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KXCI

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Tucso's unique community radio station. Since 1983, connecting the communities of Tucson and Southern Arizona to each other and to the world with informative, engaging and creative community-based radio programming.Tune in at 91.3 FM KXCI Tucson, or listen online at www.kxci.org.

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Does language distinguish man from beast? Or do chirps, growls and howls of animals also carry meaning, like our words? Many studies over the past ...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: 04:56
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It’s the way that folks at the Bisbee farmers Market say, “Oh, you grow the bellota.” that makes me think of that common name as an honorific name ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:02
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This is all probably more than you wanted to know, but what the yucca moths tell us is that there are, no doubt, hundreds of thousands of pollinato...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
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I think I revealed most of my chicken history in this show.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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Desert Rosemallow is the official common name I think, though I see it called Coulter’s Hibiscus as well.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:34
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Well, now you know about my personal gardening history. It’s not done. I mean there is history in the making in the garden just outside the front d...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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The green dodo (Dodoneaea viscosa var. angustifolia) was a very common landscape plant around Tucson back when I first started working in a wholesa...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:18
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Though Sonoran Desert millipedes are nocturnal, this is the time of year when you see them out and about on muggy overcast days.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Houda and Farrah showing off their University of Arizona gear outside the KXCI studios. They coincidentally both came to the recording all decked out in UA colors! Like many Syrian girls, Farrah doesn’t show her face on social media.
In episode 14 Farrah returns with Houda to talk about her family’s harrowing experience in their home in Homs, Syria early in the war. After the ev...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:20
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In episode 13 of Mn Huna: Finding Refuge in Friendship, it’s Melanie’s turn to take you to Small Syria. To sit by the pool with a group of Syrian w...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:41
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In Episode 12: The teenagers of Small Syria are learning a lot these days. They’ve been studying English and math and American history. And they ar...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:05
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Globally, 12% of all bird species are under threat. But there are still plenty of them in our neck of the woods. The Weekly Green gives the mic to ...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
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Designer water companies go to the ends of the earth to find the purest, most flavorful water. Water is becoming like wine, labeled with provenance...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
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In episode 11, as Ramadan draws to a close, Houda, her family, and the other residents of Tucson’s Small Syria are getting ready to celebrate the j...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:54
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We lost a lot of people last year. One of them particularly close to my heart was the Iranian writer/director Abbas Kiarostami, who died in July of...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:38
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Writer-director James Gray seems to be getting better and better with each film. His first five movies, starting with Little Odessa in 1994, all ta...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
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Ousmane Sembéne was a very important figure in the history of film. Born in Senegal, he attained prominence as a novelist in his 20s and 30s, but w...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
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Starting around 2005, a burst of creative energy in filmmaking emerged from an unexpected corner of the world: Romania. The Romanian new wave has g...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
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One can view much of the silent era in movies as a process in which filmmakers gradually unearthed a narrative language appropriate to the new art ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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First impressions may be the most lasting, but contrary to popular belief, they’re often wrong. In the case of the great American poet Emily Dickin...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:50