Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

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.

The Plight of Vaquita in the Sea of Cortez

Oct 31, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A deadline looms for a comprehensive water plan in Arizona, and how a "ballot brunch" can help attendees become better voters.

Impasse Over Who Loses Water, and How Much, Could Sink Arizona Drought Planning

Oct 31, 2018 A water dispute is playing out between Central Arizona cities, tribes and farms.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

Oct 31, 2018 A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

The 11th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

Oct 24, 2018 Light the jack-o-lantern, turn up the radio, and grab a few pieces of trick-r-treat candy to enjoy a collection of seasonal stories designed to thrill and chill!

Barbara Kingsolver on Creating "Unsheltered"

Oct 17, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hosts of "Boom Goddess Radio" tell about creating a podcast designed for their generation; and travel writer Jane Stern on exploring the very best American "Roadfood".

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Oct 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Oct 10, 2018 Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

The Conversation That America is Not Having Over "The S Word"

Oct 3, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tips from Tucsonans on boosting your mental wellness; and critic David Bianculli talks about the evolution that helped make today's TV terrific.

Tom Bailey's Return to Pop

Sep 26, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Origins of Tucson street names; walking The Arizona Trail inspires poetry; and "The Great American Read" in Saddlebrooke.

Hiking and Poetry on the Arizona National Scenic Trail

Sep 26, 2018 Author writes 43 passages on more than 800 miles

"Every Brilliant Thing"

Sep 19, 2018 On a special Arizona Spotlight, Tucsonans share how they cope, and suggestions for making better choices when dealing with anxiety, depression and stress.

What a Colorado River in Decline Means for the Radical Idea of Resurrecting Glen Canyon

Sep 12, 2018 As levels on Lake Powell and the Colorado River drop, do proposals to reimagine Glen Canyon Dam stand a chance?

The Ronny Chieng Explosion

Sep 6, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why candidates may be changing messaging before the general election; kindness in action on the UA campus; and helping hands for nature.

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