The Phoenix arts community loses two well-known Latino artists: Ralph Cordova, one of the founders of Movimiento Artistico Del Rio Salado, and Ruben Galicia, who assisted organizations with fundraising efforts through his art. Galicia was instrumental in the organization of exhibitions at the Calaca Cultural Center in Tempe. Marco Albarran, who knew both artists, and Jeff Falk, artist who knew Ralph Cordova, talk about their impact on the Arizona arts scene.
From the remarkable octopus to a river of dreams, experience compelling stories of the natural world as "Nature" returns to Arizona PBS Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.
The Emmy Award-winning anthology series featuring unforgettable people, communities and moments in history returns to Arizona PBS on Mondays at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 28.
In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the Holocaust to the outside world, describing in forensic detail the gas chambers and the full extent of the Nazi extermination program.