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Flor de Muertos

A new documentary examines the cross-cultural collisions regarding death along the U.S.-Mexico border

Alex Garcia, Young Composer

Hear how this 16-year-old's music about the January 8th tragedy received its debut performance from The Tucson Symphony.

Johnny Clegg

A legend in his native South Africa, Clegg's own brand of Zulu music crosses racial and cultural boundaries with the goal of making people smile and dance.

Blue Man Group

Blending music, humor, surrealism and technology in unexpected ways, Blue Man Group performs five shows in Tucson starting April 29th. Listen to an interview with Blue Man Mark Frankel!

Web Feature: Raising a Joyful Sound

One Arizona band is changing the face of bluegrass—and the lives of its players

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Meets The Del McCoury Band

Musical legends from two different worlds - jazz and bluegrass - join forces for a concert at Centennial Hall on April 9th.

Bernadette Peters sings with the Tucson Symphony

The stage and screen diva talks about her upcoming Tucson concert, her passion for the songs of Stephen Sondheim, and her love of dogs.

T.S. Monk on Monk

The jazz drumming son of Thelonious Monk celebrates his father's music with "Monk on Monk" at Centennial Hall on March 6th.

The Tucson Tango Festival

Many special events are happening during this community-wide celebration of the world's most romantic dance.

Spotlight Session: Jairo Zavala

Listen to the vibrant and romantic music of Jairo Zavala, playing both solo and in duet with Joey Burns of Calexico.

Calexico Performs "Crystal Frontier"

Gabrielle Giffords chose this song to send into space in 2008, and here is a previously unheard version...

From Russia, with Music

Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky shares his musical journey from his birthplace in Moscow to performing with the the Tucson Symphony.

Roger McGuinn, A True Rock Legend

Eclectic musical influences find common ground in folk tradition

Singer/Songwriter Melds Cultural Traditions

A Russian-born musician rises in pop music circles

Savion Glover's "Bare Soundz"

One of the world's greatest dancers, Savion Glover's new show explores the musical side of tappin' feet.

Spotlight Session: The music and stories of Roger McGuinn

The legendary leader of The Byrds plays a set of some of his most famous tunes, exclusively for Arizona Spotlight.

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