August 28, 2019 / Modified aug 28, 2019 5:24 p.m.

Ray Manley's Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "From Grief to Acceptance" with Misty Proffitt-Thompson; HOCO Fest 2019 is the biggest yet; and a visit to the Vegan restaurant Tumerico.

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Arizona Spotlight

Ray Manley's Arizona

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Featured on the August 29th, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • A conversation with Misty Proffitt-Thompson, author of From Grief to Acceptance: An Active Process for Healing While Honoring Our Loved Ones. It tells how she restored her own spiritual belief system after years of depression following her younger sister’s murder. Proffitt-Thompson will be giving two talks - and signing books - next week in Tucson. On Thursday, September 5th she will be at the Barnes & Noble in the Foothills Mall. On Friday, September 6th, she will be at the Barnes & Noble on East Broadway. Both events are from 6 – 8 pm.

misty proffitt-thompson hero "from Grief to Acceptance" is Misty Proffitt-Thompson's second book of spiritual insight.

hocofest hero 1 HOCO Fest turns much of downtown Tucson into a weekend-long community celebration.
Julius Schlosburg

matt baquet hero Matt Baquet in the AZPM radio studio. Baquet is one of the organizers of Hotel Congress' 2019 HOCO Fest.
Andrew Brown

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ray manley portrait unsized Photographer Ray Manley and the tools of his trade.
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- And, Wendy Garcia grew up in Alamos, Sonora, cooking her family’s traditional meat-based Mexican recipes. After moving to Tucson when she was 17, Garcia decided to start her own business selling vegan tamales at farmers' markets. We’ll hear how that grew into Tumerico, a nationally recognized restaurant in the heart of Tucson.

"Tumerico", produced by Andrew Brown for Arizona Illustrated

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