Arts + Entertainment

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee is partnering with Waymo One to provide a free ride to people who haven’t before used the autonomous vehicle service.
Jan. 20, 2023
The MusicaNova orchestra
A multimedia performance this weekend aims to shine a light on a piece of history, but also the present. The MusicaNova Orchestra will be screening the film "Winter Journey," and then performing Carl Nielsen’s "Inextinguishable Symphony."
Jan. 20, 2023
Delena Humble-Fisher at Sin Muerte in downtown Phoenix
To hear bar manager Delena Humble-Fischer talk about cocktails is like hearing an artist describe the inspiration behind their work. And, it turns out, that’s not far from the truth about her.
Jan. 20, 2023
State Farm Stadium
With the Super Bowl coming to Arizona in three weeks, government agencies are busy in their efforts to protect public health and safety. That includes preparing for some worst-case scenarios.
Jan. 20, 2023
A new survey says 20% of business travelers plan to take more trips this year than they did before the pandemic.
Jan. 18, 2023
Ladimir Kwiatkowski as Ladmo (from left), Bill Thompson as Wallace and Pat McMahon as Gerald
If you missed your shot at a Ladmo Bag as a kid, now’s your chance. AZTV Channel 7 began airing old episodes of the “The Wallace & Ladmo Show,” a beloved Arizona kids’ show, on Jan. 1.
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Jan. 18, 2023
Saskia Wilson-Brown
Some senses are easier to talk about than others. And, some are more well understood than others. Smell, it seems, is both difficult to discuss and not terribly well understood — at least not yet. Saskia Wilson-Brown is trying to change that.
Jan. 17, 2023
Arizona Cardinals training facility
The Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Monti Ossenfort on Monday, one week after owner Michael Bidwill announced that head coach Kliff Kingsbury and general manager Steve Keim would not return following a dreadful 4-13 season.
Jan. 17, 2023
Upcoming film festivals in Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe and Sedona offer something for all viewers. KJZZ turns its lens on what’s coming to a theater — or even a TV — near you.
Jan. 15, 2023
Phoenix Symphony
The Phoenix Symphony announced that Peter Kjome would serve as the organization’s next president and CEO. Once a professional oboist for many years, Kjome previously worked with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra.
Jan. 14, 2023
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
A proposed Arizona Coyotes’ hockey arena and entertainment district in northwest Tempe will be decided by voters in a special election in May. Before then, any individual or organization can make arguments for or against the project.
Jan. 13, 2023
Kabarett Crescent Ballroom poster
Composer and keyboard player Chris Norby is bringing his group, Kabarett to the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on Friday night. Norby stopped by the studios with Kabarett’s bassoon player, Kristilyn Woods, to talk about the show and the band.
Jan. 13, 2023
Rafael Agustin
Rafael Augustin moved to the United States from Ecuador with his parents when he was 7, but it wasn’t until almost a decade later that he learned he was undocumented. As he writes in his book, "Illegally Yours," it was quite a shock to his teenage world — which he describes as "an end-of-the-world comet hitting [his] frosted-tip head."
Jan. 13, 2023
Black Panther Wakanda Forever poster
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” captivated audiences late last year with a return to Wakanda, the futuristic African civilization. But the movie’s antagonist, played by Indigenous Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta, drew great attention, as did to the Mesoamerican community of Talokan. The community is based near the Yucatan region of Mexico.
Jan. 12, 2023
Andrew Pielage Sacred Spaces
Andrew Pielage has become a leading photographer of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture teaching workshops, working with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, publishing books, and traveling around the world to capture images of every remaining Wright building there is.
Jan. 10, 2023
Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury
The Arizona Cardinals have fired coach Kliff Kingsbury and parted ways with general manager Steve Keim after a dreadful season that saw constant unwanted headlines, a serious knee injury to star quarterback Kyler Murray and lots of losing.
Jan. 9, 2023
Film reel
The first batch of titles for the Chandler International Film Festival have been released. Over 120 films from more than 35 countries will be featured, as well as a handful from Arizona makers.
Jan. 7, 2023
Maira Kalman
Maira Kalman’s latest book, "Women Holding Things," began as a pandemic-era booklet. But, as the esteemed artist ruminated on the idea, it only grew.
Jan. 6, 2023
"Great Grandma’s Crazy Quilt Transformed"
Heidi Dauphin is not a quilter. The Phoenix-area artist specializes in mixed-media studio pieces, but has also done public art and works with a lot of materials. That includes paper, which she used to make a quilt, which is part of the exhibit called "Re-Vitalized."
Jan. 4, 2023
A sizable holiday grant will help a state arts education nonprofit maintain one of its most popular virtual reality programs.
Jan. 3, 2023


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