/ Modified apr 5, 2018 4:57 p.m.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

gary stroutsos watchtower 2 hero Clark Tenakhongva, Veronica, a Grand Canyon park ranger, and Gary Stroutsos in the Grand Canyon's Desert View Watchtower. (PHOTO: Levi Davis)

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Featured on the April 6th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:


teachers protest downtown spotlight Educators from across the state gather in downtown Tucson to protest on behalf of education funding. (PHOTO: Brandon Mejia)
  • Nick O'Gara visits the Tohono O’odham Nation in Sells, Arizona to meet some women there who play "Toka" - a very old sport that is gaining new popularity.


toka fence spotlight A game of toka underway in Sells, Arizona. (PHOTO: AC Swedbergh, AZPM)


gary stroutsos spotlight Gary Stroutsos performing in The Desert View Watchtower at the Grand Canyon for the music & video project "Ongtupqa". (PHOTO: Levi Davis)
  • And, "Love Letters to the Library" returns, with University of Arizona student Mely Bohlman writing about the fun she has learning about her community as a library book-bike volunteer.


mely bohlman spotlight UA student Mely Bohlman, an enthusiastic Library Book Bike volunteer, in the AZPM radio studio. (PHOTO: Colleen Greer)
book bike spotlight Photo of Pima County's first Book Bike on January 30, 2012 at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. The modified cargo bike, made by Haley Tricycles in Philadelphia, is outfitted with book shelves. Donated books are given away during appearances.
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