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Tucson's Membrillo Fest to Celebrate Long Journey, History

Event-goers can taste and learn traditional recipes at the Mission Garden.

Tucson's Historic "Sunshine Mile" Threatened by Redevelopment

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Feeding Our Future" looks at turning garbage into gardens; Chris Dashiell explores the Hollywood "star system"; and a poetic essay from playwright Robert Beverly.

Downtown Tucson at night.

New Business Opens Downtown Every 12 Days, Data Show

The city's core is keeping up the pace of a resurgence, with 240 businesses starting up in 8 years.

Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

'Entre Sueños': Humanizing Stories of People Imprisoned

Six stories with a goal of overcoming their 'frequent demonization'.

Artist Frida Kahlo.

Artist Frida Kahlo's Garden to Bloom in Tucson

Tucson Botanical Gardens won right to exhibit's second U.S. showing, replicating her Mexico City flora.

A drum group performs at the 2013 Tucson Meet Yourself.

More to the City Than Meets the Eye at 'Tucson Meet Yourself'

Over 100,000 visitors expected for 43rd edition of the event featuring food, music and more.

Acclaimed World Music Artist Katia Cardenal Visits Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding new purpose after breast cancer strikes twice; and "Feeding Our Future" asks if the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona can solve the root causes of hunger.

Students run the Manzo Market every two weeks, where they sell produce from their garden and eggs from the school’s chickens. Photo by Moses Thompson

Feeding Our Future: The Manzo Model for Growing a School Garden

In an age of shrinking education budgets, should school gardens be a line item?

Paralympian Jen Poist Brings Home the Gold!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Counting the youth vote; RinCon 16 invites Arizonans to get their game on; and how a school garden has transformed a west-side Tucson elementary school on “Feeding Our Future".

The Tomateros de Culiacán practice the day before the Mexican Baseball Fiesta gets underway.

Sixth Annual Mexican Baseball Fiesta Gets Underway Thursday

Event strives to re-create in Tucson the environment of Mexico's top league.

Tucson Museum of Art Wins $93K Grant for Refugees

Programs will focus on creative expression and English-language acquisition.

The Debut of Feeding Our Future

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company overcomes financial struggle to launch 50th season; Tucson's Chinese community hosts Lunar Festival; eButterfly uses crowd sourcing to help science.

Mexican League Spring Training Starts Monday in Tucson

3 teams will hold practices for two weeks; 5 will take part in Mexican Baseball Fiesta.

The University of Arizona

Getting in to College Is Just First Step for Many Latinos

While enrollment is growing, some face obstacles to ultimately receiving a degree.

UA Hosting Interdisciplinary Transgender Studies Conference

Hundreds of academics, activists, artists to discuss history, health, linguistics, culture.

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