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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Aug 2014

Randy Newman: 'Going to Arizona, Like a Rider in the Rain'

Legendary composer revisits a lifetime of music, alone at the piano, for a performance at The Fox Tucson Theatre.

Aug 14, 2014

Tales of Tucson: Legends of the Lost Loot

Colossal Cave is rumored to be the hiding place of a loot that was never recovered from a train robbery back in 1887.

Aug 14, 2014

The Listening Project

A veteran shares how she found her identity challenged by life in uniform, and other true stories from women in the U.S. Military

Aug 7, 2014

Stairwell Session: Cyril Barrett

Hear music from an Arizona troubador who likes his songs to tell stories - about both the good days and the bad

Aug 7, 2014

The Art in Healing

Community partners build arts therapy program for veterans that caters to emotional and creative needs.

Aug 1, 2014

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Jul 31, 2014

The Movie Studio System, Part 1

Film writer Chris Dashiell explores the origin of film industry practices that still hold sway a century later.

Jul 31, 2014

Found in Translation

Singer Jessica Fichot and her band explore world music's past and present to create new sounds that are distinctly her own.

Jul 24, 2014

Gulp! - Adventures in the Alimentary Canal

Science writer Mary Roach discusses her latest book, an in-depth look at the science of food - and other things people can swallow.

Jul 3, 2014

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Dr. Strangelove

Film writer Chris Dashiell shares his appreciation for director Stanley Kubrick's classic black comedy on its 50th anniversary.

Jul 3, 2014

Where Every Word is Precious

Supportive group at Aphasia Center of Tucson living with language disorder that makes simple communication a major challenge.

Jun 26, 2014

"Dorothy Parker's Last Call"

Actress and writer Lesley Abrams explores the woman behind many sassy quotes in Live Theater Workshop production.

Jun 19, 2014

Stairwell Session: Oliver Ray

Guitarist, songwriter Ray shares previously unrecorded songs from the diary of his life.

Jun 12, 2014

Performance Piece Explores Culture of Border Region

Sonoran Strange raises questions about life in along the U.S.-Mexico borderlands; piece includes video projection; bilingual performance art.

Jun 12, 2014

Catwoman Strikes!

Actress, dancer, and author Julie Newmar celebrates joy and beauty in life, meets with fans at the 14th Annual Phoenix Comicon.

Jun 5, 2014

From Blues to Bluegrass and Beyond

Meet multi-instrumentalist Tony Furtado, and hear about his passion for mixing American musical influences both old and new.

May 29, 2014

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