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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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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A big day for poetry in Tucson

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Arizona Public Media “Tucson added another verse to its poetic narrative Friday with the arrival of the U.S. poet laureate and the naming of the city’s own next laureate.” Read more…

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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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