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More AZ Spotlight Featured Rotator from Oct 2014

Flowing Wells Latest to Add Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

School district hopes to equip teachers, counselors, others with tools to best accommodate transgender, gender creative students.

Oct 2, 2014
Luke Salcido, left, plays Daniel Hernandez in "They Call Me a Hero."

Borderlands Theater Tells Story of Jan. 8 Hero Daniel Hernandez

His memoirs serve as blue-print for "quintessential Tucson story," director of play says.

Oct 2, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for September 26, 2014

Meet Tucson musician who made some wrong turns before he found his way; local trauma surgeon Dr. Peter Rhee talks new book; a place where every word counts.

Sep 25, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for September 19, 2014

Chiricahua Mountains assist fire ecology research; The Aquabats! lead singer talks fun and inspiration; exploring history of time-telling in China; traditional Chinese trio performs.

Sep 18, 2014

The Aquabat Way

Christian Jacobs shares his joy and amazement over a career built on music, costumed characters, and comic book science fiction.

Sep 18, 2014
In the summer monsoon, grass carpets the Chiricahua foothills.

Fire Prevention in the Chiricahuas

Chiricahua Mountains assist fire ecology research; they're the largest most biodiverse of Arizona's 'Sky Islands.'

Sep 18, 2014

Chinese Culture Festival Returns

Lecture explores the cultural resonance of time telling; trio of young virtuoso musicians performs on traditional instruments.

Sep 18, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for September 12, 2014

Vail resident Nina Roosevelt Gibson talks growing up Roosevelt; The Rogue Theatre begins new season with classic play on immigrant life; Sound Fiction: C.E. Poverman's "Love by Drowning".

Sep 11, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for September 5, 2014

Camp Born This Way offers support to transgender kids, families; 60th anniversary of the C-130 aircraft; veteran shares how army life changed her values; author Charles Bowden remembered.

Sep 4, 2014
One of the Camp Born This Way children at this year's camp's fashion show.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

Sep 4, 2014
C-130s at AMARG.

C-130 Aircraft Celebrates 60th Anniversary

In August 1954, the first C-130 rolled off the Lockheed assembly line; now is still being used in every branch of the military.

Sep 4, 2014

Maria Bamford Hears Voices

Telling stories from life's darker places gives Bamford's comedy a poignant edge; performing standup at Tucson's Rialto Theatre on September 6th.

Aug 29, 2014

The Movie Studio System, Part II

Chris Dashiell looks back to a time in Hollywood when stars weren't born, they were made -- by studios.

Aug 29, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for August 29, 2014

An analysis of this week's primary election results; Maria Bamford talks about comedy without jokes and returning to standup; Green Valley resident Artt Frank's 5 decade career in jazz; The Movie Studio System Part II.

Aug 28, 2014
Salvador Duran performs in the back patio of the Hotel Congress every Thursday evening.

Salvador Duran: I Sing My Paintings, I Paint My Music

The exuberant art, music of this Mexican troubadour draw upon diverse traditions and lingering tragedy.

Aug 22, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for August 22, 2014

Mariachi Los Changuitos Feos turns 50; exploring Tucson's mariachi legacy today; Tucson Native American Flute Circle; inside the mind of musician and artist Salvador Duran.

Aug 21, 2014

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