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Arizona Spotlight for January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

PBS LearningMedia "Above the Noise" Collection

Host Myles Bess takes viewers along on his journey to cut through the hype surrounding controversial topics in the news to find out what's really going on.

The Dave Stryker Quartet kicks off the 2022 Tucson Jazz Festival.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Cocopah Indian Tribe work to restore the Colorado River Delta; How Maryanne Chisholm's artistic vision guided her through difficult times; and the Sonoran Plein Air Painters share "A Brush with the Desert".

Discover Family History With a Heritage Scavenger Hunt

Introduce your child to their heritage by going on a scavenger hunt for objects around the house.

Lydia Jennings, PhD: “Run to Be Visible”.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The meaning behind the sacred Muslim month of Rabiʽ al-Awwal; and multi-faceted artist To-Reè-Neè Wolf

Celebrating Diwali, the Hindu "Festival of Lights".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Molly of Denali" begins a second season on PBS Kids; and Chris Dashiell looks back at the cinematic history of Judge Roy Bean.

The 13th Annual Haunted Halloween Show

On this year's show: A Tucson teen reads from the young adult classic "The Westing Game"; paranormal investigator Debe Branning on her book "Arizona's Haunted Route 66", and The Rogue Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's "The Canterbury Ghost"!

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña on documenting the history of the Asian American experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Paula Poundstone returns to the Fox Theatre; Chris Dashiell previews Film Fest Tucson; and a song from John Coinman.

Luis Alberto Urrea shares the blueprint for "The House of Broken Angels".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A new doc catches up with creative powerhouse Angelo Moore; and listen to excerpts from "Keep the Singing" by poet Liza Porter.

Imposter Syndrome makes accomplished people feel like frauds

The phenomenon causes chronic self-doubt and creates problems in the office.

The fascinating history of Mr. & Mrs. Neil, and their Mountain View Hotel.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: University of Arizona research creates understanding about the role of estrogen in preventing Alzheimer’s Disease; and a 2nd grader's story about learning the difference between wishes and reality.

The Continuum of Chella Man.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Nasfarian Lotfi; and "Archive Tucson" shares the story of a family who resettled in Tucson in 1948.

The vision of Sama Alshaibi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two American Muslim teens share the practice and meaning of Ramadan; and a mother and son talk about applying positive autism strategies during the pandemic.

Understanding walls: "The barrier that we create in our hearts must be broken to heal and grow".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the first space shuttle launch, 40 years ago; the uncertain state of the film industry reflected at the 93rd annual Academy Awards; and the tale of a very silly man.

Painting on Shadows - The music of To-Ree-Nee Wolf.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Find out what one local community wants to say with the podcast “Autism Talks”; and the legendary history of the Rialto Theatre, as seen through the lens of C. Elliot.

"Mapping Q" and the art of identity.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Asian community in Southern Arizona stands together; and parents of color discuss the need to prepare their kids for something that could mean the difference between life and death.

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