Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

Tropical Plants Thrive In 'Cool' Greenhouse

Jul 10, 2012 Tucson Botanical Gardens showcases unique plants in controlled environment

Long-Lost Film Footage Reveals Temple of Music and Art's Genesis

Jul 5, 2012 Groundbreaking for Tucson institution captured in 1920s footage.

Teachers' Voices with Ofelia Zepeda and Meredith Kupinski

Jul 5, 2012 Two educators talk about a new program where teachers - instead of students - are asked to become immersed in the indigenous culture of their school.

Legislation, Lawsuits Fly Over Banning Lead Ammo

Jun 29, 2012 Two sides agree on lead-poisoning threat to California condor, part on ways to solve problem


Jun 28, 2012 Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Photographer Strives to Capture Vanishing Culture

Jun 21, 2012 Scott Baxter travels the state to record the ranching tradition

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Jun 14, 2012 Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Roll Acosta

Jun 7, 2012 Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

May 31, 2012 Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

Book Club Discusses Literary Works No Longer Taught At TUSD

May 18, 2012 The Mexican American Studies Book Club meets for the first time

Outside Dollars a Gift in CD8 Race

May 17, 2012 Nearly $1M in Super PAC funding has come in on both sides

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

May 11, 2012 Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at some of the different interpretations this historic event has received in film, from "Tombstone" to "Hour of the Gun"

Poetry Off The Page

May 11, 2012 The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

Electric Cars

May 10, 2012 A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

Teachers' Voices with Adrienne Capone and Kevin Lopez

Apr 26, 2012 Meet a Baboquivari Middle School student who decided that since her school couldn't provide a poetry club, she'd start one herself

'Some Thrived, Some Died'

Apr 26, 2012 New book chronicles the history of Arizona mining towns past and present.

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