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Arizona Sonoran News

Local artist, Trevor Mock also known as Sonoran Witch Boy, stencils on glass with a sharpie before painting with acrylics on Thursday, April 8, 2021  Mock is inspired by the various hues of the Sonoran Desert.  (Photograph by Katya Mendoza)

Local hat designer brings artists together

May 7, 2021

By Katya Mendoza / El Inde Beyond two large glass doors that read "SLIDE", towards the back of a private dining room with white wallpaper that has a cartoon pattern of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe,...

Nicholas Beckers tattoo of an Arizona desert sunset. Becker is a tattooist at Fast Lane Tattoo in Tucson, Ariz.

Tucson tattoo culture: Oasis for art, expression in Southwest

Harry Reed October 2, 2018

  Tattooing in Tucson booms with the help of social media, thrusting the city’s history of great shops and even better artists into the limelight. Tucson’s tradition of being a military...

A wall of the Broadway Stairs Art Gallery in Bisbee is covered in found art. The pop-up gallery began this month.

Bisbee pop-up art gallery colors forgotten corridor

Jamie Verwys March 21, 2018

For years, the dark alleyway of Bisbee’s Brewery Gulch, known as the Broadway Stairs, had a reputation as a hot spot for drug use. The recent addition of lighting brightened up the area, but it...

Front view of High Desert Market and Cafe (Photo by Savannah Shippen / Arizona Sonora News Service)

Woman’s dream comes alive at Bisbee café

Savannah Shippen February 14, 2018

Wind down Tombstone Road into quirky Bisbee and you will come across the famous “Iron Man” statue. Look directly across from the Iron Man and there you will see Bisbee’s biggest gem. It’s...

Marge Pellegrino signs a copy of “The Sculpture Speaks” for a visitor at Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson. (Photo by 
Erica Szpylczyn)

A statue’s hidden story

Kylie Warren December 6, 2017

A story that began over 30 years ago in Tucson comes back to life today through the personification of a statue. Marge Pellegrino and Marianna Neil wrote “The Sculpture Speaks: A Story of Survival”...

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