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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
TUSD's Superintendent HT Sanchez, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild join drop out prevention volunteers

Students At Risk of Dropping Out Get Surprise Visits from Tucson Officials

Steps to Success Walk aims at getting teens back in the classroom

Jan 16, 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

The Lives and Loss of Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl

Friends of Derrick and Amy Ross organize benefit this weekend in their honor.

Dec 5, 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

Sonoran Strange: Our Captivating and Complicated Community

Tucson poet, artist and performer Logan Phillips releases new book inspired by the region.

Nov 27, 2014
Volunteer tutor Kathy Zuodar teaches a group of students the difference between "could" and "would."

Tucson Program Hopes to Break Language Barriers, Help Immigrants Thrive

Literacy Connects' English Acquisition for Adults has been around for decades helping people transition into a new life on American soil.

Nov 20, 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

Writing with Murakami's Words

UA professor on translating the work of Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.

Nov 6, 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
LaTrice Jordan and her aunt Carolyn Green visit the AZPM Studios.

Voices for the Cure with Carolyn Green and LaTrice Jordan

Hear how family support and regular self-checks and mammograms helped a Tucson woman to survive breast cancer - twice.

Oct 23, 2014

Who Funds Tucson's All Souls Procession?

Globally known annual commemoration of life, death marks 25th anniversary; will receive financial aid from city for first time in 2014.

Oct 23, 2014
To-Ree-Nee Wolf Keiser as an urn attendant at the 2013 All Souls Procession

Tales of Tucson: "All Souls Laid to Rest"

While searching for friends at the All Souls Procession, a woman encounters a masked man who may be more than he seems...

Oct 23, 2014

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