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  1. How To Improve Student Success At TUSD, Guaranteed

    Don't get me wrong. I think TUSD needs lots more money.…
  2. All Bets Are On, Volume 31: On Arizona Slaying Texas Tech, Pac-12 Football and CFB Picks of the Weekend
    The newest episode of the Tucson Weekly's sports podcast, All Bets Are On, is live.

    The boys are back and ready to break down week four of the college football season, handing out their upset picks of the Pac-12 slate, as well as games to keep an eye on in the Conference of Champions.

    Co-hosts Christopher Boan and Tyler Vondrak then hand out their Picks of the Dragon for the weekend's games, focusing on contests outside of the Pac-12.

    Tune in for a new episode of the Weekly's sports podcast each Friday.
  3. XOXO: Where to Rock, Friday, Sept. 20
    In 1966, this New Orleans legend scored his first gold record with the R&B classic "Tell It Like It Is" (the single reached #2 on the Billboard charts, behind "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees), launching a storied musical career.…
  4. XOXO: Where to Rock, this weekend, Sept. 21-22
    Saturday, Sept. 21

    Frontman Brian Hurd describes “Mornin’, Noon & Nite” as “a Hoodoo Stomper in the vein of John Lee Hooker.…
  5. 31 Things to Do This Weekend in Tucson
    Friday, Sept. 20

    Harvest Moon at Maynards. To celebrate the coming harvest, Maynards Market and Kitchen is hosting a tasting of some earthy wines to get you in the spirit.…
  6. Laughing Stock: All kinds of funny

    Lisa Landry at the Wench

    Comedy at the Wench steps up its game with its first booked national act, Lisa Landry, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23. The show is also the series’ first for which advance tickets are available.…
  7. Claytoon of the Day: Canadian Brownface
  8. City Week
    Events to fill out your week. The Art of Films on Art.…
  9. Fighting Words
    After an outpouring of anger, along with a rallying cry for justice from the University of Arizona’s student body, two white undergraduate students were arrested for an attack on a black student last week.  After an outpouring of anger, along with a rallying cry for justice from the University of Arizona's student body, two white undergraduate students were arrested for an attack on a black student last week. …
  10. Queen of Tarts
    When a friend of mine handed me a lemon cookie from a catering service known as Mad Batter Bakery, I swooned over the tangy, frosted treat. When a friend of mine handed me a lemon cookie from a catering service known as Mad Batter Bakery, I swooned over the tangy, frosted treat.…
  11. Danehy
    I’ve lost 100 pounds once and 80 pounds a different time and it just goes right back on. I hate being a cliché. I’m going to do it one more time just to show myself that I can. No surgery, no medication, and, alas, no Popeye’s Chicken. One of my favorite albums of all time is the simmering soul classic Undiscovered by British singer-songwriter…
  12. Vote Yes on Prop 205
    Zaira Emiliana Livier, a campaign director for Tucson Families Free & Together, writes why you should vote yes on Prop. 205. In the last few months, Tucson has been abuzz with the idea. This is because in November, Tucson will have the opportunity to vote "yes" on Prop.…
  13. Contested Terrain
    An architect-turned-artist who specializes in “reimagining the environment we inhabit,” put together a two-day event that mixes performances with workshops and talks. A random visitor to Tucson would understandably be perplexed by the signs in Veinte de Agosto Park downtown.…
  14. XOXO: Where to rock, Thursday, Sept. 19
    “If you ain’t first, you’re last,” a wise man once said.…
  15. Ring of Fire
    America is suffering through an openly racist period right now, but the forgotten histories of African Americans are finally being told, by scholars, by journalists—and by artists, like the team that brought us The Royale. And new ATC director Sean Daniels deserves kudos for choosing this provocative play as the first show of his tenure. Early in the brilliant play The Royale at Arizona Theatre Company, we learn just how determined a …
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