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Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

stefan george and tom walbank 2012 spotlight Stefan George and Tom Walbank performing in 2012.
Courtesy A.T. Willett

Featured on the August 14, 2015 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • What does Mapping Q, the current community gallery show at The University of Arizona Museum of Art, have to say about Tucson's social landscape? Mark McLemore meets the LGBTQ youth who created art that explores questions of identity and place...
  • As Tucson prepares to celebrate its 240th birthday, Gisela Telis asks local historians to describe what life was like in the year 1776, when Tucson was a fledgling fort with a population struggling to survive...

  • Roger Pfeuffer of The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace discusses how the group is celebrating Tucson's 240th birthday on Sunday, August 22nd...

  • And - blues, rock & folk musician Stefan George died Monday, leaving a major legacy to Tucson's artistic heritage. Mark McLemore talks with drummer Will Clipman, one of Stefan George's friends and collaborators, about how his music will be remembered...

Photos of Stefan George provided by A.T. Willett.

Listen to the complete show:

ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs Fridays at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, and Saturdays at 5:00 pm, on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.
This episode of Arizona Spotlight is available on iTunes

mapping q art unsized image "Mappiung Q' art by Lanay Lindsey
Courtesy UAMA
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