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MacArthur Fellow Brackette Williams

Ethnic studies connects UA anthropology professor with 'genius grant'

Arizona Spotlight for March 20, 2015

Upcoming space experiment has a local connection; UA Science lecture series explores "Life in the Universe"; fitness as the front line against Parkinson's; "A Book I Love" from the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books.

Queen of the Night by JA Jance

AZ WEEK: Tucson Festival of Books Grows, Promotes Literacy

Celebration of literature in its seventh year, features nationally knownn authors, including home-grown.

Arizona Spotlight for March 13th, 2015

Meet a local man who overcame his illiteracy while in his 50s; all-around entertainer Ben Vereen reflects on a stellar career; author Elizabeth Evans explores friendship & betrayal in her novel "As Good as Dead"; National Pi Day gets a closer look.

Not Too Old to Learn

Imagine learning to read and write after more than fifty years of keeping your illiteracy a secret. Uwe Keilitz shares how he became a reader and teacher after turning his life around.

Tucson Festival of Books Returns to University of Arizona Campus

“It is all about books, it is about education, it is all about making Tucson a better place,” Festival Executive Director says.

Author J.A. Jance: Second-Grade Teacher Inspired Her

Mystery writer, coming to Tucson Festival of Books, had to overcome gender discrimination at UA.

No-Bake Lucky Charms Cake

Cook the Colors of the Rainbow with Author Jackie Alpers

Sprinkles! Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts is packed with ways to make desserts not just delicious - but beautiful too.

Author Jean Kwok Shows Brooklyn Life Through Immigrant's Eyes

Best-selling author based writings on her own story

Dave Barry

Hear why Barry thinks his parents were part of "The Greatest Generation - to Party", and other pearls of wisdom from his new book.

Leonard Nimoy was an enthusiastic guitarist and songwriter throughout his life.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, the Poet

Explore a lesser known side of the late actor's work, one that earned him a devoted following beyond the final frontier of "Star Trek".

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015

A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.

Arizona Spotlight for February 6th, 2015

Music and memories with songwriter and performer Dan Hicks; a trip to the Tohono O'odham Nation to learn how recycling can also be redemption; author Johanna Skibsrud discusses her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Chris Impey looks "Beyond"

Does humanity possess an "exploration gene"? Award-winning UA scientist looks at the past, present, and future of space travel in new book.

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