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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Dec 2011

'Long Road Home'

Author Jeffrey J. Mariotte reads a seasonal tale about some of the emotions the holidays stir in those who are missing a loved one.

Dec 22, 2011
Cars - Houses

Housing Bubble Aftermath: Rethinking Sprawl

City planners examine lessons of growth, seek ways to shape Tucson's future

Dec 22, 2011

Celebrity Poets

An exhibit at the U of A's Poetry Center celebrates verse written by celebrities like Leonard Nimoy, Jimmy Carter, Viggo Mortensen and Dolly Parton.

Dec 15, 2011

Abdi Farah, New American

Hear the story of how Abdi escaped a bloody civil war in his native Somalia to make a new life for himself and his family in Tucson.

Dec 15, 2011

Revenge of the Electric Car

In 2006, director Chris Paine made the film "Who Killed the Electric Car?". Now, he's back with a new film which documents what he calls an "industry revolution in progress".

Dec 9, 2011
Megan McGinnis in Arizona Theatre Company's Daddy Long Legs.

Daddy Long Legs

Meet Megan McGinnis, the co-star of Arizona Theater Company's new musical love story about an orphaned teenager and her mysterious benefactor.

Dec 9, 2011

The Strange World of Neil Hamburger

"America's $1 Funnyman" will appear with many other progressive comedy talents at a benefit for the Humane Society on Saturday, December 14th.

Dec 9, 2011

Udo Kier

A familiar face from the silver screen, acclaimed German actor Udo Kier's new film "House of Boys" opens at the Loft Cinema on December 2nd.

Dec 1, 2011

Spotlight Session: Kaia Chesney

Listen to some new music from up-and-coming Tucson singer / songwriter Kaia Chesney, celebrating the release of her debut album "Circa 1952".

Dec 1, 2011

Author Says Global Appetites Fueling New West Boom

The "old west" economy roars back as the "new west" economy of tourism suffers from recession.

Nov 23, 2011

The Changing Face of the Public Library

The Pima County Public Library is relying more on digital media every day, but what does that mean for the future of paper books? Even librarians differ on the answer to that question.

Nov 23, 2011

Web Feature: Saving the Mountain View

On Ft. Huachuca, one community group fights to preserve a long-forgotten piece of black history

Nov 23, 2011

On Board Historic Steam Engine No. 844

Large crowds greeted the locomotive in Tucson, as it made a whistle stop for Arizona's centennial celebration.

Nov 17, 2011
A student from the primary school in Pachputewadi demonstrates the school's Tippy Tap to other students.

Hand Washing

A simple thing that most Americans take for granted, hand washing is helping to save lives all around the world.

Nov 17, 2011

Tucson-Based Toy Company Makes Toys for Special Needs Children

PlayAbility Toys differs from mainstream toy companies, which try to sell to the masses.

Nov 17, 2011

Patricia Briggs

The best-selling fantasy author will be the guest of honor at TusCon 38, November 11th - 13th in Tucson.

Nov 10, 2011

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