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More AZ Spotlight Featured Rotator from May 2012

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

May 31, 2012
Copies of "Chicano! The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement" on a shelf at Tucson Magnet High School's library.

Book Club Discusses Literary Works No Longer Taught At TUSD

The Mexican American Studies Book Club meets for the first time

May 18, 2012
Money with bow

Outside Dollars a Gift in CD8 Race

Nearly $1M in Super PAC funding has come in on both sides

May 17, 2012
A still from director John Sturges' 1967 film "Hour of the Gun"

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at some of the different interpretations this historic event has received in film, from "Tombstone" to "Hour of the Gun"

May 11, 2012

Poetry Off The Page

The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

May 11, 2012
The Biosphere 2 Model City research facility in Oracle, Arizona: Saturday, April 21, 2012. Members of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, TEVA2, visit with Biosphere 2 staff and officials from GoE3, an Arizona-based company that has promised to deploy 500 of their modular quick chargers across US highways over the next 18 to 30 months. Two Nissan Leafs and a Tesla Roadster is also shown.

Electric Cars

A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

May 10, 2012
Adrienne Capone (L) is an 8th grade student at Baboquivari Middle School, where Kevin Lopez (R) teaches language arts

Teachers' Voices with Adrienne Capone and Kevin Lopez

Meet a Baboquivari Middle School student who decided that since her school couldn't provide a poetry club, she'd start one herself

Apr 26, 2012

'Some Thrived, Some Died'

New book chronicles the history of Arizona mining towns past and present.

Apr 26, 2012
Ruanda Dolak, who lives with bipolar disorder, lost many of her mental health services after a series of state budget cuts.

Web Feature: Bearing the Burden

Mental health budget cuts leave state agencies, community centers and patients struggling

Apr 17, 2012

The Battle Of Picacho Pass, Brought Back To Life

Re-enactors stage western Civil War battles at Picacho Peak State Park.

Apr 6, 2012

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Causey about a new documentary that examines America's financial woes and the dwindling size of the middle class.

Mar 29, 2012

Drunk at the Funeral

A conversation with Tucson-based musician and composer Chris Black about the unique vision behind his latest work, an illustrated album of music for piano and percussion.

Mar 29, 2012

Teacher's Voices: Professor Scott Tyo and Brenda Maytorena

New program gives college professor face time with elementary school kids.

Mar 20, 2012
Baring it all for a good laugh, Women Fully Clothed are (from left to right) Jayne Eastwood, Robin Duke, Kathryn Greenwood, and Teresa Pavlinek.

Female Comedy Quartet "Women Fully Clothed" makes Tucson debut

Canadian actress & comedian Teresa Pavlinek appears alongside three other Second City comedy veterans in a live sketch comedy concert at the Fox Tucson Theatre.

Mar 20, 2012

Shirley MacLaine

The legendary actress, dancer, author and spiritualist talks about her new role on "Downton Abbey"

Mar 20, 2012
Tourists gather around a horse-drawn carriage in Tombstone.

True West Towns

Magazine's annual list of towns that celebrate their heritage names Prescott #1, slights Tombstone.

Mar 9, 2012

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