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Calexico tapped to perform a free concert at Arizona Football’s season opener
Calexico, the Tucson band known globally as the tippy top of desert rock, has been tapped to perform a free concert as part of Arizona Football’s season opener. The group, led by founders Joey Burns and John Convertino, will perform a 90-minute set on the University of Arizona Mall starting at 5 p.m. on Sept. […]
Calexico Kicks Off Arizona Football Home Opener with Free Concert
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson favorite Calexico will perform on the University of Arizona Mall in a pre-game free concert before Arizona Football’s home opener against Northern Arizona on Sept. 2. Arizona Athletics, together with Arizona Arts Live, is excited to present Calexico, a GRAMMY-nominated band, open to the public, beginning at 5 p.m. on the east side of the […]
There are glowing seesaws on campus right now and they are SO FUN
When walking near the University of Arizona library, you may hear laughter — and lots of it. The reason? Glowing seesaws. On a random Thursday night, students and visitors alike hopped on the luminous seesaws, laughing and smiling on their way up and down, up and down.
Some Tucson arts groups are jumping into fall seasons early
School is back in session, which for many Tucsonans signifies the end of summer and the anticipation of cooler fall weather. Some groups have been in fall mode for weeks and even months, but Arizona Arts Live, the University of Arizona arts presenter, isn’t waiting until fall 2022 to get started.
Local heroes will be immortalized in Monuments
Arizona Arts Live is honoring local, unsung heroes with an innovative art installation near Centennial Hall in the Main Gate Square and Geronimo Square. Monuments will be on display nightly now through Nov. 29, beginning at sunset, in the trees of the University of Arizona, projecting the faces of three local heroes in an outdoor […]
UA Presents changes its name, mission as part of its ‘renaissance’
Chad Herzog, executive director of Arizona Arts Live, rolled out Arts Arizona Live on Thursday to UA Presents’ nearly 100,000 patrons, outlining the organization’s inaugural season and artistic philosophy.
Tucson Thrive in the 05 Resource Cafe
Chad Herzog joins Mike Edmonds to share all things Arizona Arts Live on Tucson Thrive in the 05 Resource Cafe!