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Arizona Spotlight for October 2nd, 2015

Remembering "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" with stars Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd; the challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, Chris Dashiell previews the first Tucson Festival of Films.

Herb Alpert

A music legend visits Tucson when Herb Alpert & Lani Hall present an evening of jazz with Brazillian flavor at the Fox Tucson Theatre on September 26th.

Dana Carvey as Garth in "Wayne's World," 1992.

Dana Carvey

The comedian says he is a stand-up who is a sketch player in his heart, and that impressions can be a good way to figure out what makes people tick.

Arizona Spotlight for September 18, 2015

Comedian Dana Carvey brings his characters to Tucson; local organization offers support and safety to victims of domestic abuse; author Johanna Skibsrud reads from her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

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.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Arizona Spotlight for August 28, 2015

Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from a master of the trade, explore the legacy of Mexican women in journalism; and more...

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.

Outside by Noora, artist in "Museum as Sanctuary: Perspectives of Resilience".

Perspectives of Resilience

Visit an exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art created by global refugee artists of all ages from The Owl and Panther Project.

David Emitt Adams, Getting Along, 2014, tintype on found object from the Sonoran Desert

The State of Art - Arizona Style

Historic Tucson Museum of Art show celebrates range, diversity from Arizona artists.

Fantasy author Janni Lee Simner in the AZPM Radio Studio.

Janni Lee Simner

Tucson author creates fantasy worlds from imagination, research, and a knack for creating sense of place.

Arizona Spotlight for July 10, 2015

A community finds common ground in a local park; Sun Sounds of Arizona reads print media for those who can't; author Janni Lee Simner talks about creating fantasy fiction; unusual style of yoga offers "Authentic Movement".

Arizona Spotlight for June 12, 2015

From drop out to graduate thanks to support and compassion; sharing stories with strangers about real life; positive body image vs. media representation; how and why cicadas make such a racket.

Finding Abbey

Sean Prentiss' book explores the complicated legacy of Edward Abbey, and follows his footsteps through the Sonoran Desert region.

Flags for the Flagless is fixing flagpoles and donating United States flags to schools, businesses and other groups.

Raising the Flag Again

Police officers hope to see more United States flags throughout Arizona and the country.

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