Arizona Spotlight

How Rancho Feliz uses volunteer power to break the cycle of poverty in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Marquez Price on his debut poetry collection; meet the new executive director for the Tucson Audubon Society; and "Stories That Soar!" shares a story written by a 5th grade student who is a Bengali immigrant.
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Virgina Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" at The Rogue Theatre.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing"; Adiba Nelson tells how her journey to "Ain't That a Mother" began; and what Naya Arbiter built in our community.

"...love you like you've never known you're worth." The songs of Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An American hero gets some overdue recognition at Davis Monthan Air Force Base; and learn about the help - and hope - in Tucson for those living with aphasia.

"We Are Prone To Accidents Close to Home..." The songs of Oceanography.

Also on ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT: How UA recipients of the Mellon Foundation's "Fronteridades" grant are exploring the border experience; and author Jodie Hollander talks about leading a free series of "Poetry in the Parks" workshops later this month.
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WHEN TO LISTEN: Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. / Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.WHAT CHANNEL: NPR 89.1 or 1550 AMWHERE ELSE CAN I LISTEN: Arizona Spotlight is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and NPR One. Subscribe today and don't miss an episode!
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From state and local news to in-depth interviews with artists, authors, and the people behind the headlines, Arizona Spotlight keeps you informed about what's going on in Tucson and around the state.

Arizona Spotlight is hosted and produced by Mark McLemore and features music from the critically-acclaimed Tucson band Calexico.

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