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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.

Patronato San Xavier provides tours and has been helping with the restoration of San Xavier Mission.

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.

Arizona Broadcasters Assoc. Recognizes Tucson Radio, TV Personality

Ray Lindstrom is inducted into group's Hall of Fame after a long, successful career in field.

Tucson Jews Celebrate Yom Kippur

Millions around globe taking part in fasting, prayer for a good year.

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'Father of AZ' Would Have Turned 189 This Week

Charles Poston lobbied in Washington for the creation of the Arizona Territory, granted in 1863; his birthday would have been Sunday.

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

Broadway to Hollywood

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

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