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US Poet Laureate Explores Positive Poetics with Tucson Students

A performance from Juan Felipe Herrera at Davis Bilingual; and a special message in Spanish from the poet.

Street Fair Brings Visitors, Closes Streets in Midtown This Weekend

Event draws nearly 300,000 people to the shopping district twice each year.

Wildcat Fever: Police Want Revelry, Not Rowdiness

Tournament game aftermaths have brought rioting, destruction in the past.

Festival Aims for Nuanced Representation of Mexican Cinema

Tucson Cine Mexico is in its 14th edition, the longest-running festival of its kind in the US.

Five Faded Stars Shine Brightly in "Bellas de Noche"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The message of Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address; Odyssey Storytelling founder writes book; reviews of two films featured in Tucson Cine Mexico 2017.

Group Hopes Funding Can Give Local Nonprofits Needed Flexibility

The CORE grants, from the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, are worth up to $30,000.

A Big Day for Poetry in Tucson

A 'poetry orchestra' with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; TC Tolbert named Tucson poet laureate.

Tucson Islamic Center Hosts Middle Schoolers' Discussion

Goal of next week's conversation: Bridge differences, find commonalities.

A Q&A With Author Stephen Pyne

Pyne, who will be at the Tucson Festival of Books, has penned a series on wildfire based on region.

Frederick Douglass Celebrated Onstage

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The imperilled future of Bears Ears National Monument; and Tucson author Edie Jarolim shares travel adventures in new book.

Seeing 'Hidden Figures,' on the Screen and in the Community

Middle schoolers watch special screening of the Hollywood film and meet with black leaders on UA campus.

Pull on Your Boots: It's Rodeo Time in Tucson

Traditional parade kicks off four days of ridin', ropin' and bronc bustin'.

Mime Evolves with "Tales of Transformation"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American protests against DAPL continue; Adiba Nelson on "Black Futures Month"; and acclaimed pianist Nino Bakradze.

From Georgia, With Love

Internationally award-winning classical pianist from the Republic of Georgia comes to the U.S. to pursue her musical dreams

Episode 125: Local Law Enforcement Responds to Trump's Immigration Actions

Plus, black student leaders on misguided idea of 'post-racial' society; the UA Conference on Aging; the future of the Arizona Geological Survey.

Tucson Islamic Center Invites Students to Interfaith Conversation

Students of different faiths have already RSVP'ed to the event.

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