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That Time Andy Warhol Tried to Shoot a Western in Tucson...

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Tucson voters approve the half cent sales tax increase?; local handyman shares stories of working across America; and a new twist on basket weaving traditions.

Building a Journey Across America

Tucson man returns from an arduous, year-long research project visiting all 50 states.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

Maria Bamford Brightens Up Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: History & music combine at Mission San Xavier del Bac; an Air Force officer deploys, leaving his family behind.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

The Otherworldly Eye of Lex Gjurasic

The colors and textures of the Sonoran Desert have taken root and blossomed the Seattle transplant's work.

MOCA's Jocko Weyland: 'If You Stay Busy You Have No Time to be Unhappy'

Also, a legislative update; Adiba Nelson talks about motherhood challenges and the language of love; and Something Something Theatre presents 'Dov & Ali.'

Trio of Midtown Markets Serve Up Goods and Foods With International Flair

Variety attracts customers from around the world.

Around the World in 80 Steps

Also on Arizona Spotlight: TUSD appoints interim superintendent; coping in the classroom; and using kitten care as therapy for memory loss.

Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly!

Tucson writer creates first all Native American superhero comic book "for us."

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

US Poet Laureate Explores Positive Poetics with Tucson Students

A performance from Juan Felipe Herrera at Davis Bilingual; and a special message in Spanish from the poet.

Five Faded Stars Shine Brightly in "Bellas de Noche"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The message of Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address; Odyssey Storytelling founder writes book; reviews of two films featured in Tucson Cine Mexico 2017.

Does the Jewish Community in Tucson Feel Safe?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A traditional Chinese tale retold on "The Drum & The Story"; and Lisa Napoli on "Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave it All Away".

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