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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Oct 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
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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
Penny Clifford Mazer

Egyptology

Tony Paniagua introduces us to the founding member of the Tucson chapter of the American Research Center In Egypt. The group is sharing its love of Egyptology with a lecture next Tuesday.

Sep 18, 2009
Rod Serling

"The Twilight Zone" Anniversary

Fifty years ago, the series' creator, the late Rod Serling, created an enduring phenomenon. His brother Robert lives in Tucson and spoke to Mark Andrews about Rod's life and legacy.

Sep 18, 2009
Pima County Bonds

Pima County Bond Election

The tough economy forced Pima County to cancel plans for a bond election last year, but work is underway to study the feasibility of holding one in 2010. Robert Rappaport updates us on the process.

Sep 11, 2009
Fast-a-Thon

Fast-a-Thon

The University of Arizona's Muslim Student Association is hosting an interfaith "Fast-a-thon," hoping to build bridges between Tucson's diverse cultural groups. Luis CarriĆ³n reports.

Sep 11, 2009
Matthew Spangler

"The Kite Runner"

The story of two boys from Afghanistan, "The Kite Runner" has seen success as a book and a film. Mark McLemore talks with the playwright, Matthew Spangler, about the local production.

Sep 11, 2009
Albert Elias Sr.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear a commentary from Albert Elias, Sr. about the commencement of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sep 11, 2009
Poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming.

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Meet poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming. She talks with Mark McLemore about the places where art and science intersect, and the concept of an ecosystem for the human mind.

Sep 4, 2009
Voices Tiny

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear Katie Tarter express her love for playing the cymbals in the Tucson High marching band, and how much she's going to miss it after graduation.

Sep 4, 2009

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