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A 12-year old Richard Glazier meets his hero, Ira Gershwin, at Gershwin's Beverly Hills home on April 2nd, 1975

From Ragtime to Romance

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

Jun 14, 2012
(L to R): Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt starring in the 1948 film classic "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre"

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Jun 14, 2012
Roll Acosta is (L to R) Jacob Acosta, Andre Gressieux, and Kevin Frederick

Roll Acosta

Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Jun 7, 2012
A still from director John Sturges' 1967 film "Hour of the Gun"

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at some of the different interpretations this historic event has received in film, from "Tombstone" to "Hour of the Gun"

May 11, 2012

Poetry Off The Page

The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

May 11, 2012
Adrienne Capone (L) is an 8th grade student at Baboquivari Middle School, where Kevin Lopez (R) teaches language arts

Teachers' Voices with Adrienne Capone and Kevin Lopez

Meet a Baboquivari Middle School student who decided that since her school couldn't provide a poetry club, she'd start one herself

Apr 26, 2012

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Causey about a new documentary that examines America's financial woes and the dwindling size of the middle class.

Mar 29, 2012

Drunk at the Funeral

A conversation with Tucson-based musician and composer Chris Black about the unique vision behind his latest work, an illustrated album of music for piano and percussion.

Mar 29, 2012
The Zoppé family circus has existed for 170 years. Sixth generation performer Giovanni Zoppé plays Nino the Clown.

Circus Tradition Continues for 7 Generations

What's it like to grow up in the circus? Find out from Giovanni Zoppé how the Zoppé Family Circus is honoring and preserving their family's colorful history.

Mar 6, 2012
Sharon O'Brien (left), artistic director for Stories That Soar, and Mary Anderson (right), principal of Lineweaver Elementary School

Teachers' Voices with Sharon O'Brien and Mary Anderson

Find out the inspiration behind Stories That Soar, a Tucson non-profit that lets children use their imagination and share their stories with the world.

Mar 2, 2012
Seashell Radio was / is / will be the quartet of (from left to right) Esmé Schwall, Fen Ikner, Courtney Robbins, and Cassie Van Gelder

Seashell Radio

Their new album 'Slick Machine' documents a season of change for one of the Tucson music scene's most popular bands.

Mar 2, 2012
Actress, singer, and producer Lucie Arnaz

Lucie Arnaz

She grew up in the spotlight as the daughter of two of America's most famous entertainers, and now Lucie Arnaz is celebrating her Latin roots with a pair of concerts in Tucson.

Feb 24, 2012
Penn Jillette and Teller stand outside their theater at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Teller Speaks!

In a rare interview, the quieter half of Penn & Teller shares secrets from his life of danger as one of the world's greatest illusionists.

Feb 24, 2012
"The Land of Painted Caves", the sixth & final book in Jean Auel's epic 'Earth's Children' series, was published in 2011

Author Jean M. Auel

The creator of the prehistoric world of The Clan of the Cave Bear series talks about the inspiration for her work.

Feb 16, 2012
The Silver Thread Trio (l to r): Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Caroline Isaacs, and Laura Kepner-Adney

The Silver Thread Trio

Listen to the unique blend of folk, country, rock, and classical influences on their new album, "Trigger & Scythe".

Jan 27, 2012
John Maggio's documentary film "Billy the Kid" will debut on the PBS series American Experience on Tuesday, January 10th on PBS-HD Channel 6.

Billy the Kid

Filmmaker John Maggio talks about his new documentary on one of the Old West's most famous outlaws, airing on the PBS series American Experience January 10th.

Jan 5, 2012

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