Arizona Illustrated - December 06, 2012


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>>> GOOD EVENING. WELCOME TO "ARIZONA ILLUSTRATED"
WELCOME TO "ARIZONA ILLUSTRATED" FOR THURSDAY, THE 6th OF
FOR THURSDAY, THE 6th OF DECEMBER, 2012.
DECEMBER, 2012. TED EVENTS ARE BECOMING MORE
TED EVENTS ARE BECOMING MORE POPULAR IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF
POPULAR IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD.
THE WORLD. THERE WILL BE A VERSION THIS
THERE WILL BE A VERSION THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8. IT STANDS FOR TECHNOLOGY,
IT STANDS FOR TECHNOLOGY, ENTERTAINMENT AND DESIGN.
ENTERTAINMENT AND DESIGN. WE ARE JOINED BY LOUIS
WE ARE JOINED BY LOUIS HUMPHRIES, A LOCAL TED
HUMPHRIES, A LOCAL TED ORGANIZER.
ORGANIZER. THANKS FOR BEING HERE.
THANKS FOR BEING HERE. >> THANK YOU.
>> THANK YOU. >> LET'S BEGIN WITH TED EVENT.
>> LET'S BEGIN WITH TED EVENT. WHEN DID IT START AND WHAT'S IT
WHEN DID IT START AND WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
ABOUT? >> TED ORIGINALLY BEGAN 20 YEARS
>> TED ORIGINALLY BEGAN 20 YEARS AGO.
AGO. IT WAS ORGANIZED BY CHRIS
IT WAS ORGANIZED BY CHRIS ANDERSON, A JOURNALIST.
ANDERSON, A JOURNALIST. ORIGINALLY IT WAS GROWING ON THE
ORIGINALLY IT WAS GROWING ON THE WEST COAST AS THE TECHNOLOGY
WEST COAST AS THE TECHNOLOGY BOOM HAPPENED.
BOOM HAPPENED. THEY ORGANIZED GLOBAL
THEY ORGANIZED GLOBAL CONFERENCES.
CONFERENCES. THE GLOBAL CONFERENCES HAPPEN IN
THE GLOBAL CONFERENCES HAPPEN IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, LONG BEACH.
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, LONG BEACH. THERE ARE ALSO TED ACTIVE
THERE ARE ALSO TED ACTIVE CONFERENCES IN PALM SPRINGS.
CONFERENCES IN PALM SPRINGS. THOSE HAVE BEEN GOING ON FOR 20
THOSE HAVE BEEN GOING ON FOR 20 YEARS.
YEARS. THEY REALLY GREW IN POPULARITY.
THEY REALLY GREW IN POPULARITY. THE TED WEBSITE BECAME VERY,
THE TED WEBSITE BECAME VERY, VERY POPULAR.
VERY POPULAR. AND THE TALKS THAT PEOPLE WERE
AND THE TALKS THAT PEOPLE WERE GIVING AT THE TED CONFERENCES
GIVING AT THE TED CONFERENCES WERE BEING FILMED AND VIDEOTAPED
WERE BEING FILMED AND VIDEOTAPED FOR PLAY ON THE TED WEBSITES.
FOR PLAY ON THE TED WEBSITES. THE VIDEOS BECAME VIRAL.
THE VIDEOS BECAME VIRAL. SOME HAVE BEEN SEEN MORE THAN 15
SOME HAVE BEEN SEEN MORE THAN 15 MILLION TIMES.
MILLION TIMES. SO THE POPULARITY GREW TO THE
SO THE POPULARITY GREW TO THE POINT THEY DECIDED TO HAVE A
POINT THEY DECIDED TO HAVE A LOCAL VERSION OF THE TED EVENTS.
LOCAL VERSION OF THE TED EVENTS. THEY CREATED TED-X WHICH EQUALS
THEY CREATED TED-X WHICH EQUALS LOCALLY ORGANIZED EVENTS.
LOCALLY ORGANIZED EVENTS. >> ARE THEY INSPIRATIONAL,
>> ARE THEY INSPIRATIONAL, ARTISTIC?
ARTISTIC? WHAT ARE PEOPLE TAKING AWAY FROM
WHAT ARE PEOPLE TAKING AWAY FROM THEM THAT THEY HAVE BECOME SO
THEM THAT THEY HAVE BECOME SO POPULAR?
POPULAR? >> IT'S A GOOD QUESTION.
>> IT'S A GOOD QUESTION. OUR MISSION HERE IS TO INSPIRE
OUR MISSION HERE IS TO INSPIRE PEOPLE.
PEOPLE. I THINK MANY PEOPLE SHARE THE
I THINK MANY PEOPLE SHARE THE VIDEOS ONLINE BECAUSE THEY ARE
VIDEOS ONLINE BECAUSE THEY ARE INSPIRED BY THEM.
INSPIRED BY THEM. IT'S MORE THANNEN SEPARATI--
IT'S MORE THANNEN SEPARATI-- INSPIRATION.
INSPIRATION. IT'S INFORMATIVE.
IT'S INFORMATIVE. THEY OFTEN FEATURE CUTTING EDGE
THEY OFTEN FEATURE CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY.
TECHNOLOGY. IDEAS THAT ARE AWE INSPIRING.
IDEAS THAT ARE AWE INSPIRING. OFTEN THEY ARE FUNNY.
OFTEN THEY ARE FUNNY. THEY INVOLVE ENTERTAINMENT,
THEY INVOLVE ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, EDUCATION.
MUSIC, EDUCATION. A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT SUBJECTS.
A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT SUBJECTS. IT'S BECOME POPULAR BECAUSE THEY
IT'S BECOME POPULAR BECAUSE THEY OFFER A KIND OF HOPE FOR THE
OFFER A KIND OF HOPE FOR THE FUTURE AT A TIME PEOPLE ARE
FUTURE AT A TIME PEOPLE ARE CYNICAL.
CYNICAL. THE IDEA OF TED AND WHAT TED'S
THE IDEA OF TED AND WHAT TED'S DOING AND THE LOCAL TED EVENTS
DOING AND THE LOCAL TED EVENTS OFFER PEOPLE THE OPPORTUNITY TO
OFFER PEOPLE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET INSPIRED ABOUT WHAT'S
GET INSPIRED ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING GLOBALLY AND IN THE
HAPPENING GLOBALLY AND IN THE CASE OF TED-X, LOCALLY.
CASE OF TED-X, LOCALLY. >> AS FAR AS A CONNECTION TO A
>> AS FAR AS A CONNECTION TO A TED EVENT.
TED EVENT. >> WE JUST INSTALLED A LARGE
>> WE JUST INSTALLED A LARGE ARTWORK.
ARTWORK. THE ART IS INSPIRED BY THE
THE ART IS INSPIRED BY THE FRENCH ARTIST J.R., A TED PRIZE
FRENCH ARTIST J.R., A TED PRIZE WINNER.
WINNER. HE'S GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED AS A
HE'S GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED AS A STREET ARTIST AND DOES LARGE
STREET ARTIST AND DOES LARGE FORMAT PORTRAITS.
FORMAT PORTRAITS. INSTALLS THEM IN PUBLIC PLACES.
INSTALLS THEM IN PUBLIC PLACES. FOR TWO YEARS I HAVE BEEN
FOR TWO YEARS I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON A PROJECT TO HAVE
WORKING ON A PROJECT TO HAVE LARGE INSTALLATIONS IN TUCSON.
LARGE INSTALLATIONS IN TUCSON. WE HAVE HAD A COUPLE OF
WE HAVE HAD A COUPLE OF SUCCESSFUL INSTALLATIONS
SUCCESSFUL INSTALLATIONS INCLUDING DOWNTOWN.
INCLUDING DOWNTOWN. ONE IN ST. AUGUSTINE.
ONE IN ST. AUGUSTINE. THIS IS THE THIRD INSTALLATION.
THIS IS THE THIRD INSTALLATION. IT'S AT THE STUDENT UNION
IT'S AT THE STUDENT UNION BUILDING ON THE GRAND STAIRCASE.
BUILDING ON THE GRAND STAIRCASE. WE'RE PLEASED WITH THE WAY IT
WE'RE PLEASED WITH THE WAY IT TURNED OUT.
TURNED OUT. THOSE ARE PHOTOS OF STUDENTS AT
THOSE ARE PHOTOS OF STUDENTS AT OUR TED-X SALON EVENT.
OUR TED-X SALON EVENT. WE INSTALLED A BIG PHOTO OF A
WE INSTALLED A BIG PHOTO OF A STUDENT WHO WAS INSPIRED.
STUDENT WHO WAS INSPIRED. I ASKED AS I WAS TAKING THEIR
I ASKED AS I WAS TAKING THEIR PHOTO TO SHOW INSPIRATION HAVING
PHOTO TO SHOW INSPIRATION HAVING SEEN A TED EVENT.
SEEN A TED EVENT. SO WE INSTALLED A LARGE PORTRAIT
SO WE INSTALLED A LARGE PORTRAIT OF ONE OF THE STUDENTS AND THE
OF ONE OF THE STUDENTS AND THE EYES OF ANOTHER STUDENT IN AN
EYES OF ANOTHER STUDENT IN AN INTERESTING WAY.
INTERESTING WAY. >> ARE YOU GETTING READY FOR
>> ARE YOU GETTING READY FOR ANOTHER EVENT, SATURDAY,
ANOTHER EVENT, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8.
DECEMBER 8. WHAT'S THAT ABOUT?
WHAT'S THAT ABOUT? >> I'M GLAD YOU ASKED.
>> I'M GLAD YOU ASKED. WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS.
WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS. THE EVENT IS CALLED CITY OF
THE EVENT IS CALLED CITY OF HEALING AND INNOVATION.
HEALING AND INNOVATION. IT'S FEATURING DIFFERENT ASPECTS
IT'S FEATURING DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF THE WAY OUR TOWN LEADS THE
OF THE WAY OUR TOWN LEADS THE WORLD IN HEALING AND INNOVATION.
WORLD IN HEALING AND INNOVATION. WE HAVE DR. STUART HAMMEROV, A
WE HAVE DR. STUART HAMMEROV, A GLOBAL LEADER IN CONSCIOUSNESS
GLOBAL LEADER IN CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES.
STUDIES. HE ORGANIZES THE BIANNUAL
HE ORGANIZES THE BIANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CONSCIOUSNESS
CONFERENCE ON CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES HERE IN TUCSON.
STUDIES HERE IN TUCSON. HE'S GOING TO BE SPEAKING ABOUT
HE'S GOING TO BE SPEAKING ABOUT THE FUTURE OF CONSCIOUSNESS.
THE FUTURE OF CONSCIOUSNESS. WE HAVE A COUPLE OF LOCAL
WE HAVE A COUPLE OF LOCAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATORS THAT
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATORS THAT DEVELOPED DIFFERENT KINDS OF
DEVELOPED DIFFERENT KINDS OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY. THEY WILL BE SPEAKING ABOUT
THEY WILL BE SPEAKING ABOUT THAT.
THAT. WE HAVE HERE IN TUCSON ONE OF
WE HAVE HERE IN TUCSON ONE OF THE LEADERS, NYA ARBITER, WILL
THE LEADERS, NYA ARBITER, WILL BE SPEAKING ABOUT DRUG
BE SPEAKING ABOUT DRUG TREATMENT.
TREATMENT. WE'RE REALLY PLEASED TO HAVE A
WE'RE REALLY PLEASED TO HAVE A CANADIAN AUTHOR, PATRICIA
CANADIAN AUTHOR, PATRICIA PEARSON WILL BE COMING TO TALK
PEARSON WILL BE COMING TO TALK ABOUT HER LATEST BOOK AND
ABOUT HER LATEST BOOK AND RESEARCH INTO PEOPLE'S
RESEARCH INTO PEOPLE'S EXPERIENCE OF THE AFTERLIFE.
EXPERIENCE OF THE AFTERLIFE. AND THE TALK IS CALLED WHY
AND THE TALK IS CALLED WHY GHOSTS ARE GOOD FOR YOU.
GHOSTS ARE GOOD FOR YOU. IT'S VERY FUNNY.
IT'S VERY FUNNY. WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT.
WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT. >> HOW DOES THIS WORK?
>> HOW DOES THIS WORK? THERE IS A COVER CHARGE BUT IT
THERE IS A COVER CHARGE BUT IT IS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
IS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION. >> YES.
>> YES. WE HAVE A LOT OF COSTS
WE HAVE A LOT OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE EVENT.
ASSOCIATED WITH THE EVENT. IT IS NOT FOR PROFIT.
IT IS NOT FOR PROFIT. BUT WE HAVE TO RENT THE THEATER
BUT WE HAVE TO RENT THE THEATER AND PAY FOR PLANE TICKETS AND
AND PAY FOR PLANE TICKETS AND ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENT COSTS.
ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENT COSTS. SO THE TICKETS THAT ARE $20
SO THE TICKETS THAT ARE $20 COVER ALL OF OUR COSTS TO MAKE
COVER ALL OF OUR COSTS TO MAKE THE EVENT SUSTAINABLE.
THE EVENT SUSTAINABLE. IT'S ALL VOLUNTEER.
IT'S ALL VOLUNTEER. >> IF YOU CAN SAY IN A FEW WORDS
>> IF YOU CAN SAY IN A FEW WORDS WHY ARE YOU SO INSPIRED AND
WHY ARE YOU SO INSPIRED AND DEDICATED TO THIS?
DEDICATED TO THIS? >> WELL, I REALLY LOVE THE TED
>> WELL, I REALLY LOVE THE TED WORK I'M DOING HERE IN TOWN.
WORK I'M DOING HERE IN TOWN. I GET TO MEET GREAT PEOPLE.
I GET TO MEET GREAT PEOPLE. I MEET REALLY INSPIRING PEOPLE
I MEET REALLY INSPIRING PEOPLE THAT HAVE COME UP WITH GREAT
THAT HAVE COME UP WITH GREAT IDEAS.
IDEAS. THE TAG LINE FOR TED IS "IDEAS
THE TAG LINE FOR TED IS "IDEAS WORTH SHARING."
WORTH SHARING." I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN
I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN IDEAS, CONSCIOUSNESS AND THINGS
IDEAS, CONSCIOUSNESS AND THINGS LIKE THAT.
LIKE THAT. I'M GLAD TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION
I'M GLAD TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO TUCSON CULTURE.
TO TUCSON CULTURE. >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR
>> THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR JOINING US.
JOINING US. GOOD LUCK.
GOOD LUCK. >> THANK YOU.
>> THANK YOU. >> UNIVERSITIES PLAY A MAJOR
>> UNIVERSITIES PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN THE ECONOMY, RESEARCH
ROLE IN THE ECONOMY, RESEARCH AND CULTURE OF MANY COUNTRIES
AND CULTURE OF MANY COUNTRIES AND STATES AROUND THE WORLD.
AND STATES AROUND THE WORLD. ARIZONA IS NO EXCEPTION.
ARIZONA IS NO EXCEPTION. NEXT, MICHAEL SPEAKS WITH THE
NEXT, MICHAEL SPEAKS WITH THE PRESIDENT OF ARIZONA STATE
PRESIDENT OF ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ABOUT THE FINANCIAL
UNIVERSITY ABOUT THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF THE INSTITUTIONS IN
IMPACT OF THE INSTITUTIONS IN YOUR STATE.
YOUR STATE. IS HIGHER EDUCATION IN ARIZONA
IS HIGHER EDUCATION IN ARIZONA FULFILLING THE MISSION NEEDED TO
FULFILLING THE MISSION NEEDED TO GROW THE ECONOMY?
GROW THE ECONOMY? >> IN ARIZONA I THINK HIGHER
>> IN ARIZONA I THINK HIGHER EDUCATION IS WORKING VALIANTLY
EDUCATION IS WORKING VALIANTLY TO FULFILL THE MISSION.
TO FULFILL THE MISSION. WE'RE NOT THERE YET.
WE'RE NOT THERE YET. I'M TALKING ABOUT THE ENTIRE
I'M TALKING ABOUT THE ENTIRE SECTOR.
SECTOR. WE ARE 30,000 GRADUATES PER YEAR
WE ARE 30,000 GRADUATES PER YEAR SHORT OF WHAT'S NECESSARY TO
SHORT OF WHAT'S NECESSARY TO ENHANCE OUR ECONOMIC
ENHANCE OUR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES.
OPPORTUNITIES. JUST FROM WHAT WE CAN PRODUCE
JUST FROM WHAT WE CAN PRODUCE WITHIN THE STATE, THAT'S A 50%
WITHIN THE STATE, THAT'S A 50% SCALE-UP FROM WHERE WE ARE.
SCALE-UP FROM WHERE WE ARE. WE HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO TO
WE HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO TO ENHANCE OUR ABILITY TO GET TO
ENHANCE OUR ABILITY TO GET TO THE MOST COMPETITIVE AREA.
THE MOST COMPETITIVE AREA. >> HOW DO WE CLOSE THAT GAP.
>> HOW DO WE CLOSE THAT GAP. >> PRIVATE COLLEGES AND PRIVATE
>> PRIVATE COLLEGES AND PRIVATE FOR-PROFITS WILL HAVE TO PICK UP
FOR-PROFITS WILL HAVE TO PICK UP THE REST OF THAT.
THE REST OF THAT. MOST IMPORTANTLY, WE HAVE A
MOST IMPORTANTLY, WE HAVE A PIPELINE ISSUE.
PIPELINE ISSUE. WE HAVE INSUFFICIENT NUMBERS OF
WE HAVE INSUFFICIENT NUMBERS OF STUDENTS COMING UP K THROUGH 12.
STUDENTS COMING UP K THROUGH 12. PROVIDE THE STARTER MATERIAL.
PROVIDE THE STARTER MATERIAL. WE HAVE TO SPEND TIME FOCUSED ON
WE HAVE TO SPEND TIME FOCUSED ON THE PIPELINE.
THE PIPELINE. >> YOU TALKED TO THE MORRISON
>> YOU TALKED TO THE MORRISON ABOUT THE QUALITY ISSUE.
ABOUT THE QUALITY ISSUE. DOES THAT PLAY A ROLE IN THE
DOES THAT PLAY A ROLE IN THE PIPELINE?
PIPELINE? >> ABSOLUTELY.
>> ABSOLUTELY. I TALK ABOUT EQUALITY AND
I TALK ABOUT EQUALITY AND EDUCATION.
EDUCATION. THE NOTION OF JUSTICE THROUGH
THE NOTION OF JUSTICE THROUGH EQUALITY IS A FACTOR IN THE
EQUALITY IS A FACTOR IN THE PIPELINE IN THE SENSE THAT WHAT
PIPELINE IN THE SENSE THAT WHAT WE NEED IS PEOPLE CAPABLE OF
WE NEED IS PEOPLE CAPABLE OF HAVING ACCESS TO THAT WHICH WILL
HAVING ACCESS TO THAT WHICH WILL MAKE THEM A 21st CENTURY
MAKE THEM A 21st CENTURY EDUCATED INDIVIDUAL CAPABLE OF
EDUCATED INDIVIDUAL CAPABLE OF CONTRIBUTING TO A 21st CENTURY
CONTRIBUTING TO A 21st CENTURY ECONOMY.
ECONOMY. THAT MEANS MAKING CERTAIN
THAT MEANS MAKING CERTAIN SCHOOLS CAN DELIVER IT TO EVERY
SCHOOLS CAN DELIVER IT TO EVERY CHILD.
CHILD. >> DOES ARIZONA HAVE THE RIGHT
>> DOES ARIZONA HAVE THE RIGHT VISION FOR ITS ECONOMY INCLUDING
VISION FOR ITS ECONOMY INCLUDING THE EDUCATIONAL FACTOR OF THE
THE EDUCATIONAL FACTOR OF THE ECONOMY?
ECONOMY? >> I THINK ARIZONA HAS IT, A
>> I THINK ARIZONA HAS IT, A DIRECTIONALLY CORRECT VISION.
DIRECTIONALLY CORRECT VISION. IT'S INADEQUATELY EMPOWERED.
IT'S INADEQUATELY EMPOWERED. ARIZONA IS A PLACE BUILT ON THIS
ARIZONA IS A PLACE BUILT ON THIS NOTION OF FREE SPIRIT AND
NOTION OF FREE SPIRIT AND INDEPENDENTNESS AND
INDEPENDENTNESS AND ENTREPRENEURISM.
ENTREPRENEURISM. TO ENABLE THAT WE NEED A SOCIAL
TO ENABLE THAT WE NEED A SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH EDUCATION
INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH EDUCATION THAT HAS ABLE-BODIED MEN AND
THAT HAS ABLE-BODIED MEN AND WOMEN, YOUNG BOYS AND YOUNG
WOMEN, YOUNG BOYS AND YOUNG GIRLS PRODUCED FROM THIS SYSTEM
GIRLS PRODUCED FROM THIS SYSTEM THAT ENABLE US TO ATTAIN THAT
THAT ENABLE US TO ATTAIN THAT VISION.
VISION. WE ARE NOT ON THAT PATH YET.
WE ARE NOT ON THAT PATH YET. WE NEED TO DEVOTE ENERGY TO
WE NEED TO DEVOTE ENERGY TO THAT.
THAT. >> ARE YOU REFERRING TO A
>> ARE YOU REFERRING TO A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT YOU DON'T
COLLABORATIVE EFFORT YOU DON'T SEE NOW?
SEE NOW? >> I'M REFERRING TO WHAT WE NEED
>> I'M REFERRING TO WHAT WE NEED IS A RELENTLESS FOCUS ON
IS A RELENTLESS FOCUS ON ARIZONA'S VISION OF ITSELF.
ARIZONA'S VISION OF ITSELF. AS A PART OF THAT THERE IS A
AS A PART OF THAT THERE IS A FOCUS ON THE NOTION OF JUSTICE
FOCUS ON THE NOTION OF JUSTICE THROUGH EQUALITY.
THROUGH EQUALITY. ALL PEOPLE BEING EQUAL AND BEING
ALL PEOPLE BEING EQUAL AND BEING TREATED FAIRLY UNDER THE LAW.
TREATED FAIRLY UNDER THE LAW. AND THEN ALSO WHAT WE NEED IS A
AND THEN ALSO WHAT WE NEED IS A FOCUS ON EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT.
FOCUS ON EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT. WE DON'T YET HAVE THE MINDSET IS
WE DON'T YET HAVE THE MINDSET IS AS IMPORTANT AS IT IS.
AS IMPORTANT AS IT IS. I'M NOT SURE WHY BUT WE DON'T
I'M NOT SURE WHY BUT WE DON'T QUITE HAVE IT.
QUITE HAVE IT. >> HOW DO WE GET TO THAT?
>> HOW DO WE GET TO THAT? WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN THE
WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IN THE PUBLIC EDUCATION REALM
PUBLIC EDUCATION REALM INFORMALLY -- MARKETING.
INFORMALLY -- MARKETING. >> I THINK WHERE WE NEED
>> I THINK WHERE WE NEED COLLABORATION BETWEEN ALL THE
COLLABORATION BETWEEN ALL THE SCHOOLS, K THROUGH 12
SCHOOLS, K THROUGH 12 UNIVERSITIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES
UNIVERSITIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND EVERYONE.
AND EVERYONE. THE MODEL WE HAVE NOW FOR THE
THE MODEL WE HAVE NOW FOR THE MOST PART GOT US TO POINT B.
MOST PART GOT US TO POINT B. WE NEED TO GET TO POINT A.
WE NEED TO GET TO POINT A. TO GET FROM POINT B TO POINT A
TO GET FROM POINT B TO POINT A WE HAVE NEW WAYS OF DOING
WE HAVE NEW WAYS OF DOING THINGS, ATTACKING THE PROBLEM.
THINGS, ATTACKING THE PROBLEM. COLLABORATION THROUGH
COLLABORATION THROUGH INNOVATION.
INNOVATION. >> IS WHAT YOU SEE AT THE LOCAL
>> IS WHAT YOU SEE AT THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEVELS IN TERMS OF
GOVERNMENT LEVELS IN TERMS OF SUPPORTING THE NOTION ADEQUATE
SUPPORTING THE NOTION ADEQUATE AT THIS POINT?
AT THIS POINT? >> NO.
>> NO. OUR PERFORMANCE NUMBERS INDICATE
OUR PERFORMANCE NUMBERS INDICATE THAT WE ARE NOT MAKING AS MUCH
THAT WE ARE NOT MAKING AS MUCH PROGRESS AS WE NEED TO BE
PROGRESS AS WE NEED TO BE MAKING.
MAKING. THAT MEANS ALL THINGS.
THAT MEANS ALL THINGS. WE SHOULD GO DOWN TO ZERO BASE
WE SHOULD GO DOWN TO ZERO BASE AND RECONSIDER THE STRUCTURE OF
AND RECONSIDER THE STRUCTURE OF EVERYTHING SO WE CAN ATTAIN THE
EVERYTHING SO WE CAN ATTAIN THE EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES WE NEED TO
EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES WE NEED TO ATTAIN.
ATTAIN. >> STUDENTS ATTEND TO UNIVERSITY
>> STUDENTS ATTEND TO UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA FROM ALL OVER THE
OF ARIZONA FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD TO LEARN ABOUT A VARIETY
WORLD TO LEARN ABOUT A VARIETY OF TOPICS.
OF TOPICS. AN EVENT WILL SHOW CASE THEIR
AN EVENT WILL SHOW CASE THEIR TALENTS THAT YOU CAN ENJOY FOR
TALENTS THAT YOU CAN ENJOY FOR FREE NEXT WEEK.
FREE NEXT WEEK. WE ARE JOINED BY BEVERLY
WE ARE JOINED BY BEVERLY SEKINGER AND KEITH WAGNER.
SEKINGER AND KEITH WAGNER. WAGNER WILL DEBUT HIS
WAGNER WILL DEBUT HIS DOCUMENTARY.
DOCUMENTARY. THANKS FOR BEING HERE.
THANKS FOR BEING HERE. LET'S BEGIN WITH YOU.
LET'S BEGIN WITH YOU. WHAT WOULD YOU TELL THE GENERAL
WHAT WOULD YOU TELL THE GENERAL AUDIENCE HERE AT THE U OF A?
AUDIENCE HERE AT THE U OF A? >> WE OFFER A FULL COMPLEMENT OF
>> WE OFFER A FULL COMPLEMENT OF PROGRAM IN THEATER PRODUCTION
PROGRAM IN THEATER PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE AND ALSO ON THE
AND PERFORMANCE AND ALSO ON THE TELEVISION SIDE.
TELEVISION SIDE. FILM PRODUCTION, PRODUCING THE
FILM PRODUCTION, PRODUCING THE BUSINESS SIDE OF MEDIA AND MEDIA
BUSINESS SIDE OF MEDIA AND MEDIA STUDIES.
STUDIES. >> WE WERE SPEAKING AHEAD OF THE
>> WE WERE SPEAKING AHEAD OF THE INTERVIEW.
INTERVIEW. PRETTY SMALL CLASSES AND LOTS OF
PRETTY SMALL CLASSES AND LOTS OF HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES.
HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES. >> THE CLASSES ARE 20 STUDENTS
>> THE CLASSES ARE 20 STUDENTS NEXT.
NEXT. WE HAVE 20 STATIONS IN THE LAB.
WE HAVE 20 STATIONS IN THE LAB. IT'S HARD TO TEACH PRODUCTION TO
IT'S HARD TO TEACH PRODUCTION TO A HUNDRED PEOPLE AT A TIME.
A HUNDRED PEOPLE AT A TIME. I ACTUALLY DID THAT IN THE EARLY
I ACTUALLY DID THAT IN THE EARLY DAYS IN THE 90s.
DAYS IN THE 90s. WHEN I FIRST CAME HERE.
WHEN I FIRST CAME HERE. E YES, WE GET A LOT OF HANDS-ON
E YES, WE GET A LOT OF HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE.
EXPERIENCE. >> GREAT.
>> GREAT. KEITH, WHEN DID YOU HEAR ABOUT
KEITH, WHEN DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE SCHOOL AND WHEN DID YOU
THE SCHOOL AND WHEN DID YOU DECIDE TO BE A STUDENT?
DECIDE TO BE A STUDENT? >> I HEARD ABOUT THE SCHOOL MY
>> I HEARD ABOUT THE SCHOOL MY SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL
SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL THROUGH MY PRODUCTION TEACHER
THROUGH MY PRODUCTION TEACHER WHO SAID I SHOULD LOOK INTO
WHO SAID I SHOULD LOOK INTO BEING A FILM MAKER.
BEING A FILM MAKER. BEFORE I WAS THINKING ABOUT
BEFORE I WAS THINKING ABOUT PURSUING A MEDICAL CAREER.
PURSUING A MEDICAL CAREER. I E KNOW U OF A IS A RESEARCH
I E KNOW U OF A IS A RESEARCH UNIVERSITY, GREAT UNIVERSITY TO
UNIVERSITY, GREAT UNIVERSITY TO COME TO FOR ASPIRING DOCTORS.
COME TO FOR ASPIRING DOCTORS. I HEARD CONVERSATIONS WITH ONE
I HEARD CONVERSATIONS WITH ONE OF MY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS.
OF MY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS. HE REALLY POINTED ME IN WHAT I
HE REALLY POINTED ME IN WHAT I THINK IS THE RIGHT DIRECTION.
THINK IS THE RIGHT DIRECTION. I CAN'T IMAGINE DOING ANYTHING
I CAN'T IMAGINE DOING ANYTHING ELSE.
ELSE. >> YOU CAME DOWN FROM THE
>> YOU CAME DOWN FROM THE PHOENIX AREA AND SAID, I'M
PHOENIX AREA AND SAID, I'M HOOKED?
HOOKED? I'M GOING TO ATTEND THE SCHOOL?
I'M GOING TO ATTEND THE SCHOOL? >> YEAH.
>> YEAH. THE FIRST THING THAT DREW ME IN
THE FIRST THING THAT DREW ME IN WAS THE CAMPUS.
WAS THE CAMPUS. I TOURED SEVERAL BACK TO BACK TO
I TOURED SEVERAL BACK TO BACK TO GET THE BEST COMPARISON.
GET THE BEST COMPARISON. AFTER TOURING THREE THERE WAS
AFTER TOURING THREE THERE WAS REALLY -- I DIDN'T HAVE A DOUBT.
REALLY -- I DIDN'T HAVE A DOUBT. I KNEW I WANTED TO BE A WILDCAT.
I KNEW I WANTED TO BE A WILDCAT. >> BEVERLY, YOU WANT TO TALK
>> BEVERLY, YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE EVENT COMING UP
ABOUT THE EVENT COMING UP DECEMBER 12.
DECEMBER 12. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO SAY?
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO SAY? >> THIS IS THE CULMINATING
>> THIS IS THE CULMINATING SCREENING EVENT FOR THE BFA
SCREENING EVENT FOR THE BFA JUNIOR PROGRAM IN FILM
JUNIOR PROGRAM IN FILM PRODUCTION.
PRODUCTION. IT BEGINS STUDENTS IN THE SPRING
IT BEGINS STUDENTS IN THE SPRING OF THEIR SOPHOMORE YEAR.
OF THEIR SOPHOMORE YEAR. RIGHT?
RIGHT? THEN THERE ARE FIVE INTENSIVE
THEN THERE ARE FIVE INTENSIVE SEMESTERS OF MEDIA PRODUCTION.
SEMESTERS OF MEDIA PRODUCTION. IN THE FALL OF THEIR JUNIOR
IN THE FALL OF THEIR JUNIOR YEAR, THE MAIN PROJECT CLASS IS
YEAR, THE MAIN PROJECT CLASS IS THE DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION
THE DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION CLASS.
CLASS. THE BIG EVENT IS CALLED "WHAT'S
THE BIG EVENT IS CALLED "WHAT'S UP, DOC"?
UP, DOC"? IT WAS NAMED BY STUDENTS A
IT WAS NAMED BY STUDENTS A COUPLE YEARS AGO.
COUPLE YEARS AGO. THEY ARE NOW BRANDED WITH NAMES
THEY ARE NOW BRANDED WITH NAMES LIKE THIS.
LIKE THIS. WHAT'S UP DOC IS IN THE FALL.
WHAT'S UP DOC IS IN THE FALL. MAGIC HOUR.
MAGIC HOUR. STUDENTS IN THE SPRING MAKING
STUDENTS IN THE SPRING MAKING SHORT FICTION FILMS AND BIG
SHORT FICTION FILMS AND BIG EVENTS OF THE YEAR.
EVENTS OF THE YEAR. I DREAM IN WIDE SCREEN IN MAY ON
I DREAM IN WIDE SCREEN IN MAY ON GRADUATION NIGHT AT THE FOX.
GRADUATION NIGHT AT THE FOX. >> KEITH, WHAT ABOUT --
>> KEITH, WHAT ABOUT -- >> WHO IS NOW USING THE SPORT
>> WHO IS NOW USING THE SPORT THAT HE ONCE LOVED.
THAT HE ONCE LOVED. TRIATHLON TO RECOVER FROM THE
TRIATHLON TO RECOVER FROM THE SUDDEN LOSS OF HIS FATHER.
SUDDEN LOSS OF HIS FATHER. THE STORY STARTED BACK IN APRIL
THE STORY STARTED BACK IN APRIL WHEN MY BEST FRIEND, HIS DAD
WHEN MY BEST FRIEND, HIS DAD DENNIS AND HIS MOTHER ANN WITHER
DENNIS AND HIS MOTHER ANN WITHER TAKING A TRIP WHEN DENNIS LOST
TAKING A TRIP WHEN DENNIS LOST CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE AND
CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE AND DIED AT THE SCENE OF THE
DIED AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT.
ACCIDENT. ANN WAS THROWN 60 FEET THROUGH
ANN WAS THROWN 60 FEET THROUGH THE AIR AND WAS ABLE TO MOSTLY
THE AIR AND WAS ABLE TO MOSTLY RECOVER FROM HER INJURIES.
RECOVER FROM HER INJURIES. DILLON BEING MY BEST FRIEND AND
DILLON BEING MY BEST FRIEND AND THE SUBJECT OF MY DOCUMENTARY.
THE SUBJECT OF MY DOCUMENTARY. HE'S A JUNIOR.
HE'S A JUNIOR. AT THE TIME HE WAS A SOPHOMORE.
AT THE TIME HE WAS A SOPHOMORE. HE REALLY HAD TO MAKE DIFFERENT
HE REALLY HAD TO MAKE DIFFERENT LIFE CHANGES.
LIFE CHANGES. WHEN YOU'RE A COLLEGE STUDENT
WHEN YOU'RE A COLLEGE STUDENT YOU DON'T THINK ABOUT, YOU KNOW,
YOU DON'T THINK ABOUT, YOU KNOW, WHAT KIND OF CARE WILL I GET?
WHAT KIND OF CARE WILL I GET? YOU HAVE OTHER PRIORITIES.
YOU HAVE OTHER PRIORITIES. SCHOOL, FRIENDS, SOCIAL LIFE.
SCHOOL, FRIENDS, SOCIAL LIFE. CAREER AHEAD OF YOU.
CAREER AHEAD OF YOU. WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS TRAGIC
WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS TRAGIC EVENT HAPPENED YOU HAVE TO
EVENT HAPPENED YOU HAVE TO RE-EVALUATE YOUR LIFE.
RE-EVALUATE YOUR LIFE. THAT'S WHAT MY STORY IS ABOUT.
THAT'S WHAT MY STORY IS ABOUT. >> YOU HAVE TO SET UP OR
>> YOU HAVE TO SET UP OR CONTRIBUTE TO A SCHOLARSHIP
CONTRIBUTE TO A SCHOLARSHIP FUND.
FUND. >> DENNIS DEDICATED A LOT OF HIS
>> DENNIS DEDICATED A LOT OF HIS LIFE TO DEVELOPING JUNIOR
LIFE TO DEVELOPING JUNIOR ATHLETES.
ATHLETES. MYSELF INCLUDED.
MYSELF INCLUDED. THAT'S HOW I GOT TO KNOW DENNIS
THAT'S HOW I GOT TO KNOW DENNIS AND THE BAR FAMILY.
AND THE BAR FAMILY. I HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE TO DO
I HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE TO DO THAT.
THAT. AFTER HE DIED IN THE ACCIDENT
AFTER HE DIED IN THE ACCIDENT THEY SET UP A SCHOLARSHIP FUND
THEY SET UP A SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR JUNIOR TRI ATHLETES.
FOR JUNIOR TRI ATHLETES. THAT'S THE MAIN REASON I'M
THAT'S THE MAIN REASON I'M MAKING THIS FILM.
MAKING THIS FILM. ALL MY PROCEEDS BY SCREENINGS OR
ALL MY PROCEEDS BY SCREENINGS OR IN PHOENIX OR TEMPE WILL BE
IN PHOENIX OR TEMPE WILL BE GOING TO THE DENNIS BAR MEMORIAL
GOING TO THE DENNIS BAR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.
SCHOLARSHIP. >> THIS MUST BE A GOOD
>> THIS MUST BE A GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR THE GENERAL
OPPORTUNITY FOR THE GENERAL AUDIENCE OR MEMBERS OF THE
AUDIENCE OR MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY TO SEE WONDERFUL
COMMUNITY TO SEE WONDERFUL PRODUCTIONS.
PRODUCTIONS. IT WILL BE HELD AT 7:00 P.M.
IT WILL BE HELD AT 7:00 P.M. WHY WOULD YOU ENCOURAGE THEM?
WHY WOULD YOU ENCOURAGE THEM? >> WE FOUND A LOT OF INTEREST IN
>> WE FOUND A LOT OF INTEREST IN STUDENT FILMS IN THE COMMUNITY
STUDENT FILMS IN THE COMMUNITY WHICH IS FANTASTIC.
WHICH IS FANTASTIC. IT'S A CHANCE TO SEE THE EARLY
IT'S A CHANCE TO SEE THE EARLY WORK BEFORE THEY LAUNCH INTO THE
WORK BEFORE THEY LAUNCH INTO THE WORLD OF MEDIA INDUSTRIES AND
WORLD OF MEDIA INDUSTRIES AND MAKE A MARK.
MAKE A MARK. IT'S INCREDIBLE WHERE OUR
IT'S INCREDIBLE WHERE OUR STUDENTS WILL FIND THEMSELVES IN
STUDENTS WILL FIND THEMSELVES IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS.
THE NEXT FEW YEARS. WE WERE ABLE TO SEE A FEATURE
WE WERE ABLE TO SEE A FEATURE FILM DIRECTED BY A GROUP
FILM DIRECTED BY A GROUP INCLUDING TWO FROM THE SAME
INCLUDING TWO FROM THE SAME PROGRAM SIX OR SEVEN YEARS AGO.
PROGRAM SIX OR SEVEN YEARS AGO. IT WAS A FILM THAT PREMIERED AT
IT WAS A FILM THAT PREMIERED AT SUN DANCE.
SUN DANCE. IT DID A WEEK'S RUN AT THE LOFT.
IT DID A WEEK'S RUN AT THE LOFT. WE HAD ANOTHER EVENT A FEW WEEKS
WE HAD ANOTHER EVENT A FEW WEEKS AFTER THAT CALLED PLAY IT AGAIN.
AFTER THAT CALLED PLAY IT AGAIN. FILMS MADE BY OUR STUDENTS AND
FILMS MADE BY OUR STUDENTS AND THEIR FILMS FROM 2003 SCREENED
THEIR FILMS FROM 2003 SCREENED IN THAT.
IN THAT. THAT'S A WAY TO SEE THEIR WORK
THAT'S A WAY TO SEE THEIR WORK IN PROGRESS AS THEY DEVELOP.
IN PROGRESS AS THEY DEVELOP. >> EXCELLENT.
>> EXCELLENT. BEVERLY AND KEITH, THE EVENT
BEVERLY AND KEITH, THE EVENT WILL BE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12
WILL BE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 AT 7:00 P.M. IN TUCSON.
AT 7:00 P.M. IN TUCSON. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH. >> THANK YOU.
>>> A GROUP OF TALENTS PEOPLE IS GETTING READY FOR RETRO
GETTING READY FOR RETRO CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES NEXT WEEK.
CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES NEXT WEEK. KAITLYN HARRINGTON SPEAKS TO
KAITLYN HARRINGTON SPEAKS TO MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S CHORUS
MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S CHORUS ABOUT ITS CONCERT.
ABOUT ITS CONCERT. >> JOINING ME NOW FROM THE
>> JOINING ME NOW FROM THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA A WOMEN'S
SOUTHERN ARIZONA A WOMEN'S CHORUS.
CHORUS. THANK YOU FOR JOINING ME.
THANK YOU FOR JOINING ME. TERRY, I WILL START WITH YOU.
TERRY, I WILL START WITH YOU. IF YOU CAN GIVE US INFORMATION
IF YOU CAN GIVE US INFORMATION ON WHEN IT BEGAN AND HOW IT'S
ON WHEN IT BEGAN AND HOW IT'S GROWN?
GROWN? >> IT BEGAN IN 1985.
>> IT BEGAN IN 1985. THEY HAD MAYBE A DOZEN SINGERS.
THEY HAD MAYBE A DOZEN SINGERS. WHEN THE MASTER STUDENT HAD HIS
WHEN THE MASTER STUDENT HAD HIS PROJECT DONE, HE LEFT.
PROJECT DONE, HE LEFT. THEY DECIDED THEY ENJOYED
THEY DECIDED THEY ENJOYED SINGING ENOUGH THEY HIRE ADD
SINGING ENOUGH THEY HIRE ADD DIRECTOR.
DIRECTOR. THEY HAD MAYBE 30 WOMEN THAT
THEY HAD MAYBE 30 WOMEN THAT WOULD DO OLDIES, BROADWAY TUNES
WOULD DO OLDIES, BROADWAY TUNES AND GO OUT AND SING FOR
AND GO OUT AND SING FOR RETIREMENT HOMES.
RETIREMENT HOMES. WHEN I TOOK OVER SHORTLY
WHEN I TOOK OVER SHORTLY THEREAFTER WE RECEIVED AN
THEREAFTER WE RECEIVED AN INVITATION TO GO TO CARNEGIE
INVITATION TO GO TO CARNEGIE HALL.
HALL. THAT MEANT DOING CLASSICAL MUSIC
THAT MEANT DOING CLASSICAL MUSIC WHICH IS SOMETHING THEY HADN'T
WHICH IS SOMETHING THEY HADN'T DONE BEFORE.
DONE BEFORE. MOST OF THEM WANTED TO DO IT.
MOST OF THEM WANTED TO DO IT. SO WE STARTED THAT PROJECT.
SO WE STARTED THAT PROJECT. WE DOUBLED IN SIZE.
WE DOUBLED IN SIZE. WE CHANGED OUR NAME FROM THE
WE CHANGED OUR NAME FROM THE FOOTHILLS WOMEN'S CHORUS TO THE
FOOTHILLS WOMEN'S CHORUS TO THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA WOMEN'S CHORUS.
SOUTHERN ARIZONA WOMEN'S CHORUS. GOT A COMMUNITY BOARD.
GOT A COMMUNITY BOARD. IT HAS BECOME A VERY LARGE,
IT HAS BECOME A VERY LARGE, WONDERFUL ORGANIZATION WITH LOTS
WONDERFUL ORGANIZATION WITH LOTS OF PEOPLE VOLUNTEERING AND DOING
OF PEOPLE VOLUNTEERING AND DOING A LOT OF GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY
A LOT OF GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY NOW.
NOW. >> TERRY, THE CONCERT YOU HAVE
>> TERRY, THE CONCERT YOU HAVE COMING UP IS YOUR HOLIDAY
COMING UP IS YOUR HOLIDAY CONCERT.
CONCERT. YOU SAID IT'S KIND OF LIKE THE
YOU SAID IT'S KIND OF LIKE THE FUN CONCERT BEFORE YOU GET INTO
FUN CONCERT BEFORE YOU GET INTO THE SERIOUS STUFF NEXT SEASON.
THE SERIOUS STUFF NEXT SEASON. CAN YOU TELL OUR AUDIENCE WHAT
CAN YOU TELL OUR AUDIENCE WHAT THE THEME OF THE CONCERT WILL
THE THEME OF THE CONCERT WILL BE?
BE? >> WE ARE CALLING IT A RETRO
>> WE ARE CALLING IT A RETRO CHRISTMAS.
CHRISTMAS. ALMOST ALL OF THE REPERTOIRE IS
ALMOST ALL OF THE REPERTOIRE IS FROM THE '40s AND '50s.
FROM THE '40s AND '50s. SONGS LIKE "I SAW MOMMY KISSING
SONGS LIKE "I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS" AND "JINGLE BELL
SANTA CLAUS" AND "JINGLE BELL ROCK."
ROCK." THE FUN SONGS TO DO.
THE FUN SONGS TO DO. DOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE EASY TO
DOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE EASY TO SING.
SING. AN INTERESTING JAZZ REPERTOIRE.
AN INTERESTING JAZZ REPERTOIRE. WE HAVE A COMBO PLAYING WITH US.
WE HAVE A COMBO PLAYING WITH US. IT WILL BE A LOT OF FUN FOR THE
IT WILL BE A LOT OF FUN FOR THE AUDIENCE YENS.
AUDIENCE YENS. >> TERRY, YOU BECAME INVOLVED IN
>> TERRY, YOU BECAME INVOLVED IN THE CHORUS FIVE YEARS AGO.
THE CHORUS FIVE YEARS AGO. TELL ME WHY YOU LIKE SINGING
TELL ME WHY YOU LIKE SINGING WITH A GROUP OF WOMEN?
WITH A GROUP OF WOMEN? >> THEY'RE ALL POSITIVE PEOPLE.
>> THEY'RE ALL POSITIVE PEOPLE. IT'S A POSITIVE AND REWARDING
IT'S A POSITIVE AND REWARDING EXPERIENCE.
EXPERIENCE. FOR EXAMPLE, YESTERDAY WE DID
FOR EXAMPLE, YESTERDAY WE DID OUR FIRST CONCERT OF THE SEASON.
OUR FIRST CONCERT OF THE SEASON. I LOOKED OUT IN THE AUDIENCE AND
I LOOKED OUT IN THE AUDIENCE AND THERE WERE FIVE OR SIX WOMEN IN
THERE WERE FIVE OR SIX WOMEN IN THE BACK DANCING.
THE BACK DANCING. EVERYONE'S SINGING ALONG.
EVERYONE'S SINGING ALONG. IT JUST MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD THAT
IT JUST MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD THAT YOU BROUGHT SOMEONE JOY FOR THAT
YOU BROUGHT SOMEONE JOY FOR THAT TIME PERIOD.
TIME PERIOD. IT'S A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE.
IT'S A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. >> WHEN WE TALKED PRIOR TO THIS
>> WHEN WE TALKED PRIOR TO THIS INTERVIEW YOU SAID THERE IS A
INTERVIEW YOU SAID THERE IS A LOT OF DIFFERENT MATERIALS TERRY
LOT OF DIFFERENT MATERIALS TERRY GIVES YOU TO PRACTICE AND
GIVES YOU TO PRACTICE AND REHEARSE FOR THE CONCERT.
REHEARSE FOR THE CONCERT. CAN YOU TALK ABOUT THE UNIQUE
CAN YOU TALK ABOUT THE UNIQUE WAYS YOU ARE ABLE TO REHEARSE
WAYS YOU ARE ABLE TO REHEARSE FOR ALL OF YOUR EVENTS?
FOR ALL OF YOUR EVENTS? >> AT THE BEGINNING OF THE
>> AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON WE GET A NEW REPERTOIRE.
SEASON WE GET A NEW REPERTOIRE. WE GET THE ACTUAL MUSIC.
WE GET THE ACTUAL MUSIC. BESIDES THAT, OUR WONDERFUL
BESIDES THAT, OUR WONDERFUL DIRECTOR HELPS US IN THAT SHE
DIRECTOR HELPS US IN THAT SHE RECORDS EACH SECTION PART ON A
RECORDS EACH SECTION PART ON A CD AND EACH ONE OF US GETS A CD
CD AND EACH ONE OF US GETS A CD WITH OUR PART ON IT.
WITH OUR PART ON IT. WE ALSO GET A CD WITH ANOTHER
WE ALSO GET A CD WITH ANOTHER CHORAL GROUP SINGING THE PIECE.
CHORAL GROUP SINGING THE PIECE. WE PRACTICE THOSE AND WE
WE PRACTICE THOSE AND WE PRACTICE TWO HOURS A WEEK
PRACTICE TWO HOURS A WEEK TOGETHER.
TOGETHER. WE PRACTICE -- OUR GROUP
WE PRACTICE -- OUR GROUP PRACTICED TOGETHER ALSO.
PRACTICED TOGETHER ALSO. SO IT ALL WORKS OUT WONDERFULLY.
SO IT ALL WORKS OUT WONDERFULLY. >> TERRY, TELL ME ABOUT AFTER
>> TERRY, TELL ME ABOUT AFTER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON THE BIG
THIS HOLIDAY SEASON THE BIG EVENT COMING UP FOR THE SPRING
EVENT COMING UP FOR THE SPRING CONCERT.
CONCERT. >> WE ARE HOSTING THE SECOND
>> WE ARE HOSTING THE SECOND WOMEN'S CHORUS FESTIVAL.
WOMEN'S CHORUS FESTIVAL. THESE ARE WOMEN'S CHORUSES FROM
THESE ARE WOMEN'S CHORUSES FROM AROUND THE NATION.
AROUND THE NATION. A FRIEND OF MINE AND I PUT THIS
A FRIEND OF MINE AND I PUT THIS IDEA TOGETHER OF HAVING AN
IDEA TOGETHER OF HAVING AN OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO HEAR EACH
OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO HEAR EACH OTHER'S REPERTOIRE AND LEARN
OTHER'S REPERTOIRE AND LEARN WHAT THEIR REHEARSALS ARE LIKE,
WHAT THEIR REHEARSALS ARE LIKE, WHAT THE COSTUMES ARE LIKE AND
WHAT THE COSTUMES ARE LIKE AND GET TO KNOW OTHER WOMEN.
GET TO KNOW OTHER WOMEN. THIS CONCERT WILL BE A
THIS CONCERT WILL BE A CULMINATION OF THE FESTIVAL.
CULMINATION OF THE FESTIVAL. SO IT WILL BE MORE SERIOUS WORK.
SO IT WILL BE MORE SERIOUS WORK. MORE OF THE ADVANCED LEVEL
MORE OF THE ADVANCED LEVEL CHORAL REPERTOIRE FOR WOMEN'S
CHORAL REPERTOIRE FOR WOMEN'S CHORUSES.
CHORUSES. YOU WILL HEAR US FOR HALF THE
YOU WILL HEAR US FOR HALF THE CONCERT.
CONCERT. THE COMBINED CHORUSES FROM THE
THE COMBINED CHORUSES FROM THE FESTIVAL IN OUR SPRING CONCERT.
FESTIVAL IN OUR SPRING CONCERT. WITH THE REPERTOIRE WE'RE DOING
WITH THE REPERTOIRE WE'RE DOING IT'S MORE SERIOUS AND A LOT
IT'S MORE SERIOUS AND A LOT HARDER.
HARDER. THAT'S WHY WE'RE HAVING SO MUCH
THAT'S WHY WE'RE HAVING SO MUCH FUN THIS SEASON.
FUN THIS SEASON. LIGHTEN IT UP BEFORE WE GET IN
LIGHTEN IT UP BEFORE WE GET IN THERE.
THERE. >> GOING BACK TO THIS HOLIDAY
>> GOING BACK TO THIS HOLIDAY CONCERT, CAN YOU TELL OUR
CONCERT, CAN YOU TELL OUR AUDIENCE WHICH STATE THEY WILL
AUDIENCE WHICH STATE THEY WILL BE ABLE TO CATCH IT AND HOW MUCH
BE ABLE TO CATCH IT AND HOW MUCH TICKETS WILL BE?
TICKETS WILL BE? >> YES.
>> YES. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14th.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14th. IT WILL BE AT 7:00 P.M. AT
IT WILL BE AT 7:00 P.M. AT CATALINA FOOTHILLS HIGH SCHOOL.
CATALINA FOOTHILLS HIGH SCHOOL. SUNDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 16th
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 16th AT 4:00 P.M. AT ASCENSION
AT 4:00 P.M. AT ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN THE NORTHWEST
LUTHERAN CHURCH IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF TOWN.
PART OF TOWN. CALL OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR
CALL OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR TICKETS IN ADVANCE FOR $18.
TICKETS IN ADVANCE FOR $18. $20 AT THE DOOR.
$20 AT THE DOOR. CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER ARE FREE.
CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER ARE FREE. >> TERRY, IN ADDITION TO THE
>> TERRY, IN ADDITION TO THE TICKETED CONCERTS THAT YOU DO
TICKETED CONCERTS THAT YOU DO EVERY YEAR, YOU'RE IN CHARGE OF
EVERY YEAR, YOU'RE IN CHARGE OF THE EVENTS AS WELL.
THE EVENTS AS WELL. CAN YOU TALK TO US ABOUT THAT?
CAN YOU TALK TO US ABOUT THAT? >> WE HAVE TEN THIS SEASON.
>> WE HAVE TEN THIS SEASON. WE GO TO CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS,
WE GO TO CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS, RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES.
RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES. WE DO BENEFITS FOR SCHOOLS.
WE DO BENEFITS FOR SCHOOLS. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. WE HAVE EVEN GOTTEN TOGETHER
WE HAVE EVEN GOTTEN TOGETHER WITH HIGH SCHOOLS AND DONE
WITH HIGH SCHOOLS AND DONE WORKSHOPS.
WORKSHOPS. SO IT'S A GREAT EXPERIENCE.
SO IT'S A GREAT EXPERIENCE. >> IT'S BEEN A LOT OF FUN.
>> IT'S BEEN A LOT OF FUN. >> LADIES, THANK YOU FOR BEING
>> LADIES, THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE TODAY.
HERE TODAY. >> THANK YOU.
>> THANK YOU. >> SOUTHERN ARIZONA IS KNOWN FOR
>> SOUTHERN ARIZONA IS KNOWN FOR ITS UNIQUE CULTURE AND
ITS UNIQUE CULTURE AND ARCHITECTURE.
ARCHITECTURE. OUR SEX SEGMENT IS BROUGHT TO
OUR SEX SEGMENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE TUCSON PRESERVATION
YOU BY THE TUCSON PRESERVATION FOUNDATION.
FOUNDATION. >> ON DECEMBER 13, 1925 THE NEW
>> ON DECEMBER 13, 1925 THE NEW YORK TIMES REPORTED AFTER
YORK TIMES REPORTED AFTER INVESTIGATION BY A NUMBER OF
INVESTIGATION BY A NUMBER OF SCIENTISTS FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT
SCIENTISTS FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE HERE TODAY OF AN
WAS MADE HERE TODAY OF AN EXCAVATION NEAR TUCSON OF
EXCAVATION NEAR TUCSON OF SWORDS, CROSSES AND OTHER
SWORDS, CROSSES AND OTHER OBJECTS WITH LATIN AND HEBREW
OBJECTS WITH LATIN AND HEBREW INSCRIPTIONS WHICH ARE HELD TO
INSCRIPTIONS WHICH ARE HELD TO MEAN THAT ROMANS AND JEWS
MEAN THAT ROMANS AND JEWS CROSSED THE OCEAN, AND FORMED A
CROSSED THE OCEAN, AND FORMED A KINGDOM WHICH LASTED UNTIL 900
KINGDOM WHICH LASTED UNTIL 900 A.D.
A.D. IT INCLUDED CROSSES, A
IT INCLUDED CROSSES, A CANDLESTICK, OBJECTS DECORATED
CANDLESTICK, OBJECTS DECORATED WITH SYMBOLS.
WITH SYMBOLS. THE OBJECTS BECAME KNOWN AS THE
THE OBJECTS BECAME KNOWN AS THE TUCSON ARTIFACTS OR SILVER BELL.
TUCSON ARTIFACTS OR SILVER BELL. THEY WERE DUG UP NEAR SILVER
THEY WERE DUG UP NEAR SILVER BELL ROAD NORTHWEST OF TUCSON.
BELL ROAD NORTHWEST OF TUCSON. DR. BYRON CUMMINGS FROM THE
DR. BYRON CUMMINGS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA VOUCHED
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA VOUCHED FOR THE RELIABILITY OF THE
FOR THE RELIABILITY OF THE DISCOVERERS OF THE OBJECT WHICH
DISCOVERERS OF THE OBJECT WHICH HE SAID SHOWED JEWISH AND
HE SAID SHOWED JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN INFLUENCE.
CHRISTIAN INFLUENCE. IN 1924 MR. MANER AND HIS FAMILY
IN 1924 MR. MANER AND HIS FAMILY RETURNED HOME FROM NORTH OF
RETURNED HOME FROM NORTH OF TUCSON AND STOPPED TO EXAMINE AN
TUCSON AND STOPPED TO EXAMINE AN OLD LIME KILN ON THE ROAD.
OLD LIME KILN ON THE ROAD. MR. MAINER NOTICED AN OBJECT
MR. MAINER NOTICED AN OBJECT PROTRUDING FROM THE BANK TO THE
PROTRUDING FROM THE BANK TO THE NORTH OF THE KILN.
NORTH OF THE KILN. IT WAS METAL AND EMBEDDED IN
IT WAS METAL AND EMBEDDED IN LIMESTONE.
LIMESTONE. 5'5" BELOW THE SERVICE.
5'5" BELOW THE SERVICE. HE EXCAVATED THE LARGE METAL
HE EXCAVATED THE LARGE METAL CROSS WHICH CONSISTED OF TWO
CROSS WHICH CONSISTED OF TWO PARTS RIVETED WITH LEAD.
PARTS RIVETED WITH LEAD. BETWEEN THE TWO HALVES OF THE
BETWEEN THE TWO HALVES OF THE WAX PRESERVATIVE.
WAX PRESERVATIVE. BOTH HALVES WITH A LATIN
BOTH HALVES WITH A LATIN INSCRIPTION.
INSCRIPTION. IT WAS A LARGE METAL CROSS
IT WAS A LARGE METAL CROSS WEIGHING 65 POUNDS.
WEIGHING 65 POUNDS. IT WAS TAKEN TO THE UNIVERSITY
IT WAS TAKEN TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA WHERE PROFESSOR
OF ARIZONA WHERE PROFESSOR FOWLER FROM THE COLLEGE OF
FOWLER FROM THE COLLEGE OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES
LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES TRANSLATED THE LATIN.
TRANSLATED THE LATIN. MR. MAINER AND THOMAS W. BEST
MR. MAINER AND THOMAS W. BEST CONTINUED TO UNCOVER OTHER
CONTINUED TO UNCOVER OTHER OBJECTS.
OBJECTS. THEY WERE MIXED WITH LEAD,
THEY WERE MIXED WITH LEAD, TIMOTHY, SILVER AND TIN.
TIMOTHY, SILVER AND TIN. THEY DESCRIBED THE CONFLICTS OF
THEY DESCRIBED THE CONFLICTS OF THE ROMAN JEWISH KINGDOM IN THE
THE ROMAN JEWISH KINGDOM IN THE SOUTHWEST WITH FORERUNNERS OF
SOUTHWEST WITH FORERUNNERS OF THE AZTECS.
THE AZTECS. FROM THE INSCRIPTIONS IT WAS
FROM THE INSCRIPTIONS IT WAS DEDUCED THEY CALLED THEIR LAND
DEDUCED THEY CALLED THEIR LAND CALALA, USING THE TEXT AS A
CALALA, USING THE TEXT AS A BASIS FOR THE WORK LAUREN COLE
BASIS FOR THE WORK LAUREN COLE MAN OLSTANDER, HISTORIAN OF
MAN OLSTANDER, HISTORIAN OF TUCSON SKETCHED OUT THE HISTORY
TUCSON SKETCHED OUT THE HISTORY OF THE RULERS OF THE LINEAGE
OF THE RULERS OF THE LINEAGE CONSISTING OF THEODORE-US,
CONSISTING OF THEODORE-US, ISRAEL THE FIRST AND SECOND.
ISRAEL THE FIRST AND SECOND. THE ENTIRE INCIDENT WAS STEEPED
THE ENTIRE INCIDENT WAS STEEPED IN CONTROVERSY.
IN CONTROVERSY. IN THE END, INVESTIGATIONS
IN THE END, INVESTIGATIONS REVEAL THE DISCOVERY WAS NOTHING
REVEAL THE DISCOVERY WAS NOTHING BUT PURE 1920s FLIM FLAM.
BUT PURE 1920s FLIM FLAM. THE BULK OF LATIN WAS
THE BULK OF LATIN WAS PLAGIARIZED FROM 1800s GRAMMAR
PLAGIARIZED FROM 1800s GRAMMAR BOOKS AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
BOOKS AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS REVEALED SOME OF THE LEAD WAS
REVEALED SOME OF THE LEAD WAS CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL ALLOY
CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL ALLOY BUT THE ARTIFACTS REMAIN CLOUDED
BUT THE ARTIFACTS REMAIN CLOUDED IN MYSTERY AND FODDER FOR
IN MYSTERY AND FODDER FOR CONSPIRACY THEORISTS.
CONSPIRACY THEORISTS. THEY FOUND THEIR WAY TO THE
THEY FOUND THEIR WAY TO THE ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY WHERE
ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY WHERE THEY ARE OFTEN ON DISPLAY.
THEY ARE OFTEN ON DISPLAY. >> COMING UP TOMORROW NIGHT, THE
>> COMING UP TOMORROW NIGHT, THE ARIZONA ILLUSTRATED POLITICAL
ARIZONA ILLUSTRATED POLITICAL ROUNDTABLE WHERE GUESTS WILL
ROUNDTABLE WHERE GUESTS WILL ADDRESS SOME OF THE PRESSING
ADDRESS SOME OF THE PRESSING TOPICS ASSESSING OUR
TOPICS ASSESSING OUR COMMUNITIES.
COMMUNITIES. FROM ALL OF US AT ARIZONA PUBLIC
FROM ALL OF US AT ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA, HAVE A GREAT NIGHT.