More Arizona History People and Places Stories

Tucson Turns 242, Though Some Put Age at 4,000

Community celebration to include native foods, cannon fire on the presidio grounds.

That Time Andy Warhol Tried to Shoot a Western in Tucson...

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Tucson voters approve the half cent sales tax increase?; local handyman shares stories of working across America; and a new twist on basket weaving traditions.

Historic Bus to Return to Bisbee for First Time Since '50s

24-passenger bus was a standard feature in the community in the last century.

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.

Inside the Arizona Highways Wildlife Guide

Also on Arizona Spotlight: From the Women's March to a Political Movement; Géza Röhrig's Holocaust Remembrance

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.

Comedian Tig Notaro Has a Great Career Despite Bad Advice

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A veteran's eye witness account of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor; the lasting legacy of uranium mining in the Navajo nation.

Pascua Yaqui Youth Get Involved

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American portrayals in film; profile of Tucson author Ethel Lee Miller; and young love at a long distance.

Iconic 'A' West of Downtown Tucson Marks Centennial

Construction of letter on Sentinel Peak began in 1914 and ended in 1916.

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

Arizona Spotlight for January 8, 2015

Ron & Nancy Barber remember the aftermath of January 8, 2011; one of the oldest buildings in Arizona gets a facelift; a preview of the 2016 Jewish International Film Festival including "Mister Kaplan" and "Enter the Faun".

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

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and director.

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.

A Love for Egypt from Arizona

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

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...

Selected Archive Filters

Arizona, History, People and Places
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona