Arts and Culture

Mime Evolves with "Tales of Transformation"

Feb 16, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American protests against DAPL continue; Adiba Nelson on "Black Futures Month"; and acclaimed pianist Nino Bakradze.

From Georgia, With Love

Feb 16, 2017 Internationally award-winning classical pianist from the Republic of Georgia comes to the U.S. to pursue her musical dreams

O'odham Leaders: Plan to Build Border Wall Desecrates Sacred Land

Feb 9, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA archaeologist shares new understanding of the Mayan civilization; Tucson author collects essays about Mormon women's experiences; Tucson Audubon Society pays tribute to hummingbirds.

The Art of Paying Attention: Behind the Scenes of The Arizona Highways Wildlife Guide

Feb 2, 2017 Photographers share the stories behind some of their favorite photos.

True Concord Voices and Orchestra Gets $500K Gift

Jan 24, 2017 The money will be used to commission five new works in five years.

Take a Break in Tiger's Tap Room

Jan 20, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An endangered species update; Digna Theatre Company combines art with human rights; Adiba Nelson essay; and sculptor Barbara Grygutis honored with new book.

The Fearless Jazz of Dee Dee Bridgewater

Jan 13, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two local churches make room for Central American refugees; electronic music emerges from virtual space in Tucson; and an overview of the 2017 Tucson Jewish International Film Festival.

17,000 Expected at Tucson Jazz Festival, Opening Thursday

Jan 10, 2017 Third annual event aims to attract visitors in slow tourism month.

Hundreds Commemorate Jan 8, 2011 Shooting Victims

Jan 9, 2017 Community members pay tribute, show solidarity with others hit with gun violence.

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Jan 6, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

The Drum & The Story: "Why the Owl Flies at Night"

Dec 22, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Closer Look at Arizona's Electoral College; Saying Farewell to 2016 with Stories of Loss and Hope; Video Game Nostalgia at the Holidays.

Tucson's DeGrazia Gallery Hosts Fiesta de Guadalupe

Dec 16, 2016 Festival is free and open to the public this Sunday, with music, dance, performance.

Celebrating Lalo Guerrero

Dec 15, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Love Letters to the Pima County Public Library; The Art of Paying Attention to Great Horned Owls; Looking back on Hollywood's Golden Age "Star System".

Street Fair Taking Over Fourth Avenue This Weekend

Dec 9, 2016 The semi-annual event brings visitors, money and traffic to central Tucson.

George Takei's "Allegiance" Has a Message for America

Dec 8, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson organic farm with a mission; and the harmonious sound of The Reveille Men's Chorus.

Comedian Tig Notaro Has a Great Career Despite Bad Advice

Dec 1, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A veteran's eye witness account of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor; the lasting legacy of uranium mining in the Navajo nation.

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