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Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, As Remembered by Friends and Family

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

O'odham Dances: 'This Is The Way We Begin and End Things'

A creative collaboration combining film, poetry and Southwestern flavor debuts Tuesday in Tucson.

Maria Bamford Brightens Up Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: History & music combine at Mission San Xavier del Bac; an Air Force officer deploys, leaving his family behind.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

MOCA's Jocko Weyland: 'If You Stay Busy You Have No Time to be Unhappy'

Also, a legislative update; Adiba Nelson talks about motherhood challenges and the language of love; and Something Something Theatre presents 'Dov & Ali.'

Group Hopes UA Spring Fling Can Raise Sustainability Awareness

Team will set up 'green stations' at the annual celebration of food, fun and carnival on the UA mall.

Tucson Symphony Promotes CEO from Within

Thomas McKinney joined the orchestra in 2015 as VP of development.

Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly!

Tucson writer creates first all Native American superhero comic book "for us."

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

Street Fair Brings Visitors, Closes Streets in Midtown This Weekend

Event draws nearly 300,000 people to the shopping district twice each year.

Festival Aims for Nuanced Representation of Mexican Cinema

Tucson Cine Mexico is in its 14th edition, the longest-running festival of its kind in the US.

Five Faded Stars Shine Brightly in "Bellas de Noche"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The message of Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address; Odyssey Storytelling founder writes book; reviews of two films featured in Tucson Cine Mexico 2017.

Does the Jewish Community in Tucson Feel Safe?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A traditional Chinese tale retold on "The Drum & The Story"; and Lisa Napoli on "Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave it All Away".

After the Bomb Scare

How safe do Jews feel in Tucson?

Tucson Islamic Center Hosts Middle Schoolers' Discussion

Goal of next week's conversation: Bridge differences, find commonalities.

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