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Tackling Tucson's Graffiti

Local artist thinks legal walls might help curb illegal tagging

Spotlight Session: Jairo Zavala

Listen to the vibrant and romantic music of Jairo Zavala, playing both solo and in duet with Joey Burns of Calexico.

Students Shine Out Loud

Tucson high schoolers compete in Poetry Outloud, a national poetry recitation event

Calexico Performs "Crystal Frontier"

Gabrielle Giffords chose this song to send into space in 2008, and here is a previously unheard version...

NPR's Guy Raz and Three-Minute Fiction

The weekend host of All Things Considered talks about the latest round of his "Three-Minute Fiction" contest.

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

The Journey of Lewis and Clark

Paintings based on writings cast epic journey in new light

From Russia, with Music

Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky shares his musical journey from his birthplace in Moscow to performing with the the Tucson Symphony.

Singer/Songwriter Melds Cultural Traditions

A Russian-born musician rises in pop music circles

The 2010 All Souls Procession

Over 15,000 people take to the streets to honor and celebrate the lives of loved ones lost.

Savion Glover's "Bare Soundz"

One of the world's greatest dancers, Savion Glover's new show explores the musical side of tappin' feet.

A conversation with Billy Collins

One of America's greatest poets, Billy Collins, visited Centennial Hall on Sunday, November 7th to benefit the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Tucson Neon Signs Historic Preservation Dilemma

Citizens work to keep the city's iconic signs shining

United States Air Force Academy Band visits Southern Arizona

Meet two master sergeants who are also clarinetists in the USAF Academy Band.

Time to Revive Arizona's Film Industry

Two Tucson-based filmmakers spearhead plan to revitalize the Tucson-area's once mighty film industry.

Tucson's 235th Birthday

A number of events are being held this month, as part of the anniversary of the founding of Tucson, on August 20, 1775, when Hugo O'Connor established the new presidio.

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