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True Concord performs Christmas Lessons & Carols

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True Concord performs Christmas Lessons & Carols

By SoAzNewsX True Concord Voices & Orchestra continues its 13th season with five performances of Christmas Lessons & Carols December 8-11 at four venues throughout Tucson and Green Valley. Christmas Lessons & Carols is presented each year by Music Director Eric Holtan who reimagines the program with traditional and new seasonal music, according to a […]


Arizona Theatre Company brings beloved “Fiddler on the Roof” to life

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Arizona Theatre Company brings beloved “Fiddler on the Roof” to life

By SoAzNewsX The beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof, called “one of the greatest musicals in history” by the New York Daily News and “Indestructible” by The New Yorker magazine, brings a richly vibrant close to 2016 and a celebratory opening to 2017 in Arizona Theatre Company’s epic production as part of ATC’s 50th anniversary […]


Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair set for Tucson’s Reid Park

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Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair set for Tucson’s Reid Park

By SoAzNewsX The Tucson Parks and Recreation department presents the annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair in Reid Park. Come get a jump on your holiday shopping. This free event will draw in more than 140 vendors from all over the Southwest, ranging from artists, crafters, photographers, painters, potters, jewelers, and more. This Thanksgiving weekend […]


Artist reception with Francis Livingston at Medicine Man Gallery

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Artist reception with Francis Livingston at Medicine Man Gallery

By SoAzNewsX The Medicine Man Gallery in Tucson will host an artist reception for western artist Francis Livingston on Friday Nov. 18 from 5pm to 7pm. Dates for the showing of Livingston’s art are Nov. 18-Dec. 24. Purchases will be handled on a first come basis. The Medicine Man Gallery is located at 6872 E. Sunrise […]


True Concord performs Bach’s ‘Magnificat’

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True Concord performs Bach’s ‘Magnificat’

By SoAzNewsX True Concord Voices & Orchestra continues its 13th season with performances of Bach’s Magnificat November 17-20 at four venues in Tucson and Green Valley. True Concord first performed Magnificat in 2007, and Music director Eric Holtan describes it as an important work that “bears repeating every eight to 10 years.” This version, Magnificat […]


SASO entices with Nielsen’s Flute Concerto, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

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SASO entices with Nielsen’s Flute Concerto, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

By SoAzNewsX SASO offers a powerhouse program Nov. 19 and 20 with the lively overture to Rossini’s “Barber of Seville,” Carl Neilsen’s only Flute Concerto and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony with its famous four-note opening quoted worldwide in classical and pop culture.  This is SASO’s signature blend of international artistry – with the Italian Rossini, Danish […]


Goldilocks & the 3 Bears at TSO’s Just for Kids

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Goldilocks & the 3 Bears at TSO’s Just for Kids

By SoAzNewsX The Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Piano Trio and Friends tell the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the next concert in the Just for Kids Series. Performances are Saturday, November 5 at 10:00 and 11:15 a.m. at the Tucson Symphony Center (TSC). The program is free for everyone with a suggested admission […]


Roots music and country birthplace in Southwest Virginia offers musical education

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Roots music and country birthplace in Southwest Virginia offers musical education

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Most people can name the major hot spots of American music: Nashville. Memphis. Austin. New York. Los Angeles. But just 400 miles from the nation’s capital, where extreme southwestern Virginia kisses the hem of neighboring Tennessee, the Celtic music of Irish and Scottish immigrants melded with the gospel and blues sounds of black Southerners […]


Music legend Bobby Vee dies after Alzheimer’s battle

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Music legend Bobby Vee dies after Alzheimer’s battle

MINNEAPOLIS — Bobby Vee’s storied career involved a who’s who of rock ‘n’ roll heroes, including Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan and the Beatles. Even after those ties and his own Billboard chart success, though, he famously remained a humble, hard-working Midwesterner who settled into a quiet life in St. Joseph, Minn., with his wife of […]