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Ten-Minute Dramas returns with "Daughter Putting On Airs".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA receives a historic donation of WWII memorabilia; visitors to the 2024 Tucson Festival of Books share "A Book I Love"; and an essay about the beauty of Agua Caliente Hill.

Arizona Spotlight

March 14, 2024

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Featured on the March 14th, 2024 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • A Wisconsin family has made a major donation of memorabilia to the U.S.S. Arizona Collection at the University of Arizona. Christopher Conover reports.

USS Arizona menu Menu and daily orders from the USS Arizona.
Christopher Conover, AZPM

USS Arizona Neptune Society Certificates given to Arthur Franklin for crossing the Equator in July 1940 while serving on the USS Arizona.
Christopher Conover, AZPM

  • Meet just a few of the visitors to the 2024 Tucson Festival of Books, as they share recommendations for spring reading in a segment called A Book I Love.
Mark 2024 Book Fair VIEW LARGER Mark interviews attendees of th 2024 Tucson Festival of Book about books they love.
Mark Mercedes Interview Mark interviewing Mercedes at the 2024 Tucson Festival of Books about a book she loves
Staff Book fair 2024 VIEW LARGER the AZPM staff setup at the 2024 Tucson Festival of Books
  • An essay from nature writer and hiking enthusiast Rebekah Doyle, about the uniquely Arizonan beauty that abounds on Agua Caliente Hill.
Summit of Agua Caliente Hill VIEW LARGER the trail ascending to the summit of Agua Caliente Hill
Rebekah Doyle
Saguaros Agua Caliente Hill VIEW LARGER Saguaros leading the way up Agua Caliente Hill
Rebekah Doyle

Shin Dagger Agave Shin Dagger agaves lining the path up Agua Caliente Hill
Rebekah Doyle

Rebekah Doyle VIEW LARGER Photo of Author Rebekah Doyle
Rebekah Doyle
  • And, the premiere of a new Ten-Minute Drama written by Alejandro Canelos. It’s called “Daughter Putting on Airs”, a play about the communication breakdown that can occur when a child grows up, and their parents have difficulty recognizing them. The play stars Matthew Staples, Betsy Kruse Craig & Edith Craig. Directed by Betsy Kruse Craig.Theme music by Alejandro Canelos.

daughter putting on airs hero A sink of dirty dishes reflects a family scenario that may be familiar to many. The audio drama "Daughter Putting on Airs" was written by Alejandro Canelos,
Allegra Canelos

ten minute dramas Twenty-four plays, for reading or performing. In ten minutes or less. With Ten-Minute Dramas, Alejandro Canelos gets right to the point.
design by Gabriela Fleming

Web page by Alecia Vasquez.

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