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La Sauceda theme park
This week, the Sonoran government started work to restore an abandoned theme park and nearby wetland.
Oct. 4, 2022
Brittney Griner
A Moscow region court said it will hear an appeal on Oct. 25 for Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner.
Oct. 3, 2022
J.J. Watt Arizona Cardinals announcement
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt says he had his heart shocked into rhythm after going into atrial fibrillation this week. He still played Sunday in a 26-16 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Oct. 3, 2022
rainy sidewalk during a monsoon
It's October, and unlike the rest of the country, it still feels like summer in Arizona. The Show spoke with music writer Amy Young to try to cool down with some favorite rainy songs.
Oct. 3, 2022
KJZZ logo generic card
Although Cormac McCarthy is one of America’s most famous authors, he has maintained a private persona. But while living in Tucson in 1980, the author spoke to the Lexington Herald-Leader. The interview was facilitated by friends he made there, according to the research.
Sep. 30, 2022
safwat saleem
Tempe-based artist Safwat Saleem is a visual artist whose work focuses on culture, loss and belonging. He’s also a sound designer, so when he began listening to The Show's SOAPBOX essays, he volunteered to tinker with a few true stories to see what he could add.
Sep. 30, 2022
Lewis Black
There are comedians who talk about current events, and then there’s Lewis Black. He’s been called the “King of Rant” and has talked about what’s on his mind on stage, on “The Daily Show” and elsewhere.
Sep. 30, 2022
Kyrsten Sinema Yavapai County
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is probably one of the most powerful queer women in the country. And writer Nathan Kohrman sees a lot of camp in her ever-analyzed wardrobe.
Sep. 29, 2022
javier zamora
When Javier Zamora was 9 years old, he journeyed from El Salvador to the U.S. He recounts that trip in his memoir, "Solito," which he writes from the perspective of his 9-year-old self.
Sep. 29, 2022
man using a calculator
Thanks to grants and programs, Phoenix helped many small businesses survive COVID-19, but higher housing costs could hurt future economic development.
Sep. 28, 2022
Liam Mohajeri Norris building with his mom
A lot of us built LEGO masterpieces as kids, constructing racecars or rocket ships from the tiny, colorful bricks. But Liam Mohajeri Norris has taken his love of LEGO to a whole other level.
Sep. 28, 2022
Nicole Laurenne
We all have our dream jobs, but rarely do we get a chance to actually do them. Nicole Laurenne does. She presides over a courtroom by day. But at night, she transforms into something completely different.
Sep. 28, 2022
Glendale wants to sell eight downtown parcels located along 58th Avenue and Lamar Road, south of Glendale Avenue for development
Sep. 27, 2022
gianluca russo wrote the power of plus
In Gianluca Russo's new book, “The Power of Plus: Inside Fashion’s Size-Inclusivity Revolution," he talks to trailblazers of plus-size fashion.
Sep. 27, 2022
 Arizona State University students in D.C.
Several Latino Arizona State University students are working with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., this semester. The 10-week program examines Latino representation in art, culture and history.
Sep. 26, 2022
Phoenix Suns Gorilla the Valley flag
Last year, the Phoenix Suns posted the best record in basketball and nearly advanced to the NBA finals, but the team is ready to put last year behind it, for a number of reasons.
Sep. 26, 2022
megan figueroa
Over generations of assimilation in America, many names have lost their accent marks. But University of Arizona linguist Megan Figueroa argues, they're not lost — they've been taken.
Sep. 26, 2022
State Farm Stadium
Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl in a halftime show sponsored by Apple Music. The Super Bowl will take place at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12.
Sep. 25, 2022
wicked bodies performers on stage
Throughout time, choreographer Liz Lerman has written, women’s bodies were depicted as “lethal, poisonous, powerful and strange.” And thus, "Wicked Bodies" was born. "Wicked Bodies" will be performed Sept. 24 at ASU's Gammage auditorium.
Sep. 23, 2022
Grant Hill
Former NBA player Grant Hill discusses his career and overcoming challenges in an autobiography that debuted this summer.
Sep. 23, 2022

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