Arts


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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Tucson named a World Festival & Event City

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On Thursday, September 14th, Tucson was named a World Festival & Event City by IFEA, the International Festivals & Events Association. The announcement was made at their annual convention, which took place in Tucson for the third time in three years. See the video entry submitted by FEATS AZ—you’ll be surprised how many great festivals […]

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KXCI cuts the ribbon on Hotel Congress studio

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Arizona Daily Star “Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild picked the first song — Martha & the Vandellas’ ‘Dancing In the Streets’ off ‘The Motown Story-The First 25 Years’ record — and while it played, KXCI DJ/podcaster Bridgitte Thum bee-bopped around the room wearing a smile that dared you not to smile back.” Read more…

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