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"The War of the Worlds" Returns to the Silver Screen in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Celebrating sobriety with members of the Tohono O'odham nation; why a high school senior in Tucson wrote a book that explores his family's Indian heritage; Nostalgia for the kind of foods you just can't get anymore.

war of the wrolds actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry in the 1953 film "The War of the Worlds".

Featured on the November 8th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

The Red Road

  • Twelve years ago, mental health advocate Eddie Grijalva started bringing awareness to stories of resilience and sobriety among Southern Arizona's Native American communities. Gisela Telis takes us to "The Red Road to Wellbriety Celebration", a popular annual gathering in the Tohono O'odham Nation.

"The War of the Worlds" Returns

the war of the worlds illustration Art from George Pal's 1953 "The War of the Worlds", by famed illustrator Vincent Di Fate.

"India - Facts, Faith and Festivals"

  • Meet Shivansh Srivastava, a senior at Catalina Foothills High School who teaches a class in Indian customs and organizes food drives for Tucson's homeless. Mark talks with Shivansh about writing "India: Facts, Faith and Festivals", a book designed to share his family's native culture with the world.

goddess saraswati hero Illustration of Goddess Sarawati by Shreya Srivastava from "India - Facts, Faith and Festivals"

  • And, do you ever get nostalgic about a food, whether homemade or store bought, that you just can't get anymore? A few words on remembering favorite flavors from new listeners to NPR 89.1 in Sierra Vista.

mark mclemore SV event "Arizona Spotlight" host Mark McLemore interviews a guest at the KUAS 88.9 launch event in Sierra Vista.

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