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Tucsonan Who 'Was Always Scared to Come to the Library' Grows Up to Work There

Mission Library technical assistant says a grandfather's influence took him to a place he feared growing up.

Arizona Spotlight for January 15, 2016

StoryCorps in Tucson preents a grandfather's tale of adventure during World War II; new biography tells the story of the first American woman to become a doctor; Tucson unemployed look for work "Under the Sun".

Bell Ceremony Marks Fifth Anniversary of Tucson Shooting

Tucsonans gather as victims names read, each followed by sound of a bell.

Arizona Spotlight for January 8, 2015

Ron & Nancy Barber remember the aftermath of January 8, 2011; one of the oldest buildings in Arizona gets a facelift; a preview of the 2016 Jewish International Film Festival including "Mister Kaplan" and "Enter the Faun".

Tucsonans Remember Jan 8, 2011 and Move 'Beyond'

Weekend events aim to be more than sad reminder, allowing community to come together.

Arizona Spotlight for the 2015 holiday season

More local StoryCorps conversations; exploring the "Xenophobia Blues"; discovering Comet Catalina, and some of the year's best stories.

Tucson Religious Leaders Unite to Defend Muslim Community

Catholic bishop, rabbi, Muslim leader: Similarities far outweigh differences.

A Faraway Desert: Waila Music Solidifies Roots

What does tradition mean to those attending the Waila Festival?

Stories from Roy Laos Transit Center: Where Do You Come From, and Where Are You Going?

Tucsonans make their way through their days, lives, and intersect at the transit hub on the south side.

Arizona Spotlight for December 18, 2015

Brothers share memories of growing up in an unconventional family; author Tom Van Dyke talks about "A Cowboy Christmas"; learn about the first Tucson Solo Theater Festival; meet a young cellist chosen to perform with The Moscow Ballet.

Stairwell Session: Carlos Arzate

Tucson singer / songwriter unveils his spirit through music, and looks ahead to a long career trajectory.

"Double Digits: The Story of a Neighborhood Movie Star"

Documentary tells the story of R.G. Miller, a one-man-band filmmaker who has spent three decades doing what he loves, even if few others take notice.

Making Music From the Ground Up at the Saint Cecilia Studios

A year after opening, Tucson's newest recording studio brings new sounds downtown.

Arizona Spotlight for December 11, 2015

A woman skydiving pioneer tells how her adventure began; a new documentary tells the story of a unique backyard filmmaker; visit the Saint Cecilia recording studio in downtown Tucson; and a Stairwell Session with Carlos Arzate.

Making Music From the Ground Up at the Saint Cecilia Studios

A year after opening, Tucson's newest recording studio brings new sounds downtown.

Wildfire Season Rages on at University Museum of Art

'Fires of Change' exhibit explores fire as necessary and rejuvenating force.

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