Arts + Entertainment

"Immersive Van Gogh," a large-scale video display of the famous Dutch artist's work, is on display in cities across the U.S. It's been wildly successful, but is it art, and does that matter?
Jan. 12, 2022
From mosquitos that deliver bio-updates to augmented athletes of all ability levels, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination teamed up with research teams at the Smithsonian for an optimistic look into our high-tech future.
Jan. 11, 2022
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In December 2021, Laraine Herring published the fourth installment of "Hags on Fire," a zine that documents aging and menopause through poetry, fiction and nonfiction submissions.
Jan. 10, 2022
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Legendary actor, director and activist Sidney Poitier died Friday at the age of 94. Part of his long legacy is ASU’s Sidney Poitier New American Film School.
Jan. 8, 2022
The state Department of Gaming says Arizonans bet more than $775 million during the first two months of legal sports gambling here. But all of that only brought the state a little more than $1 million. Still, proponents of sports betting say the early numbers are encouraging.
Jan. 7, 2022
In the new book, "The Steal: The Attempt to Overturn the 2020 Election and the People Who Stopped It," Mark Bowden and his co-author Matthew Teague write about leaders in states including Arizona, Georgia and Michigan who were attacked by partisans but ultimately held their ground in confirming accurate election results.
Jan. 7, 2022
A 16-year-old from Sonora, Mexico, is writing music that’s being played by orchestras around the world, and she’s studying to be the next big name in film composing.
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Jan. 6, 2022
Embroidery by Cindy Dach
Cindy Dach wears a lot of hats. Many know her as the co-owner of Changing Hands Bookstores or as the owner of the Roosevelt Row boutique, MADE. But on top of all her other roles, Dach is also an accomplished embroiderer.
Jan. 6, 2022
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The Arizona Coyotes have chosen a company that also belongs to the owner of the same National Hockey League franchise to run an online sportsbook. The SaharaBets platform is scheduled to go live on Jan. 12.
Jan. 5, 2022
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2021 saw museums and concert venues reopening. The Show spoke with local arts and culture writer Amy Young to learn about last year's art and music highlights.
Jan. 5, 2022
Why are we afraid of the things we’re afraid of, and what are some ways we can avoid having those fears consume our lives? Freelance writer Eva Holland explores those and other questions in her book, “Nerve: Adventures in the Science of Fear.”
Jan. 4, 2022
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Arizonans bet nearly $780 million in the first two months that the state allowed gambling on sporting events. But all that wagering, pushed by Gov. Doug Ducey, translated to just slightly more than $1 million in state revenues.
Jan. 4, 2022
Lots of cities across the Valley offer tree recycling services, but Julia Georgallis says you can re-use parts of your tree without leaving your house. In fact, she says, they can be a part of your next meal or happy hour.
Jan. 3, 2022
Literary Hub recently released their list of the 101 Best Book Covers of 2021. To learn about what's behind the trends, The Show spoke with Brad Jones, a graphic designer with Studio 5 Eleven in Scottsdale.
Jan. 3, 2022
There was no shortage of books that came out in 2021 of all genres. The Show spoke with critic Mark Athitakis about some of his favorites from 2021. The Chandler-based book critic has written for several national publications, and his top-five list was recently published in the LA Times.
Dec. 31, 2021
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The travel and hospitality industries are still working their way back to pre-virus levels, including trying to lure more workers who are available to serve the visitors who are returning to their hotels and restaurants. Robert Cannon, assistant professor in NAU's Franke College of Business, joined he Show to talk about that industry’s current condition.
Dec. 30, 2021
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There aren’t many major metropolitan areas of the U.S. with a team in each of what are considered the four major sports — baseball, basketball, football and hockey. Phoenix is one of them.
Dec. 30, 2021
This year year of ups and downs for lots of industries — especially those that require people to gather, to experience something together. And that’s where The Show's next end-of-year roundtable comes in.
Dec. 30, 2021
Cheryl Boone Isaacs is founding director of the Sidney Poitier New American Film School. She has taught at other universities as well, and served as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — becoming just the third woman and first Black person to hold that position.
Dec. 29, 2021
"Mystery Science Theater 3000" (MST3K) will be coming to Mesa Dec. 29. The Show spoke with MST3K actor and comedian Yvonne Freese about the live performance and MST3K's premise.
Dec. 28, 2021


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