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Herb Alpert

A music legend visits Tucson when Herb Alpert & Lani Hall present an evening of jazz with Brazillian flavor at the Fox Tucson Theatre on September 26th.

Sep 24, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Sep 11, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Sep 3, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

Aug 20, 2015
Elliot Jones, PhD,  holds a piano bar at The Dusty Monk Pub in downtown Tucson where he enjoys playing for singers.

Piano Bar Brings Business, Song to Downtown Tucson

Downtown Tucson's new musical diversion reconnects to the past.

Jul 17, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for July 17, 2015

A welcome to new American citizens from around the globe; sharing music and camaraderie in Downtown Tucson; The Rogue Theatre's new look at "The Portrait of Dorian Gray"; and a call to practice paying attention in your own backyard.

Jul 17, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 15th, 2015

Truckers compete in state driving championship; visit a class that teaches laughter yoga; Bob Boze Bell talks about Billy the Kid and tall tales from Arizona history; plus the music of Nive Neilsen.

May 15, 2015


Interpol's drummer Sam Fogarino talks about how the band measures and enjoys their current success.

Apr 3, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 20th, 2015

Transgender woman held in male immigration detention; Peace Corps volunteers share life changing experiences; musician Suzanne Vega talks about tide and time; Chris Dashiell on 2015 Academy Awards.

Feb 19, 2015

Quartet for the End of Time

Author Johanna Skibsrud discusses drawing on a famous piece of music for inspiration, and reads from her new novel for "Sound Fiction".

Feb 5, 2015

"The Dance of Yao"

A trio of virtuoso musicians play a traditional Chinese folk melody, perfom at the Confucius Institute's New Year Celebration.

Jan 30, 2015

Stairwell Session: Mitzi Cowell

Listen to the sly, bluesy songs of one of Tucson's most in demand musicians

Dec 19, 2014
Singer Exene Cervanka, guitarist Billy Zoom, bassist & singer John Doe and drummer DJ Bonebrake - the founding members of X.

John Doe of X

Hear about the origin of a punk rock legend, and re-imaging X's music for the next phase of a four-decade career.

Nov 27, 2014
The proud ambassadors for a century of New Orleans music, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Bassist and musical director Ben Jaffe talks about being an ambassador for the New Orleans sound and spirit.

Nov 20, 2014

Spotlight Session: Nive Nielsen

Greenland folk-pop singer builds musical bridge to Tucson; creates harmonious blend of fanciful melodies and lyrics.

Nov 6, 2014

Joshua Breakstone

The busy New York-based jazz guitarist brings sophisticated sound to Tucson, talks about musical heroes Leonard Bernstein, Jimi Hendrix & Frank Zappa.

Oct 3, 2014

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