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George Takei's "Allegiance" Has a Message for America

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson organic farm with a mission; and the harmonious sound of The Reveille Men's Chorus.

Dec 8, 2016

Comedian Tig Notaro Has a Great Career Despite Bad Advice

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A veteran's eye witness account of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor; the lasting legacy of uranium mining in the Navajo nation.

Dec 1, 2016

Tucson's Historic "Sunshine Mile" Threatened by Redevelopment

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Feeding Our Future" looks at turning garbage into gardens; Chris Dashiell explores the Hollywood "star system"; and a poetic essay from playwright Robert Beverly.

Oct 21, 2016

Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

Oct 14, 2016

'Bear Down' and Outlaw Baseball

The young man who coined UA motto spent summer before he died playing outlaw baseball in Douglas.

Oct 13, 2016
Samantha Felix and Jesse Pablo run TOCA's Project Oidag, which means "garden." Click to listen to them describe their work teaching youth about traditional foods.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Sep 22, 2016

The Monkees and The Zombies Bring the Spirit of 1966 to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering a Tucson woman who flew in WWII; and finding healing on the Arizona Trail.

Sep 8, 2016

The Improbable Tale of Lake Havasu's London Bridge

"Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Sydney has the opera house, Pisa has the leaning tower and we have the London Bridge."

Aug 12, 2016

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Jul 14, 2016

Native American Portrayals in Film History

Film essayist Chris Dashiell takes a closer look at one of Hollywood's biggest blindspots.

Jun 10, 2016

Pascua Yaqui Youth Get Involved

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American portrayals in film; profile of Tucson author Ethel Lee Miller; and young love at a long distance.

Jun 10, 2016
Ruth Helm lands a Douglas SBD Dauntless while serving as a WASP

Remembering Tucson Female WWII Pilot, As Another Laid To Rest in Site of Honor

The WASP once again can be interred at Arlington National Cemetery

May 30, 2016
A quote from Walter Benjamin displayed in the open-air courtyard at the Holocaust History Center.

A History of the Holocaust for the Tucson Community

New center honors victims and survivors, and explores the social and political legacy of the 20th Century's greatest tragedy.

Apr 14, 2016

A Holocaust History for Tucson; and SACASA's Mission During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Dashiell reviews "The Thin Yellow Line"; and a woman realizes her Japanese garden dreams in Tucson.

Apr 14, 2016

Garcia Cleaners: 'Loads' of History After 107 Years

Tucson business started by Mexican immigrant was first a tailor shop

Mar 21, 2016
A facsimile of "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" by Andreas Vesalius, Budapest, 1972. Originally published in 1543. At the University of Arizona Library's Special Collections "Shakespeare's Contemporaries and Elizabethan Culture" display through July 29, 2016.

Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science

The Bard's work references natural world

Mar 11, 2016

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