August 30, 2023 / Modified aug 31, 2023 1:43 p.m.

Art is Rachel Ivanyi's first language.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?, and a profile of Brad Lancaster, water harvester.

metamorphosis unsized Metamorphosis by Rachel Ivanyi.

Arizona Spotlight

August 31, 2023

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Featured on the August 31st, 2023 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

Click here to listen to Mark's interview with Alejandro Canelos, author of "The Neotenic Queen: Tales of Sex and Survival in the Sonoran Desert".

Rachel Ivanyi unsized Rachel Ivanyi in the AZPM Studio.
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a view from below unsized A View from Below by Rachel Ivanyi.
Carlos and connie unsized "Carlos and Connie" by Rachel Ivanyi.
NQ image 2 Illustration from Alejandro Canelos' "The Neotenic Queen" done by Rachel Ivanyi.
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David Leighton spot David Leighton in the AZPM Studio.
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Rancho Sahuarita lake VIEW LARGER A view of the Santa Rita mountains from Rancho Sahuarita Lake.
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360 pecan cluster A cluster of pecans growing at Green Valley Pecan Company in Sahuarita.
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  • And, The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced the national winners of the 2023 Edward R. Murrow Awards. More than 100 outlets were honored for their exceptional contributions in digital, radio, and television journalism.

Arizona Public Media received its third National Murrow Award in the category of Small Market Television News Documentary for _Water Harvester: An Invitation to Abundance.. Produced by David Fenster, the film explores how Tucson resident Brad Lancaster transformed his neighborhood through water harvesting.

Webpage by Leah Britton.

ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs Fridays at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, and Saturdays at 5:00 pm, on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.
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