1. Tree-Ring Listening

    A collaboration by the Fred Fox School of Music, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, and the School of Art. This performance features the world-premiere of Pine Chant, a mesmerizing new composition by Australian composer Lachlan Skipworth. Inspired by tree-ring growth data from the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, the piece is a sonic embodiment of 12 Arizona trees […]

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  2. DocScapes presents SOLEDAD

    SOLEDAD tells the story of a young woman from Central America who was imprisoned in the Eloy Detention Facility when she sought asylum in the United States in 2017. Soledad set out on a perilous journey from her homeland after enduring horrific persecution where she was kidnapped, sex-trafficked, tortured and nearly killed. Attorney Shefali Milczarek-Desai, who […]

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  3. VASE Lecture: Judy Pfaff

    The School of Art Visiting Artists and Scholars lecture series is proud to host Judy Pfaff, a pioneer of installation art and contributor to the Pattern and Decoration Movement. Pfaff has created work that spans disciplines from painting to printmaking and sculpture to installation. This lecture is free and open to the public. Sitting is […]

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  4. Music + Festival 2021

    The Music + Festival 2021, now in its 14th year directed by Daniel Asia, will focus on the groundbreaking career of Nadia Boulanger and her renowned students. Boulanger (1887-1979) was a conductor, organist and one of the most influential teachers of musical composition of the 20th century. She taught composers from around the world, like Philip Glass, Thea Musgrave, Quincy Jones, Astor Piazzolla, Mary […]

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  5. THE ART OF FOOD

    Featuring more than 100 works in a variety of media from the renowned collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, The Art of Food showcases how some of the most prominent artists of the 20th and 21st centuries have considered this universal subject. Organized thematically, this exhibition at the University of Arizona Museum of Art […]

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  6. The Porch Rockers

    The Porch Rockers light up the Centennial Hall stage in this raucous set featuring some of Tucson’s most skillful musicians. And with so much talent in tow, this blues-rock powerhouse installment of The Tucson Studio is sure to get you groovin’. The Porch Rockers are a musical collaboration of blues, jump, and swing, featuring some […]

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  7. Eric Schaffer

    Arizona Arts Live is proud to present Eric Schaffer live for The Tucson Studio. Filmed and recorded in Centennial Hall, this treasure of the Tucson folk scene plays a set full of love, hard-won wisdom, and tales of Tucson. Eric Schaffer has been on the Tucson music scene since moving here from the east coast […]

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  8. Nicandro

    Nicandro Guereque is one of the youngest ever Tucson Studio guests, but his original songs and thoughtful covers easily place him in the same league as other, older featured artists. Arizona Arts Live is proud to welcome one of Tucson’s brightest young talents to the Centennial Hall Stage. Nicandro is a 15-year-old singer-songwriter from Tucson, […]

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  9. Natalie Pohanic

    Natalie Pohanic has been bringing songs to life since she was a toddler, and this decades-long dedication to her artistry and songwriting is on full display in this set recorded live in Centennial Hall. Tune in Thursday, June 10, at 6p on YouTube and Facebook for this singer/songwriter’s gutsy performance of her rockin’ original songs.  […]

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  10. Gabriel Sullivan

    Arizona Arts Live is thrilled to welcome Gabriel Sullivan to the Centennial Hall stage for a solo set. You know Gabriel as one of the frontmen of XIXA, a beloved local band that’s gained international acclaim over the past five years. You also may know him as the mastermind behind Dust & Stone, a recording […]

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