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Annual Chinese Culture Festival Under Way in Tucson

Residents can take in music, culture, language and other topics.

Dana Carvey

The comedian says he is a stand-up who is a sketch player in his heart, and that impressions can be a good way to figure out what makes people tick.

Arizona Spotlight for September 18, 2015

Comedian Dana Carvey brings his characters to Tucson; local organization offers support and safety to victims of domestic abuse; author Johanna Skibsrud reads from her novel "Quartet for the End of Time".

Arizona Spotlight for September 11, 2015

Changes in leadership at the Tucson Museum of Art, MOCA, and the Tucson Pima Arts Council; actor Chuck Yates plays Truman Capote at the Invisible Theatre; commemorating 9/11 with the music of composer Stephen Paulus.

Tucson Museum of Art's CEO to Retire after Decade on Job

Robert Knight credited with building museum's endowment and national reputation.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Arizona Spotlight for August 28, 2015

Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from a master of the trade, explore the legacy of Mexican women in journalism; and more...

The Haunting of the Mexican Border

Artist, filmmaker and author Kathryn Ferguson discusses her book about the changing social and political landscape of the U.S. - Mexico Border.

Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015

Author Kathryn Ferguson discusses "The Haunting of the Mexican Border - One Woman's Journey"; Cooperative Extension offers expert help with agriculture and wellness; Chris Dashiell explores the heroic legacy of Zorro.

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

Perspectives of Resilience

Visit an exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art created by global refugee artists of all ages from The Owl and Panther Project.

Arizona Spotlight for July 31, 2015

The Tucson Museum of Art displays work from refugee artists who are part of The Owl and Panther Project; space scientist Chris Impey looks "Beyond"; and Beth Surdut faces off with an angry raptor in "The Art of Paying Attention".

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

The State of Art - Arizona Style

Historic Tucson Museum of Art show celebrates range, diversity from Arizona artists.

"The Picture of Dorian Gray"

The Rogue Theatre offers a new stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic tale of timelessness.

Janni Lee Simner

Tucson author creates fantasy worlds from imagination, research, and a knack for creating sense of place.

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