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For the first 20 years of Joe Bonamassa’s career, one constant was always touring. Even as he maintained a schedule that saw him release 14 solo albums, even more live CDs or DVDs, as well as multiple releases with the bands Black Country Communion and Rock Candy Funk Party and collaboration…

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Southern Arizona’s only all-glass fine art gallery, Philabaum Glass Gallery, celebrated its 40th anniversary by honoring five legendary Arizona glass artists during a recent special reception.

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There are many ways to spend time at the mall, but few offer the literary and dramatic possibilities that can be found at the Tucson Mall from Thursday, Nov. 3, to Sunday, Nov. 6.

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Halloween brings out the creepiness in all of us. From haunted houses and corn mazes to dance parties, here are some of what the Tucson area has to offer this fall.

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The members of Manchester Orchestra were barely out of high school when they debuted with 2006’s “I’m Like a Virgin Losing a Child.”

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Chloe Thome doesn’t really have a favorite cross-country course. They all fall in the narrow range between brutal and completely evil. She’s used to her home course around Canyon Del Oro High School and is familiar with others around Southern Arizona. But while she may not have a favorite, s…

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Whether you engage in a weekly game of bridge with friends, or compete in tournaments to earn masterpoints, playing the game pays off “in spades” when it comes to maintaining and even improving cognitive health.

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Isaiah Ramirez learned a hard lesson about inflation at the beginning of this school year. The senior two-way football player at Marana Mountain View High School actually lives in the old mining town of San Manuel. It’s a 45-mile drive each way; not a bad drive, really. Up Veterans Memorial …

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Aloe Vera was considered the “plant of immortality” by the ancient Egyptians because of its many perceived health benefits. 

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By the time this appears in print and online, the U.S. Open might well be over for Rafael Nadal. The limits to which he has pushed his body and his mind in pursuit of tennis excellence are taking their revenge. At the age of 36, he is both a living icon and something of an old man.

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Grammy-nominated rapper B.o.B. is preparing to push chatter of a flat earth and moon landing conspiracies behind him and let his music do the talking once again.

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OK, all you Wildcat fans out there. The time has come. The Cats open the 2022 football season on Saturday, Sept. 3. There’s a feeling in the air. It’s certainly not confidence, but it isn’t dread either. It’s more dread-ish.

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Marana High School senior Takaia Hicks’ taste in sports ranges from volleyball to beach volleyball. “I don’t know,” she said with a laugh. “I just really like volleyball.”

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Pop star Andy Grammer is known for songs like “Keep Your Head Up” and “Honey I’m Good.” But during the COVID-19 quarantine, he wasn’t all that great. 

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Nogales High School graduate Demetrio Crisantes has committed to the Arizona Diamondbacks, after being picked in the seventh round of the MLB draft on Monday, July 18. 

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Asked about possible expansion from the addition of Pac-12 schools recently, incoming Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark left “no doubt” his conference is “open for business.”

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Tucson duo Chateau Chateau are no strangers to spectacle. Even when singing about self-doubt or lost love, their songs are often packed with colorful synthesizer layers and soaring melodies. On stage, this can result in up to eight musicians, plus dancers, adorned in flamboyant costumes and …

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He knew when it happened that that was that. It was one of those injuries that, technically, aren’t terribly serious and won’t require surgery or even seeing a doctor, but they also make it very clear that one’s time as an athlete is going to be on hold for a while.

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There was a time, not that long ago, when Arizona’s high school State track meets (plural) were must-see events. They would hold three different meets across the Valley (and sometimes in Tucson). The schools in the 5A (back then, it was the highest level, the biggest schools) would have its …

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If I were the girls’ tennis coach at Lee Williams High School in Kingman, I would be absolutely livid. As it is, I’m a tennis coach from a school more than 300 miles away from Kingman and I’m fuming, as well. Indeed, it’s safe to say that the vast majority of the 200 or so girls’ tennis coac…

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Like Diogenes walking through the streets of ancient Greece, lantern in hand, searching for an honest man, I have spent time this spring season searching for a beach volleyball player who prefers the outdoor game to the version played indoors. As we near the end of the regular season, the sc…

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Every sport has unique virtues and drawbacks. Ice hockey is super-fast and graceful, but it’s unlikely that anyone has ever actually seen a goal scored. The players come flying down the ice, one of them draws his stick back and swings, the puck disappears in a blur and then a light goes on. …

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Wes Ball has the ultimate hoop name, like Jack Shooter or Nick Presser. He’s also got the ultimate hoop lineage.

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With parents who honored the communal nature of the evening meal, Tyler Lapotosky and his siblings cherished the nightly family dinner tradition as kids growing up in northwestern Vermont. Decades later, that tradition continues in the way Chef Lapotosky will connect his guests at a wine din…

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Enchanted Snowfall at La Encantada. Snow is in the forecast for Tucson this holiday season (sort of). The foothills’ favorite shopping mall is bringing back their fake flurries of snow in their open-air courtyard, complete with a large Christmas tree on display. The snowfall will also come w…

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“Day of the Cowboy” at Madaras Gallery. The foothills art gallery by Diana Madaras is celebrating the national “Day of the Cowboy” with lasso demos and a talk from real-life Arizona cowboys. Alan Day and Russell True will both speak at the Gallery to share their experiences and sign books. T…

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Sundays in the Garden. The Tohono Chul botanical gardens is continuing their fall concert series this Sunday with flamenco guitarist Misael Barraza-Diaz. A member of UA’s Fred Fox School of Music, Barraza-Díaz has received 10 first places in international competitions. Born in Hermosillo, So…