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More KUAZ Featured from Jun 2015

Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Jun 4, 2015

A Book I Love

Readers of all ages tell about the books that have touched, thrilled, or inspired them the most.

Mar 19, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 20, 2015

Upcoming space experiment has a local connection; UA Science lecture series explores "Life in the Universe"; fitness as the front line against Parkinson's; "A Book I Love" from the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books.

Mar 19, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 13th, 2015

Meet a local man who overcame his illiteracy while in his 50s; all-around entertainer Ben Vereen reflects on a stellar career; author Elizabeth Evans explores friendship & betrayal in her novel "As Good as Dead"; National Pi Day gets a closer look.

Mar 12, 2015

"As Good as Dead"

An act of betrayal looms large in the latest novel from Tucson author & creative writing professor Elizabeth Evans.

Mar 12, 2015
Author J.A. Jance in her Tucson home, March 2015.

Author J.A. Jance: Second-Grade Teacher Inspired Her

Mystery writer, coming to Tucson Festival of Books, had to overcome gender discrimination at UA.

Mar 12, 2015
Leonard Nimoy was an enthusiastic guitarist and songwriter throughout his life.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, the Poet

Explore a lesser known side of the late actor's work, one that earned him a devoted following beyond the final frontier of "Star Trek".

Mar 6, 2015
Elizabeth Gunn stands along the Rillito Riverbed and multi-use path. This is the opening scene in the first book in her Tucson mystery series.

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Feb 27, 2015

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Feb 19, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015

A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.

Feb 13, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 6th, 2015

Music and memories with songwriter and performer Dan Hicks; a trip to the Tohono O'odham Nation to learn how recycling can also be redemption; author Johanna Skibsrud discusses her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Feb 5, 2015

Sonoran Strange: Our Captivating and Complicated Community

Tucson poet, artist and performer Logan Phillips releases new book inspired by the region.

Nov 27, 2014

Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life

Holocaust scholar says there is much to learn from the recovered journal of a French Jewish woman who died in a concentration camp five days before liberation.

Nov 27, 2014
Luke Salcido, left, plays Daniel Hernandez in "They Call Me a Hero."

Borderlands Theater Tells Story of Jan. 8 Hero Daniel Hernandez

His memoirs serve as blue-print for "quintessential Tucson story," director of play says.

Oct 2, 2014
The striking cover image for "Pills and Starships", a young adult novel by Lydia Millet

Sound Fiction: Pills and Starships

Pulitzer-nominated author Lydia Millet reads from her new young adult science fiction novel, a dystopian portrait of a teen's struggle to make sense of her world.

May 29, 2014
Javier Duran, executive director at the University of Arizona Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry, discusses the Confluence Center's presence at the Festival of Books.

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Mar 13, 2014

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