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The Haunting of the Mexican Border

Artist, filmmaker and author Kathryn Ferguson discusses her book about the changing social and political landscape of the U.S. - Mexico Border.

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Author Kathryn Ferghuson discusses "The Haunting of the Mexican Border - One Woman's Journey"; Cooperative Extension offers expert help with agriculture and wellness; Chris Dashiell explores the heroic legacy of Zorro.

Arizona Spotlight for February 20th, 2015

Transgender woman held in male immigration detention; Peace Corps volunteers share life changing experiences; musician Suzanne Vega talks about tide and time; Chris Dashiell on 2015 Academy Awards.

Sonoran Strange: Our Captivating and Complicated Community

Tucson poet, artist and performer Logan Phillips releases new book inspired by the region.

La Santa Cecilia

Grammy Winning Band in Tucson to Support Immigrant Rights Group

La Santa Cecilia’s song El Hielo (ice) talks of daily fears undocumented face

Performance Piece Explores Culture of Border Region

Sonoran Strange raises questions about life in along the U.S.-Mexico borderlands; piece includes video projection; bilingual performance art.

Image from the trailer of "Who is Dayani Cristal?"

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

Javier Duran, executive director at the University of Arizona Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry, discusses the Confluence Center's presence at the Festival of Books.

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Play Seeks to Bring Awareness About Border Reality

I want people to "reflect on the ways we are connected," says director of Maria's Circular Dance.

Performer (silhouetted) standing in front of a project background.

Performance Explores Subtle Themes of Immigration

Dreams and Silhouettes brings together a variety of artists for a creative interpretation of controversial topic.

The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

New Doc Looks at Turbulent Debate Over Immigration in AZ

State of Arizona looks at controversial law SB 1070, its effects, the opinion of people on both sides of the spectrum.

The streets of downtown Tucson are packed with people during the annual All souls Procession.

All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

One-time intimate expression of loss becomes collective cultural tradition in Tucson; All Souls weekend kicks off Nov. 2.

Cristina Cardenas shows empowerment through this painting of a Mexican American woman.

Modern Streetcar Stops Showcase Local Public Artists

Cristina Cardenas' pieces reflect her life experience as a Latina woman living in a bicultural world.

Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante, PhD, an assistant professor at UA's School of Journalism and Center for Latin American Studies speaks about a book she recently co-edited.

Decades-Old Immigration Debate Renewed

Battle over immigration- legal and not- has long history in Arizona

Filmmakers from around the country and of Mexico are changing how Mexicans see and represent themselves on the big screen by an annual film festival in the US called, "Tucson Cine Mexico 2012." The festival is dedicated to presenting the best in contemporary Mexican cinema to a diverse audience.

Festival Brings Mexico's 'Miss Bala' to Tucson Screens

Tucson Cine Mexico to showcase cutting-edge Mexican cinema in local venues

Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

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