Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

ChamberLab's Next Project: "1 Song, Played 840 Times, For America!"

Nov 24, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Arizonans accept a soda tax in the name of education?; non-profit Sun Sounds provides access to print media for those who need it; and Tucsonans tell stories about kindness in our community.

The Mysterious, Mystical Sound of Gamelan

Nov 16, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water conservation vs. water crisis; what is it like to be a clown in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade?; and Chris Dashiell on the unnerving 1968 film "Targets".

Melinda Snodgrass: Exploring the Law on the Final Frontier

Nov 9, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A review of this week's local election results; "Missing in America" project honors departed veterans; and volunteers making a difference in Arizona state parks.

Colorful Canary Lights Up a Home With Music

Nov 3, 2017 The "Spanish Timbrado" is known for its plumage and songs.

Rob Paulsen: What Doing Voices for Cartoons is Really Like

Nov 3, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Arizona sales taxes are implemented; an interview with musician A.J. Croce; and the harmonious bond between a Tucson man and his pet canary.

Show Features Art as Freedom from Confinement

Nov 1, 2017 UA Honors College blends words, movement and visual performance to celebrate life "Unbarred."

Arizona Spotlight Special: A Conversation About Youth Mental Illness

Oct 29, 2017 A special panel discussion takes a closer look at youth and mental health.

The 10th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

Oct 27, 2017 A collection of seasonal stories about the darker side of The Old Pueblo, all designed to thrill and chill!

Differences and Dwarfism

Oct 20, 2017 On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Oct 13, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Oct 13, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

A Celebration of "Dia de los Muertos"...from the Afterlife

Oct 6, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

Public Schools Inc.: From Small Tucson Charter to International Network

Oct 6, 2017 Part II of an investigation looking at the successful expansion of Tucson's BASIS schools into private and international operations.

Public Schools Inc.: When Public Education Turns Into Big Business

Sep 29, 2017 Part I of an investigation into how Tucson's BASIS schools grew from a small charter into an international network.

How the Holocaust History Center Shines a Light on Justice for Global LGBTQ Community

Sep 29, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Basics of BASIS: How BASIS Transformed from One Tucson School to an International Brand

Documentary Follows Andy Warhol Sculpture from Family Living Room to $3 Million Dollar Auction

Sep 22, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why many Arizona missing persons cases may be getting a new look; Meet the woman behind the voice of Tucson's transit system; Two volunteers who help keep Arizona's parks & trails in shape.

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