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Herb Alpert

A music legend visits Tucson when Herb Alpert & Lani Hall present an evening of jazz with Brazillian flavor at the Fox Tucson Theatre on September 26th.

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

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.

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.

Piano Bar Brings Business, Song to Downtown Tucson

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

Arizona Spotlight for May 15th, 2015

Truckers compete in state driving championship; visit a class that teaches laughter yoga; Bob Boze Bell talks about Billy the Kid and tall tales from Arizona history; plus the music of Nive Neilsen.


Interpol's drummer Sam Fogarino talks about how the band measures and enjoys their current success.

Ben Vereen

The all-around entertainer reflects on his stellar career while visiting the University of Arizona to teach a Master Class in Dance.

Arizona Spotlight for February 20th, 2015

Transgender woman held in male immigration detention; Peace Corps volunteers share life changing experiences; musician Suzanne Vega talks about tide and time; Chris Dashiell on 2015 Academy Awards.

Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks

A conversation with musician and songwriter Dan Hicks about his colorful career, and coming back to performing after a bout with cancer.

"The Dance of Yao"

A trio of virtuoso musicians play a traditional Chinese folk melody, perfom at the Confucius Institute's New Year Celebration.

Burt Bacharach: A Love Affair with Music

The composer, arranger, producer and performer presents an evening of his best-known songs as a guest of the Tucson Jazz Festival.

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

A new documentary pays tribute to "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas", an entertainer who blazed trails for women in music, comedy, and business.

Stairwell Session: Mitzi Cowell

Listen to the sly, bluesy songs of one of Tucson's most in demand musicians

Bebel Gilberto

Acclaimed singer talks about new album, embracing the rhythms of New York, and loving a life of music.

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