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How One Doctor Helps Patients Face Death; and Another Finds Music Instrumental to Happiness.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DImelo goes to Tumamoc Hill; and Beth Surdut puts hummingbird etiquette to use.

The Art of Paying Attention: Hummingbird Etiquette

Beth Surdut tells about a treasure hunt that begins with bird droppings and leads to one of the desert's smallest, fastest inhabitants.

An original 1623 edition of the Shakespeare First Folio.

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

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.

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

The Art of Paying Attention: Coyote

Author & illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors.

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 29, 2016

Listen to the first Arizona Spotlight to be recorded in front of a live audinece, on Jan. 24, 2016 at the historic El Casino Ballroom in Tucson.

An overview shot of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show held downtown at the Tucson Convention Center by the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society as part of the two week-long Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase.

Tucson Gem Show: 'Big Rush of Color, Brightness, Sparkling'

Two-week annual showcase has $120M impact on economy, draws 50,000 visitors.

Volunteers at the Postal History Foundation.

Postal History in Tucson: Letter That Fell Into the Sea

Central Tucson is home to 100-plus-year-old post office, countless stamps.

Arizona Spotlight for January 22, 2016

From StoryCorps, 10-year old Zoe shares thoughts on politics and race; what is the community story project "Dimelo" all about?; Patricia Ward Kelly honors the legacy of her husband Gene Kelly; singer Lizz Wright plays the Tucson Jazz Festival.

Reyes Suarez at the Mission Branch of the Pima County Library, where he works as a Library Technology Assistant.

Tucsonan Who 'Was Always Scared to Come to the Library' Grows Up to Work There

Mission Library technical assistant says a grandfather's influence took him to a place he feared growing up.

Arizona Spotlight for January 15, 2016

StoryCorps in Tucson preents a grandfather's tale of adventure during World War II; new biography tells the story of the first American woman to become a doctor; Tucson unemployed look for work "Under the Sun".

Tucson Hosts Annual Conference for Zoo Directors

More than 200 top zoo officials from across country in town to talk shop

Violinist Michael Sigler plays on the UMC lawn as the memorial is packed up.

Bell Ceremony Marks Fifth Anniversary of Tucson Shooting

Tucsonans gather as victims names read, each followed by sound of a bell.

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".

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