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Tucson Named First UNESCO City of Gastronomy in US

47 cities worldwide win cultural designations this year; celebrate by going out to eat.

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.

Peanut Butter/Jelly Tamales? Yes, at Tucson Tamal Fest

11th annual food festival celebrates versatility of the Christmas-time favorite.

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.

Colossal Cave Mountain Park Gets Makeover, Reopens

New management takes over after 90 day closure to upgrade, clean.

All Souls: Tucson's Annual Celebration of Life and Death

2015 procession estimated to be the largest in event's 25-year history.

A Walking Meditation in Sunday's All Souls Procession

"People live as if they've got all the time in the world and death happens to other people, and this teaching is to wake us up so we can appreciate what we have while we have it."

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