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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Dec 2012

Roger Corman

An exclusive interview with the independent film visionary about a few of the almost 500 movies he's made over a six decade career that is still going strong

Dec 21, 2012

Kee Malesky

Her name may be a familiar one, but what does being an NPR librarian actually mean? Find out about her new book "Learn Something New Every Day: 365 Facts to Fulfill Your Life"

Dec 6, 2012

The 5th. Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

BOO!! Are you ready for a new trick-or-treat bag of seasonal goodies designed to frighten and delight? Then click bravely and prepare yourself for the chills!

Oct 25, 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

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

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

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

From Ragtime to Romance

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.

Jun 14, 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

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
UA Poetry Center

Poetry Off The Page

The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

May 11, 2012

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