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David Cross: Staying Busy from Stage to Screen

Also on Arizona Spoitlight: Charles Mingus Celebrated in Nogales; Update on Budget Dealmaking; Building Tucson with Mud, Straw & Sweat.

Music Will Transcend Border at Douglas-Agua Prieta Concert

'Binational Concert Sin Fronteras' draws musicians from Mexico and US.

Cumbia Corridos Make Heroes Out of Everyday Tucsonans

Vox Urbana writes music and lyrics to evoke experiences of immigration to the U.S.

How One Doctor Helps Patients Face Death; and Another Finds Music Instrumental to Happiness.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DImelo goes to Tumamoc Hill; and Beth Surdut puts hummingbird etiquette to use.

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.

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.

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.

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

"That Desert Sound"

A collection of '80s rock videos by Southern Arizona bands debuts this weekend at HoCo Fest.

Arizona Spotlight for August 21, 2015

What does "Mapping Q" say about Tucson's social landscape and LGBTQ youth?; a look back to Tucson in 1776; The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace celebrates the city's 240th birthday; blues legend Stefan George remembered.

The Lives and Loss of Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl

Friends of Derrick and Amy Ross organize benefit this weekend in their honor.

High School Tucson Jazz Musicians Win Top at Natl Competition

This was the fourth year Jazz at Lincoln Center invited TJI Ellington Big Band to New York City; band also won last year.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

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

USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

David Bromberg Returns to Southern Arizona

Multi-Instrumentalis is known for blending bluegrass, rock, country and jazz; will perform Southern Arizona shows.

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

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