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A new radio drama: "Six Ways to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Hydropower on the Navajo Nation; Preview the upcoming Oro Valley Arts Festival; Listen to a poem by Rick Wamer, and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Six ways to get bit hero "Six Ways to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake" is featured in "Ten Minute Dramas" by Alejandro Canelos.
Allegra Canelos

Arizona Spotlight

November 30, 2023

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Featured on the November 30th, 2023 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Take a closer look at a proposal for three new hydropower projects in northeastern Arizona. Some advocates are saying Native American tribes like the Navajo Nation are not being included in the discussion about the projects’ development. As reported by Chris Clements in this story from KSJD.This coverage is supported by the Walton Family Foundation.
navajo hydropower kjsd unsized VIEW LARGER A resident of the Big Mountain community on Black Mesa, Percy Deal sits in a field near the foothills of the mountainous region on August 23, 2023. Deal and other nearby residents say their communities haven't been consulted enough on the proposed construction of a hydropower energy project.
Chris Clements / KJSD
Nature and people first map kjsd A map made by Nature and People First shows an area where some of the reservoirs could be located, near the town of Kayenta, Arizona. The permits the company applied for wouldn’t permit any construction or land-moving activities to take place yet.
Nature and People First

Rick Wamer Performance Spot Rick Wamer, Mime, entertains with a live mime performance.

rick wamer book hero Rick Wamer's 2022 collection of poetry and prose is called "Long Shadow Days: Grief Walking".
A3D Impressions

  • The first of a new series of audio dramas written by Alejandro Canelos titled "Ten Minute Dramas", a young man with a troubled love life discovers there are "Six Ways to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake."
six way to get bit by a rattlesnake props uns VIEW LARGER "Six Ways to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake" is one of the bite-sized productions featured in Alejandro Canelos' "Ten Minute Dramas."
Sylvia Canelos
ten minute dramas Twenty-four plays, for reading or performing. In ten minutes or less. With Ten-Minute Dramas, Alejandro Canelos gets right to the point.
design by Gabriela Fleming
  • And, Gabrielle Pietrangelo's latest love song is dedicated to her hometown. Listen to "Tucson" before it hits all streaming platforms on Dec. 7th, and celebrate the new music video with Gabrielle & Friends at the release party on Tuesday, Dec. 5th at 7 p.m. in The Century Room. Tickets are available here!
Gabrielle Pietrangelo mural spotlight Gabrielle Pietrangelo poses in front of mural art by Jessica Gonzalez.
Photo by Brookelynn Nisenbaum
gabrielle Pietrangelo Tucson cover unsized VIEW LARGER Cover art for "Tucson" by Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

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