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Arizona Westerns

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at two classic films made in Arizona that were influenced by the flavor of the Southwest in different ways.

Mar 26, 2015
Mark and Scott Kelly before Scott's 1-year mission on the International Space Station - January 2015

Kelly Twins - Scott, Mark - Help Gauge Effects of Space Travel

Astronaut Scott will soon start one year in space; scientists will compare him with earthbound twin Mark.

Mar 20, 2015

A Look Back at "Life in the Universe"

UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz reflects on a recent lecture series and the importance of bringing scientists and the community together

Mar 19, 2015

A Book I Love

Readers of all ages tell about the books that have touched, thrilled, or inspired them the most.

Mar 19, 2015
A group workout at the PWR! Gym in Tucson.

Fitness as the Frontline

People with Parkinson's disease find physical and emotional benefits with exercise.

Mar 19, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 20, 2015

Upcoming space experiment has a local connection; UA Science lecture series explores "Life in the Universe"; fitness as the front line against Parkinson's; "A Book I Love" from the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books.

Mar 19, 2015
Pi is a greek letter and a mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.

2015 Celebration Will Be Pi Perfection

On March 14, 2015 at 9:26 a.m. and 53 seconds, the first 10 numbers of pi will be in perfect order.

Mar 13, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 13th, 2015

Meet a local man who overcame his illiteracy while in his 50s; all-around entertainer Ben Vereen reflects on a stellar career; author Elizabeth Evans explores friendship & betrayal in her novel "As Good as Dead"; National Pi Day gets a closer look.

Mar 12, 2015

"As Good as Dead"

An act of betrayal looms large in the latest novel from Tucson author & creative writing professor Elizabeth Evans.

Mar 12, 2015

"Demigods on Speedway"

Author Aurelie Sheehan's new story collection explores the mythical side of one of Tucson's busiest thoroughfares.

Mar 6, 2015
Leonard Nimoy was an enthusiastic guitarist and songwriter throughout his life.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, the Poet

Explore a lesser known side of the late actor's work, one that earned him a devoted following beyond the final frontier of "Star Trek".

Mar 6, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 06, 2015

Humorist Dave Barry shares enlightened wisdom a life of writing jokes; A Book I Love returns; Aurelie Sheehan reads from "Demigods on Speedway"; Leonard Nimoy remembered for his poetry.

Mar 5, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 27th, 2015

A day at one of Tucson’s largest RV parks; tour Tucson with crime novelist Elizabeth Gunn; what do solar powered cars and zombies have to do with STEM courses? We'll explain; and a visit to one of the Frenchest places in Tucson.

Feb 27, 2015
Elizabeth Gunn stands along the Rillito Riverbed and multi-use path. This is the opening scene in the first book in her Tucson mystery series.

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Feb 27, 2015

A Day at the Voyager RV Resort

How do our winter visitors fill their days in the desert?

Feb 26, 2015
In addition to conversation and socialization, visitors can also find magazines and books to read.

Parlez-vous français? French Among Friends in Arizona

L'Alliance Française in Tucson is one of many around the world.

Feb 26, 2015

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