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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
Ray Frieders (behind the camera) shoots The Giant Sandworms for their "Body of Water" video (circa 1983)

"That Desert Sound"

A collection of '80s rock videos by Southern Arizona bands debuts this weekend at HoCo Fest.

Sep 4, 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

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

Jul 23, 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
James Stewart and Kim Novak share in the paranoid thrills of "Vertigo" (1958).

Three Great Film Scores

Chris Dashiell shares his admiration for the music from "Vertigo", "Lawrence of Arabia", and "To Kill a Mockingbird", and discusses what each added to their respective films.

May 8, 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

"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

The Lives and Loss of Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl

Friends of Derrick and Amy Ross organize benefit this weekend in their honor.

Dec 5, 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

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