13 years ago. Soon afterward, the 78-year-old Vineland resident’s right knee started to hurt. The pain in her right knee gradually worsened until she found that if she sat down in a chair, […]

Play sports while on a sea cruise

Play sports while on a sea cruise

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Many people take a sea cruise to relax. Others take a cruise for the parties on board. Now people who enjoy playing sports will have a berth on the newest ship from Royal Caribbean. The Harmony of the Seas will sport more than 30 different options, including golf, badminton, […]

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 […]

Eric Peters: 2016 Chevy Equinox new car review

Eric Peters: 2016 Chevy Equinox new car review

By Eric Peters If you’re looking at this medium-small crossover SUV, there are two things to know before you pull the trigger. First – in its favor – it offers the strongest V6 you can get in this price range. The same basic V6 that’s used in the sporty Camaro (and also the luxurious Cadillac […]

How computers broke science – and what we can do to fix it

How computers broke science – and what we can do to fix it

Ben Marwick, University of Washington Reproducibility is one of the cornerstones of science. Made popular by British scientist Robert Boyle in the 1660s, the idea is that a discovery should be reproducible before being accepted as scientific knowledge. In essence, you should be able to produce the same results I did if you follow the […]

Americans want mandatory fees included in hotel rates, survey finds

Americans want mandatory fees included in hotel rates, survey finds

  If you hate finding an unexpected resort fee added to your hotel bill at checkout, you are not alone. A national survey found that 80 percent of Americans believe that mandatory resort fees should be included in the daily room rate that is advertised to potential guests. The survey findings should be no surprise. […]

Bob Garver: “Spectre” movie review

Bob Garver: “Spectre” movie review

By Bob Garver “Spectre” is the fourth and supposedly final turn for Daniel Craig as James Bond. Previous Craig installments have included 2005’s “Casino Royale” and 2012’s “Skyfall,” two of the best-reviewed films in the entire 007 franchise. The new film isn’t as good as either of those as it lacks a certain punch in […]

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 […]