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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.

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.

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.

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.

Take a Break in Tiger's Tap Room

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An endangered species update; Digna Theatre Company combines art with human rights; Adiba Nelson essay; and sculptor Barbara Grygutis honored with new book.

The Fearless Jazz of Dee Dee Bridgewater

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two local churches make room for Central American refugees; electronic music emerges from virtual space in Tucson; and an overview of the 2017 Tucson Jewish International Film Festival.

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

George Takei's "Allegiance" Has a Message for America

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson organic farm with a mission; and the harmonious sound of The Reveille Men's Chorus.

Street Fair Taking Over Fourth Avenue This Weekend

The semi-annual event brings visitors, money and traffic to central Tucson.

Visit Camp Bravo, a Base for Homeless Vets in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a rundown of important results from state elections; and "Feeding Our Future" visits Tucson barrios where positive change is growing.

Take a Ride in The Rap Van

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2016 election hits the home stretch in Arizona; students with mental illness struggle to cope in the classroom; Feeding Our Future, part 7: "The Politics of Produce Rescue"

RinCon '16 Invites Arizonans to Get Their Game On!

Explore an annual weekend event where gamers of all ages gather to match wits, roll dice and play cards in a bewildering array of tabletop, strategy, and fantasy games.

Grand Canyon Music Festival Begins 33rd Season

Longstanding event began after a long hike and a request for music.

Curtain Up: $2M Saves Arizona Theatre Company's Season

Last-minute contributions keep the organization from financial collapse, officials say.

Arizona Theatre Company Warns of Financial Crisis

Professional arts group says it must raise $2 million by Friday.

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