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Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Chinese Chorizo Festival returns to Tucson; A conversation with Nabil Ayers on his debut novel; And, a look into this year's Film Fest Tucson.

feng feng chorizo hero Feng Feng Yeh is the founder of the Chinese Chorizo Project.
Photo by Julius Scholsburg

Arizona Spotlight

October 12, 2023

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Featured on the October 12th, 2023 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with guest host Paola Rodriguez:

differ we must cover unsized VIEW LARGER Book cover for Differ We Must: How Lincoln Succeeded in a Divided America by Steve Inskeep.
  • Meet Feng-Feng Yeh, the mind behind the Chinese Chorizo Festival, a month-long celebration of immigrant solidarity, food innovation and community heading into its second year. In this interview with Leah Britton, Yeh discusses the history and mission of the festival. More information on where you can enjoy the dishes of the Chinese Chorizo Festival can be found on their webpage here.
feng feng supes unsized VIEW LARGER Feng Feng Yeh at the Pima County Board of Supervisors meeting, where they declared October as Chinese Chorizo Month.
Photo by Hannah Hernandez
feng feng don guerra spot Feng Feng Yeh and Barrio Bread's Don Guerra at the Chorizo Dancehall event at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson.
Photo by Julius Scholsburg
  • Adiba Nelson interviews musician and producer Nabil Ayers. Never having known his father jazz great Roy Ayers, his debut book "My Life in the Sunshine" is "a memoir about one man's journey to connect with his musician father, ultimately redefining what family really means."
my life in the sunshine cover VIEW LARGER Book Cover for "My Life in the Sunshine" by Nail Ayers.

film fest tucson logo hero Film Fest Tucson brings an international roster of shorts and features to Tucson every year.
courtesy Film Fest Tucson

Film Essays with Chris Dashiell spot Chris Dashiell is a regular contributor to Arizona Spotlight.

Webpage by Leah Britton.

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