La Casa de Juana gives real taste of Mexico

Eduardo Chavez didn’t believe he needed a grand opening celebration for the May opening of his restaurant La Casa de Juana o Southern Avenue in Mesa.

Kenny Rogers says farewell to touring

After a half-century of entertaining audiences around the world, “The Gambler” thinks it’s time to fold ‘em.

Treasured spring art show hits downtown Tempe this April

The 2016 Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts is gearing up to up to fill the streets of downtown Tempe with rows of merchants, art, edibles and entertainment.

Yarrow and Stookey bring rare concert to Mesa Arts Center

Calling from his vacation home in Telluride, Colorado, Peter Yarrow is raspy and recovering from a bad cold. He struggles to speak, but he’s very vocal about the state of the nation.

Jewish Film Festival returns for 20th year

Separated from her family’s Jewish faith, Kate Marks felt alone when her father died. So, seeking closure, she wrote the short film “7-Day Gig.”

Ben Vereen says thanks to longtime fans with performance

Film, TV and stage personality Ben Vereen has been blessed to have a 40-year career, one that has been honored by colleges around the nation and most award shows.

Cantus and True Concord prove love is a splendid thing

Grammy-nominated True Concord Voices & Orchestra (formerly Tucson Chamber Artists) will join with Cantus’ nine-member vocal ensemble for a concert of a cappella magic Friday, Jan. 22, through Sunday, Jan. 24, as part of the Tucson Desert Song Festival.

Club Camera Tucson sponsoring photo workshops at Agua Caliente

A series of three photo workshops on improving nature, landscape and travel photography will be open to interested photo enthusiasts who want to elevate their pictures from boring to beautiful by learning simple tips and techniques that can be used with almost any camera.

Like father, like daughter

Like many people, Deana Martin took up the profession of her extended family, following in the footsteps of her dad, her Uncle Frank, and her Uncle Sammy.

Etheridge shows off newfound freedom

Melissa Etheridge has never felt so free.

McCutcheon relives the music of Joe Hill

After 40-plus years in the music business, folk singer John McCutcheon still loves his job—but part of it is out of necessity.

Antics, lunch and models from next door at ‘Dancing Fashions’

You could call it “Real Models of the Valley.”

Creedence Clearwater Revisited takes fans back 45 years

For Creedence Clearwater Revisited drummer Doug Clifford, playing in the Valley is a sort of homecoming.

Three Dog Night making good on rescheduled date

After 48 years in Three Dog Night, Danny Hutton knows what he likes when it comes to music. He’s quick to dole out advice to burgeoning bands as well as veterans.

One person...Six questions

“One person...Six questions” is the first in a series of columns about Tucson-area residents who have made an impact on the community.