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A recently opened exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum is bringing the critically acclaimed works by the Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz to the Valley.
Oct. 1, 2021
Chaos Theory First Friday Phoenix
This month, "Chaos Theory" is back at Phoenix First Friday. It's not the interdisciplinary branch of mathematics, but the landmark annual art show at Randy Slack’s Legend City Studios in downtown Phoenix.
Oct. 1, 2021
The Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix 2021
The highly-anticipated Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix 2021 issue hit stands Sept. 30 around the Valley and is also now online. This year’s theme is "In the Fast Lane," a celebration of Phoenix as a car town.
Sep. 30, 2021
Tempe Fashion Week promo
Tempe Fashion Week kicks off Oct. 2 at Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium. It is the brainchild of French transplant Sebastien Verstraet, a fashion photographer here who owns a Valley modeling agency.
Sep. 30, 2021
Sam Walker's original podcast series American Vigilante looks into the dark world of those who take the law into their own hands. For it, she spent dozens of hours talking to a man she only knows as KC. And there’s a lot that Walker still does not know about KC.
Sep. 29, 2021
Playboy Manbaby at the Van Buren
Twenty major independent music venues in the state are banding together to require concert goers to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend a concert.
Sep. 29, 2021
books phoenix library
Banned Books Week continues across the nation. The annual awareness event created by the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom has occurred for nearly 40 years during the last week of September.
Sep. 28, 2021
St. James Hotel
A parking lot will replace a 92-year-old hotel that was recently demolished in downtown Phoenix. The owners of the site also own the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury.
More Arizona Business News
Sep. 28, 2021
Devin Booker
News that Devin Booker will miss the start of Phoenix Suns training camp because of a positive COVID-19 test, coupled with high-profile league players questioning the vaccine, suggest the NBA is still struggling to navigate a pandemic environment.
Sep. 28, 2021
Tim Harford The Data Detective book
We are inundated with numbers and statistics every day — be it COVID-19-related, political polling, economic data or even sports. But while these stats can be really important, "The Data Detective" author Tim Harford says we’re not always that well equipped to understand them.
Sep. 27, 2021
Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury
The Arizona Cardinals defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, 31-19. The Cardinals are now 3-0 for the first time since 2015, the last time the team made the postseason.
Sep. 26, 2021
The nation’s recent and first all-civilian space launch — dubbed Inspiration4 — carried one of Arizona’s own scientists, Sian Proctor, who teaches in the Maricopa County Community College District. But people weren’t the only payload.
Sep. 26, 2021
Phoenix Mercury WNBA title trophies
The Phoenix Mercury have advanced to the second round of the WNBA Playoffs after a close win against the New York Liberty on Thursday. The final score was 83-82, decided by a free throw from Mercury forward Brianna Turner with .4 seconds left in the game.
Sep. 24, 2021
kachina coyote
The city of Glendale says the upcoming hockey season will be the last one for the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. The team is interested in putting together a new development in Tempe. And now, its popular Kachina-based logo is returning in the attempt to attract more attention to its on-ice product.
Sep. 24, 2021
AguaViva Colective
A group of musicians and activists known as the AguaViva Colectiva released a new song this week focused on the ongoing water crisis in an indigenous community in neighboring Sonora, Mexico.
Sep. 23, 2021
Disney Princesses Aurora Belle and Moana
Lots of kids can tell you who their favorite Disney princess is — be it Belle or Elsa or Tiana, or someone else. But there has long been a concern among parents that letting their kids watch what are often referred to as "princess movies" could lead to continuing gender stereotypes — especially the "damsel in distress" narrative.
Sep. 23, 2021
Joseph Benesh
The impact of the pandemic has been felt by all of us, including nonprofit arts organizations. Arizona Citizens for the Arts dramatically reduced its staffing during the worst of times last year, and now the statewide organization is searching for a new executive director.
Sep. 22, 2021
Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation Tuesday night unveiled the results of its community survey at a fundraising event tying into the fall equinox. The final draft provides insights into the next stage of growth for the area.
Sep. 21, 2021
Van Gogh Experience
Immersive art is transforming the way we experience exhibits. Will it impact Arizona museums? The Van Gogh Immersive Experience is now showing in Old Town Scottsdale and it’s appealing to a younger generation.
Sep. 21, 2021
life's edge by carl zimmer
What is life? What is alive? Science writer Carl Zimmer delves into these, and other questions, in his new book, "Life’s Edge: The Search for What it Means to Be Alive." Zimmer also writes the Matter column for the New York Times, among other things.
Sep. 21, 2021


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