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Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly
  1. Arizona Republic Wins National Award For Charter School Stories
    The Arizona Republic's thorough, ground-breaking stories about charter school corruption and profiteering have received scarce press coverage in southern Arizona from anyone but your faithful education blogger. That's a serious omission.…
  2. Claytoon of the Day: Trump's White Nationalist
  3. 18 Great Things to Do in Tucson This Weekend: Feb. 22 to 24
    Cuban Night at the Crooked Tooth Brewing. It’s getting lively at Crooked Tooth Brewing!…
  4. XOXO: Where to Rock in Tucson This Weekend Feb. 22 to 24
    In the 1970s, this former baseball player became RCA Records best-selling recording artist since Elvis Presley. Country music superstar Charley Pride croons at The Diamond Center.…
  5. Laughing Stock: Straight Outta Jersey

    Joey “Coco” diaz may be from Cuba, but he’s the very soul of New Jersey.…

  6. Photographer Puspa Lohmeyer's Lens Captures XIXA In Flagrante
    After spending the day plotting a kidnapping and burying mannequin parts in the loam; before seeking expiatory purification for their sins at Bisbee’s notorious St. Elmo Bar; even as the members of XIXA figuratively scaled the seven terraces of purgatory, photographer Puspa Lohmeyer captured the essence of a band with blood, and a few tattoos, on their hands.

    Calling the artist enclave of Bisbee home—this native of Germany spent long years working in NYC—Lohmeyer now is enamored by the Southwest.…
  7. Somebody's Got to Win: Arizona and Cal Put Losing Streaks on the Line

    The Arizona Wildcats will look to snap their longest losing streak in three decades tonight, as the Cal Bears come to town.…
  8. Acclaimed Camille A. Brown & Dancers Take Centennial Hall Tonight
    The dynamic troupe from the Big Apple is in town Thursday night only to perform Mr. TOL E. RAncE (Mr. Tolerance).

    A dance/theater work that excavates the history of black performance, the show combines comedy, animation, theater, live music and dance styles from hip-hop and African to modern, ballet and tap.

    Mr. TOL E. RAncE celebrates black humor while drawing on popular and scholarly sources to investigate blackface, minstrelsy past and present and sundry other indignities black performers have been forced to tolerate.…
  9. Claytoon of the Day: A Poor Man's Nixon
  10. Eight Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Thursday, Feb. 21
    Lagunitas Beer Dinner. For their specialty February Beer Dinner, Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ is serving up a specialty four-course dinner.…
  11. City Week
    Events to have fun at around Tucson this week. Learn Something New In-Depth Tour–Museum of Natural History Research Collections.…
  12. The Skinny
    A whole lot of bills are about to die at the Arizona Legislature and here's your chance to meet U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly Legislative Scramble A whole lot of bills are about to die at the Arizona Legislature…
  13. Boring Bot - "Alita: Battle Angel"
    She was once a big-time warrior so, naturally, her talents will take her towards a career in killer roller derbies. That's where the movie really starts to lose it. Alita: Battle Angel is a project that's been on James Cameron's plate for what seems like forever. I can't remember the first time I saw him attached to the project, but I know it was a long time ago.…
  14. Police Dispatch
    Nobody knows how someone—or something—mysteriously managed to make off with an enormous hot tub sitting in a man's front yard overnight. Oro Valley Jan. 25, 2:28 p.m.…
  15. Homegrown Comeback
    Could it be that Tucson is eating its way out of poverty and food insecurity? Could it be that Tucson is eating its way out of poverty and food insecurity? Or to ask such a big hairy question in another manner: "How have Tucson's citizens and businesses fared since the Great Recession devastated our community a decade ago?"…
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