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Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

Jul 23, 2015

The Art of Paying Attention: Stink Bug Love

Artist and writer Beth Surdut knows that true adventure can be found just outside your window -- and sometimes, it's pretty racy...

Jul 22, 2015
Oak Flat, in the Tonto National Forest east of Superior. Resolution Copper Mining has proposed building a large underground copper mine at the site.

Opposition Mounts to Proposed Resolution Copper Mine

Critics of the mine arrive in Washington DC after cross-country trek

Jul 20, 2015
By Beth Surdut

The Art of Paying Attention: The Rabbit Warren

The first in a series of essays by wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut about the adventures that may be outside your window.

Jul 17, 2015
Dani Dryer and Joseph McGrath in "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

"The Picture of Dorian Gray"

The Rogue Theatre offers a new stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic tale of timelessness.

Jul 17, 2015

Welcoming New Americans

Attend a naturalization ceremony at the DeConcini Federal Courthouse in Tucson, where 46 candidates from 17 countries take their oaths of allegiance.

Jul 17, 2015
Elliot Jones, PhD,  holds a piano bar at The Dusty Monk Pub in downtown Tucson where he enjoys playing for singers.

Piano Bar Brings Business, Song to Downtown Tucson

Downtown Tucson's new musical diversion reconnects to the past.

Jul 17, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for July 17, 2015

A welcome to new American citizens from around the globe; sharing music and camaraderie in Downtown Tucson; The Rogue Theatre's new look at "The Portrait of Dorian Gray"; and a call to practice paying attention in your own backyard.

Jul 17, 2015
Fantasy author Janni Lee Simner in the AZPM Radio Studio.

Janni Lee Simner

Tucson author creates fantasy worlds from imagination, research, and a knack for creating sense of place.

Jul 10, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for July 10, 2015

A community finds common ground in a local park; Sun Sounds of Arizona reads print media for those who can't; author Janni Lee Simner talks about creating fantasy fiction; unusual style of yoga offers "Authentic Movement".

Jul 9, 2015
NOVA The Pluto Files

Pluto-Palooza

Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Jul 2, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for July 3rd, 2015

Exploring the planet Pluto as never before; land and sea survival training tests Air Force pilots' mettle; monsoon love for toads, tarantulas, and tortoises; and A Book I Love.

Jul 2, 2015

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Jul 2, 2015

Survival Training

Learn what pilots and ground crew gain from testing their limits during survival training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Jul 1, 2015
The cast of "Desert Bloom" (1986), a film largely shot in Tucson.

"Desert Bloom"

Film writer Chris Dashiell shares his thoughts on a little-known film that used mid-1980s Tucson as a stand-in for 1951 Las Vegas.

Jun 26, 2015
Kimble is a Tucson Community Supported Agriculture member. She pays for a share in a local farm and in exchange, gets a supply of fruits and vegetables each week.

How One Woman Learned to Redefine Food

Megan Kimble on her new book 'Unprocessed: My city-dwelling year of reclaiming real food'.

Jun 26, 2015

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