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After living in Europe and Asia, Patricia Deridder settled in the United States where she eventually opened Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson.

Tucson's Japanese Gardens is a "Dream Come True."

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and director.

Arizona Spotlight for November 13, 2015

'Nam Jam marks 28 years of veteran brotherhood; veteran, folksinger & teacher Clyde Appleton remembered; Steven Wright takes his comedy seriously; voices form the 2015 All Souls Procession.

Arizona Spotlight for October 9, 2015

Voices for the Cure returns; Tucson group shares interest in ancient Egypt; artist Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal; restoring a missing piece of Poland's Jewish history.

Leslie Bromberg, ARCE AZ Board Member, at Karnak temple complex in Luxor, Egypt

A Love for Egypt from Arizona

Decades-old group focuses on ancient Egypt and its architecture.

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 Hollywood Barber

Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from Ray Campas, a master of the trade with more than five decades of experience.

An image of a street in Barrio Viejo, on exhibit now in the UA Libraries Specials Collections.

Nostalgia on Display at Exhibition of Tucson's Past

Tucson: Growth, Change and Memories was planned to correspond with city's 240th birthday

Organ Pipe cacti are native to Mexico, but are also found in part of Arizona, in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

A mural at the Presidio San Augustín del Tucson depicts life in the late 1700s.

Tucson Celebrates 240 Years with Historical Flags, Cake

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson will host a festival and events Thursday

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

The control room where a Titan II missile would have been launched from. The room was staffed by at least two people at all times from when the site went online until it was decommissioned, but had spots for all four crew members to work from.

Southern Arizona's Titan Missile Museum: Cold War History

Staff sees one-of-a-kind site as a chance to ensure future generations learn of nuclear war threat.

Business Report: Tucson's Oldest Businesses

Tucson is home to at least one business that existed when the area was part of Mexico

The fountain at Reid Park is one of the many beautiful water features around Tucson.

College Student Focuses on Hispanics, History and Heritage

Anthropologist is holding discussions about people and public lands in Arizona.

Independence Day Celebrations

With fireworks - and without - Southern Arizonans celebrate Fourth of July at special events and free gatherings.

Historic Carrillo House Celebrates Reopening

The first new exhibit since 2008 opens Saturday

A video wall display planned for the Holocaust History Center in 2016.

Tucson Holocaust History Center Expands Space, Mission

Located next door to Arizona's first synagogue, center will offer exhibits, educational programs.

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