Play the video above to see these stories on AZ Illustrated Arts for Thursday, Feb. 27:

CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTO EXHIBIT: A new photo exhibit in Tucson is marking Black History Month with images of the civil rights movement. The exhibit is titled "Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement," and it features 50 gelatin silver photographs, made between 1962 and '64, when Lyon served as the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

TRUE STORY PRODUCTION: A chat with the director and two cast members of a local production based on the true story of Emmett Till. In August 1955, Till, a 14-year-old African American boy from Chicago, traveled south to visit cousins in the Mississippi Delate, a rigidly segregated police state.

DEGRAZIA: THE MAND AND THE MYTHS: James and Marilyn Johnson, authors of the new biographical portrait "DeGrazia: The Man and the Myths," about acclaimed Southwest artist Ted DeGrazia.

IN-STUDIO PERFORMANCE OF EMMET, DOWN IN MY HEART: Actors perform a scene of the production based on real life.

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