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Sound + Noise

Five experimental sound artists use the Museum of Contemporary Art building to create soundscapes.

After living in Europe and Asia, Patricia Deridder settled in the United States where she eventually opened Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson.

Tucson's Japanese Gardens is a "Dream Come True."

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and 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.

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.

Piano Bar Brings Business, Song to Downtown Tucson

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

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.

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.

The Aquabat Way

Christian Jacobs shares his joy and amazement over a career built on music, costumed characters, and comic book science fiction.

Creating Music from the Heart

A grassroots group joins together to share love for ancient instrument; they say anyone can learn to play.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

Filmmakers are working on new projects that are being shown outside the island.

Borrowed Time - A Musical Journey

Find out why successful film composer Brad Fiedel decided to leave Hollywood behind in a quest to rekindle his artistic inspiration.

Former Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan Bassist Has Soft Spot for Tucson

Harvey Brooks collaborated with some of rock's biggest legends, while also playing, producing for The Electric Flag.

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