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ChamberLab's Next Project: "1 Song, Played 840 Times, For America!"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Arizonans accept a soda tax in the name of education?; non-profit Sun Sounds provides access to print media for those who need it; and Tucsonans tell stories about kindness in our community.

chamberlab hero 01 The alt-classical ensemble ChamberLab in concert. (PHOTO: courtesy ChamberLab)

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Featured on the November 24th, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • What are Arizona voters willing to do to provide funding for a better education? Christopher Conover discusses the results of a new poll that indicates they might approve a sales tax on soda pop...


Soda Cola Tax Fifty-nine percent of Arizona voters reported they would approve a $.02-an-ounce soda tax to raise money for education.

  • Find out why Tucson's "alt-classical" ensemble {ChamberLab](http://chamberlab.org/) will perform a century-old piece of music by Erik Satie 840 times in a row in December during an event called "The Vexathon"...


chris black of chamberlab spotlight Chris Black, artistic director of Tucson's alt-classical ensemble Chamberlab. (PHOTO: Andrew Brown)
  • Visit Sun Sounds of Arizona, a non-profit that reads local newspapers and print ads for people who can't read for themselves. Mark McLemore spends time with volunteer staffers as they meet their listener's needs, and have fun along the way...


Sun Sounds Sun Sounds of Arizona is a local non-profit that helps read newspapers and and advertisements for people unable to read them themselves. (PHOTO: Sun Sounds of Arizona)
  • And, Tucson residents share small stories of kindness in action, from an impoverished family pooling its resources to make a child's birthday special, to an out-of-work man giving a bicycle - his only means of transportation - to a teen recently suspended from school...


flowing wells library exterior spotlight The Flowing Wells Library entrance before the 2017 renovation plan takes place. (PHOTO: courtesy Pima County Public Library)
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