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Photos: Princess Margaret's Tucson visit in 1965

If you're a fan of "The Crown" on Netflix, you know of Queen Elizabeth's sister, Princess Margaret. She toured the United States for three weeks in 1965 with her husband, the Earl of Snowdon. An episode in Season 3 highlights the journey. One stop on the agenda was a four...
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Green Valley's Got Talent survives and thrives

Green Valley’s Got Talent — one of the most popular home-grown entertainment events to launch in recent years — learned a big lesson last year: It can survive just about anything. But you have to be limber and go with it. GVGT is headed into its sixth year of performances....
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Big-screen cowboy Collier adopted Tucson as his home

He shared the silver screen with legends like John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Dean Martin and Elvis Presely, but Tucson transplant Don Collier never took himself too seriously. When a fan would ask him if he was the man who played Sam Butler in the popular late-1960s TV series “The High Chaparral,” his gravel-throated response was usually something like: “Yeah, I’m what’s left of him.”
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Tucson performance venues open to the public with new COVID-19 protocols

Live performances are back. Tucson performance venues are hosting live events, but only with one condition of being fully vaccinated or showing a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours prior to the show. On Monday, Sept. 20, Tucson performance venues such as the Rialto Theatre, Fox Tucson Theatre, 191 Toole,...
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Retired Tucson educators help enhance education in Belize

There’s vivid art on the walls of the bright foothills home of PhDs Harriet and Tom Scarborough. “That painting was done by my cousin, Benjamin Nicholas,” says Harriet, pointing to a beach-landing scene. “It depicts the arrival of our common ancestor, a turtle fisherman, who settled Barranco--the southernmost village in Belize. Benjie painted scenes representing our culture.”
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HBO Max TV pilot casting extras, filming in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - If you’ve ever dreamed of being on TV, here’s your chance. An HBO Max TV show pilot is set to start filming in Tucson from October through mid-November and is currently casting for background extras. “I’ve done all the Transformers, I’ve worked on a...
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ArtCats Welcome Event features printmaking by local artists

The School of Art hosted it's ArtCats Welcome Event to welcome students of the School of Art to campus on the afternoon of Sept. 17. The event kicked off at the Center for Creative Photography at 3:00 P.M. where students gathered in the building to hear opening welcome statements by the School of Art Faculty. The rest of the event was held outside the University of Arizona Museum of Art where local artists screen printed their work onto t-shirts that where given out to the attendees.
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Local author finalist in national book awards

Although she refers to herself as a prolific procrastinator, Marana author MJ Miller has certainly kept busy over the past few years. Following a career in marketing, she has published three full-length novels and two novellas and is currently working on a serial, all in the realm of suspense, romance and “cozy mystery.”
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Violinist St. John makes long awaited Tucson encore with tango gem

It took Canadian violinist Lara St. John a few months to find her emotional bearings after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down her classical music world. But a few months into lockdown in her adopted hometown of New York City, St. John came up with a plan to get out of her pandemic funk that would also help her friends in the music world make ends meet.
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Arizona Daily Wildcat

OPINION: "Gym-Tok" is taking over our lives

Students wait in line to enter the University of Arizona North Rec Center on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Raise your hand if you’ve ever been personally victimized by Chloe Ting, “gym-Tok” or the butt-scrunch leggings. *raises hand*. The workout side of TikTok has held us in a chokehold for the last...
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Border group to premier pilgrimage documentary

Every fall, thousands of people including indigenous people like the Mayos, Yaquis and O’odham, make a traditional pilgrimage to Magdalena de Kino in Sonora, Mexico, for the Feast of Saint Francis. Most make the journey on foot, in some cases taking several days to arrive and make their mandas, or...
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Tributes at the Gaslight Music Hall. Oro Valley’s Gaslight Music Hall is continuing their indoor concerts with a series of tribute shows this weekend in a variety of styles. On Friday, Sept. 24, the Gaslight Music Hall will host a Rock & Roll All Nite dance party, with local band Vinyl Tap performing classic rock covers from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.
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Arizona Daily Wildcat

DUSK 2021 student art installation project: Applications open

Concert-goers enjoy the DUSK Music Festival in 2019. DUSK Music Festival is looking for art and architecture students to be a part of DUSK 2021's student art installation project, which commissions students and faculty members to create such art as sculptures, digital art, video projections or lighting exhibits that will be showcased at the festival.
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John Legend brings 'Bigger Love' Tour to Tucson's AVA

Usually when he releases an album, R&B/pop singer-songwriter John Legend hits the road and shares his new music with his fans. And if he had had his way, he would have done just that right around the time that he released his latest album “Bigger Love” — in June 2020.
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Foreign Exchange: Three young London artists bring fresh new art to Pima College’s Bernal Gallery

Way back in 2019, in the carefree days before the pandemic, David Andres flew all the way to London to see art. Traveling with members of the Contemporary Art Society of the Tucson Museum of Art, Andres scoured art studios all over the old town and hit gold in the warehouses of south London. He met a trio of talented young Brits who had studied at the prestigious Royal College of Art and exhibited their work abroad. Andres invited all three –– Alice Browne, George Little and Anthony Banks –– to display their work in faraway Arizona at the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery at Pima College West.
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Western Women: Yndia Smalley Moore helped preserve Arizona history

Yndia Smalley Moore had a knack for telling a great story. She acquired this talent from her father, George Smalley, journalist and editor of Arizona newspapers, including the Tucson Citizen. He regaled his children with outrageous tales of bank robbers, cattle rustlers and murderers who roamed the territory. Her mother, Lydia Roca Smalley, was a Tucson native.
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