Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

La Cerca goes Acoustic for a Spotlight Session

Feb 13, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Arizona 360" goes on the road to El Paso to talk border politics; the immigration story of a UA graduate from Mali and the bright future she has built.

Tucson Restaurant Legacies

Feb 6, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How national civility is being re-invigorated 8 years after a Tucson tragedy; how Tucson was once a stand-in for Las Vegas; and Adiba Nelson considers the many special kinds of "Black Love".

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

Jan 31, 2019 A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Jan 30, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Jan 23, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Becoming a Goat?

Jan 16, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Author Sees Food Systems as a Way to Unite People

Jan 10, 2019 Tucson resident says communities across the country are joining forces for the common good.

Exploring "Zero Hour", and the Rebellion of Zero Mostel

Jan 9, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A family separated for 6 years by the U.S. / Mexico border; Gary Paul Nabhan on "Food from the Radical Center"; and the Zoppè Family Circus legacy.

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Dec 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Signs of Life and Death Along Southwestern Highways

Dec 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Commemorating the Powell Expedition 150 years later; The Kindred launch "One Book, One Community", and Rollies Mexican Patio's homegrown cuisine.

Making "Cloud Soup"

Dec 5, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How changing your address may impact your voting status; What is AVATAR, and how might it change the science of telling truth from fiction?; and Pima County Gardeners mark 35 years of helping Arizona grow.

Return to Rio Bravo

Nov 28, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Kino Border Initiative is aiding migrant families; Tucson mystery writer bases novel around opioid addiction; and remembering filmmaker Nicolas Roeg.

Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Nov 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secret life of spiders, and Tucsonans share tips for coping with difficult emotions.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Nov 14, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

This Tucsonan Was 'Saved By Standup'

Nov 14, 2018 An interest in comedy leads to life-changing chapters for Nancy Stanley.

"The War of the Worlds" Returns to the Silver Screen in Tucson

Nov 7, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Celebrating sobriety with members of the Tohono O'odham nation; why a high school senior in Tucson wrote a book that explores his family's Indian heritage; Nostalgia for the kind of foods you just can't get anymore.

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