Power, strength, beauty and grace: that is the description of the jaguar. These big cats used to roam the Southwestern United States borderlands until they became locally extinct due to hunters and government predator programs in the first half of the 20th century. Poaching and habitat destruction also have played a part in their disappearance. But the Northern Jaguar Project (NJP) is working to bring them back.
Sometimes it really isn’t who you know … it’s what you know. That’s especially true for playwrights, and Tom Dudzick is a case in point. He has had a successful career writing about the places and people in Buffalo, New York.
“I am a missionary for the arts,” says Lendre Kearns, general manager of Broadway in Tucson. “I believe that art changes lives; I know it changed mine.” Her passion for the arts began back in eighth grade in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, when a teacher encouraged Kearns’ mom to enroll her in theater school.
TSO Pops Concert
Don’t be surprised if you can’t keep your feet from moving when you sit in the TCC Music Hall for Victor Vanacore’s concert extravaganza.
“The whole thing is based around Latin American music,” he reveals. “And we really feature the orchestra and our two dancers. People like the different styles; we have everything from Aaron Copland to Chick Corea to Gloria Estefan.”
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