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RinCon '16 Invites Arizonans to Get Their Game On!

Explore an annual weekend event where gamers of all ages gather to match wits, roll dice and play cards in a bewildering array of tabletop, strategy, and fantasy games.

Paralympian Jen Poist Brings Home the Gold!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Counting the youth vote; RinCon 16 invites Arizonans to get their game on; and how a school garden has transformed a west-side Tucson elementary school on “Feeding Our Future".

Tucson Museum of Art Wins $93K Grant for Refugees

Programs will focus on creative expression and English-language acquisition.

The Debut of Feeding Our Future

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company overcomes financial struggle to launch 50th season; Tucson's Chinese community hosts Lunar Festival; eButterfly uses crowd sourcing to help science.

Grand Canyon Music Festival Begins 33rd Season

Longstanding event began after a long hike and a request for music.

MOCA Executive Director Samuel Ireland to Step Down

A national search for his successor is underway.

Is Downtown Tucson a City Center for Everyone?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of Tucson Clean & Beautiful; capturing monsoon lightning in images; "A Book I Love"; and a poem that recalls downtown Tucson's recent heritage.

Children's Museum of Tucson Celebrates 30 Years Saturday

The attraction will have special festivities to mark anniversary, including reduced admission.

Curtain Up: $2M Saves Arizona Theatre Company's Season

Last-minute contributions keep the organization from financial collapse, officials say.

$1M Pledge Keeps Arizona Theatre Company Operating

Nonprofit says businessman's pledge allows extended fundraising to July 15.

Sizzle & Sass with Jazz Singer Natalie Douglas

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Welcoming New Americans; Dímelo's StorySLAM gets Tusconans talking about "belonging".

Arizona Theatre Company Warns of Financial Crisis

Professional arts group says it must raise $2 million by Friday.

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Dímelo's "Belonging" Open-Mic StorySLAM

10 storytellers, 5 minutes each. Totally unscripted.

Learning to Uncover

A Latina becomes proud of her body just the way that it is.

The Swingin' Return of The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Wildfire season update; A-10 pilots compete for "Top Gun" status; and Dímelo introduces a woman who is glad she took a risk with learning to love her body.

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