July 10, 2024

Murals and Poetry – Beautifying the Ugliest Street in America

Murals and Poetry – Beautifying the Ugliest Street in America, 6 new murals in Tucson’s Speedway Corridor
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In the 7o’s, Speedway Boulevard was tagged with the embarrassing moniker “ugliest road in America.” Well the UA Poetry Center and Alley Cat Murals put together six muralists with six poems and poets to help change that narrative and to help beautify the Speedway corridor. How does a poem translate into a mural? Let’s have a look.

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