January 30, 2019 / Modified jan 31, 2019 10:52 a.m.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

OMD unsized hero 2 VIEW LARGER The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson presents "Dazzeled: OMD, Memphis Design & Beyond" through April 12, 2019.

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"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

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Featured on the January 31st, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

OMD hero 1 The founding members of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey.

  • Cats are frequently known for their aversion to water, but there’s a species in Asia that lives along rivers, swamps and lakes, and can swim, even underwater. Tony Paniagua speaks to Ashwin Naidu, a University of Arizona scientist who is one of the world’s leading conservationists on the fascinating felines known as fishing cats. Naidu is also the founder of The Fishing Cat Conservancy.

fishing cat hero 2 UA researcher and scientist Ashwin Naidu founded the Fishing Cat Conservancy to promote the long-term survival of fishing cats in the wild through public education, capacity building, and community based research and conservation.
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  • And, Tucson poet and playwright Brother Be (also known as Robert Beverly) shares poems dedicated to his mother and his father.

robert beverly hero Poet & playwright Robert Beverly, aka Brother Be.
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