More Arts and Life Stories

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Honoring African American soldiers from last century

Descendants and others gather for 2nd Annual Nogales Buffalo Soldiers Salute

"Here I Am": Celebrating 100 years of powerful women in history.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How director Chanel Bragg is reinventing "The Glass Menagerie" on stage; and listen to the lyrics of non-speaking artists from the autism community on the album "Silently Loud."

Tucson Meet Yourself festival receives grant to plan 50th anniversary

This year's festival will examine the 50 year evolution of cultural diversity in Tucson.

Children of the Holocaust: The story of a survivor from the former Soviet Union

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Marcus Doe and his organization WeReconcile are hoping to reconnect adult children with their estranged fathers.

African American Museum of Southern Arizona opens

The museum officially opened on Saturday, Jan. 14 and is located at the University of Arizona.

Richard Thomas on what it means to be Atticus Finch.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Wiesenthal" brings a message of tolerance to the stage of the Invisible Theatre, and meet 2023 Tucson Jazz Festival star Matthew Whitaker.

Cochise County art programs get a boost

The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded grants to a number of local organizations.

The field guide "Birds of Arizona" was a labor of love for author Richard Cachor Taylor.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Pima County Library's Synapse Team is helping mental health community-wide; visit the El Jefe Cat Lounge; and remembering broadcasting legend Larry Schnebly.

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

Newsworthy interviews and topics that we addressed this year.

The Buzz: Winter Solstice Celebrations

The importance of the shortest day of the year in cultures around the world.

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair brings business owners from across the country

The event highlights artisanal crafts and handmade goods.

Tucson holds first Disability Pride Celebration

The event included musical and storytelling performances from disabled Tucsonans.

Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre takes you back to the Hundred Acre Wood.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; Meet Malea Chavez, the new CEO of The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; and a conversation with Bianca Vivion about "Generational Anxiety."

VAUD: UA theater students bring new stories to light from shadows of the past.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; How Owl & Panther builds community through art; author Gianlucca Russo on "The Power of Plus" in fashion; and explore the differences between day and night in a story by a local 3rd grader.

For Art's Sake

The Bisbee Arts Commission celebrates artists from the community of Lowell.

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