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The history of these organs followed the development of Tucson as well as the pipe organs being integrated into buildings designed to house them.

History Moment: Pipe Organs of Tucson

Musical instruments leave their mark in our community

This hobby from Japan has spread around the world, with some enthusiasts paying up to tens of thousands of dollars for some of the best fish.

Fancy Fish Show in Tucson Has Roots in Japan

Southern Arizona Koi Association is putting on its annual show

Tucson resident and author Carolyn Niethammer just completed a book about using desert plants in the kitchen. It's called "Cooking the Wild Southwest" and includes tips on incorporating multiple naturally growing species including prickly pears, mesquite and tepary beans.

The Natural, Outdoor and Free Supermarket

Tucsonan tells how to harvest desert plants for use in your kitchen

An interview with Jory Hancock, UA Fine Arts Dean and Director of the UA School of Dance, about the program's success.

Popular Program Draws Dancers from Afar

UA School of Dance considered among the best in the country

Damion Clinco explains the history of the Marist College.

History Moment: Tucson's Marist College

A look at the 96-year-old landmark adobe downtown

We speak to a few members of the Western Photographic Historical Society, vice president and treasurer Martin Keschull (left), and board member, Mark Sawyer (right), about the organization, the cameras and it's mission.

Look Through the Lens at Photography Society

Tucson nonprofit promotes all things photographic, including students

The School of Art Faculty Exhibition showcase paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and more and the exhibitions goal is to open our doors as a forum for dialogue on the value of art.

Art Professors Show Their Colors

University of Arizona School of Art Faculty Exhibition offers glimpse of teachers' diverse talents

President of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation, Demion Clinco tells us about Native Americans that farmed at the base of "A Mountain" thousands of years ago.

History Moment: Mission Garden

Tucson area which used to have year-round water has been inhabited for centuries.

We speak to Marge Pellegrino of the Hopi Foundation's Owl & Panther Project and Abby Hungwe, a volunteer with the group and a student at Pima Community College.

Arts Program Gives New Americans A Voice

Local organization is working with refugees on expressive arts

We are joined by Kristen Nelson, of Casa Libre en la Solana, which was honored as Emerging Arts Organization this year.

Casa Libre en la Solana Wins Lumie

A non-academic organization honing writer's skills

We speak with Christopher Moller - Volunteer, Alliance Francaise of Tucson and Patricia Deridder - President, Alliance Francaise of Tucson

Speaking French In Arizona

Alliance Fran├žaise of Tucson is one of many chapters around the world.

An interview with Richard Shelton, UA Emeritus Professor and author who taught English for many years and has been volunteering in the prison system for more than three decades, working with multiple inmates.

The Prisoners' Poet

Former university professor has been volunteering in the state prison system for more than three decades

An interview with Eileen Warshaw, the executive director of the Jewish History Museum in Tucson.  She talks about a new exhibit that opens on August 14th. It's called "History and Nostalgia -- The Southern Arizona Jewish Experience 1850-1950."

A Taste of Tucson's Jewish History

Museum celebrates Southern Arizona's Jewish community

Sonoran Glass Academy won for "Arts Education Program." We meet Alex Berger, asst. director

Sonoran Glass Art Academy of Tucson Wins 2011 Lumie Award

One of 10 local individuals/businesses to win TPAC honors

Moira Geoffrion is a painter, sculptor, head of the University of Arizona art department and former president of the Mid America College Art Association.

TPAC Announces Lumie Award Winners

Former Head of UA Art Department Wins for Arts Educator

Even though the low literacy rate in Arizona was identified as a high priority issue at the Regional Town Hall Meetings in 2007, until recently there were several different literacy non-profits struggling to make ends meet. Now, in order to further their mission, five of those groups are coming together to act as one. Here's Mark McLemore to tell us more...

The New Tucson Literacy Movement

To better serve the community during difficult financial times, five local literacy groups are uniting.

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