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Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.

The trailblazing 1970s band "Fanny" is rocking a whole new generation.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Explore the landscapes of emotion created by multi-media artist Anh-Thuy Nguyen, part of the Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4".

"Good Food Finder" wants to build roots between growers and consumers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit a place in the desert with more than a century of aviation history; current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Willie J. Bonner; more entries by 5th graders from The NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

Governor establishes Navajo Code Talker holiday

Now every August 14, the state of Arizona will recognize the Navajo U.S Marines in World War II who created an unbreakable code.

"Mapping Q" and the art of identity.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Asian community in Southern Arizona stands together; and parents of color discuss the need to prepare their kids for something that could mean the difference between life and death.

A Tucson Original: Agnese Haury

Listen to an oral history of Agnese Haury's remarkable life, as told by those who knew and loved her.

Exoplanets get starring role in Sierra Vista exhibit

The traveling program is designed with COVID-19 concerns in mind.

Behind the Mask

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A plea on behalf of sacred lands threatened by border wall construction; and a sincere thank you to comic book legend Dennis J. O'Neil.

Spotlight Session: Charlie King

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Museum of Art celebrates the legacy of Elaine Horwitch.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

It's always bat night at the Mission Garden.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Climbing Mt. Lemmon in the bootprints of Sara Plummer Lemmon; and food writer Jane Stern's love affair with American diners.

When was the last time you ate a poem?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The community conversation about expanding sex education in TUSD; a brother and sister take "One Small Step" to bridge their political divide; and a look back at the 1968 movie "Targets".

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Signs of Life and Death Along Southwestern Highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Commemorating the Powell Expedition 150 years later; The Kindred launch "One Book, One Community", and Rollies Mexican Patio's homegrown cuisine.

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