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January 2015

Tat’s My Story And I’m Sticking To It!
Go to any pool, mall or even your local Trader Joe’s, and you’ll see tattoos being proudly displayed. Executive Editor Scott Barker (who sports some artistic ink!) reveals some of the history of the ancient practice, talks with local artists about how they got started in the industry, and how “tats” have taken off in Tucson.

Supporting Soccer Is Their Goal
Once a year, Tucson plays host to national and international youth soccer clubs for the annual Fort Lowell Shootout, which celebrates its 25th year. Lisa Harris interviews some of the event’s biggest supporters.

Doc Bollywood
Tucsonan Kalpana Pandit is a triple threat — a physician, actress and movie producer. Executive Editor Scott Barker caught up with this whirlwind between projects to learn more about her and the many irons she’s got in the fire.

The Age of Content
Tucson has always been a great place to retire, and our city has many Active Adult Communities that offer activities such as shopping, golf, fitness classes, dining on site and more for the wave of seniors moving to town. Owen Rose spoke to W. Mark Clark, who heads up the Pima Council on Aging, to learn more about the ramifications of the “silver tsunami.”

Up Front
Notable: Jeannette Maré
Not To Be Missed: CRUSH Wine,
Food and Art Gala
Not To Be Missed: Tucson Desert Song Festival

Health Notes: How Can You Prevent Cancer?
We share news on how diet can make a difference in your health, plus a tasty smoothie recipe from Canyon Ranch that will help you increase your fruit and veggie intake.

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

Check out this event in January.

It’s All Greek To Me!
Tucson has a number of Greek restaurants to choose from, and the scrumptious flavors of this singular cuisine will have you shouting Opa! Annie Grevers checks out some local offerings to learn what’s cookin’.

Dining Guide

A comprehensive list of restaurants.

ABOUT THE COVER: Physician, actress and film producer Kalpana Pandit photographed in Tucson Mountain Park by Tom Spitz. Gown by Shahida Parides. Hair and makeup by Fawnzie Pape.