Arts & Entertainment

Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Pima Fairgrounds Jan. 2020

January 7, 2020

  By ELLIANA KOPUT  After their 2019 hiatus, Gem and Jam Festival returns to the Pima County Fairgrounds Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2020. Encapsulating a collective experience of music, visual arts, gemstones, camping and workshops, this festival is a grassroots staple in the Southwest.  The festival takes place during the Tucson Gem and Mineral show, which […]

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‘Born to Rap’: The Game’s last album

December 12, 2019

By COREY MCMULLEN We were first introduced to Jayceon Taylor, better known by his stage name “The Game,” in 2004.  Brought to us as a member from hip-hop group G-Unit, The Game dropped his debut solo album in 2005 with “The Documentary.” For the past 15 years, he’s given us hits such as “Hate It […]

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Infest the Rat’s Nest

November 22, 2019

  By KYLE KERSEY This new King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard album kicks ass. 2017 was a very busy year for the Gizz. The band released five albums that year and, while the very concept of hopping genres multiple times over a single year was enticing, I find that I was more in love […]

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Movie Review: Jojo Rabbit

November 22, 2019

                                                                                                  By KYLE KERSEY In Martin Luther […]

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Dusk Music Festival 2019 rocks out Tucson

November 21, 2019

  Story and photos  by ELLIANA KOPUT Dusk Music Festival 2019 took place Nov. 9 and 10 at Armory Park in Downtown Tucson.  The festival assembled a crowd of college kids, millennials, Gen X-ers, children and elderly folks, all of whom expressed killer dance moves.  “Dusk was super cool because it had a great vibe […]

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‘The Misadventures of Larry and Lucy Luckless’

November 21, 2019

By ARTHOR BOOKES,  Editor-in-chief of the PCC Creative Writing Club A draft of cool mine air caught the tails of Larry’s too-large, scratchy plaid shirt as he leaned into the opening of the mine’s side tunnel. He inhaled the wet earthiness; it was a familiar smell. He craned his neck to see further in, but […]

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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 The definition of damning with faint praise: “Jesus is King” is better than anything I’ve heard in church. It opens with energy: “Every Hour” loops West’s sped-up Sunday service gospel choir as they sing the praises of the lord. “Oh boy,” I thought to myself. “This kinda sounds like old Kanye – […]

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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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