Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

"A Traveler’s Guide to Geriatrica: A Journey into the Changing Land of Aging”

Dec 3, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why Tucson's "Dancing Man" does what he does; Chris Dashiell looks at three standout selections from the virtual Tucson Cine Mexico Film Festival; and the unlikely return of the drive-in theatre.

"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.

Nov 25, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.

Overcoming Post-Election Partisan Hostility

Nov 19, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The VOTE Program uses conversation to defuse political conflict, and a pair of personal reflections on Election 2020 from Adiba Nelson and Fenton Johnson.

Voices On The Economy (VOTE)

Nov 18, 2020 A new approach to economics education takes on partisan hostility

The TusCon Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention goes virtual.

Nov 4, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Stories That Soar!" brings a 2nd grade writer's story to life; and author Benjamin Lorr talks about his book "The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket".

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Oct 4, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

"My voice pouring from me with all the soul a rainstorm has..." Teen poets are ready to change the world.

Sep 23, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Susan Miner on creating "Peace Inside, Beauty Outside"; and some happy chaos from The Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

Author Craig Johnson talks about Sheriff Walt Longmire's "Next to Last Stand".

Sep 16, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Real talk about living with autism, from some folks in our community who have first-hand experience.

"What I want the world to know about how I feel..." - young Tucson poets speak out.

Sep 9, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet the ascending Tucson band Taco Sauce; and the conclusion of "Youth Crossing Gender Borders": understanding the roots of transphobia.

Young Tucson poets share their feelings about life in the year 2020.

Sep 2, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The lifelong connection between a UA educator and the American Western; and part 4 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders: “Riding the Ambiguity Train”.

Arizona Spotlight for August 27, 2020

Aug 27, 2020 How a Tucson middle school is approaching the new school year; a remembrance of community builder André Newman; and “Trans-Generational Advice”.

Living with Alzheimer's, during a pandemic.

Aug 18, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a Tucson artist's meticulous style brings solace; and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Voices for change represent Arizona in "Arts Across America"

Aug 12, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Black in America - A Lived Experience" by Adiba Nelson; and Youth Crossing Gender Borders, Episode 1: Parents Taking Pride.

Rogue Radio presents Kate Chopin's “Désirée's Baby”

Aug 4, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "I DREAM IN WIDESCREEN" 2020 has NOT been cancelled; and a look back at Tucson's drive-in history from Chris Dashiell.

What living in a world made from chemicals means for "The Sensitives".

Jul 29, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Jes Baker on making self-love a part of the pandemic; and a Summer 2020 insect update from "The King of Sting", Justin O. Schmidt.

Composer Steve Roach believes "The music is the medicine".

Jul 22, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the podcast "Epilogue" tells the story of one woman's suicide, and the family she left behind; plus a very short story about love adrift at sea by Aurelie Sheehan.

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