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Van Fowers is a historical re-enactor dressed as John Brackett "Pie" Allen, a businessman, legislator and Tucson mayor during the state's territorial days.

Go Back in Time at Fort Lowell Day

19th century Army post comes alive with reenactments, kids' activities

UNIDOS members, Mayra Feliciano (left) and Danny Montoya (right) talk on how TUSD had removed Mexican American studies from their school, how they are effected by it and the Ethnic Studies School movement they've helped start to change that.

Mexican American Studies Supporters Continue Fight

Former students of Tucson Unified School District remain involved in controversial battle

Volunteer Patty Hilpert (center) and President Shaw Kinsley (right) of the Tubac Historical Society tell us about the rich history of the Santa Cruz Valley and the celebration that they have planned in honor of Arizona's centennial year.

The Hollywood-Santa Cruz Valley Connection

The Tubac Historical Society explores film as part of Arizona's history

Susie Weaver, member of the Tucson Quilters Guild, discusses quilting in our state and how the craft creates a sense of community among the people who participate.

Quilters Patch Together New Community While Preserving Tradition

Quilt show, exhibition highlight quilting's colorful history, vibrant present

Martin Luther Kink, jr

AZ Illustrated: MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012

MLK Day of Service grant for Tucson's Nonviolent Legacy Project

Arizona Early Music Society President, Bette Arnett (center) and Treasurer, Jeffri Sanders (right) discuss the AEMS and its upcoming events.

Tunes From A Time Gone By

For fans of music, a local group wants you to think back

Copper at the Crossroads Part 4: Some Thrived, Some Died

A look at the colorful history of Arizona's copper mining towns

Clogging Instructor, Duane Steele (left), and Vice-President of Square and Round Dance Association of Southern Arizona, Ron Sandefur (right), talk about the Southern Arizona Clogging Dance Festival.

Tucson Dancers Give U.S. Folk Traditions a Whirl

Dance festivals bring clogging, square dancing to Southern Arizona

Tucson Unified Ends Mexican American Studies

Under threat of lost funding, program ends immediately

Copper at the Crossroads Part 1: The Miracle Metal

Series starts with a look at copper's past and present and how it came to be an economic driver in Arizona

John Maggio's documentary film "Billy the Kid" will debut on the PBS series American Experience on Tuesday, January 10th on PBS-HD Channel 6.

Billy the Kid

Filmmaker John Maggio talks about his new documentary on one of the Old West's most famous outlaws, airing on the PBS series American Experience January 10th.

The Mayans, some of whom lived here in Guatemala in pre-Columbian times, didn't predict world's end in 2012, UA professor says.

Did Mayans Say World Will End in 2012?

UA anthropologist calls the controversial idea 'bogus'

The Mayans, some of whom lived here in Guatemala in pre-Columbian times, didn't predict world's end in 2012, UA professor says.

Did Mayans Say World Will End in 2012?

UA anthropologist calls the controversial idea 'bogus'

'Some Thrived, Some Died'

New book chronicles the history of Arizona mining towns past and present.

The Peace Corps is celebrating 50 years of service and Jack Vaughn, the second director of the organization, says there have been many changes around the globe during that time. We visit him at his home in anticipation of the 50th anniversary.

Peace Corps Pioneer Recalls Agency's Origins

Early director says many doubted the viability of the program

Deputy Director Belle Starr and Executive Director Bill McDorman both from the Native Seeds/SEARCH organization show us various seeds collected from tribes and tell us about their developments such as their Native Seed Library that will launch January 15th, 2012.

New Crop Growth with Ancient Seeds

Experts look to past for healthier, sustainable food future

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