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"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Tohono O'odham Rodeo Returns for 80th Year

Events include cultural performances and activities alongside classic rodeo events.

Shaping Sound with Steve Roach

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Following the money that powers Arizona politicians; and world-renowned curator Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett on "Museums of Identity".

Exploring the Beauty of the Natural World with Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How federal tax cuts will be felt in Arizona; and essayist Adiba Nelson considers the challenge of blending a family.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Grants Recognize Southern Arizona's Cultural Vitality

Thirty-one non-profits receive grants from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Report: Gap Grows Between 3rd-Generation Latinos and Cultural Roots

While many 3rd-generation Hispanic parents don't speak Spanish, the survey found, they want their children to learn.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy

Also on Arizona Spotlight: John Waters brings his love for Christmas to Tucson; astronomical photographs celebrate the beauty of the planet Mars.

Tucson Helping Kids Get Calls From Santa Claus

Last day for parents to request a call from St. Nick is Nov. 30.

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.

The Mysterious, Mystical Sound of Gamelan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water conservation vs. water crisis; what is it like to be a clown in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade?; and Chris Dashiell on the unnerving 1968 film "Targets".

El Tour Brings 1000s of Cyclists to Tucson Streets Saturday

The event will create rolling road closures around Tucson.

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