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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Mar 2015

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 Westerns

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at two classic films made in Arizona that were influenced by the flavor of the Southwest in different ways.

Mar 26, 2015

Ben Vereen

The all-around entertainer reflects on his stellar career while visiting the University of Arizona to teach a Master Class in Dance.

Mar 13, 2015

"As Good as Dead"

An act of betrayal looms large in the latest novel from Tucson author & creative writing professor Elizabeth Evans.

Mar 12, 2015

A Book I Love

Readers of all ages tell about the books that have touched, thrilled, or inspired them the most.

Mar 6, 2015

"Demigods on Speedway"

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

Mar 6, 2015

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, the Poet

Explore a lesser known side of the late actor's work, one that earned him a devoted following beyond the final frontier of "Star Trek".

Mar 6, 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

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

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

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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