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Cecelia Schlieve was born in 1913, and grew up on a farm in Wisconsin where she learned to milk cows and shovel hay alongside her siblings.

A Salute to Arizona's Eldest Residents

Did you know that every year, "Happy 100th Birthday" cards are being sold in larger numbers? Meet and hear stories from women and men aged 99 years and older.

May 8, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 8th, 2015

A gathering of Arizona's eldest citizens; non-profit group SAGA helping Arizona's transgender community; Chris Dashiell spotlights three great film scores; Bob Boze Bell says "nothing changes more than the past", including the legend of Wyatt Earp.

May 7, 2015
Filmmaker Wade Shields says "Slashed" is actually more comedy than horror.

Student Filmmakers Confess: "I Dream in Widescreen"

Diverse UA film showcase includes a contemporary silent film about the trumph of a dancer's spirit, and a horror / comedy / musical about the wife of a serial killer.

May 1, 2015
The documentary "Now en Español" tells the behind-the-scenes story of five Latina actresses in Hollywood.

"Now en Español"

Documentary film explores Latina identity through the story of five actresses who provide Spanish voices for the American TV show "Desperate Housewives".

Apr 30, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en Español" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

Apr 30, 2015
"We've always been a very close class," said reunion planning committee member Jo Margaret Wilson Morrison

Tucson High School's Class of 1945 Celebrates 70th Reunion

In their late 80s, former classmates lunch together - perhaps for the last time

Apr 24, 2015

"The Hunting Ground"

Director Kirby Dick's documentary film explores the reality of sexual assault on U.S. college campuses.

Apr 23, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for April 24th, 2015

Director Kirby Dick discusses making "The Hunting Ground" about sexual assault on college campuses; Tucson High alumni celebrate their 70th class reunion; ecologist, author and MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan shares his love of growing things.

Apr 23, 2015
Nabhan encourages using local food sources such as mesquite trees in the Sonoran desert.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for April 17th, 2015

A unique stage production of "Beauty and the Beast"; Martin Short shares his joy at making people laugh; Julie Newmar talks about being Catwoman, visiting Tucson for "Route 66", and more.

Apr 17, 2015

Prom-O-Rama Gives Hundreds of Dresses Away to Tucson High School Students

The event's 3rd year helped more than two hundred teens attend prom

Apr 3, 2015


Interpol's drummer Sam Fogarino talks about how the band measures and enjoys their current success.

Apr 3, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for April 3rd, 2015

Attend a meeting for Nigerian immigrants living in Arizona; find out how Prom-o-Rama is helping make girls' prom dreams come true; meet linguist, poet, and MacArthur Fellow Ofelia Zepeda; and Interpol's drummer talks about keeping the music fresh.

Apr 2, 2015

An Arizona Public Media Original Documentary

Watch the broadcast premiere of “Winning By Living: One Cancer Story” an AZPM original production, Sunday at 6 p.m. on PBS 6.

Mar 27, 2015
Pablo Picasso, Intérieur de taverne / Tavern Interior (detail), 1897–1898, oil on canvas / Collection of the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation / © 2014 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The Figure Examined

A tour of masterpieces from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation that are on display at the Tucson Museum of Art.

Mar 27, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 27, 2015

A couple copes with a cancer diagnosis; MacArthur Fellow and UA professor Brackette Williams; touring the treasures of the Kasser family's art collection; two classic Hollywood westerns with an Arizona twist.

Mar 26, 2015

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