/ Modified mar 7, 2014 4:40 p.m.

Arizona Spotlight for March 7, 2014

Saturday is International Women's Day, Tucson women inspire changes at church; musician Dave Bromberg visits Arizona; artist explores the spiritual significance of ravens

Featured on the March 7th, 2014 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Saturday, March 8 is International Women's Day, and this year's theme is "inspiring change". Locally, Britain Eakin reports on the increasing number of women who are assuming leadership roles in churches...

  • Multi-instrumentalist David Bromberg is known for blending bluegrass, rock, country and jazz, and for touring year round to play venues both large and small. In advance of his upcoming visit to Sahuarita, Jake Feinberg talks to Bromberg about his passion for keeping traditional American music alive...

  • And, what do ravens represent in nature and in art? Mark McLemore talks with Beth Surdut, a New Mexico-based artist who has been recognized by the Audubon Society for her detailed raven illustrations. Surdut travels the Southwest gathering stories about people's interactions with ravens, stories that Surdut says often have a spiritual element...



ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs every Friday at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, and every Saturday at 5:00 pm, on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.

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