/ Modified oct 11, 2018 8:51 a.m.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

binational encuentro hero 1 An amalgam of some of the artists participating in the Binational Encuentro, October 11 - 19, 2018. (PHOTO: Courtesy Binational Encuentro)

Arizona Spotlight

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

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Featured on the October 11th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • First, it was a socio-political movement originating in Tucson that spread across the country - now, it is also a play. Nancy Montoya talks with the creators of the Borderlands Theatre production Sanctuary.


SANCTUARY Logo "Sanctuary" a new play by Tucson's Borderlands Theater (September 2018) (PHOTO: Borderlands Theater)


binational encuentro hero 2 Nayla Altamirano, a lawyer, an activist, and a performance artist with Zapotec and Chilean roots, is one of dozens of artists participating in the 2018 Binational Encuentro, October 11 - 19, 2018. (PHOTO: Courtesy Binational Encuentro)


Sweet acacia Master Gardeners The sweet acacia is one of the many native plants that grows in the Sonoran Desert. (PHOTO: Tony Paniagua, AZPM)

  • And, a preview of an art show being presented by the Tucson non-profit Tu Nidito called A Colorful Journey, where each piece is created by a youth who has been impacted by death or a serious medical condition diagnosis. A Colorful Journey: An Artistic Expression of Grief is on display at 260 East Congress Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th & 14th, and admission is free.


Tu Nidito Art Show

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