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Oct 20, 2017 Fiesta features the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries.

Differences and Dwarfism

Oct 20, 2017 On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.

Exploring Music: Unfinished Symphonies

Oct 16, 2017 Elgar, Mahler, Bruckner and other symphonists left fantastic but tantalizingly unfinished music that we’ll explore this week.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Oct 13, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Oct 13, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

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

Oct 6, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

Public Schools Inc.: From Small Tucson Charter to International Network

Oct 6, 2017 Part II of an investigation looking at the successful expansion of Tucson's BASIS schools into private and international operations.

Exploring Music: Nadia Boulanger

Oct 2, 2017 This week explores the influence of Nadia Boulanger, a teacher to an entire generation of musicians.

Public Schools Inc.: When Public Education Turns Into Big Business

Sep 29, 2017 Part I of an investigation into how Tucson's BASIS schools grew from a small charter into an international network.

How the Holocaust History Center Shines a Light on Justice for Global LGBTQ Community

Sep 29, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Basics of BASIS: How BASIS Transformed from One Tucson School to an International Brand

Documentary Follows Andy Warhol Sculpture from Family Living Room to $3 Million Dollar Auction

Sep 22, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why many Arizona missing persons cases may be getting a new look; Meet the woman behind the voice of Tucson's transit system; Two volunteers who help keep Arizona's parks & trails in shape.

The Vital Role of Volunteers: One Couple's Perspective

Sep 22, 2017 "Work doesn't bother us."

Jose Luis Gomez Extempore, September 2017

Sep 18, 2017 AZPM's Andy sits down with Jose Luis Gomez to discuss the 2017-2018 concert season with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Exploring Music: The Big Five II: The New York Philharmonic Part 1

Sep 17, 2017 The progrm begins a two-week series on our oldest orchestra, the New York Philharmonic.

The Art of Paying Attention: HoHum, The Great Horned Owl

Sep 14, 2017 How the odd tastes of this urban owl sent author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut hunting for answers.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Sep 14, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

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