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Music Without Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson couple celebrates their 80th anniversary; A Book I Love, and a look at a Tucson neighborhood through the eyes of a lifelong resident.

How 'Finding Nemo' Helps Navajo Kids Connect with Native Tongue

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How changes to campaign finance laws may change Arizona's politics; StoryCorps; and "A Book I LOve".

Authors Diana Gabaldon, Jimmy Blackmon, Linda Valdez & Dan Falk Visit The 2016 Tucson Festival of Books

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tusconans try their hand at interpreting Shakespeare.

Finding the Soul of an Octopus; and Who Killed Vincent Van Gogh?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking ahead to the Arizona legislative session's second half; The Department of Child Safety deals with backlog of cases.

An original 1623 edition of the Shakespeare First Folio.

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

Arizona Spotlight for December 18, 2015

Brothers share memories of growing up in an unconventional family; author Tom Van Dyke talks about "A Cowboy Christmas"; learn about the first Tucson Solo Theater Festival; meet a young cellist chosen to perform with The Moscow Ballet.

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Author Kathryn Ferguson 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.

Nabhan encourages using local food sources such as mesquite trees in the Sonoran desert.

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

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.

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.

Maya Angelou Remembered

Debi Chess Mabie shares her personal connection to Maya Angelou's poem "Phenomenal Woman"

A Book I Love

Readers of all ages tell about the books that have touched, thrilled, or inspired them the most.

40 Years of Chronicling Gay Experience

Novelist, essayist Edmund White visits Tucson, to discuss career, latest writings.

Naomi Benaron, author, shares her debut novel, Running the Rift, and will be appearing with Craig Johnson, Jonathan Tropper, and Tom Zoellner at the Tucson Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee's 17th Annual Book & Author Luncheon on March 6th and 7th.

Tucson Author Draws Inspiration from Africa

Naomi Benaron discusses 'Running the Rift,' novel about a Tutsi boy

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