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Please Hold for Santa: Tucson Kids Get Calls From Old St. Nic

Tucson Parks And Recreation Department has been running its Santa hotline for more than 25 years.

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.

Love, Christmas and Guns

Recently arrived Tucson playwright organizes the first solo theater festival in the city with a diverse cast of guest artists.

UA Establishes Center for Regional Food Studies

Center will support Tucson in commitments as part of UNESCO World City of Gastronomy.

Stairwell Session: Carlos Arzate

Tucson singer / songwriter unveils his spirit through music, and looks ahead to a long career trajectory.

Tucson Named First UNESCO City of Gastronomy in US

47 cities worldwide win cultural designations this year; celebrate by going out to eat.

Arizona Spotlight for December 11, 2015

A woman skydiving pioneer tells how her adventure began; a new documentary tells the story of a unique backyard filmmaker; visit the Saint Cecilia recording studio in downtown Tucson; and a Stairwell Session with Carlos Arzate.

Making Music From the Ground Up at the Saint Cecilia Studios

A year after opening, Tucson's newest recording studio brings new sounds downtown.

Wildfire Season Rages on at University Museum of Art

'Fires of Change' exhibit explores fire as necessary and rejuvenating force.

Arizona Spotlight for December 4, 2015

A tale from StoryCorps; Reid Anderson from the jazz trio The Bad Plus; Ray Campas from Hollywood Barber College; the Owl and Panther Project.

Peanut Butter/Jelly Tamales? Yes, at Tucson Tamal Fest

11th annual food festival celebrates versatility of the Christmas-time favorite.

After 30 Years, Fate of Stolen UA Painting Remains a Mystery

Willem de Kooning's Woman Ochre, sliced out of its frame, may be worth up to $160 million.

Graffiti Art at State Museum Shows Evolving Culture

Native nations are not "frozen in the past" and youth create modern art to prove it.

Sound + Noise

Five experimental sound artists use the Museum of Contemporary Art building to create soundscapes.

Tucson Symphony Orchestra Near to Hiring Conductor

Following 19 years with conductor George Hanson on the podium, symphony searches for new director.

Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

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