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More Arizona Spotlight Teases from Jun 2012

From Ragtime to Romance

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

Jun 14, 2012

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Jun 14, 2012

Roll Acosta

Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Jun 7, 2012
UA Poetry Center

Poetry Off The Page

The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

May 11, 2012

Author Jean M. Auel

The creator of the prehistoric world of The Clan of the Cave Bear series talks about the inspiration for her work.

Apr 23, 2012

A Woman of Independent Means

A conversation with stage and screen actress Susan Clark about bringing her one-woman show to the Invisible Theater in Tucson, March 9th - 11th.

Mar 8, 2012

The Great Gatsby

Go backstage at a rehearsal for Arizona Theatre Company's newest production, a stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby".

Mar 8, 2012

Morgan Schuldt Remembered

Although he was reluctant to call himself a poet, he was considered a great one by his friends and colleagues.

Feb 9, 2012

Tracking the Chupacabra

Author Benjamin Radford explores the history and the reality of the famous bloodsucking monster. Is it more than just a modern myth?

Jan 19, 2012

Celebrity Poets

An exhibit at the U of A's Poetry Center celebrates verse written by celebrities like Leonard Nimoy, Jimmy Carter, Viggo Mortensen and Dolly Parton.

Dec 15, 2011

Amanuel Gebremariam, New American

For seventeen years, Amanuel has been sharing his mother's Ethiopian recipes with diners at his restaurant, Zemams.

Nov 3, 2011

STRONGMAN

Meet Zachary Levy, the filmmaker behind a new independent documentary about modern-day strongman Stanless Steel, a man holding onto his dreams with both hands.

Oct 13, 2011
Documentary film maker Ken Burns

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

Sep 22, 2011

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

Sep 15, 2011

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Aug 4, 2011
Jairo Zavala, also known as DePedro, in the KUAZ Studio.

Spotlight Session: Jairo Zavala

Listen to the vibrant and romantic music of Jairo Zavala, playing both solo and in duet with Joey Burns of Calexico.

Jun 23, 2011

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