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The Adventures of Chris Isaak

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An effort to change the landscape of Arizona's national parks; and Dímelo tells the story of a young man rebuilding his life after three years in prison.

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

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

$1M Pledge Keeps Arizona Theatre Company Operating

Nonprofit says businessman's pledge allows extended fundraising to July 15.

Sizzle & Sass with Jazz Singer Natalie Douglas

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Welcoming New Americans; Dímelo's StorySLAM gets Tusconans talking about "belonging".

Arizona Theatre Company Warns of Financial Crisis

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

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Dímelo's "Belonging" Open-Mic StorySLAM

10 storytellers, 5 minutes each. Totally unscripted.

Learning to Uncover

A Latina becomes proud of her body just the way that it is.

The Swingin' Return of The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Wildfire season update; A-10 pilots compete for "Top Gun" status; and Dímelo introduces a woman who is glad she took a risk with learning to love her body.

Native American Portrayals in Film History

Film essayist Chris Dashiell takes a closer look at one of Hollywood's biggest blindspots.

A Passion for People, A Love of Words

Retired teacher shares her knowledge with students about the power of words.

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.

Separated by Deployment, Couple Finds Refuge in Tucson

A Dímelo story from the El Rio mailbox: 'Nothing same any more when he left.'

One Artist Creates "Army" of Tucsonans

Rudy Flores 3d scans and prints community members.

Why is This Man Running from Tucson to Phoenix?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: County elections start taking shape; author tells grandfather's amazing story; and Tucson's replica cultural army.

Bedroom to Bust: Local Record Manufacturer Closes Operation

Michael Dixon turned his passion for vinyl records into Lathecuts.com

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