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A Postcard to Tucson, from Berlin: 'I Miss Desert Drives'

Meet a Tucson-born artist who now calls Berlin her home.

Mar 24, 2016

Garcia Cleaners: 'Loads' of History After 107 Years

Tucson business started by Mexican immigrant was first a tailor shop

Mar 21, 2016
The Cruise, BBQ and Blues Car Show in Oro Valley on Feb. 20, 2016.

Dímelo Asked: What Inspires You to Vote? Or What Doesn’t?

We wanted to see if the political polarization visible nationally can be seen on the ground in and around Tucson.

Mar 20, 2016
Wayne using his "Us and Them" camera to take a portrait of a refugee in Lesvos Greece

Tucson Photographer, Daughter Tell Stories of Syrian Refugees

Wayne Martin Belger, daughter Tara photographed front lines of crisis.

Mar 17, 2016

Authors Diana Gabaldon, Jimmy Blackmon, Linda Valdez & Dan Falk Visit The 2016 Tucson Festival of Books

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tusconans try their hand at interpreting Shakespeare.

Mar 10, 2016
The mysterious, mesmerizing, and very musical Triplets of Belleville in their prime as the darlings of Vaudeville.

A Little Belleville Visits Tucson

Oscar-nominated composer Benoit Charest accompanies the film "The Triplets of Belleville" with music played on vacuum, refrigerator, and newspaper.

Feb 25, 2016

One Night in a Homeless Shelter; and a Tucson Band That Puts True Stories to a Danceable Beat.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Dashiell looks ahead to the 2016 Academy Awards, and back at their historic lack of diversity.

Feb 25, 2016
“Never saw the inside of a violin in all the years I’d played, but I saw plenty of insides," Dr. Bloomfield said. That changed when he started at the repair shop.

Doctor Puts Hands, Head, Heart into School Instrument Repair

Meet Ned Bloomfield, a 17-year volunteer of the TUSD's instrumental repair shop.

Feb 19, 2016

What Stereotypes Are There in Tucson? Dímelo Explores

Dímelo's first story mailbox is up on Tumamoc Hill

Feb 19, 2016

The Art of Paying Attention: Hummingbird Etiquette

Beth Surdut tells about a treasure hunt that begins with bird droppings and leads to one of the desert's smallest, fastest inhabitants.

Feb 18, 2016
An original 1623 edition of the Shakespeare First Folio.

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Feb 12, 2016

She Can't Vote, But Election Helps Tucsonan Find a Voice

Zaira Livier shares her story with Dímelo, storytelling project.

Feb 12, 2016
Momo Mordant Mercurious designs

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

Feb 11, 2016

The Art of Paying Attention: Coyote

Author & illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors.

Feb 11, 2016

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

Feb 4, 2016

Arizona Spotlight for January 29, 2016

Listen to the first Arizona Spotlight to be recorded in front of a live audinece, on Jan. 24, 2016 at the historic El Casino Ballroom in Tucson.

Jan 28, 2016

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