The University of Arizona

34th AzJazz Week Starts This Weekend

UANews | March 1, 2012
The annual UA School of Music jazz festival this year features vocalist Sue Raney. Performances are daily and held in Crowder Hall inside the UA Music Building. Ticket prices range from free to $15. The event runs March 4-9.

Film Festival Features Work of Women Filmmakers

UANews | March 1, 2012
A UA council is hosting LUNAFEST, a traveling film festival with short films – some humorous, others dramatic – made by women filmmakers. Nine films will be screened during the festival on March 6.

Cine Mexico Premiers the Best of Mexico Cinema - for Free

UANews | February 28, 2012
The UA and the Consulate of Mexico Tucson present the annual Tucson Cine Mexico, a free, four-day celebration of Mexican cinema that runs Feb. 29 through March 4. The event features a screening of "Miss Bala," Mexico's submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.

UA to Screen Navajo, Hopi Environment Films

UANews | February 21, 2012
Two films that address the social, health and environmental effects of energy production on the Navajo and Hopi lands will be shown at the UA on Feb. 23, followed by panel discussions with Navajo and Hopi environmental leaders and Arizona energy experts.

Arab Spring, One Year Later

UANews | February 20, 2012
Michigan history professor Juan R.I. Cole will discuss the monumental changes that have reshaped much of the Middle East over the last year. This is the 20th anniversary of the Sabbagh Lecture, held each year by the UA School of Anthropology.

Industry Execs, Network Showrunners Share Experiences

UANews | February 14, 2012
Professionals who have worked on television shows such as "Person of Interest," "Alcatraz," "The New Girl," "The Mentalist," "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Office" will give a free public talk at the UA on Feb. 18. The event, a panel discussion, is sponsored by the UA Hanson Film Institute and the Tucson Film Office.