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"Occupying Our Space"

University of Arizona scholar Cristina Ramirez explores the legacy of Mexico's female journalists in a new book.

National Park Service Turns 99, Centennial Celebration Begins

Service oversees hundreds of parks and monuments across the country.

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.

The Haunting of the Mexican Border

Artist, filmmaker and author Kathryn Ferguson discusses her book about the changing social and political landscape of the U.S. - Mexico Border.

'Z' is for Zorro

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at the film exploits of one of the 20th century's most influential heroes.

People Flock to Tucson Bird And Wildlife Festival

Tucson Audubon Society holds 5th annual festival focusing on nature.

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Author Kathryn Ferguson discusses "The Haunting of the Mexican Border - One Woman's Journey"; Cooperative Extension offers expert help with agriculture and wellness; Chris Dashiell explores the heroic legacy of Zorro.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Perspectives of Resilience

Visit an exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art created by global refugee artists of all ages from The Owl and Panther Project.

The State of Art - Arizona Style

Historic Tucson Museum of Art show celebrates range, diversity from Arizona artists.

Welcoming New Americans

Attend a naturalization ceremony at the DeConcini Federal Courthouse in Tucson, where 46 candidates from 17 countries take their oaths of allegiance.

The Art of Paying Attention: The Rabbit Warren

The first in a series of essays by wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut about the adventures that may be outside your window.

Arizona Spotlight for July 17, 2015

A welcome to new American citizens from around the globe; sharing music and camaraderie in Downtown Tucson; The Rogue Theatre's new look at "The Portrait of Dorian Gray"; and a call to practice paying attention in your own backyard.

Religious Conventions Bring Welcome Summer Revenue to Tucson

Jehovah's Witnesses meetings pump millions of dollars to the regional economy.

Piano Bar Brings Business, Song to Downtown Tucson

Downtown Tucson's new musical diversion reconnects to the past.

Janni Lee Simner

Tucson author creates fantasy worlds from imagination, research, and a knack for creating sense of place.

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