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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.

George Takei's "Allegiance" Has a Message for America

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson organic farm with a mission; and the harmonious sound of The Reveille Men's Chorus.

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.

A Holocaust History for Tucson; and SACASA's Mission During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Dashiell reviews "The Thin Yellow Line"; and a woman realizes her Japanese garden dreams in Tucson.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

Group Seeks Funding to Restore San Xavier East Tower

Nonprofit 'Patronato' has $800,000, hopes to raise $3 million, finish project in five years.

The Figure Examined

A tour of masterpieces from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation that are on display at the Tucson Museum of Art.

Arizona Westerns

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at two classic films made in Arizona that were influenced by the flavor of the Southwest in different ways.

Sir Alec Guinness

Film writer Chris Dashiell chooses his favorite performances from an actor who later became a space hero in a galaxy far, far away.

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