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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from May 2009

Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts

Laura Markowitz talks with NPR senior news analyst Cokie Roberts about her book "We Are Our Mother's Daughters", chronicling the legacies of bold American women.

May 8, 2009
Ira Glass

Ira Glass

Public Radio personality Ira Glass will be appearing at Centennial Hall this Saturday, May 9th. Mark McLemore talks with Glass about "This American Life" and more.

May 8, 2009
Voices Tiny

VOICES: Community Stories

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc. is a non-profit group that helps Tucson youth share their stories with the world. Hear the first in a new series of Voices essays.

May 8, 2009
Katherine Byrnes

In Tune - AZPM Original

Arizona Public Media debuts "In Tune" on May 14th, a new quarterly TV show about the local music scene. Mark McLemore talks with the host, jazz and blues singer Katherine Byrnes.

May 8, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Three

Hear more memories from Tucson veterans as featured in the upcoming Arizona Public Media special "Tucson Remembers: The Korean War".

May 8, 2009
Swine Flu

Swine Flu

Christopher Conover tells us why Arizona and Sonora, Mexico are uniquely positioned to deal with the current outbreak of Swine Flu.

May 1, 2009
Mike Hein

Mike Hein on Tucson Budget

Recently-fired City Manager Mike Hein talks with Bill Buckmaster about Tucson's budget plan, which has angered many residents.

May 1, 2009
Cinema La Placita

Cinema La Placita

The Cinema La Placita is celebrating ten years of showing classic films outdoors in downtown Tucson. Mark McLemore talks to originator, Erika O'Dowd, about the upcoming season.

May 1, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Two

In anticipation of the upcoming Arizona Public Media special, we hear remembrances from Tucson veterans.

May 1, 2009
solar panel

UA Goes Solar

Christopher Conover reports on the University of Arizona's plans to greatly expand the use of solar energy on campus.

Apr 24, 2009
Dr. Michael Rosenzweig Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona Author: Win-Win Ecology

"Win Win Ecology"

Tony Paniagua interviews biologist and author Michael Rosenzweig, who offers a win/win scenario for humans and wildlife, as we face ecological challenges ahead.

Apr 24, 2009
Living Library project

Living Library

The City of Tucson recently held a "Living Library" event for employees and others. Laura Markowitz describes how this innovative project is helping Tucsonans embrace diversity.

Apr 24, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War"

In anticipation of the upcoming Arizona Public Media special, we hear the first in a series of remembrances from Tucson veterans.

Apr 24, 2009
Buffelgrass is an invader species

Buffelgrass Eradication

An audio postcard from The Sonoran Desert Weed Whackers and the group's ongoing battle against buffelgrass.

Apr 24, 2009
Fernando Manzano

Mariachi Performer

The annual Tucson International Mariachi Festival starts next week. Tony Paniagua introduces us to one of the performers, 11-year old musician Fernando Manzano of the youth group Mariachi Tesoro de Tucson.

Apr 16, 2009
Ross Iwamoto, Pan Asian Community Alliance

The Pan-Asian Community Alliance

A group seeks to unite and provide resources for Tucson's growing Asian and Pacific Islander population. PACA representatives Ross Iwamoto and Dorothy Lew talk about their upcoming outreach event.

Apr 16, 2009

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