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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.

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.'

Tucson Symphony Promotes CEO from Within

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

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.

Tucson Islamic Center Hosts Middle Schoolers' Discussion

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

Frederick Douglass Celebrated Onstage

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The imperilled future of Bears Ears National Monument; and Tucson author Edie Jarolim shares travel adventures in new book.

Mime Evolves with "Tales of Transformation"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American protests against DAPL continue; Adiba Nelson on "Black Futures Month"; and acclaimed pianist Nino Bakradze.

True Concord Voices and Orchestra Gets $500K Gift

The money will be used to commission five new works in five years.

Take a Break in Tiger's Tap Room

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An endangered species update; Digna Theatre Company combines art with human rights; Adiba Nelson essay; and sculptor Barbara Grygutis honored with new book.

The Fearless Jazz of Dee Dee Bridgewater

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two local churches make room for Central American refugees; electronic music emerges from virtual space in Tucson; and an overview of the 2017 Tucson Jewish International Film Festival.

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

The Drum & The Story: "Why the Owl Flies at Night"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Closer Look at Arizona's Electoral College; Saying Farewell to 2016 with Stories of Loss and Hope; Video Game Nostalgia at the Holidays.

Tucson's DeGrazia Gallery Hosts Fiesta de Guadalupe

Festival is free and open to the public this Sunday, with music, dance, performance.

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