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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Sep 2012

9/19/12. Rebecca Brukman.

Tucson's Movie Theater History

Chris Dashiell looks back at the theaters that once thrilled Tucson audiences, from The Fox and The Rialto to memories of The Opera House and The Lyric.

Sep 20, 2012

Kinetic Art Meets Theater at Mat Bevel Institute

Artist Ned Schaper creates eclectic environment for an evolving cast of characters

Sep 13, 2012

Unity in the Message

NPR's Senior Washington Editor talks about what the Democratic party is doing to stir up voter enthusiasm for Obama in 2012.

Sep 7, 2012

Julia Child Remembered

A conversation with Donna Nordin, a Tucson chef who was briefly an assistant to Julia Child, about working alongside a legend.

Aug 9, 2012

Arizona Dream

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks back at a 1991 film with a diverse cast that presents an absurdist view of life in the Southwest.

Aug 9, 2012

The Search for Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar

Has one of the most famous instruments in rock & roll history been re-discovered almost 47 years after its controversial debut at the Newport Folk Festival?

Jul 20, 2012

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks back at a 1975 film that was shot locally, and which still stands out as an oddity in the career of one of America's most acclaimed directors.

Jul 20, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Ofelia Zepeda and Meredith Kupinski

Two educators talk about a new program where teachers - instead of students - are asked to become immersed in the indigenous culture of their school.

Jul 5, 2012

Drunk at the Funeral

A conversation with Tucson-based musician and composer Chris Black about the unique vision behind his latest work, an illustrated album of music for piano and percussion.

Jul 5, 2012

MINDDRIVE

Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Jun 28, 2012

Tales of Redemption and Revenge from Weston Ochse

An interview about having fun on the darker side of the literary street with the Sierra Vista-based author of horror and fantasy.

Jun 28, 2012

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Jun 14, 2012

Roll Acosta

Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Jun 7, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Eleanor Droegemeier and Mary Jan Bancroft

Two friends and educators share stories about the importance of "First Things First", Arizona's early childhood development and health program.

Jun 7, 2012

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

May 31, 2012

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at some of the different interpretations this historic event has received in film, from "Tombstone" to "Hour of the Gun"

May 11, 2012

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