/ Modified oct 6, 2017 1:14 p.m.

A Celebration of "Dia de los Muertos"...from the Afterlife

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

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courtesy Live Theatre Workshop

Featured on the October 6th, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

Click here for BASIS Schools: Part 1

  • Go backstage at The Live Theatre Workshop in Tucson to find out what its new original production, a spooky-but-family-friendly musical called Dia de Los Muertos says about loss and making friends - including those from the afterlife...
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courtesy Live Theatre Workshop

- And, in a short essay, author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut reflects on what hurricanes often leave behind for survivors to cope with...

beth surdut florida painting Eye of the Storm / Quench My Thirst - 32"x44" painting on silk by Beth Surdut

Join us next week on Spotlight for a new episode of "The Art of Paying Attention". Beth Surdut takes us into the waters of Florida's Myakka River, to paddle alongside its most famous - and formidable - inhabitants: alligators.

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