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Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Feb 19, 2015

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

Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015

A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.

Feb 13, 2015

One Student's Story

Learn how UA student Mercedes Galarza is learning to balance family, education and a job, while just barely getting by.

Feb 13, 2015

The Gold Buckle

Join a real-life cowboy competing in the 90th Annual Tucson Rodeo, on a quest to earn his sport's most valued prize.

Feb 13, 2015

Quartet for the End of Time

Author Johanna Skibsrud discusses drawing on a famous piece of music for inspiration, and reads from her new novel for "Sound Fiction".

Feb 5, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 6th, 2015

Music and memories with songwriter and performer Dan Hicks; a trip to the Tohono O'odham Nation to learn how recycling can also be redemption; author Johanna Skibsrud discusses her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Feb 5, 2015

"The Dance of Yao"

A trio of virtuoso musicians play a traditional Chinese folk melody, perfom at the Confucius Institute's New Year Celebration.

Jan 30, 2015

Cuba as a Classroom

Annual summer trips educate University of Arizona students about the culture, politics and daily life of an isolated island nation.

Jan 29, 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
Laurence Luckinbill as Theodore Roosevelt in the one-man show "Teddy Tonight!"

"Teddy Tonight!"

Laurence Luckinbill's acting career spans from Shakespeare to Star Trek. He visits Tucson this weekend to perform a one-man show about the private side of American President Theodore Roosevelt.

Jan 8, 2015

Stairwell Session: Mitzi Cowell

Listen to the sly, bluesy songs of one of Tucson's most in demand musicians

Dec 19, 2014
From Gershwin to Garland

Broadway to Hollywood

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.

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
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

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