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Tucson to host traditional dance, music celebrations

Tucson to host traditional dance, music celebrations

By KATIE VACIO Tucson will be among the cities celebrating 100 years of traditional dance, music and song in a nationwide tour. The Country Dance & Song Society selected Tucson to host one of seven North American tour stops after scores of cities applied for the honor. A weeklong tour will take place April 25-May […]

Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

Compiled by Katie Stewart-Vacio Student art exhibit Artwork created by Pima Community College students will be on display April 6-May 8 at the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery. The Bernal Gallery is located in the Center for the Arts complex on West Campus. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday […]

Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

Piano concert March 21 Pima Community College music instructors Raymond Ryder and June Chow-Tyne will perform a piano concert on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $8, with discounts available. Ryder has a private teaching studio in Tucson in addition to teaching piano at PCC. Chow-Tyne […]

Best Bets

Best Bets

Compiled by Katie Stewart Vacio Upcoming events ranging from the rodeo parade to a steam punk convention adopting a western theme, but other festivals emphasize peace and artistic endeavors. La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Rodeo: Feb. 21-March 1  Events from rodeo competitions to barn dances will take place at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S. […]

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Rodeo By the Numbers

Compiled by Nick Meyers and Katie Stewart Vacio 90* Years since first Tucson Rodeo. Over 200*** Number of floats entered in the Tucson Rodeo Parade each year. 300*** Participants in the first Tucson Rodeo Parade in 1925. 650* Estimated number of human contestants in Tucson Rodeo. 1,000* Estimated number of horse participants at Tucson Rodeo. 2,000* Estimated number of […]