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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.

Arizona Spotlight for December 4, 2015

A tale from StoryCorps; Reid Anderson from the jazz trio The Bad Plus; Ray Campas from Hollywood Barber College; the Owl and Panther Project.

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

After 30 Years, Fate of Stolen UA Painting Remains a Mystery

Willem de Kooning's Woman Ochre, sliced out of its frame, may be worth up to $160 million.

Graffiti Art at State Museum Shows Evolving Culture

Native nations are not "frozen in the past" and youth create modern art to prove it.

Sound + Noise

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

Tucson Symphony Orchestra Near to Hiring Conductor

Following 19 years with conductor George Hanson on the podium, symphony searches for new 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.

Steven Wright Takes Comedy Seriously

From stand-up to acting, writing, directing and producing, veteran comic says he feels lucky to create and explore in different mediums.

Arizona Spotlight for November 13, 2015

'Nam Jam marks 28 years of veteran brotherhood; veteran, folksinger & teacher Clyde Appleton remembered; Steven Wright takes his comedy seriously; voices form the 2015 All Souls Procession.

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