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Quick Charge at Picacho Peak

Visit a new charging facility for electric vehicles that is helping to turn I-10 into an "electric highway"

Kee Malesky

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The 5th. Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

BOO!! Are you ready for a new trick-or-treat bag of seasonal goodies designed to frighten and delight? Then click bravely and prepare yourself for the chills!

Tucson's Movie Theater History

Chris Dashiell looks back at the theaters that once thrilled Tucson audiences, from The Fox and The Rialto to memories of The Opera House and The Lyric.

Unity in the Message

NPR's Senior Washington Editor talks about what the Democratic party is doing to stir up voter enthusiasm for Obama in 2012.

Julia Child Remembered

A conversation with Donna Nordin, a Tucson chef who was briefly an assistant to Julia Child, about working alongside a legend.

Arizona Dream

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks back at a 1991 film with a diverse cast that presents an absurdist view of life in the Southwest.

The Search for Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar

Has one of the most famous instruments in rock & roll history been re-discovered almost 47 years after its controversial debut at the Newport Folk Festival?

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks back at a 1975 film that was shot locally, and which still stands out as an oddity in the career of one of America's most acclaimed directors.

Teachers' Voices with Ofelia Zepeda and Meredith Kupinski

Two educators talk about a new program where teachers - instead of students - are asked to become immersed in the indigenous culture of their school.

Drunk at the Funeral

A conversation with Tucson-based musician and composer Chris Black about the unique vision behind his latest work, an illustrated album of music for piano and percussion.

MINDDRIVE

Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Tales of Redemption and Revenge from Weston Ochse

An interview about having fun on the darker side of the literary street with the Sierra Vista-based author of horror and fantasy.

Broadway to Hollywood

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Kinetic Art Meets Theater at Mat Bevel Institute

Artist Ned Schaper creates eclectic environment for an evolving cast of characters

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