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Arizona Spotlight for August 11th, 2022

Native plants return to Hermosillo's urban landscape; Tucsonan John Rhodes tells about his family's rodeo history; Meet the new CEO of The Western National Parks Association; and a short story by Aurelie Sheehan.

Confidence does not always convey the best impression at business meetings

Findings from a new study on group interaction could be extended to family relationships.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

Seven Books for Celebrating Juneteenth

A great start for important conversations about understanding the history and traditions of Juneteenth.

PBS LearningMedia "Benjamin Franklin" Collection

Lesson plans to accompany Ken Burns' documentary on America's most compelling and consequential founding father.

Celebrate Pride

AZPM celebrates LGBTQ+ Month throughout June with a collection of special programs, stories, and resources.

"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.

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 January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

PBS LearningMedia "Above the Noise" Collection

Host Myles Bess takes viewers along on his journey to cut through the hype surrounding controversial topics in the news to find out what's really going on.

The Dave Stryker Quartet kicks off the 2022 Tucson Jazz Festival.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Cocopah Indian Tribe work to restore the Colorado River Delta; How Maryanne Chisholm's artistic vision guided her through difficult times; and the Sonoran Plein Air Painters share "A Brush with the Desert".

Discover Family History With a Heritage Scavenger Hunt

Introduce your child to their heritage by going on a scavenger hunt for objects around the house.

Lydia Jennings, PhD: “Run to Be Visible”.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The meaning behind the sacred Muslim month of Rabiʽ al-Awwal; and multi-faceted artist To-Reè-Neè Wolf

Celebrating Diwali, the Hindu "Festival of Lights".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Molly of Denali" begins a second season on PBS Kids; and Chris Dashiell looks back at the cinematic history of Judge Roy Bean.

The 13th Annual Haunted Halloween Show

On this year's show: A Tucson teen reads from the young adult classic "The Westing Game"; paranormal investigator Debe Branning on her book "Arizona's Haunted Route 66", and The Rogue Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's "The Canterbury Ghost"!

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña on documenting the history of the Asian American experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Paula Poundstone returns to the Fox Theatre; Chris Dashiell previews Film Fest Tucson; and a song from John Coinman.

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