More People and Places Stories

Has "Star Trek" changed the world? Author Ryan Britt examines a legacy of 50 years and beyond.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How A Tucson woman made a life-changing transformation through art.

A grassroots Tucson baker wins a national award for excellence.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Renowned author Tom Miller reads from "Where Was I? A Travel Writer's Memoir"; Adiba Nelson shares truth about her first day on the job as a new mother; and remembering cowboy poet & philosopher Baxter Black.

One Tucsonan’s journey to becoming emotionally accountable -- and taking a stand against oppression.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What the Pima County Library’s “#READBLACK” initiative wants to share with the world, and decoding "The FBI Way" with author Frank Figliuzzi.

Praising the earned beauty of "The Crone Body".

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

"I Dream in Widescreen 2022" is a feast for the mind's eye.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a lone graduate student provides top-notch COVID date from Sonora; Live Theatre Workshop's "Body Awareness" initiates some challenging conversations; and Wiley Ray and his Big O Band spread the legacy of Roy Orbison.

Virgina Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" at The Rogue Theatre.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing"; Adiba Nelson tells how her journey to "Ain't That a Mother" began; and what Naya Arbiter built in our community.

"...love you like you've never known you're worth." The songs of Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An American hero gets some overdue recognition at Davis Monthan Air Force Base; and learn about the help - and hope - in Tucson for those living with aphasia.

"We Are Prone To Accidents Close to Home..." The songs of Oceanography.

Also on ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT: How UA recipients of the Mellon Foundation's "Fronteridades" grant are exploring the border experience; and author Jodie Hollander talks about leading a free series of "Poetry in the Parks" workshops later this month.

Take a Peep at The Tucson Erotica Art Show.

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.

The drivers of the Women's Formula 1 racing circuit test their speed & skill in the Sonoran Desert.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Reigning Miss Tucson Abby Charles talks food insecurity in Southern Arizona, and Michelle Ross creates literary experiences in miniature for her book "Shapeshifting".

"Living Dead in Denmark" - a zombie sequel to "Hamlet"?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Craig Johnson and actor A Martinez talk about "Longmire" at the Tucson Festival of Books; and Bisbee celebrates "The Return of the Turkey Vultures".

Return to "The Princess Bride" 35 years later, with actor Cary Elwes.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson leads a roundtable discussion with three Black women artists, and "Stories That Soar!" tells of a boy's difficult journey to see his father.

Decoding "The FBI Way" with author Frank Figliuzzi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What the library’s “#READBLACK” initiative wants to share with the world, and True Concord Voices & Orchestra present a new composition called "Earth Symphony", a song for our planet.

Arizona Spotlight for February 10th, 2022

On Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Regina N. Bradley on the greater influence of Southern hip hop; members of Tucson's Jewish Community react to the Tennessee banning of the graphic novel "Maus: A Survivor's Tale"; and explore the dream history of Downtown Tucson.

Thousands of people return to Southern Arizona for gem shows

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is attracting national and international crowds.

How Rancho Feliz uses volunteer power to break the cycle of poverty in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Marquez Price on his debut poetry collection; meet the new executive director for the Tucson Audubon Society; and "Stories That Soar!" shares a story written by a 5th grade student who is a Bengali immigrant.

Selected Archive Filters

People and Places
Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona