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Nemanja Demic
This holiday season, This Show is bringing you true stories about — what else — food. Local educator Nemanja Demic shared a story of old traditions including pig on a spit.
Dec. 21, 2023
Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
Timothée Chalamet stars in a “WONKA,” prequel of sorts to the famous “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” But he’s not the first star to take on the role. Why do we keep returning to this odd and interesting character?
Dec. 21, 2023
21st Annual Juried Exhibition at FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel
The Show spoke with Catrina Kahler, CEO of the nonprofit Artlink, about what she thought about the Phoenix arts scene this year.
Dec. 21, 2023
Fiestaware plates lined up
High school teacher Teri Woods has been collecting Fiestaware since the 1980s, and she tells The Show why she started, and why she keeps going.
Dec. 20, 2023
Headshot of man in suit and book cover
The Show spoke with author Anthony Macías about "Chicano Chicana Americana," which profiles the film work of Katy Jurado, Robert Beltran, Lupe Ontiveros and more.
Dec. 20, 2023
Smiling woman in tan shirt and book cover
Historian and author Alaina Roberts spoke with The Show about how some efforts to focus on diverse icons of the West are more successful than others, and more about the historical figure Bass Reeves.
Dec. 20, 2023
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For the end of the yearlong Saguaro Land series, The Show invited Arizona artists to map the Sonoran Desert. Here's what they came up with.
Dec. 20, 2023
Nina Newell
This holiday season, This Show is bringing you true stories about — what else — food. And Phoenix writer Nina Newell recalls a holiday meal prepared with love — and a heaping side of guilt.
Dec. 20, 2023
Collage of Arizona sports events in 2023 including fan-made SNAKES ALIVE Dbacks sign, State Farm Stadium before Super Bowl LVII, Britney Griner during a press conference, and ASU's football team taking the field.
The Show spoke with Paola Boivin, director of the Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, about what she thinks were the biggest sports deals of 2023.
Dec. 20, 2023
Regina Revazova with her family.
This holiday season, This Show is bringing you true stories about — what else — food. And Regina Revazova shares how her family celebrates the winter holidays growing up in a frozen town on the other side of the world.
Dec. 19, 2023
holiday lights
The Show spoke with longtime member of the Arizona music scene Jason Patrick Woodbury about Christmas songs that you probably haven't heard a million times already this year — at least not in these forms.
Dec. 19, 2023
turkey on a table with people in the background
Matthias Mehl, a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona, joined The Show to talk about the role that small talk plays in our relationships with people and our ability to get along with the rest of the world.
Dec. 19, 2023
University of Arizona’s Pride of Arizona Marching Band performs with the ASU band
The John Philip Sousa Foundation awards the Sudler Trophy to a university that “honors the close historical relationship and outstanding contribution of college marching bands to the American way of life.” This year, the national honor went to the University of Arizona and the school’s band director, Chad Shoopman.
Dec. 18, 2023
Cooked lumpia.
This holiday season, This Show is bringing you true stories about — what else — food. And Ph.D. candidate at Arizona State University Kris Vera-Phillips shares her own story of holidays spent in the newsroom.
Dec. 18, 2023
Outdoors Christmas tree with multicolored decorations
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Filled with Christmas cheer, Santa slaying his enemies, gingerbread mayhem, and other Ho-Ho-Horrors.
Dec. 18, 2023
Tempe Diablo Stadium
Lawn tickets for the first Los Angeles Dodgers game in the Cactus League are at $47 a pop, with some seats are already sold out.
Dec. 15, 2023
Phoenix playground park sign
Phoenix faces an uncertain financial future. The pandemic-related dollars have slowed and, starting in 2025, cities will no longer be able to collect sales tax on residential rent. As city departments evaluate their budgets, there’s concern about how security at parks could be affected.
More Arizona business news
Dec. 15, 2023
Woman and baby
This holiday season, This Show is bringing you true stories about — what else — food. And Phoenix journalist Valeria Fernandez has a helluva tale about her godmother.
Dec. 15, 2023
Spotify Wrapped 2023 logo
Karl Purcell is senior behavioral scientist with Irrational Labs, which is a global behavioral design firm. He’s written about why this Spotify feature is so popular. He says: "‘Spotify Wrapped isn’t just a clever marketing tool, it’s a master class in behavioral science."
Dec. 15, 2023
Kim Etiquette
Last year, The Show series Exit Interview featured a series of conversations with people who had made their mark on Phoenix — and then left. They hit a ceiling or needed to grow. A new series called Staying Power looks at people who have made Arizona their home — like Brad DeBiase, who is also known as Kim Etiquette.
Dec. 14, 2023

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