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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Oct 2011

STRONGMAN

Meet Zachary Levy, the filmmaker behind a new independent documentary about modern-day strongman Stanless Steel, a man holding onto his dreams with both hands.

Oct 13, 2011
Brian Lopez at AZPM

Spotlight Session: Brian Lopez

Meet Brian Lopez, a free-spirited Tucson musician who blends a diverse set of influences to create a sound that's all his own.

Oct 6, 2011
Brian Lopez at AZPM

Brian Lopez

Hear Brian Lopez and his band perform the song "Pinprick", recorded live in the KUAZ Studios

Oct 6, 2011

Border Journalism Network

The University of Arizona and other schools band together to teach young border reporters how to stay safe.

Oct 6, 2011
Documentary film maker Ken Burns

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

Sep 22, 2011

Managing City Managers for the Long Haul

Tucson's unique system of government is a factor in finding a new chief administrator

Sep 15, 2011

Jash Ranamunger, New American

Listen to the story of what inspired this math student and musician from Nepal to re-settle in Tucson.

Sep 15, 2011

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

Sep 15, 2011

The Return of "Three-Minute Fiction"

Guy Raz, the weekend host of All Things Considered, talks about the latest round of the very, VERY short story contest that is open to everyone.

Sep 8, 2011

To Build a Village

Hear the story of Kate Tirion, a Patagonia woman who is hoping to help rebuild Haiti using the environmentally sustainable principles of permaculture.

Sep 8, 2011

Drug Violence Strains Blood Supply at Mexican Hospitals

Learn how one blood center in the northern city of Chihuahua is trying to reform Mexico's dysfunctional blood donation system.

Sep 8, 2011

Silence and Devotion at Diamond Mountain

Stories from volunteers supporting a group of 39 people in a three-year silent retreat.

Sep 2, 2011
Health

Pima County Using Federal Funds to Reduce Obesity Rates

Two-year program underway to change behaviors, encourage healthy lifestyles.

Aug 25, 2011

The Tucson Weekly's 2011 TAMMIES

An annual opportunity to celebrate the best music that our city has to offer.

Aug 25, 2011

New Book Separates Truth From Myth In The Shootout At The O.K. Corral

“The Last Gunfight” author finds it wasn't a shootout, but it did help create our enduring image of the old west.

Aug 25, 2011

Inside The National Weather Service's Tucson Operations Center

A team of forecasters work around the clock to turn local weather data into accurate forecasts and timely advisories.

Aug 18, 2011

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