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Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

Oct 14, 2016
There are 400 wild, edible native foods in the Sonoran Desert. This food mandala is made from mesquite, ironwood, cholla cactus buds and cactus seeds.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

Oct 13, 2016
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona serves five counties and covers 23,000 square miles.

Feeding Our Future: Shortening the Line

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is trying new strategies to solve the root causes of hunger.

Oct 6, 2016

RinCon '16 Invites Arizonans to Get Their Game On!

Explore an annual weekend event where gamers of all ages gather to match wits, roll dice and play cards in a bewildering array of tabletop, strategy, and fantasy games.

Sep 29, 2016
Paralympian athlete Shirley Reilly is greeted by a fan during the celebration.

Athletes Recall Paralympic Games in Rio

Players gather in Tucson for a celebration at the University of Arizona

Sep 29, 2016

Richard Shelton Talks About "Nobody Rich or Famous"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Feeding Our Future examines "Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate"

Sep 23, 2016
Samantha Felix and Jesse Pablo run TOCA's Project Oidag, which means "garden." Click to listen to them describe their work teaching youth about traditional foods.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Sep 22, 2016
Sirena Dufault began exploring the Arizona Trail in segments before completing it twice.

The Arizona Trail Opens New Paths for Tucson Resident

Accident leads to exercise and new discoveries

Sep 9, 2016

Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Education funding changed by Prop 123; meet library writer-in-residence Adrienne Celt, former UA student goes for gold at the Olympics.

Aug 4, 2016

Rebuilding On the Outside

A Tucsonan faces stigma, challenges after serving time in prison.

Jul 22, 2016
Chiricahua National Monument is home to hundreds of plants and animal species, including some from the Sonoran Desert and the Chihuahuan Desert.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

Jul 21, 2016

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Jul 14, 2016

The Art of Paying Attention: Bats

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut peers into the twilight world of the most famous creature of the night - the bat!

Jul 14, 2016

Bring Out Your Low Lows

A car club turns 42 and a founder turns 80.

Jul 8, 2016

Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the Women Who Made the Game

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Samaritans; Living under the sun during triple digit heat; and a lowrider car club celebrates an anniversary.

Jul 7, 2016

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Jun 23, 2016

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