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Grand Canyon Music Festival Begins 33rd Season

Longstanding event began after a long hike and a request for music.

Wildlife Crossings Give Animal Commuters the Right of Way

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Snakes in the Garden; Turning a Passion into a Business; Dímelo Asks About Favorite Places

William Shatner Brings his World to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Pros & Cons of Prop 123; the latest on the state budget dealmaking; and a Tucson man plans to work his way across all 50 states.

David Cross: Staying Busy from Stage to Screen

Also on Arizona Spoitlight: Charles Mingus Celebrated in Nogales; Update on Budget Dealmaking; Building Tucson with Mud, Straw & Sweat.

The border between Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico.

Music Will Transcend Border at Douglas-Agua Prieta Concert

'Binational Concert Sin Fronteras' draws musicians from Mexico and US.

Cumbia Corridos Make Heroes Out of Everyday Tucsonans

Vox Urbana writes music and lyrics to evoke experiences of immigration to the U.S.

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.

Arizona Spotlight for December 11, 2015

A woman skydiving pioneer tells how her adventure began; a new documentary tells the story of a unique backyard filmmaker; visit the Saint Cecilia recording studio in downtown Tucson; and a Stairwell Session with Carlos Arzate.

Arizona Spotlight for December 4, 2015

A tale from StoryCorps; Reid Anderson from the jazz trio The Bad Plus; Ray Campas from Hollywood Barber College; the Owl and Panther Project.

Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Ray Frieders (behind the camera) shoots The Giant Sandworms for their "Body of Water" video (circa 1983)

"That Desert Sound"

A collection of '80s rock videos by Southern Arizona bands debuts this weekend at HoCo Fest.

Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

Independence Day Celebrations

With fireworks - and without - Southern Arizonans celebrate Fourth of July at special events and free gatherings.

The Lives and Loss of Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl

Friends of Derrick and Amy Ross organize benefit this weekend in their honor.

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

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