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Tour Trucks’ next stop: Tucson Speedway

By Kristi O’Brien Tucson Speedway News Whelen Engineering Company Inc. and Southwest Smokeless will present the Southwest Tour Trucks at Tucson Speedway on Saturday. Points leader Ed Cutler will head into the night with just five points...

‘Crusader’ to Discuss New Social Movements

Professor Monica J. Casper, recently appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will be at Academy Village on Thursday (May 28) at 3:30 to speak about “The Rise of New Social...

African American Spirituals: ‘Uplift and...

African American spiritual music became a tremendously popular genre during the opening decades of the 20th century. The songs became a staple for American performers of all ethnicities as the music crossed from the folk music sphere into...

Faces of Vail: Linda Bilbrey of the Vail...

The Vail Education Foundation has been in existence for 25 years. It strives to help the community fundraise for the schools, teachers, and students. Every dollar of the money raised goes back to support students and teacher’s programs...

Award-Winning Big Band Promises Four Decades...

The award-winning Ellington Big Band will pay a return visit to the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday (May 26) for a mid-day concert designed to delight listeners with big-band jazz numbers from the 1920s through the 1950s. “This should be a...

Folk Songs Tell the Personal Side of World...

Folk singer Pamela Reinagel will perform a concert of unaccompanied ballads memorializing the First World War. In this centennial memorial program, she will sing several unaccompanied folk ballads about the war and talk about the history that...

Faces of Vail: Dairy Queen Owner, Debi Browne

Were you one of the many that was sad to hear that the Dairy Queen in “downtown Vail” was up for sale? If so, it’s time to rejoice once again! That’s because a new owner has arrived on the scene and is ready to keep this...

Saxophone Quartet to Play Evening Concert

Chamber ensembles that explore different musical timbres are providing interesting variety and contrasts to delight the ears of Arizona Senior Academy audiences these days. At 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 19) the Academy will present another...

10 Summer Lovin’ Road Trips From Vail AZ

Summer is here! The kids are out of school and it’s time for you to burn off some of that vacation time at work. As you start planning your next family trip, you might get a shock – sticker shock, that is. Traveling is expensive, especially...

UA Engineering Students Fight Buffelgrass

UA Engineering Student Team Members (from left): Alex Warren, Rachel Powers, Thomas Schucker, Jeremy Hibbs, Jesse Odle, and Travis Kibler. The University of Arizona stresses real-world projects for engineering students to work on for their...