October 20, 2022

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A young Arizona filmmaker who makes epics in miniature, and Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing".

bear statue hero Statue of the short-faced bear at Lubbock Lake Landmark, a natural history museum in Lubbock, Texas.
Courtesy of Mike Stark

Arizona Spotlight

October 20, 2022

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Featured on the October 20th, 2022 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

blue rhino bear model unsized VIEW LARGER A life-size model of a Short-faced bear done by Blue Rhino Studios in Eagan, Minnesota.
Courtesy of Blue Rhino Studio
bear skull unsized VIEW LARGER The skull of a Short-faced bear at Yale University.
Courtesy of Mike Stark
  • 12-year-old filmmaker Tobias from Parks, Arizona has created his own epic movie studio at home. Using dinosaur models, Godzilla toys, and LEGO, Tobias is creating digital films -- and sharing them with monster-lovers around the world.

Tobias Godzilla hero A screenshot from "Godzilla vs. Moguera" (A Short Stop motion battle), produced by Jurassic studios (aka Tobias).
Courtesy of Jurassic studios

roberts mountains nevada unsized VIEW LARGER Roberts Mountains, Nevada.
Susan Cummins Miller
making silent stones sing unsized VIEW LARGER "Making Silent Stones Sing" by Susan Cummins Miller.
courtesy Finishing Line Press

Webpage by Leah Britton.

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