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Paula Poundstone on the Craft of Comedy

The comedian reflects on over 30 years of making audiences laugh as she returns to Tucson for a Feb. 19 show at Centennial Hall.

Could There Be Life On Jupiter?

The acclaimed science fiction author Dr. Ben Bova talks about his new novel "Leviathans of Jupiter" and the real science that inspired it.

Tackling Tucson's Graffiti

Local artist thinks legal walls might help curb illegal tagging

Putting Tree Workers To The Test

Championship tests climbing and safety skills, but most competitors focus on the fun.

Spotlight Session: Jairo Zavala

Listen to the vibrant and romantic music of Jairo Zavala, playing both solo and in duet with Joey Burns of Calexico.

Peripheral Vision

Hear an essay by Jacquelyn Jackson, an eye-witness to the events of January 8th.

Calexico Performs "Crystal Frontier"

Gabrielle Giffords chose this song to send into space in 2008, and here is a previously unheard version...

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

From Russia, with Music

Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky shares his musical journey from his birthplace in Moscow to performing with the the Tucson Symphony.

The 2010 All Souls Procession

Over 15,000 people take to the streets to honor and celebrate the lives of loved ones lost.

Savion Glover's "Bare Soundz"

One of the world's greatest dancers, Savion Glover's new show explores the musical side of tappin' feet.

A conversation with Billy Collins

One of America's greatest poets, Billy Collins, visited Centennial Hall on Sunday, November 7th to benefit the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Spotlight Session: The music and stories of Roger McGuinn

The legendary leader of The Byrds plays a set of some of his most famous tunes, exclusively for Arizona Spotlight.

From Thailand to Tucson: New Temple in Tucson is Attracting a Variety of People

Buddhist Temple and Meditation Center opens at former school for landscape architecture.

Tucson Neon Signs Historic Preservation Dilemma

Citizens work to keep the city's iconic signs shining

A Visit With Byrd Baylor

At age 87, the celebrated children’s book author and former Tucson newspaper writer is living a simple life in a solar-powered house in the desert.

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