Arts


Yvonne Ervin, the force behind the Tucson Jazz Festival, dies at 59

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Arizona Daily Star “Yvonne Ervin, who launched the Tucson Jazz Festival and as founding director of the Tucson Jazz Society grew it to be the biggest jazz society in the country, died Wednesday night at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix after suffering a heart attack after liver transplant surgery. She was 59.” Read more…

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Tucson hoping to improve quality of life with Oracle Area Task Force

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Tucson News Now “As the city of Tucson continues to grow, members of the city council and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild are working to ensure that the city continues to be a great place to live, work, and play. Specifically within Ward 3, the city is working to improve the quality of life for residents through […]

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Tucson Gem and Mineral Show Opens

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Speaking before the ribbon cutting, Mayor Rothschild noted that Tucson “sparkles” during the gem show, “We put our best foot forward so our visitors will come again and again, and many do. We go the extra mile because we enjoy welcoming people to our city.”

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Mixing it up: What to expect at Tucson Jazz Festival

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Arizona Daily Star “Back in the summer of 2014 there was plenty of skepticism when Mayor Jonathan Rothschild announced the city would help encourage an annual jazz festival with Ervin in charge and make it a national destination event. But history shows the festival never lost money and now stands on its own with solid […]

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