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Praise Zenenga, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Africana Studies Program at the University of Arizona

Tucson's African Community Celebrates Black History

UA Professor has seen "significant growth and development" in Tucson's black community

How One Doctor Helps Patients Face Death; and Another Finds Music Instrumental to Happiness.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DImelo goes to Tumamoc Hill; and Beth Surdut puts hummingbird etiquette to use.

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.

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

Arizona Spotlight for January 8, 2015

Ron & Nancy Barber remember the aftermath of January 8, 2011; one of the oldest buildings in Arizona gets a facelift; a preview of the 2016 Jewish International Film Festival including "Mister Kaplan" and "Enter the Faun".

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.

Playwright Monica Bauer will also perform "The Year I was Gifted" at Tucson Solo Theater Festival.

Love, Christmas and Guns

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

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.

Sound + Noise

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

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.

UA Celebrates Women in Pair of Events Wednesday, Thursday

UA students and faculty focus poetry, prose, dance and discussion on women's issues.

Clyde Appleton Remembered

Friends Barbara Elfbrandt and Ted Warmbrand share memories of Appleton, an educator and Tucson folk pioneer who died at age 86.

Steven Wright Takes Comedy Seriously

From stand-up to acting, writing, directing and producing, veteran comic says he feels lucky to create and explore in different mediums.

All Souls: Tucson's Annual Celebration of Life and Death

2015 procession estimated to be the largest in event's 25-year history.

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