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Children of the Holocaust: The story of a survivor from the former Soviet Union

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Marcus Doe and his organization WeReconcile are hoping to reconnect adult children with their estranged fathers.

Richard Thomas on what it means to be Atticus Finch.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Wiesenthal" brings a message of tolerance to the stage of the Invisible Theatre, and meet 2023 Tucson Jazz Festival star Matthew Whitaker.

60,000 trees planted since start of Tucson Million Trees program

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero announced the program in 2020 and hopes to reach the goal by 2030.

The field guide "Birds of Arizona" was a labor of love for author Richard Cachor Taylor.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Pima County Library's Synapse Team is helping mental health community-wide; visit the El Jefe Cat Lounge; and remembering broadcasting legend Larry Schnebly.

The Buzz: Winter Solstice Celebrations

The importance of the shortest day of the year in cultures around the world.

VAUD: UA theater students bring new stories to light from shadows of the past.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Owl & Panther builds community through art; author Gianluca Russo on "The Power of Plus" in fashion; and explore the differences between day and night in a story by a local 3rd grader.

Yamiche Alcindor receives the 2022 Zenger Award for Press Freedom from the UA School of Journalism.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson talks with the founders of the new African American Museum of Southern Arizona at the University of Arizona

Día de los Muertos: Ancient Tradition in a Modern Era

Historic celebration is gaining traction across borders and cultures

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”.

The 14th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight!

Prepared to be thrilled and chilled by this year's collection of spooky seasonal stories!

Mural painting brings awareness to pedestrian safety on 6th Avenue

Tucson’s Department of Transportation & Mobility partnered with local nonprofit Living Streets Alliance to implement flex posts, planters and murals to increase safety.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A young Arizona filmmaker who makes epics in miniature, and Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing".

Robert McDonald: Photographer

We join renowned landscape photographer Robert McDonald and his 1977 Ford Bronco on a shoot in the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff.

Film Fest Tucson presents a weekend of cinematic treasures.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legendary auteur John Waters brings his show "End of the World" to the Fox Theatre.

Praising the earned beauty of "The Crone Body".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Susan Miner on building the foundation for inner peace; and the history behind Ormsby Park in Tucson's Barrio Santa Cruz.

Mariachi builds bridges between generations.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; The history of Rukin Jelks and the Rillito Park Racetrack; memories of being a Tucson teen in the 1970s; and a teenager in Hermosillo who is an emerging film composer.

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