/ Modified may 16, 2014 12:17 p.m.

Arizona Spotlight for May 16, 2014

Local history honored at San Ysidro Fest; fantasy and reality of Valley of the Moon.

Friends of Tucson's Birthplace (PHOTO: Friends of Tucson's Birthplace)

Featured on the May 16th, 2014 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Find out how more than 4,000 years of local history are being honored at the San Ysidro Festival at Mission Garden this weekend. Mark Mclemore talks with a local historian and a gardener from The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace about reviving a very old tradition...

  • Is there a safe place for faeries and other creatures of fantasy in Tucson? Laura Markowitz explores the unique origin of the local landmark called Valley of the Moon...

  • And, Tales of Tucson presents an original radio drama set at Valley of the Moon, where an abandoned Tucson girl finds some unlikely allies while searching for her “Forever Home”...

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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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