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From the Vault: Green Valley Incorporation 1994

In 1994, Green Valley residents voted on incorporation. Opinions were varied and often quite heated.


If you had to map the lineage of Tucson's music scene, many roads would lead you back more than two decades to Rainer Ptacek.

Curative Art

At Tucson Medical Center, officials have implemented a Healing Art Program which displays photographs and paintings in a massive growing gallery.

These Streets

During Borderlands Theater's 2018 production of Barrio Stories in Barrio Anita, we spoke with Virginia, a young Tucson poet.

Tucson Trains

Local artist Dirk Arnold has embraced Tucson's train history in a big way.

Arizona Illustrated Episode 440

Rainer Ptacek; These Streets; Healing Art; Tucson Trains

Amy's Story

When Amy Jackson was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder at age 22, she thought her life was over. But instead, she defied the odds and built a life of self-sufficiency and service.

The Last Time

The last Piano Lovers Lounge at the Flycatcher, five nights before the 4th Avenue bar closes its doors for the last time.

Arizona Illustrated Episode 437

The Jaguar; The A-10 Warthog; Gems and Minerals, more than just rocks; From the Vault, Green Valley incorporation battle

Epicenter of Hope

Psychosis stopped Tommy’s life in its tracks. Then he found IMHR Epicenter.

Arizona Illustrated Episode 436

Epicenter, treating psychosis in new way; Living with Rattlesnakes, sharing the same desert; Oliver's Journey, a transgender teen

Arizona Illustrated Episode 435

Danzacultura, Evamaria, Hollywood Barber, Saguaro Ball

Arizona Illustrated Episode 434

New Americans; a loss for Tohono Chul; Docapella


Etherton Gallery celebrates 30 years in its downtown Tucson location with the show Masters of 20th Century American photography. Making it work in Tucson hasn't always been easy but Terry Etherton seems to have it figured out.

Arizona Profile: Pastor Larry

Larry Munguia lost his family, his job, and his freedom to drugs and alcohol. Then he had a religious experience that changed his life and gave him a new purpose—working on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic and guiding others to sobriety.

Arizona Illustrated Episode 433

Barrio Stories, Terry Etherton; The Elegant Trogon

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