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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Feb 2015

Parlez-vous fran├žais? French Among Friends in Arizona

L'Alliance Fran├žaise in Tucson is one of many around the world.

Feb 26, 2015

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

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

One Student's Story

Learn how UA student Mercedes Galarza is learning to balance family, education and a job, while just barely getting by.

Feb 12, 2015

The Gold Buckle

Join a real-life cowboy competing in the 90th Annual Tucson Rodeo, on a quest to earn his sport's most valued prize.

Feb 12, 2015

Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks

A conversation with musician and songwriter Dan Hicks about his colorful career, and coming back to performing after a bout with cancer.

Feb 5, 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

Chris Impey looks "Beyond"

Does humanity possess an "exploration gene"? Award-winning UA scientist looks at the past, present, and future of space travel in new book.

Jan 29, 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

"The Dance of Yao"

A trio of virtuoso musicians play a traditional Chinese folk melody, perfom at the Confucius Institute's New Year Celebration.

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

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

A new documentary pays tribute to "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas", an entertainer who blazed trails for women in music, comedy, and business.

Jan 15, 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
Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Jan 15, 2015

"Teddy Tonight!"

Laurence Luckinbill's acting career spans from Shakespeare to Star Trek. He visits Tucson this weekend to perform a one-man show about the private side of American President Theodore Roosevelt.

Jan 8, 2015

Growing Up Roosevelt

Vail resident Nina Roosevelt Gibson shares memories of travelling the world alongside her famous grandmother Eleanor, and discusses her family's cultural legacy.

Jan 8, 2015

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