/ Modified oct 6, 2017 1:14 p.m.

A Celebration of "Dia de los Muertos"...from the Afterlife

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

dia de los muertos spotlight 12 (PHOTO: courtesy Live Theatre Workshop)

LISTEN

Featured on the October 6th, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

LISTEN

Click here for BASIS Schools: Part 1

  • Go backstage at The Live Theatre Workshop in Tucson to find out what its new original production, a spooky-but-family-friendly musical called Dia de Los Muertos says about loss and making friends - including those from the afterlife...
dia de los muertos spotlight 1 (PHOTO: courtesy Live Theatre Workshop)


- And, in a short essay, author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut reflects on what hurricanes often leave behind for survivors to cope with...

beth surdut florida painting Eye of the Storm / Quench My Thirst - 32"x44" painting on silk by Beth Surdut

Join us next week on Spotlight for a new episode of "The Art of Paying Attention". Beth Surdut takes us into the waters of Florida's Myakka River, to paddle alongside its most famous - and formidable - inhabitants: alligators.

By posting comments, you agree to our
AZPM encourages comments, but comments that contain profanity, unrelated information, threats, libel, defamatory statements, obscenities, pornography or that violate the law are not allowed. Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed. Comments in violation of this policy will be removed. Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site.

By submitting your comments, you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution.
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona