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From Blues to Bluegrass and Beyond

Meet multi-instrumentalist Tony Furtado, and hear about his passion for mixing American musical influences both old and new.

Maya Angelou Remembered

Debi Chess Mabie shares her personal connection to Maya Angelou's poem "Phenomenal Woman"

US Chess Champion: Game Can Expand Kids' Skills

Anjelina Belakovskaia is a three-time U.S. Women's Chess winner, says she wants to inspire girls get into business, science using chess as tool.

Hollywood's Favorite Outlaw

Chris Dashiell reflects on three different portrayals of Old West anti-hero Billy the Kid, representing three different eras of movie making.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

Mime Evolution

Performer and teacher Rick Wamer adds new elements to an ancient theatrical tradition.

Tales of Tucson: 'Forever Home'

An abandoned Tucson girl who wishes for a “forever home” finds unlikely allies at the Valley of the Moon.

AZ's Vintage Baseball League Wraps Up Season in Historic Park

Game played with original rules, uniforms, songs and traditions at Bisbee's Warren Ballpark.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

The Tucson Folksingers Reunion

Tucsonans who were united by a love of music more than 50 years ago reunite to take part in the Tucson Folk Festival.

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

Metal Arts Village: Best of Both Worlds for Artists

Since opening 4 years ago, the village has been home to a variety of artists who can collaborate and build bonds with the public.

Young Musicians Prepare for 'World Series of High School Bands'

Tucson Jazz Institute students will be traveling to New York City to perform at the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band competition.

Harvesting Cholla Buds

For many generations of native people, spring in the Sonoran Desert meant it was time to harvest cholla buds. Now, there is new interest in the prickly plants as a sustainable local food source.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

Filmmakers are working on new projects that are being shown outside the island.

The Militant Baker's Body Love Revolution

Blogger and advocate Jes Baker asks 'What do you love about your body?'

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