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Through its 29 years of existence, the Tucson International Mariachi Conference has become nationally and internationally recognized as the leading proponent of the mariachi tradition anywhere in the world. Luis Carrión has the story on how this local event is helping to cultivate the next generation of accomplished musicians.

Mariachi Conference Cultivates Next Generation of Musicians

Tucson's annual event continues to gain fans, young and... not so young

Kimberly Craft interviews Susan Vance about her book, "Tropic Born, War Torn," a memoir that takes place in the Philippines during World War II.

Tropic Born, War Torn

In a new memoir, one local author describes her family's exodus from the Philippines during WWII

Kimberly Craft interviews fourth grader Ian McLeod, SARSEF Science Fair Winner.

Students Answer President's Challenge: Ian McLeod

AZPM profiles students responding to President Obama's call for innovation that can "win the future"

South African music legend Johnny Clegg doing what he loves best

Johnny Clegg

A legend in his native South Africa, Clegg's own brand of Zulu music crosses racial and cultural boundaries with the goal of making people smile and dance.

To Track a Tortoise

Residents asked to report tortoise sightings on Pima County website

Simon Wiesenthal

Nazi Hunters

HUNTING THE NAZI ROCKET SCIENTISTS looks at the US hunt for German scientists who created the V2 ballistic missile. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD.

Teachers' Voices: Teacher Appreciation Day 2011

Listen to Arizona educators - and students - talk about what they appreciate the most about the educational experience.

Web Feature: A Civil Rights Legacy

In life, and now in death, one reverend helps shape Tucson’s struggle for equality

Southern Arizona Wildfires Affect Astronomers

Observations on Mt. Hopkins have been suspended several times this week

"Barrios & Barriers: The Tucson Civil Rights Era"

Barrios & Barriers: The Tucson Civil Rights Era

This Arizona Public Media documentary recounts Tucson’s civil rights movement through a collection of personal experiences.

Kimberly Craft interview Nina Rabin, Border Studies Director at the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women.

When Parents Disappear

Law researcher explores what happens to children when their parents are detained or deported

The University of Arizona and BICAS, Bicycle Inter-Community Arts and Salvage, are working on a project to try to recycle bicycles abandoned by students who leave for the summer.

How to Recycle a Bicycle

Bicycle organization and University of Arizona team up to collect and reuse unwanted bicycles

Rocky Times in Rocky Point?

Business owners insist the popular beach town is safe, but some victims of violence say otherwise

California Condor Making Comeback

Northern Arizona population of the still-rare bird adds new hatchling

Anna Maxwell Martin as Sarah Burton

Masterpiece Classic: South Riding

A lively schoolteacher returns to her north England home during the Depression-era to live, work and possibly love. Part 3, Sunday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD.

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