Arts + Entertainment

Instrument in the conservation lab.
The Show took a visit to the conservation lab at the Musical Instrument Museum and spoke with conservator Rodrigo Correa-Salas and MIM curator Rich Walter.
Oct. 16, 2023
There’s no shortage of options for hearing live jazz music in the Valley. That’s the case with Stacey Kent, whose world tour makes a stop at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix to promote her new album, “Summer Me, Winter Me,” due out in mid-November, 2023.
Oct. 15, 2023
On this episode, Word spotlights horror in numerous ways from banned books to a new novel about a murdered Indigenous woman, as well a murder satire of cozy mysteries. Guests include Carew Papritz, J.A. Jance and Chuck Palahniuk.
Oct. 15, 2023
Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate NLDS win over the Los Angeles Dodgers
Although the D-backs averaged just over 24,000 fans per game this season, team vice president Kenny Farrell says they are expecting twice as many to fill Chase Field when the Phillies come to town for Game 3 of the NLCS on Thursday.
Oct. 13, 2023
Mitch Jackson
Author and ASU professor Mitchell Jackson joined The Show to discuss at what point did NBA players and maybe the league itself become known as a place where people looked for fashion and more.
Oct. 13, 2023
Portrait of Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo is headed to Arizona this weekend for a workshop with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and shared some advice for aspiring poets with The Show.
Oct. 13, 2023
person watching tv
Amanda Kehrberg is a Ph.D. student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications studying digital culture, and she spoke with The Show about "The Great British Bake Off" effect on reality TV.
Oct. 11, 2023
“Lou Reed: The King of New York,” “American Gun: The True Story of the AR-15” and “Our Strangers: Stories”
Pop culture biographies and memoirs, nonfiction and a collection of short stories are among book critic Mark Athitakis’ picks for fall 2023 reads.
Oct. 11, 2023
The Phoenix Theatre Company recently launched its new season in early September with a dynamic portrayal of singer Billie Holiday, titled, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.” The production was written by playwright Lanie Robertson and is told through Holiday’s anecdotes as well as singing.
More Arizona arts and entertainment
Oct. 10, 2023
The Marshall Gallery in Old Town Scottsdale is hosting a two-day event featuring 10 acclaimed female painters. It’s called, “AWAE: A Women's Art Exposition.” Gallery co-owner DeeAn Gillespie Strub said attendees will be able to see past works by the artists and also witness them in action.
Oct. 10, 2023
University of Nevada basketball arena rendering at Grand Sierra Resort in Reno
The owner of the Arizona Coyotes says metro Phoenix is where he wants his team to have a permanent home. Alex Meruelo also recently announced plans to transform a resort he owns in Reno, Nevada, into an entertainment district with an arena.
More Arizona business news
Oct. 10, 2023
Baseball player at bat
The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers again Monday night. The D-Backs are now 2-0 in the best-of-five National League Division Series.
Oct. 10, 2023
Melissa Kruse-Peeples
Melissa Kruse Peeples, who manages an Arizona State University garden and runs her own gardening business, talks to The Show about what to grow as the season turns to fall.
Oct. 10, 2023
Cooler with cake on shelves
This year, the Arizona State Fair runs Sept. 22-Oct. 29, a little more than five weeks. So you might wonder: How do the winning items stay fresh in their cases at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum throughout the event?
Oct. 9, 2023
Lily Gladstone in “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Rachel Zelger in “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes” and Brie Larson in “Lessons in Chemistry”
The movies “Killers of the Flower Moon” and “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes” debut this fall, along with the TV series “Lessons in Chemistry.” They have something in common: Each of them is a screen adaptations of a book.
Oct. 9, 2023
Arizona State Fair sign on the Coliseum building
The coming week brings a return to the concert series at the Arizona State Fair. They've been on hiatus for three years due to the pandemic.
Oct. 8, 2023
If you’re looking for something to do in the Valley this weekend, you might consider “Tempe’s Got Talent” on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 7, 2023
Arizona Coyotes Mullett Arena
This makes the Coyotes the third Arizona sports franchise to end agreements with Diamond Sports Group and Bally Sports Arizona.
Oct. 6, 2023
Randy Slack
Phoenix artist Randy Slack’s yearly show “Chaos Theory” has been a mainstay of the Phoenix art scene for more than two decades. And you can’t say that about a lot of things in the Phoenix art scene, which has ebbed and flowed and changed locations over the years.
Oct. 5, 2023
Suns practice facility
The Phoenix Suns and Mercury are planning to construct a new business headquarters and practice space in the warehouse district of downtown Phoenix.
Oct. 5, 2023


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