5 Reasons to go to the Tucson Women’s Comedy Festival

5 Reasons to go to the Tucson Women’s Comedy Festival Lady comedians are taking over Tucson this weekend. And you don’t want to miss it. The three-day festival will spotlight lady comedians from Tucson and beyond with panel discussions, workshops and shows that celebrate women in comedy and improv. Catherine Bartlett, the Tucson Women’s Comedy […]

Five years and 1,400 hours later, 17-year-old found family at Desert Museum

Five years and 1,400 hours later, 17-year-old found family at Desert Museum By Johanna Willett Arizona Daily Star Dec 26, 2016 When Alexander Pye started volunteering as a junior docent at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, he found his people. Friendly, quirky and into science — just like him. Alexander, 17, is now in year five […]

The World of Yes/And: Improv group creates comedy on the fly

The World of Yes/And: Improv group creates comedy on the fly The World of Yes/And: Improv group creates comedy on the fly The World of Yes/And Improv groups create comedy on the fly By Sherilyn Forrester If you think that “The Harold” might be the brother of “The Donald,” you would be wrong. And if […]

Tucson Improv Movement’s Jessica Peck Proves Women are Funny

Tucson Improv Movement’s Jessica Peck Proves Women are Funny POSTED BY HEATHER HOCH ON WED, FEB 11, 2015 AT 5:30 PM Some people like to make broad and obnoxious generalizations. One persistent stereotype in the comedy world is that women aren’t and can’t be funny. Obviously Tucson Improv Movement’s Jessica Peck doesn’t agree and her […]

Troupe brings improv movement to Tucson

Troupe brings improv movement to Tucson Published Jan 23, 2014 6:31pm By Kevin Reagan The Old Pueblo isn’t where you typically hear puns about glockenspiels, but the mission of the Tucson Improv Movement is to always accept improbable challenges. TIM performs improvised sketches almost every Saturday at The Red Barn Theater on Main Avenue and […]

Top 8 Reasons to Love a Packrat (Yes, Really!)

Top 8 Reasons to Love a Packrat (Yes, Really!) They’re CUTE Packrats are adorably adorned with large sympathetic eyes and ears comically larger than their faces. Wiggly whiskers and a soft, furry body complete their look. Why do they look so darn cute? Typically when animals display larger-than-life features we, as humans, find that facial […]