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"The War of the Worlds" Returns to the Silver Screen in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Celebrating sobriety with members of the Tohono O'odham nation; why a high school senior in Tucson wrote a book that explores his family's Indian heritage; Nostalgia for the kind of foods you just can't get anymore.

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

A Helping Hand for Nature

Friends of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge volunteer time and effort.

Listening Beyond the Wall

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Cleopatra - No Submissive Woman"; bobcats in the backyard; and how Film Tucson is bringing Hollywood back to The Old Pueblo.

A Bright Touch: Harpist Christine Vivona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Voices of protesters in Nogales; and a conversation with NASA nurse Dee O'Hara on the birth of the space program.

Historic Tucson African American Social Club Demolished

The Beau Brummel Club hosted black entertainers and athletes for almost eight decades

Infinite Lifetimes

Renowned Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman, translator of the "Tibetan Book of the Dead", talks about rebirth, space aliens, and lucid dying.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Tucson Developer Facing Neighborhood Ire Over Monastery Proposal

Community leaders say plans do not fit historic landmark's surroundings.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Fighting Hate with Love

An Interview with Civil Rights Pioneer Bernard Lafayette

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

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