/ Modified dec 8, 2022 4:20 p.m.

Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre takes you back to the Hundred Acre Wood.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; Meet Malea Chavez, the new CEO of The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; and a conversation with Bianca Vivion about "Generational Anxiety."

pooh cast 2 unsized VIEW LARGER The cast of "Pooh", showing at the Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre through Dec. 11th, 2022. Top L to R: Robbie Voigt, Samantha Severson, Carlisle Ellis. Bottom L to R: Tanisha Ray, Tyler Gastelum, Abigail Dunscomb.
Courtesy of Tim Fuller

Arizona Spotlight

December 8, 2022

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Featured on the December 8th, 2022 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Meet Malea Chavez, the newly appointed CEO of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. She tells Tony Paniagua about the holiday challenges ahead, and the special things that make this food bank one of the most progressive in the nation. Contributions can be made at the Winterhaven Festival of Lights will take place from Dec. 10 through Dec. 26th.

Mahlea Chavez horizonal 2 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona hired Malea Chavez as its new chief executive officer in November 2022.
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Nuestra Tierra Garden spotlight The Nuestra Tierra Community Garden is one of many community partners that Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona teams up with to tackle the hunger crisis.
Courtesy of Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
food bank plates spotlight The team at Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona preparing plates for patrons.
Courtesy of community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
Food bank volunteer spotlight Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona team member preparing bags of food for community members.
Courtesy of Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
Bianca Vivion spotlight 1 Writer, artist and producer Bianca Vivion is the host of Generational Anxiety, a talk show with artists discussing society and culture on PBS.
Courtesy of Bianca Vivion
Generational Anxiety spotlight Airing on PBS, Generation Anxiety is a talk show centered around bringing together artists of different generations to discuss the state of our world with host Bianca Vivion.
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  • Mark journeys deep into the Hundred-Acre Wood to meet a group of old friends who call it their home, as they appear in “Pooh”, the new Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre production for all ages.
pooh balloon VIEW LARGER Tyler Gastelum as the Winnie the Pooh for the production of "Pooh" showing at the Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre through Dec. 11th 2022.
courtesy of Tim Fuller
pooh poster unsized VIEW LARGER Promotional poster for The Scoundrel & Scamp Theater's production of "Pooh"
Courtesy of The Scoundrel & Scamp Theater

The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre's original adaption of "Pooh" by Betsy Labiner and Raulie Martinez features beloved characters in a fresh light. The show runs through Dec. 11, 2022, and will return in the spring, showing from May 12th - 21st, 2023. The adaptation features Tyler Gastelum as Winnie the Pooh, Robbie Voigt as Piglet, Samantha Severson as Eeyore, Carlisle Ellis as Rabbit, Tanisha Ray as Kanga, and Abigail Dunscomb as Owl.

Original Music by Kevin Hamilton of Southwest Soul Circuit

Photos by Leah Britton

For more show and ticketing information, visit https://scoundrelandscamp.org/pooh

Webpage by Leah Britton

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