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The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

"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.

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.

"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.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

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.

Episode 344: Still Struggling to Make Ends Meet, Despite Improving Economy

In Phoenix and Tucson, assistance groups are helping tens of thousands of residents.

#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 Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

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".

Melinda Snodgrass: Exploring the Law on the Final Frontier

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A review of this week's local election results; "Missing in America" project honors departed veterans; and volunteers making a difference in Arizona state parks.

Hydra, Iconic Downtown Tucson Business, Is Shutting Down

The store opened on Congress Street more than 20 years ago and was known for creative window displays.

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