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Tucson Symphony Promotes CEO from Within

Thomas McKinney joined the orchestra in 2015 as VP of development.

Street Fair Brings Visitors, Closes Streets in Midtown This Weekend

Event draws nearly 300,000 people to the shopping district twice each year.

Wildcat Fever: Police Want Revelry, Not Rowdiness

Tournament game aftermaths have brought rioting, destruction in the past.

Festival Aims for Nuanced Representation of Mexican Cinema

Tucson Cine Mexico is in its 14th edition, the longest-running festival of its kind in the US.

Five Faded Stars Shine Brightly in "Bellas de Noche"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The message of Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address; Odyssey Storytelling founder writes book; reviews of two films featured in Tucson Cine Mexico 2017.

Group Hopes Funding Can Give Local Nonprofits Needed Flexibility

The CORE grants, from the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, are worth up to $30,000.

Tucson Islamic Center Hosts Middle Schoolers' Discussion

Goal of next week's conversation: Bridge differences, find commonalities.

Frederick Douglass Celebrated Onstage

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The imperilled future of Bears Ears National Monument; and Tucson author Edie Jarolim shares travel adventures in new book.

Pull on Your Boots: It's Rodeo Time in Tucson

Traditional parade kicks off four days of ridin', ropin' and bronc bustin'.

Mime Evolves with "Tales of Transformation"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American protests against DAPL continue; Adiba Nelson on "Black Futures Month"; and acclaimed pianist Nino Bakradze.

Episode 125: Local Law Enforcement Responds to Trump's Immigration Actions

Plus, black student leaders on misguided idea of 'post-racial' society; the UA Conference on Aging; the future of the Arizona Geological Survey.

Tucson Islamic Center Invites Students to Interfaith Conversation

Students of different faiths have already RSVP'ed to the event.

True Concord Voices and Orchestra Gets $500K Gift

The money will be used to commission five new works in five years.

Take a Break in Tiger's Tap Room

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An endangered species update; Digna Theatre Company combines art with human rights; Adiba Nelson essay; and sculptor Barbara Grygutis honored with new book.

Dillinger Days Will Close Roads in Downtown Tucson

The event commemorates the capture of the notorious bank robber in Tucson.

The Fearless Jazz of Dee Dee Bridgewater

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two local churches make room for Central American refugees; electronic music emerges from virtual space in Tucson; and an overview of the 2017 Tucson Jewish International Film Festival.

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