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"Home is Somewhere Else" animates the migrant experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet AZPM border affairs reporter Danyelle Khmara; and multi-faceted artist Rick Wamer discusses his poetry collection "Long Shadow Days: Grief Walking".

University of Arizona Museum of Art gives high school artists a chance to share, with "Our Stories".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tony Paniagua talks with a first-time German visitor to the United States; and "Pooh" returns to the Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre.

Pati Jinich explores the food - and stories - of the borderlands.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 6th annual Arizona Palooza is a free event supporting better mental health; Student directors discuss their short films for "I Dream in Widescreen 2023"; and "Stories That Soar!" features our youngest author yet.

Precision carpentry and fun combine for slides in Sierra Vista

A Sierra Vista man builds massive wooden slides.

Why this wildflower is worrying naturalists in Arizona.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Martha Retallick on her "City Nature"; German fellow visits the AZPM Studio; and, a look into a Dolly Parton themed dance party.

Pima County Library's Synapse Team on helping mental health community-wide.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet Malea Chavez, the CEO of The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; Gianluca Russo on "The Power of Plus" in fashion; and, Tony talks with the new CEO of The Western National Parks Association.

What is the value of a quiet moment?

On this Arizona Spotlight, a look at the power and importance of silence, from four different angles.

"All In for Autism" celebrates a unique part of our community.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet Ashly Burch, the voice of a new Disney animated character; how Creative Narrations helps people tell their personal stories; and the tale of a princess who doesn't need to be rescued or married from "Stories That Soar!".

Looking through Linda McCartney's lens, at the Center for Creative Photography.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering Paula Fan; and the town of Bisbee prepares for the 12th Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball Tournament.

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.

Local authors shine at Tucson Festival of Books

Some of the books are self-published.

"Pru Payne" stars Mimi Kennedy & Gordon Clapp on finding love in the shadow of memory loss.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: New water conservation plan finds opposition; meet the women who founded Borderlands Brewing Co.; and a cautionary tale from Stories that Soar!

Local nonprofit acquires former TUSD school to continue sustainability work

The Tucson Unified School district governing board approved the sale Tuesday evening.

The first-ever "Tombstone Festival of Western Books" to be celebrated

Residents are holding the event ahead of the Tucson Festival of Books

Penn & Teller visit the Fox Tucson Theatre. Listen to an interview with half of this magical duo -- but which one?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Pamela Mays McDonald on art-ivism and Black Panther culture; and Richard Zoglin writes about how Elvis transformed Las Vegas, and how Vegas transformed the King.

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