Art can bridge borders. That’s the driving principle behind a first-of-its-kind professional development program for Phoenix artists. The CALA Alliance and AZ Artworker, a program of the Arizona Commission for the Arts, recently brought renowned Mexican artist Betsabee Romero to the Valley to spend a week working with seven local artists in Phoenix to create a community art project.
More than 1,400 economists from around the country have signed a letter to the Trump administration and congressional leaders, about the economic value of immigration. Geovanni Peri is one of those economists. He’s chair of the Economics Department at the University of California, Davis, and studies the economics of immigration.
Tucson residents who were registered to vote by the end of the day on Monday are eligible for the city’s next election on May 16, though early ballots go out on April 26. This election is focused on whether Tucson’s sales tax should go up by a half-cent.
Arizona lawmakers are on a mission to find out whether every employee who has a state-issued car actually needs one. They are also pondering whether rideshare services and public transportation may be a more affordable option.
More than a million Arizonans are hard of hearing and of that an estimated 20,000-to-30,000 use American Sign Language as their primary language. During an emergency, communication is vital. And there’s a small group of people who ensure access to information.
A large asteroid discovered at Mount Lemmon’s observatory will approach Earth next week, an opportunity that could provide clues to the space rock’s density and physical properties, its discoverer said.
The Dominican Republic is not a quiet place. Motorcycles zip down the streets, roosters crow in rural neighborhoods and from radios in cars and convenience stores, there’s bachata music. The music and dance is also evolving and finding new life here in Phoenix.
Technology is playing a big role in the lives of many older Americans. More and more startups are developing technologies that could transform the way we age. Aging 2.0 Phoenix wants to redefine how we age using technology. On paper that sounds great, but there are some seniors who either don’t know how to use technology or don’t want it.