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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

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 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
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
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

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
Leslie Bromberg, ARCE AZ Board Member, at Karnak temple complex in Luxor, Egypt

A Love for Egypt from Arizona

Decades-old group focuses on ancient Egypt and its architecture.

Oct 8, 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
The Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse in Tucson provides a safe place for women and children who need help escaping violence at home.

Raising Awareness About Verbal and Physical Aggression

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is in October

Sep 18, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for September 18, 2015

Comedian Dana Carvey brings his characters to Tucson; local organization offers support and safety to victims of domestic abuse; author Johanna Skibsrud reads from her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Sep 18, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Sep 11, 2015
Ray Frieders (behind the camera) shoots The Giant Sandworms for their "Body of Water" video (circa 1983)

"That Desert Sound"

A collection of '80s rock videos by Southern Arizona bands debuts this weekend at HoCo Fest.

Sep 4, 2015
German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Sep 4, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for August 28, 2015

Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from a master of the trade, explore the legacy of Mexican women in journalism; and more...

Aug 27, 2015

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