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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.

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.

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.

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.

Clyde Appleton Remembered

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

Colossal Cave Mountain Park Gets Makeover, Reopens

New management takes over after 90 day closure to upgrade, clean.

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

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

A Walking Meditation in Sunday's All Souls Procession

"People live as if they've got all the time in the world and death happens to other people, and this teaching is to wake us up so we can appreciate what we have while we have it."

Tucson's La Estrella Bakery a Mainstay for Pan de Muerto

In addition to empanadas and tortillas, the family-run business specializes in a seasonal treat.

Hope Fest Provides Free Dental, Medical Care to People in Need

Donations of food, clothing and other essentials being collected Friday.

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