The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is returning to Tucson's La Encantada Shopping Center this Saturday with cookies and merchandise for Hello Kitty's biggest fans.
These five places in Tucson will help you create your own spooky or cute Halloween costume.
Affected areas include downtown, the Menlo Park neighborhood and Santiago Hills, west of Silverbell between Speedway and Anklam Road. The series will air on HBO Max.
Lady Haha Open Mic for Women & LGBTQ+ gives women and queer comedians a stage where they can safely be themselves. The next two comedy shows are set to take place at Tucson's 191 Toole later in October 2021. Read more
It might be fall for the rest of the country but for Tucson it's nothing but mild weather and beautiful sunny days. However, we do have a handful of signs that it's autumn — colorful leaves on Mount Lemmon, our cars aren't as hot, and you might even need a light jacket some nights. Read more
Odaiko Sonora is bringing traditional Japanese taiko drumming to Southern Arizona for the 2021 Tucson Meet Yourself folklife festival. The group has been performing at the festival since its founding in 2002. Read more
Celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Florence Pugh have been spotted wearing designs from Claire Harlin's Bisbee shop Classic Rock Couture. Harlin, who started the business in Tucson, has a challenge: "Would Keith Richards wear this?’” Read more
Say so long to your corn, squash and melons to make room for veggies including broccoli, cauliflower, arugula, beets and spinach. Another perk of October in Tucson: Cooler temperatures. Read more
Sonoran Rosie Desert Herbal Products' owner Rosie hand-forages plants and herbs in the Sonoran Desert throughout Southern Arizona to make organic, sustainable and gender-free skin care and hair care products. Read more
Thanks to a grant from Solutions Journalism Network, we wrote four stories with the Arizona Daily Star and La Estrella de Tucsón about ways Tucson and Pima County officials and organizations are trying to help make child care more accessible. Read more
HB 2016 waives a 20-hour-per-week work requirement for parents receiving Arizona DES child care subsidies. That means low-income parents who are already qualified for DES child care subsidies will have the option to enroll at an accredited educational institution or employment training program and still maintain their child care subsidy. Read more
Find out how some Tucson nonprofits and organizations are working to help families with early learning resources and child care. Read more
Rendezvous will be home to speed dating, where singles can go on 10 10-minute dates in one night. Rendezvous will also hold classes and workshops to connect the Tucson community. Read more
Head Start, and other providers of high-quality early childhood education, are getting a boost this fall, thanks to a $10 million infusion of funding approved by the Pima County Board of Supervisors in May. Read more
With the cost of infant care exceeding the cost of a year of in-state tuition at the University of Arizona, families struggle to make ends meet. Read more
Tucson kids can now virtually meet award-winning authors and illustrators via Zoom during Imagination Fridays. The fall webinar series is organized by the Tucson Festival of Books and Worlds of Words. Read more
Book reviewer Genevieve Dahl chats about Sonali Dev's novel "Incense and Sensibility" and where to find a meal similar to the one that the main character loves. Hint: It's at Tucson's own Berry Greens. Read more
The Pima Animal Care Center in Tucson is facing a lack of kennel space for large dogs. PACC needs volunteers, fosters and adopters to help. Read more
The Unidas program, affiliated with the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, aims to build leadership skills among girls, young women and gender-expansive teens, who also learn grant-writing skills and explore professional development. Read more
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Mayra Alejandra's pieces of art — and her photo — are featured in West Elm's window. Mayra's business Solace includes handcrafted macrame pieces made with cholla, saguaro ribs and driftwood. Read more
The Youniverse Selfie Museum in Tucson, Arizona is celebrating its grand opening on September 15. The selfie museum has nearly 50 handmade photo sets, including horror displays, to help create a lifetime of photographic memories. Read more
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Jessica Gonzales has been creating murals since 2016 and became a full-time muralist in 2019. She's painted some of our favorite murals around the Tucson area, all bursting with color and detail. Read more