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More AZ Spotlight Featured Rotator from Feb 2016

An original 1623 edition of the Shakespeare First Folio.

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Feb 12, 2016

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

Feb 11, 2016
Momo Mordant Mercurious designs

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

Feb 11, 2016

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

Feb 4, 2016

Arizona Spotlight for January 8, 2015

Ron & Nancy Barber remember the aftermath of January 8, 2011; one of the oldest buildings in Arizona gets a facelift; a preview of the 2016 Jewish International Film Festival including "Mister Kaplan" and "Enter the Faun".

Jan 7, 2016
Playwright Monica Bauer will also perform "The Year I was Gifted" at Tucson Solo Theater Festival.

Love, Christmas and Guns

Recently arrived Tucson playwright organizes the first solo theater festival in the city with a diverse cast of guest artists.

Dec 18, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for December 18, 2015

Brothers share memories of growing up in an unconventional family; author Tom Van Dyke talks about "A Cowboy Christmas"; learn about the first Tucson Solo Theater Festival; meet a young cellist chosen to perform with The Moscow Ballet.

Dec 18, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for December 4, 2015

A tale from StoryCorps; Reid Anderson from the jazz trio The Bad Plus; Ray Campas from Hollywood Barber College; the Owl and Panther Project.

Dec 3, 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

Arizona Spotlight for October 16, 2015

Voices for the Cure; documentary details transgender Tucsonan's story; stage & screen legend Rita Moreno; comedian Lisa Landry comes to town; desert marauders make for interesting neighbors.

Oct 15, 2015

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

Oct 9, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for October 9, 2015

Voices for the Cure returns; Tucson group shares interest in ancient Egypt; artist Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal; restoring a missing piece of Poland's Jewish history.

Oct 9, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for October 2nd, 2015

Remembering "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" with stars Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd; the challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, Chris Dashiell previews the first Tucson Festival of Films.

Oct 1, 2015

Herb Alpert

A music legend visits Tucson when Herb Alpert & Lani Hall present an evening of jazz with Brazillian flavor at the Fox Tucson Theatre on September 26th.

Sep 24, 2015

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