Current Issue

September 2014


Performing Arts Groups in Review

We present descriptions and contact information for more than 110 local performing arts groups.

Curtain Going Up!
Executive Editor Scott Barker gives us a preview of the 2014-2015 performing arts season.

Successful Entrepreneurs: Startin’ Something
It seems that Tucson is a hotbed of entrepreneurial spirit. We asked Georgeanne Barrett to talk with the creators of four local companies who “did it their way.”

Divorce: Charting a Course to Recovery
No one can doubt that making one’s way through a divorce can be brutal, but there are resources available to you. Kimberly Schmitz spoke with several experts who can help you steer through rough waters.

UA Football Preview: Who’s Got the Spot?
It’s gridiron time again, and Wildcat fans will want to know who’s in, who’s out, and who’s expected to shine this season. Annie Grevers reached out to the UA football coaching staff to get the 411.

In Health: Exercising Caution
Yes, we know we’re all supposed to exercise regularly, but far too many of us take the Weekend Warrior route and sustain injuries for our efforts. Owen Rose talked to athletic trainers and physicians affiliated with the University of Arizona Athletics Department to find out how to prevent injuries, and get back into the game.

Up Front

Notable: David Hutchens
Get Involved: Parkinson Wellness Recovery
Not To Be Missed: Angel Charity for Children Poker Party Suit&Tie
Not To Be Missed: The Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown
Not To Be Missed: Greek Festival


What’s happening around Tucson this month, plus previews of upcoming events.

Event Previews
Mark your calendar for these fundraisers.

Who’s News
A catch-up column about faces and places in the community.


A Spirited Search
Has the fare at your usual watering hole gotten a little … boring? Perhaps it’s time to try something new. We sent Annie Grevers out to scout some innovative happy hour offerings and she reports back the tasty results. And photographer Thomas Veneklasen’s pics will you make eager to “wet” your whistle.

Dining Guide
A comprehensive list of restaurants.

About the cover: Artifact Dance Project (ADP) rejoices over their new downtown headquarters/rehearsal space. The dancers are Ashley Bowman, Claire Hancock, Marquez Johnson and Shelly Hawkins. Playing piano is ADP resident composer Chris Black, while ADP music director Ben Nisbet joins in on violin. Costumes and styling by ADP. Photo by Tom Spitz. Photo assistant Joseph Boldt.