Featured on the April 15th, 2016 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
Located on the site of the oldest synagogue in Arizona, The Jewish History Museum in Downtown Tucson is now home to The Holocaust History Center, a permanent exhibition that honors the memory of victims and survivors, and explores the political and social history of the Holocaust...
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Mark leads a roundtable discussion with three representatives from SACASA (The Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault) about how they accomplish their mission, and some of the special factors that impact the way sexual assault cases are handled in Arizona...
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Film writer Chris Dashiell looks at La Delgada Línea Amarilla, "The Thin Yellow Line", a new film from Mexico about a group of impoverished men hired to paint the yellow line on a hundred miles of desert highway in just a few days. The film's director, Celso Garcia, will visit Tucson next week to receive the Tucson Cine Mexico Jaguar Award for Feature Directorial Debut from The Hanson Film Institute... The screening is free, but registration is required.
Tony Paniagua visits a Japanese Garden in Tucson, one of only about 250 that exist in North America, and learns about the founder's transcontinental journey to realize her dream ...
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