Lovin Life in Tucson

Returning Home World-class theater director, Sean Daniels, brings his talents back to Arizona

By Bridgette Redman Sean Daniels has a message for every kid who walks through the doors of the Arizona Theatre Company: They, too, could someday...

Real Music, Real Art ‘Live from Laurel Canyon’ breathes life into folk mainstays

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Brian Chartrand spent the summer of 2012 working as a cruise ship musician. To prepare for it, he needed to know 300...

Primo is Truly Primo Luxury resort offers elevated dining with breathtaking views

By Alison Bailin Batz The ultimate in luxury, JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa has something for everyone from multi-level pools and a lazy...

Peace, Love, Centurions Nonprofit hosts Woodstock-inspired party

By Laura Latzko Woodstock was a time to let loose, celebrate peace and love and enjoy music. The Centurions, a nonprofit organization in Tucson, seeks...

Jake Shimabukuro’s ‘Greatest Day’ – Ukulele master goes simplistic on latest tour

By Bill Forman Honolulu native Jake Shimabukuro has had a ukulele in his hands since he was 4 years old and capable of pressing all...

Heartbreak and Healing: Matchbox Twenty’s Kyle Cook finds peace with ‘Wolves’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Kyle Cook admits he sometimes has self-confidence issues. The Matchbox Twenty guitarist took 43 years to release his debut solo album, “Wolves.” He...

Finding His Footing: Dakota Mermis leads the Roadrunners with quiet confidence

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tucson Roadrunners captain Dakota Mermis’ season has been a self-described rollercoaster. He’s skated back and forth between the Arizona Coyotes and the Tucson...

Ask the Expert: Check your health when traveling abroad

By Tucson Medical Center From plane tickets and extra clothes to guided tours and insurance, travelers invest copious hours preparing for an international journey, but...

A Storm’s a-Brewing

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Storm Large is always up for a gig in Tucson. The singer-songwriter/actress says it’s like coming home, as her godmother lives in...

‘Country Fans Love the Truth’ Carly Pearce finds honesty is the best policy

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Carly Pearce has been called country singer’s new “It Girl.” She seems to take it all in stride, but there’s a slight tinge...