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David Bromberg Returns to Southern Arizona

Multi-Instrumentalis is known for blending bluegrass, rock, country and jazz; will perform Southern Arizona shows.

Mar 6, 2014
Attendees of the Rex Allen Days celebration watch a bull rider at the professional rodeo. 2011 marks the 60th year of the event that honors the "singing cowboy" from Wilcox, Arizona.

Western Heritage Arena in Marana Hosts Bull Riding Practice

Young bull riders keep tradition alive practicing on Friday nights; La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros enters final rounds this weekend.

Feb 20, 2014
The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

New Doc Looks at Turbulent Debate Over Immigration in AZ

State of Arizona looks at controversial law SB 1070, its effects, the opinion of people on both sides of the spectrum.

Jan 23, 2014

Planet Rabbit

Learn about one artist's inspiration to take art out of the gallery and into local communities.

Dec 6, 2013

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

Nov 22, 2013

Q & A With John Sebastian

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will perform at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix Nov. 17, 18.

Nov 15, 2013

Tucson Fashion Week Welcomes Betsey Johnson

Organizers hope the annual event will raise Tucson's "style profile", attract new business.

Oct 25, 2013
In a journey through seminal land art works, ancient settlements, desert conditions, and transit spaces, SHUTTLE will perform daily processes of creating ephemeral conditions and generating encounters.

Performance Explores Themes of Mobility and Environment

4,000 mile journey through deserts of Southwest culminates with event at Tucson Museum of Art.

Oct 4, 2013

Ajo Celebrates International Day of Peace

For 10 years people from Mexican, Native American and Anglo cultures have gathered in AZ town to commemorate UN holiday.

Sep 27, 2013

Murder Mayhem Mystery Dinner Theater

Local theatre group present their new play, Fuhgedaboudit! a fun exaggeration of mobsters.

Sep 20, 2013
Ngawang Kunga Bista, Lama and Sand Mandala Artist, speaks with AZPM about the origin of sand mandalas, and the unique cultural dynamic that is a part of his remote community.

Buddhist Sand Mandala First in Southern Arizona

Week-long creation process ends with dissolution ceremony in Santa Cruz River

Nov 15, 2012
Ellen Burstyn, Alfred Lutter, and Kris Kristofferson in a scene from "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks back at a 1975 film that was shot locally, and which still stands out as an oddity in the career of one of America's most acclaimed directors.

Jul 20, 2012
Phoenix based photographer Scott Baxter traveled across Arizona for more than 10 years to complete this project, which includes 100 striking black-and-white photos of families who have been ranching since, or before, Arizona became a state in 1912.

Photographer Strives to Capture Vanishing Culture

Scott Baxter travels the state to record the ranching tradition

Jun 21, 2012
Roll Acosta is (L to R) Jacob Acosta, Andre Gressieux, and Kevin Frederick

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
A still from director John Sturges' 1967 film "Hour of the Gun"

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at some of the different interpretations this historic event has received in film, from "Tombstone" to "Hour of the Gun"

May 11, 2012
John Maggio's documentary film "Billy the Kid" will debut on the PBS series American Experience on Tuesday, January 10th on PBS-HD Channel 6.

Billy the Kid

Filmmaker John Maggio talks about his new documentary on one of the Old West's most famous outlaws, airing on the PBS series American Experience January 10th.

Jan 5, 2012

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