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Craig T. Nelson delivers commencement address to the UA graduating class of 2024.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The documentary "Fair Play" gives visibility to the unending work of new mothers; and explore the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

The documentary "The Happiest Country in the World: Finland" explores the reasons why.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What "Bad Art Night" at the Arizona Science Center offers the creatively curious; "I Dream in Widescreen 2024" showcases a new class of film makers; and "Stories That Soar!" offers a 4th grader's perspective on "Self Love".

See - and hear - Chaplin's "City Lights", presented by The Fox Tucson Theatre and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: NPR's Sarah McCammon on her autobiographical memoir "Ex-vangelicals"; and a story about lessons in Little league and life from Steve Braun.

New UA study examines aspects of loneliness and being alone

They aren't as connected as you might think.

"High Asia for Aphasia" is taking awareness to unparalleled heights.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Knitting socks the REAL old-fashioned way; and the story of Chilean political exile Leo is one of hardship, healing and hope.

Children of the Holocaust: The story of a hidden child in Holland.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the "WeReconcile" program can reunite adult children with their estranged fathers.

"Billie! Backstage with Lady Day" at Invisible Theatre.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Revisiting a cookbook that represents Tucson's Black community; remembering the last of the Universal Monster performers, Ricou Browning; and a poem about what a kit a cat can be by Rick Wamer.

Black History 101 Mobile Museum makes two stops at Cochise College campuses

The stops come in honor of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of hip-hop.

Director Ari Folman's "Where is Anne Frank" comes to Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson on ways that overturning Roe v. Wade endangers women's lives; Betsy Kruse Craig portrays Molly Ivins at Invisible Theater; and Colin Quinn takes a comedic look at United States history in his book “Overstated”.

PBS LearningMedia "The U.S. and the Holocaust" Collection

Examine America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century, consider a range of relevant questions, and learn how media can be used as a tool to bring critical conversations about the Holocaust into the classroom.

Kevin Hines shares stories of survival and hope in "Suicide: The Ripple Effect".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Invisible Theatre's "The Lifespan of a Fact" explores where truth begins and ends; and The Migrant Quilt Project commemorates those who have lost their lives trying to cross the U.S. / Mexico border.

Arizona Spotlight for August 11th, 2022

Native plants return to Hermosillo's urban landscape; Tucsonan John Rhodes tells about his family's rodeo history; Meet the new CEO of The Western National Parks Association; and a short story by Aurelie Sheehan.

Confidence does not always convey the best impression at business meetings

Findings from a new study on group interaction could be extended to family relationships.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

Seven Books for Celebrating Juneteenth

A great start for important conversations about understanding the history and traditions of Juneteenth.

PBS LearningMedia "Benjamin Franklin" Collection

Lesson plans to accompany Ken Burns' documentary on America's most compelling and consequential founding father.

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