Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Feb 9, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Feb 2, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Shaping Sound with Steve Roach

Jan 25, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Following the money that powers Arizona politicians; and world-renowned curator Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett on "Museums of Identity".

Exploring the Beauty of the Natural World with Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Jan 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How federal tax cuts will be felt in Arizona; and essayist Adiba Nelson considers the challenge of blending a family.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Jan 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Jan 11, 2018 Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Jan 4, 2018 Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Dec 22, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Dec 8, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy

Dec 1, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: John Waters brings his love for Christmas to Tucson; astronomical photographs celebrate the beauty of the planet Mars.

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."

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