Arts


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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Women’s March in Tucson—Mayor’s prepared remarks

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Programs like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, that have brought a measure of security to millions and millions of older and disabled Americans; programs like the Affordable Care Act, that have insured more than 20 million Americans—these and many other programs are under attack.

Yet these are the programs that helped make this country great…

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Mayor launches Great Start Program

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The program provides school districts with tickets to distribute to students so they can experience the arts, history and science at local museums and attractions.

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Call for nominations: Tucson Poet Laureate

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Nominations Open: December 1, 2016 Deadline for Nominations: February 1, 2017, 5:00 PM Review Panel to Select 3 Finalists: February 18, 2017 Final Selection by Tucson Mayor: March 1, 2017 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: TUCSON POET LAUREATE NOMINATION MATERIALS ACCEPTED DECEMBER 1, 2016–FEBRUARY 1, 2017, 5:00 PM OVERVIEW The City of Tucson, the Arts Foundation for […]

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Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features Tucson at night

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The seventh Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features local artists Jerry Cagle, Sheryl Hester, Linda Merz, Vivian Rayford and Jessie Shinn. Visitors to the office can enjoy the artworks, which are also available for purchase. The exhibition will be up until April 2017. Mayor’s Gallery exhibitions are curated by the Tucson Pima Arts Council.

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New murals beautify downtown

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If you’ve seen this on your way into downtown… …you’re not dreaming and yes, you’re still in Tucson. The mural, by artist Rock Martinez and assistant Cristina Perez, is one of eight going up on downtown businesses, thanks to a $50,000 grant to the City of Tucson from the Tohono O’Odham Nation. At a press […]

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Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features fiber artists

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The sixth Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features local fiber artists Barbara Brandel, Maura Grogan, Judi Hasbrouck, Janelle Krause, Sharon Nemirov, Miriam Otte, Aimee Smythe, Shirley Wagner, Ashley Weymouth, Kathryn Wild, and Janet Windsor. Visitors to the office can enjoy the artworks, which are also available for purchase. The exhibition will be up until October, 2016. Mayor’s […]

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