Featured on the October 24th, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- Critically-acclaimed jazz diva Ann Hampton Callaway talks to Mark about moving from The Big Apple to The Old Pueblo, and the many reasons she decided to perform a special concert of the music made popular by Linda Ronstadt. Ann Hampton Callaway presents "The Linda Ronstadt Songbook" on Saturday, October 26th at the Fox Tucson Theatre.
- Get a preview of Arizona Theatre Company’s winter season, including “Silent Sky”, a play about the life of Henrietta Leavitt, a woman who was a pioneer in the science of astronomy. Artistic director Sean Daniels and Silent Sky director Casey Stangl talk to Mark about what audiences can expect.
- Tony Paniagua speaks to a member of The Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild about the group’s history and mission, and an upcoming free community event centered around African-inspired fiber arts. The Fiber Arts 2019 Show and Sale is Saturday, October 26th from noon to 6 pm at The Dunbar Pavilion, located at 325 West 2nd Street, north of downtown Tucson.
- And in her recurring segment "The Word", an essay from author, activist and mom Adiba Nelson about the true contemporary spirit of Halloween, and how it isn't always a bag of treats for parents and kids of color. Music by Mattea.
Also -- don’t be afraid to tune in next week, for the 12th annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight! You can warm up for the seasonal fun by listening to last year's show here.