Arizona Spotlight

Has "Star Trek" changed the world? Author Ryan Britt examines a legacy of 50 years and beyond.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How A Tucson woman made a life-changing transformation through art.
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A grassroots Tucson baker wins a national award for excellence.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Renowned author Tom Miller reads from "Where Was I? A Travel Writer's Memoir"; Adiba Nelson shares truth about her first day on the job as a new mother; and remembering cowboy poet & philosopher Baxter Black.

One Tucsonan’s journey to becoming emotionally accountable -- and taking a stand against oppression.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What the Pima County Library’s “#READBLACK” initiative wants to share with the world, and decoding "The FBI Way" with author Frank Figliuzzi.

Praising the earned beauty of "The Crone Body".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Therapist Susan Miner on building the foundation for inner peace; and the history behind Ormsby Park in Tucson's Barrio Santa Cruz.
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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!
Mark McLemore

About the Show

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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