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Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

"Dorothy Parker's Last Call"

Actress and writer Lesley Abrams explores the woman behind many sassy quotes in Live Theater Workshop production.

Juneteenth

Though not recognized as a state holiday, Arizonans have celebrated an important date in the history of freedom for 44 consecutive years.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Abe of the Desert

This New York City native volunteers at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to share his love of nature with others.

Fathers Day in a Two-Dad Family

Adam and Michael Lovallo share their lives and love with eleven-year-old son Martìn, and each offers perspective on why their unconventional family works.

Stairwell Session: Oliver Ray

Guitarist, songwriter Ray shares previously unrecorded songs from the diary of his life.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

Catwoman Strikes!

Actress, dancer, and author Julie Newmar celebrates joy and beauty in life, meets with fans at the 14th Annual Phoenix Comicon.

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.

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