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A Familiar Voice Says "Goodbye for Now"...

Journalist Ann Taylor has decided to leave the radio microphone behind after 22 years of newscasts for NPR.

Web Feature: A Labor of Love

An entrepreneur devotes the last years of his life to a Tucson Mountains outpost

Savannah Guthrie

The U of A welcomes home a prominent alumna to give the 2011 commencement speech. Hear how Savannah's successful career started, and about the big change in her future.

Web Feature: "A Mountaintop Experience"

Freedom Rider Jim Zwerg tells his story of struggle and sacrifice for civil rights

Johnny Clegg

A legend in his native South Africa, Clegg's own brand of Zulu music crosses racial and cultural boundaries with the goal of making people smile and dance.

Blue Man Group

Blending music, humor, surrealism and technology in unexpected ways, Blue Man Group performs five shows in Tucson starting April 29th. Listen to an interview with Blue Man Mark Frankel!

Beautifying Barrio Centro

Tucson Arts Brigade sets out to create a mural arts program that makes more than pretty walls.


Meet Zachary Levy, the filmmaker behind a new independent documentary about modern-day strongman Stanless Steel, a man holding onto his dreams with both hands.

Meet Tucson's Muslim Diaspora

The local Muslim community boasts a broad diversity, and seeks to redress misconceptions about Islam.

Finding the Puppets Among Us

Local troupe Puppets Amongus revives traditional art of puppetry

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Meets The Del McCoury Band

Musical legends from two different worlds - jazz and bluegrass - join forces for a concert at Centennial Hall on April 9th.

Michael York and "Lisztian Loves"

The acclaimed actor visits Tucson to portray composer Franz Liszt in a world premiere production from Chamber Music Plus on April 3rd, featuring the virtusoso pianist Andre Watts.

Bernadette Peters sings with the Tucson Symphony

The stage and screen diva talks about her upcoming Tucson concert, her passion for the songs of Stephen Sondheim, and her love of dogs.

How Lisa Napoli Found Her "Radio Shangri-La"

A mid-life crisis sent this successful public radio producer to Bhutan, where she helped establish the nation's first youth-oriented community radio station.

Web Feature: Love and Rodeo

For one Tucson family, competing in rodeo is a beloved art--and a balancing act

T.S. Monk on Monk

The jazz drumming son of Thelonious Monk celebrates his father's music with "Monk on Monk" at Centennial Hall on March 6th.

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