/ Modified nov 3, 2016 3:19 p.m.

Tucson's Historic "Sunshine Mile" Threatened by Redevelopment

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Feeding Our Future" looks at turning garbage into gardens; Chris Dashiell explores the Hollywood "star system"; and a poetic essay from playwright Robert Beverly.

Featured on the October 21st, 2016 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Learn how a decades-in-the-making construction plan for Broadway Boulevard is endangering what some say is an irreplaceable part of Tucson history...

  • Film essayist Chris Dashiell considers the Hollywood "star system", and compares contemporary film actors with classic movie stars of old...

  • In part 6 of the 9 part series Feeding Our Future, Laura Markowitz reports on how University of Arizona students, city staff, award-winning chefs - and zoo elephants - are working together to turn garbage into gardens...

  • And, Tucson playwright and poet Robert Beverly shares a playful recommendation that we should leave our "isolated cacti" once in awhile, to meet our neighbors and consider their opinions as part of the song of life...

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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