Wednesday, November 27, 2013 4:00 am
The Great American Playhouse began running its holiday show, Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on Nov. 21 and will continue through until Jan. 4.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 9:19 am
Before the curtain rises and the lights are turned on, students working behind the scenes create an entire world for Arizona Repertory Theatre actors.
Besides the onstage actors, a number of other UA students, faculty and staff are involved in Arizona Repertory Theatre productions, working on set design, costumes, lighting and sound. Here, during a past production, Kelli Goodson measures UA musical theater student Sydnee Ortiz's garments under the attention of faculty member Brent Gibbs.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 9:49 am
According to a USA Today report, Britain's Duchess Kate today christened one of the world's largest cruise ships in what is expected to be her last official solo appearance before giving birth.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 9:08 am
According to news reports, First Lady Michelle Obama got in the face of a heckler during a recent fundraising event.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:00 am
I was disappointed in Pima County District Attorney Barbara LaWall’s lack of interest in righting a more than 40-year wrong recently.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4:40 pm
In her State of the State address earlier this afternoon, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer expressed her continued optimism about the direction of Arizona’s economy, and called for increased competition in the realms of job creation and education.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:00 am
Pima County needs a lot of work. That was the consensus of the four Republican candidates running for Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1, when they met at the Sun City Social Hall on April 17.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 4:00 am
A seat was a tough thing to find at the Oro Valley Council Chambers on Feb. 21 when residents of Oro Valley and Pima County gathered in full for a meeting to discuss the future of the Oro Valley Public Library.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 4:00 am
Many of the state’s GOP Congressional candidates attended a Tea Party event in Tucson last week, where Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum appeared ahead of Tuesday’s Primary Election.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 4:00 am
In her last public appearance in District 8, Congresswoman
Gabrielle Giffords toured the Southern Arizona Community Food Bank
on Jan. 23, making her first stop at the newly- built Gabrielle
Giffords Family Assistance Center.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 3:00 am
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer outlined plans for the state’s
future during the Centennial State of the State address at the
Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 10.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:00 pm
Mark Kelly, former astronaut and husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords, visited Mesa Verde Elementary School Tuesday to return
the school’s yearbook that he took on his final mission into
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 12:00 am
It’s easy to think teen-age kids don’t care about the world.
They walk about in unusually fitting clothing, texting constantly,
wearing ear buds, communicating with their “friends” on Facebook …
literally, in their own worlds.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:00 pm
Don't confuse cooking in high school today with the home
economics classes of old. These days, students in Canyon Del Oro's
culinary arts classes learn life skills and gain valuable job
training in a recently renovated, commercial-grade kitchen, where
some of Tucson's best-known chefs prepare sophisticated recipes and
share their tips and expertise.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
Shelly Berg plays the jazz piano as if riding a horse in a
competitive race, bobbing up and down on the bench like a jockey,
his feet constantly tapping and moving, his torso sometimes hunched
as if performing needlework in poor light, other times his head
back and rocking as if on the downhill of a rollercoaster, as if in
a trance, pulling every last note from the instrument.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 12:00 am
There was no cheering or applause when the jury rendered a
guilty verdict last week — just silence.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 11:00 pm
Mike Mencinger, the town of Marana director of operations and
maintenance, lost his job in budget-cutting government
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 11:00 pm
Early in his State of the Town speech Friday morning at the
Stardance Center, Mayor Ed Honea stumbled over the word
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:00 pm
Facing the prospect of much-reduced revenues, Marana Unified
School District Superintendent Doug Wilson told patrons at a Monday
forum “there isn’t anything we aren’t considering cutting.”
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:00 am
Feb. 2, 1959. It would be the night rock ‘n’
rollers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson
appeared on stage for the last time at the Surf Ballroom in Clear
Thursday, October 12, 2006 11:00 pm
October 11, 2006 - The silver-haired Dove Mountain resident
strolled in a couple minutes late and took a seat in the back of
Wednesday, November 2, 2005 12:00 am
Tuesday, May 31, 2005 11:00 pm
June 1, 2005 - A Catalina Foothills School District governing
board meeting agenda item filled a room in the high school with
more than 40 parents, teachers and students, and prompted five to
speak out on the topic of teacher retention, something they said
was a problem.
Tuesday, April 5, 2005 11:00 pm
March 30, 2005 - Surrounded onstage by a group of her peers - at
that moment guised as 1950s high schoolers caught up in the
complexities of teen romance - Stephanie Koeppen twirled, spun and
danced her way across a colorful set inside Marana Middle School's
auditorium, belting out "You're the one that I want," followed by a
few perfect pitched "ooh, ooh oohs."