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Bill Ganz, singer and songwriter, plays a song to demonstrate the Western music traditions that are being celebrated during the 2013 Cowboy Music & Western Art show in Tucson.

The Old West: Where Sun Never Sets

Weekend festival celebrates music, art, lifestyle

Rachael Arauz, independent curator and art historian, speaks to us about the "Lola Alvarez Bravo and the Photography of an Era" exhibition, opening March 30 at the Center for Creative Photography.

Lola Alvarez Bravo: Mexican Photographer

Curator says newly discovered photos provide insight about artist

A 12-year old Richard Glazier meets his hero, Ira Gershwin, at Gershwin's Beverly Hills home on April 2nd, 1975

From Ragtime to Romance

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

(L to R): Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt starring in the 1948 film classic "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre"

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

The Tucson Museum of Art presents a photo exhibition of an intimate look at Frida Kahlo. The exhibition displays many photographs captured by Frida Kahlo's long time lover and friend Nickolas Muray, along with self portraits that portrayed the physical and psychological painful experiences that shaped her life.

Frida Kahlo Photo Exhibit at Tucson Museum of Art

Famed Mexican artist 'presents her persona,' curator says of intimate shots

Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

The Mayans, some of whom lived here in Guatemala in pre-Columbian times, didn't predict world's end in 2012, UA professor says.

Did Mayans Say World Will End in 2012?

UA anthropologist calls the controversial idea 'bogus'

The Peace Corps is celebrating 50 years of service and Jack Vaughn, the second director of the organization, says there have been many changes around the globe during that time. We visit him at his home in anticipation of the 50th anniversary.

Peace Corps Pioneer Recalls Agency's Origins

Early director says many doubted the viability of the program

Demion Clinco takes us to the Pima County Courthouse for this weeks History Moment.

History Moment: Pima County Courthouse

Picturesque landmark is full of history.

Turkey and the Arab Spring

Turkey's Role in the Muslim-Arab World's Democratization Efforts

This hobby from Japan has spread around the world, with some enthusiasts paying up to tens of thousands of dollars for some of the best fish.

Fancy Fish Show in Tucson Has Roots in Japan

Southern Arizona Koi Association is putting on its annual show

Damion Clinco explains the history of the Marist College.

History Moment: Tucson's Marist College

A look at the 96-year-old landmark adobe downtown

President of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation, Demion Clinco tells us about Native Americans that farmed at the base of "A Mountain" thousands of years ago.

History Moment: Mission Garden

Tucson area which used to have year-round water has been inhabited for centuries.

Documentary film maker Ken Burns

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

History, Culture and Politics

The Setting for 9/11

An interview with Eileen Warshaw, the executive director of the Jewish History Museum in Tucson.  She talks about a new exhibit that opens on August 14th. It's called "History and Nostalgia -- The Southern Arizona Jewish Experience 1850-1950."

A Taste of Tucson's Jewish History

Museum celebrates Southern Arizona's Jewish community

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