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Come celebrate the great things about living in Tucson and Southern Arizona!

Come celebrate the great things about living in Tucson and Southern Arizona!


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Come celebrate the great things about living in Tucson and Southern Arizona!






The 2020 TFoB “Ensemble” Show

The 2020 Tucson Festival of Books is just around the corner. Fred and Jeff interview Aja Gabel who’s written a new book, The Ensemble, The addictive debut novel about four young friends navigating the cutthroat world of music and their complex relationships with one another, as ambition, passion, and love intertwine over the course of […]


The Soundscapes Show

Fred and Jeff lovingly harass Jonathan Mabry, Director of Community Engagement at the Univerity of Arizona College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. He talks about the upcoming, 6th Annual Downtown Lecture Series, SOUNDSCAPES. Music, Place, and Identity. The program is every Thursday in October and features professors from the U of A talking about how a place influences the […]


The Divide Show ~ AIFF Part 3

Director/Actor Perry King and Screenwriter Jana Brown talk about their movie The Divide. Set in drought-plagued Northern California in 1976, The Divide chronicles the story of Sam Kincaid (King), an aging rancher with a failing memory, his estranged and independent-minded daughter, Sarah, and Luke, a young ranch hand who finds himself in the midst of […]


The Albanian Elvis Show ~ AIFF Part 2

Albanian Film Director Fatmir Koci is in the studio to talk about his film, Elvis Walks Home. Fred talks about bees and Jeff has a fit. Mia Schnaible from the Arizona Internation Film Festival provides information on Opening Night and some of the festival highlights.


The 2018 Arizona International Film Festival Show ~ Part 1

Mia Schnaible from the Arizona International Film Festival joins Fred and Jeff in the KXCI Studio located in the Historic Hotel Congress in Downtown Tucson. Check out the wonderful movies making their debut in the Old Pueblo!


The 2018 Iskashitaa Show

Iskashitaa Executive Director Barbara Eiswerth talks about the mission of helping refugees acclimate to the wonders of the Old Pueblo while they share the wonders of their home countries.


The Jim Turner Returns Show

Who knows what this show is about? Local historian Jim Turner tries his best to talk about local history AND rein in Fred and Jeff!


The BBQ Showdown Show

Eric Jacobson from Chillin n’ Grillin joins the show and talks about what it takes to be Tucson’s best Grill Master! He’ll be on stage at Hotel Congress on June 4th for the 2nd Annual Smokin Showdown, a fundraiser for Steele Children’s Research Center.


The Ganga Show

Fred and Jeff hang out in the studio with Tucson Icon, Austin Agron! Austin is best known for his catch phrase, “Neighbor, that’s a gonga!” but he is more than just a famous Tucson brand. Check out all the fun!!!


The AIFF Best of Show

Two weeks, 25 countries, over 100 movies ~ the Arizona International Film Festival comes to an end. Mia Schnaible rolls through The Best of the Fest with Fred and Jeff. Michael Guymon from Sun Corridor, Inc. also talks about their organization for a few minutes. Also, check out this picture of our awesome board operator, […]


The Beautiful Tucson Show

Friend of the show and new 104.1 broadcaster, Matt Russell from On the Menu…Live! joins the big show to talk about his show and school the boys on how a real radio guy works. The Arizona International Film Festival is still in full swing and Hilary Linder, director of the film Indivisible, talks about her […]


The Discord Show

Jeff “MIA” Ronstadt is once again MIA. Fred grabs the Arizona Theatre Company‘s House Manager, Bill Bethel, and talks with one of the artists performing in the ATC’s latest offering: The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord (say that three times fast), Larry Cedar. All sorts of interesting conversation […]


The 2016 AZIFF Show

It’s that time of year, the Arizona International Film Festival is back in the full swing of things. Mia Schnaible from the Festival talks about the line up and introduces us to Bart Santello who will be showing his micro film, Road Storm and Anna Augustowska who is bringing Our Desert Farms.

The Immaculate Show

While Fred works hard at the 4th Avenue Street Fair, Jeff goofs off in studio withJim Hackett,Dean of Students atImmaculate Heart High School,Joe Dhuey,Event Chairman for the bigCenturion Party,Tony Zinman,Local Arts Enthusiast andKristi Lopez, the2016 Circle K Teacher of the Year. Jim also talks about the upcoming John M. Roll Memorial Golf Tournament. All those […]


The Las Doñas de Los Descendientes del Presidio de Tucson Show

Bettina Lyons, the newest Doñaand author of “Zeckendorfs and Steinfelds: Merchant Princes of the American Southwest”drops by to talk about this venerable group of the Old Pueblo’s Iron Ladies ~ leaders in the community whom have worked tirelessly to make Tucson a better place to live, work and play!


The Humanities Show

Fred and Jeff talk with Helen Gomez Bernard, Director of External & Alumni Relations at the University of Arizona College of Humanities. Helen chats about the College then introduces the boys to Dr. Albert Welter,Department Head of East Asian Studies. Dr Welter will be participating in an upcoming lecture series on Buddhism and other fun […]


The TFoB 2016 Show

What time is it kids??? The Tucson Festival of Books is coming!!!

The Chamber Show

Fred and Jeff hang out at the Tucson Metro Chamber, waiting for someone to pay attention to them! Fortunately, they were able to hang out with Mike Varney, the President & CEO as well as Lori Banzhaf, Executive Vice President, and find out what the Metro Chamber is doing to help everyone in the Old […]


The Bonanza is Real Show

Friend of the show and super-awesome historian, Jim Turner, returns to the grand ol’ program to tell tales of the old west. Fred and Jeff learn the story lines on the television series Bonanza where all true!!!! Check out Jim and all the stuff he’s up to at his website.

The Amerind with Friends Show

Sex with Strangers! Do we have your attention? We should, since this is the current offering at Arizona Theatre Company partnered with the kids at the Stray Cat Theatre. Fred talks with Artistic Director Ron May as well as Heather Lee Harper and Tyler Eglan who fire up the stage. Fred and Jeff then talk […]