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More Arizona Spotlight Teases from May 2010

Burns and McLean

Teachers' Voices with Jennifer Burns and Wade McLean

This week's "Teachers' Voices" brings us a nostalgic conversation between a student and her former principal.

May 21, 2010
Laynie Browne

Laynie Browne, Poet and Teacher

Mark McLemore talks with poet and teacher Laynie Browne about her latest work, "The Desires of Letters", and what it's like to introduce children to poetry for the first time.

May 21, 2010

South Tucson

Learn about the history of South Tucson and how its citizens are facing today's challenges, in a story from Kimberly Craft.

May 14, 2010
Bisbee Minerals

"Treasures of the Queen" - Bisbee Mineral Exhibit

Mark McLemore visits the Flandrau Science Center to tour an exhibition of rare minerals and cultural artifacts from Bisbee's golden age of mining.

May 14, 2010

Teachers' Voices with Pamela Busch and Cynthia Rolewski

Two Tucson educators discuss the drawbacks of overcrowded classrooms.

May 14, 2010

Chris Black's Chamberlab I - an unusual joining of musical styles

Mark McLemore tells us about a music project called Chamberlab and introduces us to its originator, Chris Black, along with some of the musicians who got involved.

May 7, 2010
Janice Byrd (left) and Michelle Deeds both teach 1st grade students at
Peter Howell Elementary.

Teachers' Voices with Michelle Deeds and Janice Byrd

Two teachers from Tucson's Peter Howell Elementary discuss the impact of education budget cuts in "Teachers' Voices."

May 7, 2010

Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Anniversary

The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Mark McLemore speaks with their director, Dr. Julian Ackerley, and two members of the chorus about their upcoming tour to Japan and South Korea.

May 7, 2010
Lydia Millet

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

May 7, 2010
Immigration protest

Immigration: War of Words

Christopher Conover reports on the national reaction to Arizona's controversial new immigration law.

Apr 30, 2010
UA Sustainability students

Sustainability

Evan Pellegrino introduces us to a group of University of Arizona students who are approaching the concept of creating a "sustainable campus" from many different angles.

Apr 30, 2010
"Take Back the Night"

Teen Sexual Assaults

Laura Markowitz talks with a group of Rincon High School students who are working to prevent sexual violence among their peers and dispel the myths surrounding rape.

Apr 30, 2010
Downtown Tucson

Charter Change

The "Tucson Charter Change Coalition" is a group that hopes to create a more effective city government by amending Tucson's city charter. Peter Michaels takes a closer look at the issue.

Apr 30, 2010
Cienega de Santa Clara wetland, Sonora, Mexico.

Colorado River Water Supply

Lorne Matalon of PRI's "The World" reports lengthy drought and population growth on both sides of the border may be putting impossible demands on the Colorado River's water supply.

Apr 23, 2010
Kenny Barron

Monterey Jazz Festival

For more than 50 years, the festival has brought together the greatest names in jazz to celebrate their art. April 27th, the tour plays Centennial Hall. Mark McLemore speaks with two of its stars, pianist Kenny Barron and violinist Regina Carter.

Apr 23, 2010
Voices Tiny

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Teenager Valentina Nez tells how her inner strength was tested when she was faced with saving the life of her beloved dog, Sidney.

Apr 23, 2010

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