Arts & Entertainment

Immerse yourself with art and music at Dusk Music Festival

November 7, 2019

  By ELLIANA KOPUT Dusk Music Festival will return Nov. 10 and 11 to Tucson at Armory Park.  The gates will open at 2 p.m. both days, and the event will end at 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday. The eclectic music lineup is primarily a combination of electronic, indie and pop music.  General […]

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Kanye West: “Jesus is King” sounds nice but rings hollow

November 4, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY “Jesus is King” opens with energy: “Every Hour” loops West’s sped-up Sunday service gospel choir singing the praises of their lord. “Oh boy,” I thought to myself. “This kinda sounds like old Kanye – chipmunk-soul Kanye. I can’t wait for him to chop it up and drop some bars over it.” He […]

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Movie Review: The Lighthouse

November 4, 2019

  By KYLE KERSEY Horror: “an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust.” Throughout “The Lighthouse,” you’ll feel all three. Set on a New England island, separated from the outside world by the roar of the Atlantic Ocean and a thick fog, the sophomore film from Robert Eggers (whose first film, “The Witch,” might be […]

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The game is afoot at Pima

October 24, 2019

by ANGEL CANEZ Pima Community College Center for the Arts is putting on a production of “Baskerville,” which is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1902 classic Sherlock Holmes novel “The Hounds of the Baskervilles,” along with touches of comedy in their audience-interactive murder-mystery tale.  “Sherlock is a timeless story,” director Chris Will said. “So […]

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Movie Review: “Zombieland: Double Tap”

October 20, 2019

By: KYLE KERSEY What do you do when the artsy black-and-white horror film you wanted to go see doesn’t come out in Tucson until a week later than you thought and you have a movie review due in a few days? Well I don’t know what you’d do, but I went and saw “Zombieland: Double […]

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Movie Review: Joker

October 8, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY “Joker” comes into its own within its final thirty minutes, when Joaquin Phoenix combs in the green hair dye, paints his face white and transforms into the titular villain. The rest is Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” in comic book drag, directed by the dude who made The Hangover Trilogy and…“Due Date”? The […]

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A theater experience for all audiences

September 26, 2019

Story by LEIGH MOYER  photos by JOSHUA SHAVER Pima Community College Theatre Arts’ program coordinator Todd Poelstra and theater faculty Chris Will see every moment with a theater full of people as a teachable moment.  Each season is structured to contain a children’s show in the fall, a musical in the spring, and either a […]

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Movie Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

September 26, 2019

BY: KYLE KERSEY In his review of “Inglorious Basterds”, Roger Ebert said “Tarantino films have a way of growing on you. It’s not enough to see them once.” I have now seen “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” five times in theaters, consuming more than 13 hours of my life (not counting previews and the […]

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A tale of two debuts: Kanye’s faith and Weezer’s anomaly

May 2, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY Hello reader, it is I, Kyle: the apotheosis of music-writing, casting judgement from atop my throne of Talking Heads vinyl and the tears of Imagine Dragons fans.  I have come to bid you farewell to the school year (unless you are one of the fools who choose to sit in an air-conditioned […]

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Culture Club: free passes for Pima students

May 2, 2019

By JOSH GRAY Pima Community College has partnered with Act One to provide free cultural passes to Pima students.  Culture Passes are free admission tickets that you and a guest can get by going to your local Pima Library. Act One is an organization that helps provide art and cultural experience throughout Arizona schools. Act […]

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