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Spotlight Session: Marianne Dissard

Marianne sings new songs in the KUAZ Studio, with accompaniment from guitarist Connor Gallaher.

Serendipity of Place and Sound

Brian Lopez, a Tucson musician, has developed a sound defined by culture and friendships.

Voices Community Stories Past and Present, Inc.

Fabian De Le Pena Montero discusses his computer skills and an error he thought doomed him to failure.

Laynie Browne, Poet and Teacher

Mark McLemore talks with poet and teacher Laynie Browne about her latest work, "The Desires of Letters", and what it's like to introduce children to poetry for the first time.

A Decade of Young Corridistas

UA Poetry Center Celebrates Ten Years of Poetry, Music, and Youth With Anthology

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Anniversary

The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Mark McLemore speaks with their director, Dr. Julian Ackerley, and two members of the chorus about their upcoming tour to Japan and South Korea.

Chris Black's Chamberlab I - an unusual joining of musical styles

Mark McLemore tells us about a music project called Chamberlab and introduces us to its originator, Chris Black, along with some of the musicians who got involved.

South Tucson

It took a broken sewer line along South Sixth Avenue to unite the citizens of the City of South Tucson.

KSDB Radio

Some students at the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind are learning how to be news reporters for their teachers and peers.

Monterey Jazz Festival

For more than 50 years, the festival has brought together the greatest names in jazz to celebrate their art. April 27th, the tour plays Centennial Hall. Mark McLemore speaks with two of its stars, pianist Kenny Barron and violinist Regina Carter.

The Second City Does Arizona

Close but no Saguaro - Arizona Theatre Company revue

Spotlight Session: Brian Lopez

Meet Brian Lopez, a free-spirited Tucson musician who blends a diverse set of influences to create a sound that's all his own.

Degrazia and Daunis

Guitarist Domingo DeGrazia & violinist Beth Daunis create music that is distinctly Southwestern even as they embrace influences from around the world.

Custom Bootmaker Sees Business Decline

South Tucson entrepreneur hanging on 73 years later

Tucson Cine Mexico 2010

The film festival is bringing some of the most noteworthy contemporary Mexican films to Tucson audiences. Luis Carrion talks with Mariana Chenillo, the filmmaker behind "Cinco Días Sin Nora" ("Nora's Will").

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