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Growing Up in Changing Times

Children cherish the stability of family and community life, yet their growth often depends on how they respond to people and ideas that challenge the status quo. Ken Goodman, internationally known for his theories about how children learn to...

Two Sopranos Sing About ‘Hope, Faith...

“Hope, Faith, Love, Life” is the theme of a joint recital by sopranos Kelsey K. Rogers and Kerry Lerew to be presented on Tuesday (June 30) at 11:30 a.m. at the Arizona Senior Academy. They will be accompanied by Brent Rogers, who has...

TED Talks: ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’

Four recent TED Talks, streamed over the Internet and presented on the “big screen” in the Great Room of the Arizona Senior Academy Building, are scheduled Thursday (June 25) beginning at 3:30 p.m. TED, which stands for Technology...

ASA Concert to Feature High School String...

A contingent of bright young Tucson Junior Strings players will share their music at the Arizona Senior Academy at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 23). As in previous concerts, the violin, viola, and cello players will consist of high school students...

Calvin Baker

Vail Superintendent to Discuss ‘Troubling...

Calvin Baker, superintendent of the Vail Unified School District, leads one of the most successful school systems in Arizona, but he worries that state-level educational funding policies are threatening public schools across the state. Baker...

Learn How to Avoid Identity Theft

Identity theft is an increasingly serious occurrence where criminals use one’s personal information to open accounts, make purchases or file for tax refunds. A specialist in preventing identity theft will lecture on this subject at the...

Tucson’s Top-Rated Folk Duo Comes to the...

Ryanhood, a singing/songwriting duo that plays some of the best acoustic folk rock music in town, comes to the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday (June 16) at 11:30 a.m. Named ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards...

Making Sense of Oil Price Fluctuations

Over the past 12 months, the price of crude oil has fluctuated wildly from $110/barrel in June 2014 to $45/barrel in January 2015 to the current price of around $60/barrel. What factors have made oil prices so volatile?   Will the sharp...

Where to Go for National Donut Day in Vail AZ

It’s National Donut Day! Besides having a good excuse to get a sugar high today (scroll down to see where you can get some whoppers of deals in our area!) this day actually has meaning. National Donut Day was created in 1938 by the...

Finding Homes for Cavity-Nesting Birds

In the bird world, different species use different strategies to raise their young. Here in the Sonoran Desert some choose to nest in holes. The most obvious cavity-nesting bird in our region is the Gila woodpecker, but others nest here as...