Fred and Jeff get a tour of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, here at our own University of Arizona. Dr. Joaquin Ruiz, Dean of the College of Science leads us through a great adventure, unfolding here in the Old Pueblo. Cathi Duncan from the Steward Observatory also joins the show to talk about how the community can enjoy the benefits of all the work going on here and around the world! Click here for more information and fun facts!!!
The fun and vivacious kids from the Tucson Audubon Society join Fred and Jeff for the Grand Ol’ Program this week!
The show is broadcast from the Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival and the boys chat with Bete Jones, Outreach Manager, whom organized the event, Karen Fogas, the Executive Director and Keith Ashley, Coordinator of the Paton Center for Hummingbirds and Interim Resource Development Director.
Check out the LIVE Hummingbird Cam above!!! So much information and so little time!!!
Fred and Jeff spend the hour with Miles Green, the Executive Director of the Patronato San Xavier, which is a nonsectarian, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded by Southern Arizona community leaders in 1978. The Patronato’s only purpose is to promote the restoration, maintenance and preservation of Mission San Xavier del Bac, a National Historic Landmark near Tucson, Arizona.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Margo Susco, proprietor of Hydra, provides a bunch of information regarding Flags for the Flagless.
There 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!