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Understanding walls: "The barrier that we create in our hearts must be broken to heal and grow".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the first space shuttle launch, 40 years ago; the uncertain state of the film industry reflected at the 93rd annual Academy Awards; and the tale of a very silly man.

Painting on Shadows - The music of To-Ree-Nee Wolf.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Find out what one local community wants to say with the podcast “Autism Talks”; and celebrating the legendary history of the Rialto Theatre through the lens of one of its most ardent admirers, C. Elliot.

Marketing to kids a big concern during pandemic

Research shows parents are becoming more worried about the impact of on-screen advertising.

Children’s Museum reopens Tucson, Oro Valley locations

Tony Paniagua visited the Tucson museum to learn about new safety protocols.

How gem & mineral dealers are coping with the pandemic's impact.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How "Blax Friday" is building community to help black-owned businesses thrive; Adiba Nelson versus her 11-year-old's "tween 'tude"; and a song from John Coinman.

"Who Framed Rosa Parks?" - Brenna Wynn Greer on the history of Black imagemakers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel "Year of Wonders"; and a tale of love and loss written by a 6th grade student.

The TusCon Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention goes virtual.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Stories That Soar!" brings a 2nd grade writer's story to life; and author Benjamin Lorr talks about his book "The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket".

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

"My voice pouring from me with all the soul a rainstorm has..." Teen poets are ready to change the world.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Susan Miner on creating "Peace Inside, Beauty Outside"; and some happy chaos from The Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

As schools reopen, Arizona confronts high rates of COVID-19 in youth

The state’s youth case rate was the third-highest among 48 states reporting, according to a report.

Sensory park for kids with autism breaks ground in Tucson

Fully enclosed park will give parents of "runners" peace of mind.

Young Tucson poets share their feelings about life in the year 2020.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The lifelong connection between a UA educator and the American Western; and part 4 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders: “Riding the Ambiguity Train”.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

How Southern Arizona schools and summer camps are adapting to COVID-19

Schools, summer camps and child care centers are tasked with finding a safe way to engage kids during the pandemic.

Talking about coronavirus with children and how to manage at-home learning

A UA behavioral health expert addresses parents' concerns during the outbreak.

Tucson YMCA, Boys and Girls Club offering child care for essential workers

A director at the YMCA said they're hoping to address the need created by school closures.

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