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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Oct 2009

Old Downtown Tucson

Downtown History

Laura Markowitz tells us about some of the plans for downtown Tucson that have been hatched over the last 100 years, from building a ten-million-gallon-hat Wild West museum to a Greek amphitheater.

Oct 23, 2009
David Dunn

David Dunn

Composer and ecologist David Dunn talks to Mark McLemore about exploring animal sounds, from beetles to bats to fish, and what we can learn from the secret sounds around us.

Oct 23, 2009
Border Project

"The Border Project"

Artist Morgana Wallace shows Mark McLemore around the Arizona State Museum's collection of art from American, Mexican, and Tohono O'odham kids living on the border.

Oct 16, 2009
Joel Revzen, Arizona Opera

Arizona Opera

The Arizona Opera is gearing up for its new season. Sooyeon Lee talks with Maestro Joel Revzen about the performances that are in store.

Oct 16, 2009
Bobbi McKean (left) and Leigh Fondakowski

"The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later"

Mark McLemore talks with Leigh Fondakowski and Bobbi McKean about a stage production examining the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, as told in the words of those who his family, neighbors and killers.

Oct 9, 2009
Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2

Christopher Conover tells us about some new science that's being done at Biosphere 2, including a large-scale, 10-year experiment studying the consequences of global climate change.

Oct 9, 2009
Scorpion

Scorpion Stings

Hear how an experimental anti-venom from Mexico saved the life of a boy who was stung by a scorpion, as Pam White reports on the latest developments with treating scorpion stings.

Oct 9, 2009
"Las Chicas Bravas"

Las Chicas Bravas

Tony Paniagua introduces us to "Las Chicas Bravas", the nickname given a group of Mexican women who started a thriving recycling business, against all odds.

Oct 9, 2009
Coming in Hot

Coming In Hot

A one-person play gives voice to the rarely discussed experiences of women in the military.

Oct 2, 2009
Ann Fine book

Ann Fine

Mark McLemore talks to writer and teacher Ann Fine about her debut collection of poetry called "A Nest This Size", and how she helps others to enjoy writing by exploring the concept of "Good Poem / Bad Poem."

Oct 2, 2009
Tiny dog

Animal Blood Bank

Pam White tells us about the work of the Southern Arizona Animal Blood Bank, which relies on the help of Tucson pets to be volunteer donors.

Sep 25, 2009
Ofelia Zepeda

Ofelia Zepeda

Mark McLemore has a conversation with poet and linguist Ofelia Zepeda about her role as Tucson's poet laureate, and her latest collection of poems.

Sep 25, 2009
Howe Gelb

Howe Gelb

Sooyoen Lee has a profile of the local musician.

Sep 25, 2009
Candela Restaurant

Candela Restaurant

Luis Carrion visits Candela Restaurant in Tucson, which offers Peruvian cuisine with a family recipe touch.

Sep 25, 2009
Health doctor tiny

Health Care Costs

Christopher Conover looks at how rising insurance premiums are changing what local businesses are offering to their employees.

Sep 18, 2009
Yar Petryszyn

Southwestern Gems

Retired professor and biologist Yar Petryszyn works with desert wildife and is featured in AZPM's special "Southwestern Gems: Our Desert National Parks". He speaks with Mark McLemore.

Sep 18, 2009

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