The Spelling Bee Touch Show

Debra, Bucky, Jeff & Hilary

Fred and Jeff are in studio this week with all sorts of fun and games!

Hilary Van Alsburg, Board Member of the Educational Enrichment Foundation (EEF), talks about how Jeff will be CRUSHED at the 4th Annual EEF Celebrity Spelling Bee.  Jeff is looking forward to the cocktails in the losers’ lounge!

Also on the big show, Paul Bucky and Debra Schildhouse bring a little healing to the program with their Bio-Touch program, which they offer for free (donations always accepted) for anyone suffering from all sorts of pain and other health issues.


The Rocket Man Show

George Jenson, from Jenson Consulting and Forthright Vending, joins Fred to talk rockets.  Stepen Lubliner, NARAM 57 Contest Director, talks about the model rocket craze in the Old Pueblo and the NARAM 57 event going on this week!  The event id hosted by the Southern Arizona Rocketry Association, which holds launches once a month in Tucson.



The Summer on Stage Show

Madison, Malik, Anastasia, Stephen, Daniel & Jeff at the Temple of Music and Art

Madison, Malik, Anastasia, Stephen, Daniel & Jeff at the Temple of Music and Art

This week Fred and Jeff stop by the Temple of Music and Art, one of many historic icons in the heart of our community, to talk with Stephen Wrentmore, Arizona Theatre Company’s Director of Learning, and some of the very talented performers from this year’s Summer on Stage program.  Madison Miller from Marana High School, Malik Martin from Rincon High School, Daniel Rosenberg from Gregory School and Anastasia Wrenn, whom just graduated University High School, talk about their experience in the program.

This year the can’t miss season includes works from William Shakespeare, Mark Twain and Charles Dickens!


The Days of Caring Show

Jeff & Meredith

Jeff & Meredith

Fred and Jeff sit down with Meredith Bode United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona to talk about all the cool programs going on to help out folks in the Old Pueblo and to preview this years Days of Caring and letting folks know how they can hep!


The Trek Down the Colorado River Show

Friend of the show and local historian, Jim Turner, joins Fred and Jeff this week to tell tails from his trip along the might Colorado River.  Jim will be turning his adventure into a travel guide, published by Rio Nuevo Publishers.

Jim Turner and Jeff

Jim Turner and Jeff


The Pete Cowgill Show

Pete Cowgill joins Fred and Jeff at Hydra in Downtown Tucson to talk about his history in the Old Pueblo and the creation of the Southern Arizona Hiking Club.

Margo Susco, proprietor of Hydra, provides a bunch of information regarding Flags for the Flagless.


The Strange Blood Swimming Pool Show

Strange Blood - US Poster-smjpgThere is a swimming pool at MOCA!

Shipping containers have been assembled at Tucson’s Museum of Contemporary Art for our summer fun.  Jocko Weiland tells us how they were brought to the Old Pueblo!

Then, Rosie Zwaduk and Pearry Teo, producers of “Strange Blood,” a movie shot in Tucson, talk about the movie and filming in our community.  Stars of the movie, Alexandra Bard and Robert Brettenaugh, are also on hand!


The Old Pueblo Refugee Show

Fred and regular Jeff substitute, George Jenson from Jenson Consulting, have a broad conversation about Tucson and our refugee neighbors.  Nicolle Trudeau, Program Director for Refugee Focus, and Mia Hansen, whom is a refugee volunteer (and a board member of the Festivals & Events Association of Tucson and Southern Arizona) talk about their organization, how refugees from around the world are coming to Tucson to begin their new lives.  They also let us know how folks in the community can help!!!


The Native Seed Show

Native Seed Search

Larrie Warren, Executive Director of the Native Seed Search, stops by the gig show to talk with Fred and Jeff about the organizations history and mission as well as to give away a couple of Monsoon Gift Packages!!!


The Silver Sea Show

Silver Sea

Silver Sea

This week Fred and Jeff take a trip to 4th Avenue and stop by Silver Sea Jewelry to talk with Lizzy Mead about some fun stuff she’s involved in, plus updates on the Summer in the City program!