Fred and Jeff spend the hour this week with Dr. Ronald Marx, Ph.D., Dean of the University of Arizona College of Education. Dean Marx will talk about all the exciting activity in the College of Education, including the Teach Arizona program!
This space is usually reserved for our friends at the Downtown Tucson Partnership and this week is no exception!!! Fred and Jeff welcome the lovely Caitlin Jensen who had to choose only two out of hundreds of events going on this month.
Also at stake are two passes for the opening evening of the Arizona International Film Festival. Mia Schnaible from the Festival will talk about the 23rd annual event and we’ll get to talk with Philip Sedgwick about an award winning short film he wrote.
Fred and Jeff welcome a whole host of folks to the show this week.
Michael Luria and Daniela Siqueiros from Children’s Museum Tucson talk about the Let’s Get Fit program on April 5th ~ FREE admission and lots of fun for the whole family!
We end the show with Marcie Velen and Kim Silver from No Kill Pima County who talk about their organization and how our community can help save thousands of cats, dogs and other friendly animal friends.
Fred and Jeff are all about the great things happening in the Old Pueblo and this week we have folks who are celebrating the same, exact things…
Then, Erika Mitnik-White joins the show to talk about Local First Arizona. She’ll have Sam Alboy from Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Cue and President of the Tucson Originals and Roxanne Garcia from Heirloom Farmers Markets as well to talk about the upcoming Viva La Local Food Festival!
This week Fred and Jeff talk with Diego O’Bolger. Diego is one of the very few Anglo Matador de Toros in the world and the Old Pueblo is his home.
The lads also talk with the folks from Hard Charge, which will take place on March 29th and include the comical participation of Fred, Jeff and their team!
Spring is in the air and one of our favorite events is just around the corner. Fred and Jeff welcome Bill Viner, Co-Founder of the Tucson Festival of Books! Bill brought H. Alan Day who wrote The Horse Lover ~ A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wind Mustang along with Lynn Wiese Sneyd. Both will be at the festival talking about their book and the writing process.
Also on the Big Show, Beads of Courage Founder Jean Baruch talks about their upcoming Courage Rally on March 13th at the Metal Arts Village!
Plus, we want to give a huge shout-out to all the wonderful staff of the University of Arizona’s Facility Management Team. They are the ones who not only make the TFoB look so good, but are the stewards of out beloved campus all year long ~ thanks for all your work!!!
Fred and Jeff welcome the vivacious Downtown Maven, Caitlin Jensen from the Downtown Tucson Partnership, to the big show. What’s going on in Downtown Tucson this month…lots of family fun and excitement for a start!
Susan Frank from the Old Pueblo Grand Prix Pro Bike Race will talk about the upcoming race (see video below) while Brandi Haga shares the details of all the St. Patty’s events.
Also on the show, Marci Velen will talk about No Kill Pima County and a special event coming up next Saturday!
Check out the recording process as Fred and Jeff sit down with all the folks from the show this week!
Dr. Charles Raison (Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Barry and Janet Lang Associate Professor, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona) joins Fred and Jeff to discuss all the work he’s focused on regarding compassion and the Cognitively-Based Compassion Training program at the University of Arizona.
Barbershop is alive and well in the Old Pueblo. Fred and Jeff welcome Bill Archambeau, Jim Hart, Ken Sylvia & Don Lightfoot (aka Touch of Grey) and Frank Hartline from Tucson Barbershop Harmony to sing a bit and talk about all the things these quartets are getting themselves into.
Also on the show, Grammy Award winner David Russell talks about his career and affiliation with the Tucson Guitar Society and Artist in Residence with the University of Arizona. Gus Woodrow, who is one of his students and Julia Pernet, Chairman of the Tucson Guitar Society join in on the conversation.