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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Apr 2016

Finding Navajo: Movie Helps Kids Preserve Native Tongue

'Finding Nemo' in Navajo is one way nation works to preserve heritage.

Apr 7, 2016

Dímelo Asked: What Inspires You to Vote? Or What Doesn’t?

We wanted to see if the political polarization visible nationally can be seen on the ground in and around Tucson.

Mar 18, 2016

Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science

The Bard's work references natural world

Mar 14, 2016

Crossing the Line Tells of Love, Culture Across Borders

Author Linda Valdez discusses memoir about her marriage, life

Mar 10, 2016

"The Soul of an Octopus"

A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.

Mar 3, 2016

A Little Belleville Visits Tucson

Oscar-nominated composer Benoit Charest accompanies the film "The Triplets of Belleville" with music played on vacuum, refrigerator, and newspaper.

Feb 25, 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

Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance

Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013

Dec 30, 2015

Love, Christmas and Guns

Recently arrived Tucson playwright organizes the first solo theater festival in the city with a diverse cast of guest artists.

Dec 18, 2015

"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

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