Arts + Entertainment

GABBY GIFFORDS WON’T BACK DOWN film poster
A documentary about Gabrielle Giffords' life and career, "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down," is being released nationally July 13. Julie Cohen and Betsy West made the documentary.
Jul. 13, 2022
a band playing and a microphone in the foreground
Cover songs are a subcategory of music that some hate, some love and everyone is intrigued by.
Jul. 12, 2022
Drag queen Gin Tinkle
Drag shows have become a big topic of conversation in Arizona politics over the past few weeks. But local drag queen and activist Gin Tinkle says there are all kinds of events that drag queens take part in, from shows at bars to storytimes for kids.
Jul. 12, 2022
Young child watching tablet in bed at night
Many kids spent lots of time watching videos on YouTube. But research suggests the videos they're watching are not representative of their worlds.
Jul. 11, 2022
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Heritage Days celebration is returning to Grand Canyon National Park.
Jul. 9, 2022
Representatives from a national nonprofit group came to the Valley Sunday to donate musical instruments and equipment to Harmony Project Phoenix.
Jul. 9, 2022
The Vine Tavern & Eatery
The Vine Tavern & Eatery, a popular destination for Arizona State University students since 1986, is closing its doors later this month. The Vine sits on the corner of Apache Boulevard and Rural Road, on the southwest corner of ASU, and is reportedly being demolished to make room for an apartment complex.
Jul. 9, 2022
aerial view of downtown phoenix with camelback mountain in the background
Arizona will get national attention this weekend, as the state is highlighted on the newest episode of “United Shades of America.”
Jul. 8, 2022
Brittney Griner
After Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner’s guilty plea to drug possession charges in Russia on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked about the legal maneuver.
Jul. 8, 2022
Chase Field
Major League Baseball has announced the World Baseball Classic will return in 2023 after a six-year hiatus. Phoenix is one of the host cities for the international tournament.
Jul. 7, 2022
gayle shanks
Gayle Shanks is co-founder of Changing Hands Bookstore. She spoke with The Show about some of her latest favorite reads — though they’re not necessarily the kinds of books you read, but rather, listen to.
Jul. 7, 2022
Gabrielle Stanley Blair
The debate about abortion has typically centered on a woman’s right to choose whether to undergo the procedure, or whether the government has the duty to deny that right. But one writer is approaching the subject in an extremely unconventional way.
More Arizona abortion news
Jul. 7, 2022
FanDuel Sportsbook Footprint Center Phoenix
After expectations that participation would drop, participation was sixth highest in the nation in the last quarter.
Jul. 6, 2022
sari botton
Sari Botton is the author of the new book, "And You May Find Yourself: Confessions of a Late-Blooming Gen-X Weirdo." The Show spoke with her about her work and journey to finding herself.
Jul. 6, 2022
Gypsy Rose Low Rider
Nearly 100 arts and cultural groups will share close to $1.3 million, thanks to grants approved by Phoenix leaders last week. But one City Council member voted against the awards and criticized the process.
More Arizona arts and entertainment news
Jul. 5, 2022
lauren and mark johnston
The Show's Made in Arizona series spotlights Arizona makers. Meet the husband-and-wife duo behind Cactus Country design studio.
Jul. 5, 2022
jennifer holland and a cover of her book, "Tiny You"
In her book, "Tiny You: A Western History of the Anti-Abortion Movement," author and professor Jennifer Holland explores how states like Arizona and Colorado were affected by abortion and the effort by some religious activists to prevent it from being accepted in mainstream America.
Jul. 5, 2022
a cloud with lightning over phoenix
University of Arizona's Southwest Monsoon Fantasy Forecasts are back, giving amateur the chance to weigh in on precipitation predictions for fun and competition.
Jul. 5, 2022
ASU Football Sun Devil Stadium Frank Kush statue
Arizona State University remains silent on the impending exits of USC and UCLA from the Pac-12, and the University of Arizona gave an unclear statement on social media reacting to news that the schools are defecting for a more wealthy conference.
Jul. 1, 2022
zines about abortion
These days, there’s no shortage of information out there about abortion in the United States. Often overlooked, zines are one of the most independent forms of publishing out there. Charissa Lucille from Wasted Ink Zine Distro in Phoenix has made their shop’s abortion-related zines free to download on their website.
Jul. 1, 2022

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