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Episode 923

Rescuing Wildlife, Terrol Dew Johnson, Poetry in our Parks

Episode 922

Picacho Peak, Tumerico, King of Sting

Rhymes and Reptiles

Meet a local author who gets children and adults excited about science through clever rhymes and reptiles!

Episode 921

Cecilia Vicuña: Sonoran Quipu, Falconry Hunt, Rick and Claudia

Cecilia Vicuña: Sonoran Quipu

Chilean artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña has had solo shows at some of the most prestigious museums in the world. Now she brings her unique artistic practice to MOCA Tucson.

Rick & Claudia

Inside the home and personal offices of Tucson architect Rick Joy and lighting designer Claudia Kappl-Joy.

Falconry Hunt

Falconry is an ancient sport that is practiced around the world. Four licensed falconers in Tucson started Sky Island Falconry Experience to share their love of hunting with birds of prey with the public.

Episode 920

Alva Torres Plaza, Neon Prophet and Chicago Bar, Biofilm Discoveries, St. Philips Art Market

Neon Prophet and Chicago Bar

The desert reggae band Neon Prophet has been playing a weekly show at Tucson’s Chicago Bar since 1984.

Biofilm Discoveries

A retired professor at the University of Arizona has transformed a biofilm derived from lung tissue into multiple inventions that could solve everything from foodborne illness to the water crisis.

Alva Torres Plaza

Dedicated in honor of Alva Bustamante Torres, a fourth generation Tucsonan and community activist who fought to preserve important sites during Tucson’s Urban Renewal of the 1960s & 70s.

St. Philips Art Market

Take a stroll through Tucson's most iconic weekly open air market focused on uniquely local artists, makers, creators, and food businesses.

Episode 919

January 8th Memorial, Nazafarin Lotfi, Jane Hamilton, Baja Fairy Duster

Jane Hamilton

Three decades ago she had $400 in the bank and was raising four children as a single mother, but that didn’t stop Jane Hamilton from starting her own business.

Desert Plants: Baja Fairy Duster

Colorful, drought-tolerant and good for pollinators.

Nazafarin Lotfi: Carving a Space to Belong

Nazafarin Lotfi is the founder of Hamrah Arts Club where she creates space for refugee-status youth through art in Tucson.

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