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Music Without Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson couple celebrates their 80th anniversary; A Book I Love, and a look at a Tucson neighborhood through the eyes of a lifelong resident.

Jim,Noni Saunders 5 years Jim and Noni's fifth wedding anniversary.
Courtesy Saunders family

Featured on the May13th, 2016 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:


  • One night in April, the border fence between Douglas, Arizona and Agua Prieta, Mexico was the site for a concert featuring artists from both countries called "Music Without Borders". Nancy Montoya talks with people living on both sides of the border about how the political division affects them...

  • What is the secret to a lasting marriage according to one Tucson couple? Vanessa Barchfield asks Jim and Noni Saunders, who this week are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary surrounded by family and friends...

  • Readers from across Southern Arizona tell Mark about the books that have inspired, entertained, or thrilled them the most in a new installment of "A Book I Love"...

  • And, Dímelo explores what it’s like to return to a place that still feels familiar, but that has changed in significant ways. A postcard from a neighborhood between Benson Highway and Valencia Road that one resident thinks of as "the Bermuda Triangle"...

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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