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Arizona Spotlight for December 5, 2014

Story of a brother and sister who experienced different sides of immigration system; Tucson author remembers teaching in one room schoolhouse, overcomes blindness to write new book of visual grammar; musical duo Nowhere Man and a Whisky Girl remembered.

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

Arizona Spotlight for November 28, 2014

Jewish History Museum exhibit explores "A Stolen Life"; poet Logan Phillips considers the meaning of "Sonoran Strange"; John Doe talks about creating a punk rock legend with X.

Nov 27, 2014
Singer Exene Cervanka, guitarist Billy Zoom, bassist & singer John Doe and drummer DJ Bonebrake - the founding members of X.

John Doe of X

Hear about the origin of a punk rock legend, and re-imaging X's music for the next phase of a four-decade career.

Nov 27, 2014

Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life

Holocaust scholar says there is much to learn from the recovered journal of a French Jewish woman who died in a concentration camp five days before liberation.

Nov 27, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for November 21, 2014

Tucson program hopes to break down language barriers; Ben Jaffe talks New Orleans sound & style; a history of small-time Hollywood studios.

Nov 21, 2014
Thomas Edison's first movie studio

The Movie Studio System, Part III

Fim writer Chris Dashiell looks at the legacy of the smaller production houses that still managed to make a major contribution to the Hollywood golden age.

Nov 20, 2014
The proud ambassadors for a century of New Orleans music, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Bassist and musical director Ben Jaffe talks about being an ambassador for the New Orleans sound and spirit.

Nov 20, 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

Arizona Spotlight for November 14, 2014

15-year-old becomes part of a family after years in foster care; Sandra Bernhard always speaks her mind; Martin Short loves making people laugh.

Nov 14, 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

Arizona Spotlight for November 7, 2014.

A look of results of this year's elections; UA professor is responsible for translating the works of acclaimed Japanese author; is there a health benefit to laying flat on your back for a few minutes?; Greenland musician sprouts roots in Tucson.

Nov 7, 2014

Spotlight Session: Nive Nielsen

Greenland folk-pop singer builds musical bridge to Tucson; creates harmonious blend of fanciful melodies and lyrics.

Nov 6, 2014

Writing with Murakami's Words

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

Nov 6, 2014

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