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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Apr 2009

Living Library project

Living Library

The City of Tucson recently held a "Living Library" event for employees and others. Laura Markowitz describes how this innovative project is helping Tucsonans embrace diversity.

Apr 24, 2009
Fernando Manzano

Mariachi Performer

The annual Tucson International Mariachi Festival starts next week. Tony Paniagua introduces us to one of the performers, 11-year old musician Fernando Manzano of the youth group Mariachi Tesoro de Tucson.

Apr 16, 2009
Ross Iwamoto, Pan Asian Community Alliance

The Pan-Asian Community Alliance

A group seeks to unite and provide resources for Tucson's growing Asian and Pacific Islander population. PACA representatives Ross Iwamoto and Dorothy Lew talk about their upcoming outreach event.

Apr 16, 2009
Julianna Brannum

American Indian Filmmaker

The new PBS presentation "We Shall Remain" is an epic look at American history as seen through a Native American lens. Mark McLemore talks with a filmmaker who worked on that production.

Apr 16, 2009
Hershey Felder in "BEETHOVEN: As I Knew Him." Photo by Craig Schwartz.

"Beethoven: As I Knew Him"

James Reel talks with Hershey Felder, the star of the one-man show "Beethoven: As I Knew Him," which opens this weekend at the Arizona Theater Company.

Apr 10, 2009
University of Arizona Professor of History Oscar Martinez

Oscar Martinez

Claudine LoMonaco interviews University of Arizona History Professor Oscar Martinez about how his childhood experience led him to debunk common theories about Mexico's poverty.

Apr 3, 2009
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2009 Cine Mexico Film Festival

Hear about "The Future South of the Border" from film historian Carlos Gutierrez, as he speaks with Mark McLemore.

Mar 27, 2009
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Arts and the Economy

Some local artists are using their creativity to to keep the arts alive during tough economic times and that's attracting the interest of the Tucson City Council. Laura Markowitz reports.

Mar 13, 2009
Tucson weekly 25th

Tucson Weekly

The alternative newspaper is 25 years old. Mark McLemore talks to the paper's Jim Nintzel about the journey.

Mar 4, 2009

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