/ Modified oct 7, 2016 12:02 p.m.

Acclaimed World Music Artist Katia Cardenal Visits Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding new purpose after breast cancer strikes twice; and "Feeding Our Future" asks if the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona can solve the root causes of hunger.

terri and michele spotlight Terri Coutee and Michele Ley (PHOTO: Bob Lindberg)

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Featured on the October 7th, 2016 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Breast cancer is a diagnosis that no one wants, but one that an estimated 1.4 million woman and men must face every year. Tucsonan Terri Coutee talks with her cancer surgeon and friend Michele Ley about her decision to pursue a new form of reconstructive surgery following her traumatic double mastectomy...

  • Katia Cardenal is known as one of the most famous singers in her native Nicaragua, but her international following extends to Norway and the U.S. Cardenal is visiting Tucson this week, accompanied by Nina, her guitarist daughter, and the duo will perform at the Tucson Meet Yourself on Sunday. Tony Paniagua has the interview...

  • What does “success” mean for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona? Is it just about handing out more food, or can more be done to solve food insecurity? Laura Markowitz takes a closer look as part of the series Feeding Our Future...

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.

Guardabarranco unsized spot A guardabarranco sits on a tree branch. (PHOTO: Dominic Sherony )
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