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More AZ Spotlight Featured Rotator from Oct 2014

Joshua Breakstone

The busy New York-based jazz guitarist brings sophisticated sound to Tucson, talks about musical heroes Leonard Bernstein, Jimi Hendrix & Frank Zappa.

Oct 3, 2014
Luke Salcido, left, plays Daniel Hernandez in "They Call Me a Hero."

Borderlands Theater Tells Story of Jan. 8 Hero Daniel Hernandez

His memoirs serve as blue-print for "quintessential Tucson story," director of play says.

Oct 2, 2014

Chinese Culture Festival Returns

Lecture explores the cultural resonance of time telling; trio of young virtuoso musicians performs on traditional instruments.

Sep 18, 2014

Maria Bamford Hears Voices

Telling stories from life's darker places gives Bamford's comedy a poignant edge; performing standup at Tucson's Rialto Theatre on September 6th.

Aug 29, 2014

The Movie Studio System, Part II

Chris Dashiell looks back to a time in Hollywood when stars weren't born, they were made -- by studios.

Aug 29, 2014
Salvador Duran performs in the back patio of the Hotel Congress every Thursday evening.

Salvador Duran: I Sing My Paintings, I Paint My Music

The exuberant art, music of this Mexican troubadour draw upon diverse traditions and lingering tragedy.

Aug 22, 2014

Legacy of Educator Inspires Mariachi Aztlán

Mariachi director of Pueblo High Magnet School inspires students to embrace culture of music.

Aug 21, 2014
Los Changuitos Feos.

The Mariachi Miracle

Find out how Los Changuitos Feos became Arizona's musical ambassadors, helped transform the city of Tucson.

Aug 21, 2014

Farmers' Market Taps Bounty of Back Yard Gardeners

Consignment program at Community Food Bank allows growers to share and sell "their extra."

Aug 15, 2014

Randy Newman: 'Going to Arizona, Like a Rider in the Rain'

Legendary composer revisits a lifetime of music, alone at the piano, for a performance at The Fox Tucson Theatre.

Aug 14, 2014
A deranged giant rabbit from the cult classic Night of the Lepus filmed in Colossal Cave.

Tales of Tucson: Legends of the Lost Loot

Colossal Cave is rumored to be the hiding place of a loot that was never recovered from a train robbery back in 1887.

Aug 14, 2014

Stairwell Session: Cyril Barrett

Hear music from an Arizona troubador who likes his songs to tell stories - about both the good days and the bad

Aug 7, 2014
A small assortment of projects being done by vets in SAACA's arts therapy program.

The Art in Healing

Community partners build arts therapy program for veterans that caters to emotional and creative needs.

Aug 1, 2014

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Jul 31, 2014
Thomas Edison's first movie studio

The Movie Studio System, Part 1

Film writer Chris Dashiell explores the origin of film industry practices that still hold sway a century later.

Jul 31, 2014

Found in Translation

Singer Jessica Fichot and her band explore world music's past and present to create new sounds that are distinctly her own.

Jul 24, 2014

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