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Ann Fine Poem

Poet Ann M. Fine reads her work "Diary Operating Manually". Her debut collection of poems, "A Nest This Size", recently was published by Shearsman Books.

Tori Sparks

Meet singer/songwriter Tori Sparks, whose latest album is based on the stories of people she's met while traveling the world sharing her music.

Tucson Junior Strings

Meet the accomplished young musicians of The Tucson Junior Strings, a group celebrating more than four decades of being musical ambassadors to the world.

Arizona Opera

The Arizona Opera is gearing up for its new season. Sooyeon Lee talks with Maestro Joel Revzen about the performances that are in store.

Grande Tortilla Factory

Matt Felix visits the site of the Grande Tortilla Factory on Tucson's west side, learning some local history from the family who owned and operated it for more than 50 years.

Ann Fine

Mark McLemore talks to writer and teacher Ann Fine about her debut collection of poetry called "A Nest This Size", and how she helps others to enjoy writing by exploring the concept of "Good Poem / Bad Poem."

Coming In Hot

A one-person play gives voice to the rarely discussed experiences of women in the military.

Howe Gelb

Sooyoen Lee has a profile of the local musician.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear a commentary from Albert Elias, Sr. about the commencement of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Fast-a-Thon

The University of Arizona's Muslim Student Association is hosting an interfaith "Fast-a-thon," hoping to build bridges between Tucson's diverse cultural groups. Luis CarriĆ³n reports.

"The Kite Runner"

The story of two boys from Afghanistan, "The Kite Runner" has seen success as a book and a film. Mark McLemore talks with the playwright, Matthew Spangler, about the local production.

Will Clipman

Meet Tucson-based musician, poet, artist, and educator Will Clipman, in a profile from Sooyeon Lee.

Parks in Focus

Meet some of the kids who spent a week camping at the Grand Canyon, as part of a program called "Parks in Focus," a collaboration between the Morris K. Udall Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club.

Warehouse District Update

The future of Downtown Tucson's historic warehouse district is an uncertain one. Sooyeon Lee talks to some local artists who are hoping they'll have a say in what happens next.

Saturday Matinees at the Fox Theatre

The Fox is celebrating its own history by bringing back classic movie serials and cartoons on Saturdays. Kimberly Craft goes to the movies to tell us more.

Las Chicas Bravas

Tony Paniagua introduces us to "Las Chicas Bravas", the nickname given a group of Mexican women who started a thriving recycling business, against all odds.

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