More People and Places Stories

Bestselling authors unite to oppose book banning through an intriguing collaboration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water in Utah is draining Laker Powell; How Ehrenberg, Arizona got its name; and seeing color for the first time.

A Show about Healing

Spiritually, Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally.

Celebrating Sonoran beauty through both science and art.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company reveals "Intimate Apparel", starring Tracey N. Bonner, directed by Oz Scott.

What it is to see, and be seen... ArtWorks explores the portrait in "Face 2 Face".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The inspiring story of Shirley Chisholm on stage; and an ambitious new musical called "Alice by Heart".

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times; and, how do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?

Dickens for Christmas? Listen to Rogue Theatre's adaptation of "The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton"!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Family & friends hold a unique memorial for a loved one; and the musical bond shared by Emma & Martha Peterson.

Senior Olympic Festival Is This Month

Participants 50 years old and older will take part in hundreds of activities in Tucson

Friends of Aphasia celebrates the life and work of Pete Kozachik.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local experts weigh in on feeding the future; Meet composer and pianst Larry Redhouse; and a new series of productions at The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre called The Late Night Radio Hour.

Jane Lynch brings "A Swingin’ Little Christmas" to Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Head into the magical Valley of the Moon; New horizons encourages seniors to explore music; Spotlight Community Theatre presents "Christmas Shorts" and, Stories that Soar! returns with a touching story of motherly love.

A new radio drama: "Six Ways to Get Bit by a Rattlesnake"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Hydropower on the Navajo Nation; Preview the upcoming Oro Valley Arts Festival; Listen to a poem by Rick Wamer, and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Celebrating a unique vision with "Bruce McGrew: Continuum".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Prop 308 made higher education attainable for undocumented students; and why Kidz At Play is not a rap group.

"Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teachers are dealing with AI in classrooms; and a story of survival in plain sight from Children of the Holocaust.

"The Left Hand of Darkness" grips The Rogue Theatre.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: NPR's Ari Shapiro on "Och & Oy: A Considered Cabaret"; Luis Alberto Urrea recalls his friendship with K. Le Guin ; and, Stories that Soar! returns with "The Spelling Test".

Tucsonans prepare to rediscover neighborhoods at Fall 2023 Cyclovia

Organizers say communities are transformed when cars leave the streets.

The 15th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight!

Gather around the campfire for this year's collection of spooky seasonal stories!

Favianna Rodriguez on using creativity for social change.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Kerri Maher on her latest novel "All You Have to Do Is Call"; and, a conversation with the cast of Saguaro City Music Theatre's "Little Shop of Horrors"

Selected Archive Filters

People and Places
AZPM is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona