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Will Clipman

Meet Tucson-based musician, poet, artist, and educator Will Clipman, in a profile from Sooyeon Lee.

Parks in Focus

Meet some of the kids who spent a week camping at the Grand Canyon, as part of a program called "Parks in Focus," a collaboration between the Morris K. Udall Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club.

Warehouse District Update

The future of Downtown Tucson's historic warehouse district is an uncertain one. Sooyeon Lee talks to some local artists who are hoping they'll have a say in what happens next.

Saturday Matinees at the Fox Theatre

The Fox is celebrating its own history by bringing back classic movie serials and cartoons on Saturdays. Kimberly Craft goes to the movies to tell us more.

Las Chicas Bravas

Tony Paniagua introduces us to "Las Chicas Bravas", the nickname given a group of Mexican women who started a thriving recycling business, against all odds.

Gabriel Ayala

Listen to the music of Gabriel Ayala, a classical guitarist of Yaqui Indian descent, as he shares what drives him to seek excellence in his art.

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear the thoughts of Felix Valencia, as he prepares to leave the reservation where he lives to attend his first year of college.

Preserving Languages

Luis CarriĆ³n tells us about the work of the American Indian Language Development Institute, which celebrates native languages, and keeps them from becoming lost.

"Tu-Scene" - Blogging the Arts

Mark McLemore interviews Rachelle Diaz, an artist who runs "Tu-Scene", a blog about the local visual arts community.

Arts and the Economy

The current economic climate is making it difficult for artists to make a profit from their work. Sooyeon Lee looks at some Tucson artists who are using social networking sites to reach new audiences.

Dr. Bernard LaFayette

June 19th is Juneteenth, a commemoration of the announcement of the end of slavery. Laura Markowitz brings us a conversation with civil rights pioneer Dr. Bernard LaFayette.

Voices: Community Stories

From VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc., Lilliana Lopez explains the finer points of dumpster diving.

Naim Amor

Hear the unique sounds of a critically-acclaimed French musician who now calls Tucson his home. Naim Amor and his band play music from his new album.

Libre

Tony Paniagua introduces us to the authentic Cuban music of "Libre."

Cyclist/Author Jim Malusa

Mark McLemore interviews Tucson author and bicyclist Jim Malusa. "Into Thick Air" is his story of biking to the lowest points on six continents.

Tap Dancing

Hear an audio postcard from the Tucson celebration of "National Tap Dance Day," as produced by Matt Felix.

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