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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Feb 2015

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Feb 27, 2015

A Day at the Voyager RV Resort

How do our winter visitors fill their days in the desert?

Feb 26, 2015

Suzanne Vega

The popular New York singer / songwriter talks about following her instincts - and biding her time - until she was ready to make her first new album in seven years.

Feb 19, 2015

The 2015 Academy Awards

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks ahead to the Oscars, and questions whether they do more to help or hamper the way filmmakers approach their craft.

Feb 19, 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

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

Burt Bacharach: A Love Affair with Music

The composer, arranger, producer and performer presents an evening of his best-known songs as a guest of the Tucson Jazz Festival.

Jan 22, 2015

Sir Alec Guinness

Film writer Chris Dashiell chooses his favorite performances from an actor who later became a space hero in a galaxy far, far away.

Jan 15, 2015

"Demigods on Speedway"

Author Aurelie Sheehan's new story collection explores the mythical side of one of Tucson's busiest thoroughfares.

Dec 19, 2014

Bebel Gilberto

Acclaimed singer talks about new album, embracing the rhythms of New York, and loving a life of music.

Dec 12, 2014

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

A Lifelong Love of Learning and Teaching

Antonia Scrivner decided long ago that neither age nor blindness would keep her from doing things that she felt mattered most.

Dec 5, 2014

Sonoran Strange: Our Captivating and Complicated Community

Tucson poet, artist and performer Logan Phillips releases new book inspired by the region.

Nov 27, 2014

Tucson Program Hopes to Break Language Barriers, Help Immigrants Thrive

Literacy Connects' English Acquisition for Adults has been around for decades helping people transition into a new life on American soil.

Nov 21, 2014

The Movie Studio System, Part III

Fim writer Chris Dashiell looks at the legacy of the smaller production houses that still managed to make a major contribution to the Hollywood golden age.

Nov 21, 2014

Martin Short: Loving the Laughter

The third amigo shares memories from his early career, and explains the origins of his most beloved characters.

Nov 14, 2014

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