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Dentist Reconnects with Tibetan Refugees in...

More than 120,000 Tibetan refugees live in India, several thousand of them in Manipat, a cluster of refugee camps in rural eastern India.   They followed the 14th Dali Lama who was offered asylum after China invaded their country in 1959. Dr...

Violin, Piano Duo to Play Mozart, Schumann

The exciting duo of Toru Tagawa on violin and Shiho Takeda on piano will appear in concert at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 21) in the Arizona Senior Academy’s Great Room. They plan to perform Mozart’s “Violin Sonata in G Major,” K. 301, and...

Bats, Our Misunderstood Neighbors

“People have no idea how many bats are flying around here in Tucson,” says biologist Sandy Wolf. In an Arizona Senior Academy lecture scheduled for Thursday (July 16) at 3:30 p.m., Wolf will give an overview of the bat species that reside...

Photography’s Long Road from Camera...

In this age of social media and “selfies,” photography has become a defining element in our lives. Most of us would assume all that began in 1839 when Louis Daguerre developed the daguerreotype process, the first publicly announced...

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...

Senior Academy to Host Woodwind Quintet

The Tucson Repertory Orchestra Wind Quintet will bring their individual and combined talents to the Great Room of the Arizona Senior Academy at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday (July 7). Their evening program cuts a wide swath through the repertoire of the...

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...