/ Modified mar 2, 2018 11:36 a.m.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

platinum full cover VIEW LARGER The cover of The Platinum Age of Television, by David Bianculli.
Courtesy Knopf Doubleday

Featured on the March 2nd, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Christopher Conover visits students at a Tucson high school who are learning how government works first hand, by lobbying for a bill progressing through the state legislature designed to help teachers pay for classroom supplies...

Classroom 360 A classroom in Tucson.
AZPM Staff

Listen to a longer version of Mark McLemore talking with David Bianculli about the evolution of TV storytelling:

David Bianculli visits Tucson March 7th & 8th as part of the Tucson Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee's 22nd Annual Book & Author Events, a fundraising effort on behalf of research into neurological disorders.

David Bianculli Author David Bianculli.
Barbara Linke

Throughout the month of March, an exhibition of wildlife drawings and true nature stories by Beth Surdut will be on view at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library on East Tanque Verde Road.

You can learn about Citizen Science, explore ways to deepen your relationship with nature, and share your stories when Beth Surdut and friends from the National Phenology Network host a presentation on The Art of Paying Attention on Sunday, March 4 from 2 - 4 pm, also at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Library on East Tanque Verde Road.

mountain lion surdut HERO
drawing by Beth Surdut

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