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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Feb 2016

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Feb 12, 2016

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

Feb 12, 2016

"Double Digits: The Story of a Neighborhood Movie Star"

Documentary tells the story of R.G. Miller, a one-man-band filmmaker who has spent three decades doing what he loves, even if few others take notice.

Dec 10, 2015

Making Music From the Ground Up at the Saint Cecilia Studios

A year after opening, Tucson's newest recording studio brings new sounds downtown.

Dec 10, 2015

Sound + Noise

Five experimental sound artists use the Museum of Contemporary Art building to create soundscapes.

Nov 20, 2015

Clyde Appleton Remembered

Friends Barbara Elfbrandt and Ted Warmbrand share memories of Appleton, an educator and Tucson folk pioneer who died at age 86.

Nov 13, 2015

Steven Wright Takes Comedy Seriously

From stand-up to acting, writing, directing and producing, veteran comic says he feels lucky to create and explore in different mediums.

Nov 13, 2015

All Souls: Tucson's Annual Celebration of Life and Death

2015 procession estimated to be the largest in event's 25-year history.

Nov 13, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for October 16, 2015

Voices for the Cure; documentary details transgender Tucsonan's story; stage & screen legend Rita Moreno; comedian Lisa Landry comes to town; desert marauders make for interesting neighbors.

Oct 16, 2015

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

Oct 8, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for October 2nd, 2015

Remembering "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" with stars Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd; the challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, Chris Dashiell previews the first Tucson Festival of Films.

Oct 1, 2015

Herb Alpert

A music legend visits Tucson when Herb Alpert & Lani Hall present an evening of jazz with Brazillian flavor at the Fox Tucson Theatre on September 26th.

Sep 24, 2015

Dana Carvey

The comedian says he is a stand-up who is a sketch player in his heart, and that impressions can be a good way to figure out what makes people tick.

Sep 18, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Sep 11, 2015

Head of Tucson Museum of Art to Retire

After a decade on the job, Knight says he is ready for the unknown.

Sep 11, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

Aug 20, 2015

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