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Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

After living in Europe and Asia, Patricia Deridder settled in the United States where she eventually opened Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson.

Tucson's Japanese Gardens is a "Dream Come True."

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and director.

Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

UA Celebrates Women in Pair of Events Wednesday, Thursday

UA students and faculty focus poetry, prose, dance and discussion on women's issues.

All Souls: Tucson's Annual Celebration of Life and Death

2015 procession estimated to be the largest in event's 25-year history.

Arizona Spotlight for October 9, 2015

Voices for the Cure returns; Tucson group shares interest in ancient Egypt; artist Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal; restoring a missing piece of Poland's Jewish history.

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

Leslie Bromberg, ARCE AZ Board Member, at Karnak temple complex in Luxor, Egypt

A Love for Egypt from Arizona

Decades-old group focuses on ancient Egypt and its architecture.

Arizona Spotlight for October 2nd, 2015

Remembering "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" with stars Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd; the challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, Chris Dashiell previews the first Tucson Festival of Films.

Arizona Spotlight for September 18, 2015

Comedian Dana Carvey brings his characters to Tucson; local organization offers support and safety to victims of domestic abuse; author Johanna Skibsrud reads from her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

The Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse in Tucson provides a safe place for women and children who need help escaping violence at home.

Raising Awareness About Verbal and Physical Aggression

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is in October

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Head of Tucson Museum of Art to Retire

After a decade on the job, Knight says he is ready for the unknown.

German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Arizona Spotlight for August 28, 2015

Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from a master of the trade, explore the legacy of Mexican women in journalism; and more...

Organ Pipe cacti are native to Mexico, but are also found in part of Arizona, in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

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