Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

Taking Back the Night in a Year of #MeToo

May 3, 2018 Ripples from the national movement were felt at an annual Tucson event, where hundreds marched to end sexual violence.

UA Film Students Dream in Widescreen

Apr 26, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Teachers take their message to the Capitol; an exclusive interview with Linda Ronstadt; and the Center for Creative Photography celebrates Ansel Adams.

Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Apr 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Apr 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Toka: An Old Game Gaining New Popularity

Apr 6, 2018 With younger players picking up the Tohono O'odham game toka, three generations of women take the field at the same time.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Apr 5, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Tucson Teachers Demand Better Pay During Downtown March

Apr 4, 2018 Hundreds marched from two schools and plan weekly demonstrations to get lawmakers' attention.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Mar 29, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Money and Politics: Closing the Gap With Social Media

Mar 29, 2018 Social media builds fundraising networks and might replace some dollars for a campaign.

Fighting Hate with Love

Mar 22, 2018 An Interview with Civil Rights Pioneer Bernard Lafayette

Changing Minds with Nonviolence: Dr. Bernard Lafayette

Mar 22, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Indigenous Voices" explores the concept of natural democracy; author Lala Corriere on researching opioids for her novel "Tracks".

El Santo Makes a Triumphant Return to the Silver Screen

Mar 15, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: More about Tucson Cine Mexico 2018; and Tucson students join national protest against gun violence.

'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River

Mar 8, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Mar 1, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

The Art of Paying Attention: Mountain Lions

Mar 1, 2018 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on mountain lions, and how sometimes, the hunter can become the hunted.

The Rapid Growth of a Small Tucson Charter Into an International Conglomerate

Feb 23, 2018 Part II of an investigation. Also, an author discusses the history and surprising popularity of softball.

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