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Photo of pollination in action by Stephen Buchmann, author of "The Reason for Flowers".

"The Reason for Flowers"

Get a different perspective on the beauty, ecology and lore of flowers from Stephen Buchmann, a pollination expert and the author of a new book of natural history.

Nov 25, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

Nov 25, 2015
After living in Europe and Asia, Patricia Deridder settled in the United States where she eventually opened Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson.

Tucson's Japanese Gardens is a "Dream Come True."

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and director.

Nov 20, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

Nov 19, 2015

Steven Wright Takes Comedy Seriously

From stand-up to acting, writing, directing and producing, veteran comic says he feels lucky to create and explore in different mediums.

Nov 13, 2015

All Souls: Tucson's Annual Celebration of Life and Death

2015 procession estimated to be the largest in event's 25-year history.

Nov 13, 2015

'Nam Jam 2015

Vietnam veterans gather at Rillito Park for music, brotherhood, and support.

Nov 13, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for November 13, 2015

'Nam Jam marks 28 years of veteran brotherhood; veteran, folksinger & teacher Clyde Appleton remembered; Steven Wright takes his comedy seriously; voices form the 2015 All Souls Procession.

Nov 13, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for November 6, 2015

A walking meditation in the All Souls Procession; How does a warrior heal?; Developing Tucson's startup culture; What will local election results mean for Tucson?

Nov 6, 2015
The team from digital real estate marketing firm InHouse pitches their company to the judges at IdeaFunding.

Three Ingredients to Launch a Successful Startup

Local groups use events, classes, and festivals to entice startups to Tucson or help Tucsonans get their own companies up and going

Nov 5, 2015
Friends and fellow combat vets Doc King (left) and Daniel Egbert (right/front) set out on a 6,500-mile motorcycle journey to raise awareness about veteran suicide and to explore treatment options for post traumatic stress.

A Road Trip in Search of Answers to Veterans' Suicide

Film chronicles two friends' journey to find healing for post-traumatic stress

Nov 5, 2015

A Walking Meditation in Sunday's All Souls Procession

"People live as if they've got all the time in the world and death happens to other people, and this teaching is to wake us up so we can appreciate what we have while we have it."

Nov 5, 2015

The 8th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

Turn down the lights and turn up your speakers for a seasonal collection of stories that will thrill and chill!

Oct 29, 2015

Sound Fiction: "The Hours Count" by Jillian Cantor

Using the true story of the Rosenberg espionage trial as a backdrop, Tucson author Jillian Cantor explores life for a young Jewish fanily in the 1950s.

Oct 23, 2015
An American sycamore tree that grew from seeds flown to the Moon on Apollo 14 has stood next to the University of Arizona's Kuiper Space Sciences Building since April 1976.

Astronaut’s Son in Search of Moon Trees Planted by Father

Jack Roosa to help commemorate UA’s Moon Tree

Oct 23, 2015

Voices for the Cure 2015 with Betty Villegas and Jessica Ray

In memory of her sister Irma, Betty Villegas shares the influence that genetic testing had on her family's choices regarding breast cancer.

Oct 16, 2015

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