/ 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”...



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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