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More AZ Spotlight Featured Rotator from Apr 2015

Prom-O-Rama Gives Hundreds of Dresses Away to Tucson High School Students

The event's 3rd year helped more than two hundred teens attend prom

Apr 3, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for April 3rd, 2015

Attend a meeting for Nigerian immigrants living in Arizona; find out how Prom-o-Rama is helping make girls' prom dreams come true; meet linguist, poet, and MacArthur Fellow Ofelia Zepeda; and Interpol's drummer talks about keeping the music fresh.

Apr 2, 2015
A group workout at the PWR! Gym in Tucson.

Fitness as the Frontline

People with Parkinson's disease find physical and emotional benefits with exercise.

Mar 19, 2015

"Demigods on Speedway"

Author Aurelie Sheehan's new story collection explores the mythical side of one of Tucson's busiest thoroughfares.

Mar 6, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 06, 2015

Humorist Dave Barry shares enlightened wisdom a life of writing jokes; A Book I Love returns; Aurelie Sheehan reads from "Demigods on Speedway"; Leonard Nimoy remembered for his poetry.

Mar 5, 2015
Elizabeth Gunn stands along the Rillito Riverbed and multi-use path. This is the opening scene in the first book in her Tucson mystery series.

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Feb 27, 2015
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Parlez-vous fran├žais? French Among Friends in Arizona

L'Alliance Fran├žaise in Tucson is one of many around the world.

Feb 26, 2015

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Feb 19, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 20th, 2015

Transgender woman held in male immigration detention; Peace Corps volunteers share life changing experiences; musician Suzanne Vega talks about tide and time; Chris Dashiell on 2015 Academy Awards.

Feb 19, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for January 16th, 2015

Volunteers unite to help students in danger of dropping out; how the ecological war against buffelgrass is waged; restoring the legend of Vaudeville-era entertainer Sophie Tucker; a look back at the films of Sir Alec Guinness.

Jan 15, 2015

Stairwell Session: Mitzi Cowell

Listen to the sly, bluesy songs of one of Tucson's most in demand musicians

Dec 19, 2014
Alejandra  Pablos and Jesus Magana

What's It Like to Be in Immigration Limbo?

2 years in detention, now 'waiting ... just waiting': brother and sister on opposite sides of the system.

Dec 5, 2014

Martin Short: Loving the Laughter

The third amigo shares memories from his early career, and explains the origins of his most beloved characters.

Nov 14, 2014

Sandra Bernhard: Loud and Proud

Comedian and actress brings her own personal playground "Sandyland" to Rialto Theatre, invites her audience to enjoy the ride.

Nov 14, 2014
Tyler (second from left) celebrating his adoption into the Woelfle family with his new parents and siblings.

Foster Teen Officially Joins a Family

Teenagers like 15-year-old Tyler often overlooked when it comes to adoption 'but they still need love,' says his new dad, Ben Woelfle.

Nov 14, 2014
Authors of Repose: The Potent Pause, Victoria Shamas, Ph.D. and Jhan Kold.

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Nov 6, 2014

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