Energy companies, environmentalists, ranchers and government officials are getting back together at meetings across the West this fall to talk about the fate of a chicken-like bird called the Greater Sage Grouse.
This is a song called “Watch them Grow,” and it’s on a new album by David Simmons. He’s the production manager at Desert Foothills Theater in Scottsdale, and the brother of actor J.K. Simmons, who’s also singing on this track, along with David’s son.
This morning, a planet ate a spacecraft. But that’s only a small part of the story. After close to 20 years in space, NASA’s Cassini orbiter was killed off and intentionally sent into Saturn, which was the planet the spacecraft’s images brought most of us much closer to than we ever would have thought possible.
The Phoenix New Times created a firestorm for a popular motel chain this week. Reporters Antonia Noori Farzan and Joseph Flaherty found a pattern of arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, agents at two Motel 6’s in predominantly Latino neighborhoods in Phoenix.
Las Chollas Peligrosas is less than a year old, but already has a strong following. The group is known for blending different styles of Latin music, as well as American roots styles like blues and folk, and singing songs in both English and Spanish.
Last week, Brnovich sued the state Board of Regents for raising tuition at the three state universities to an unconstitutional level over the past 15 years. I sat down with ASU President Michael Crow to talk more about this and about the attorney general’s decision to also sue over the university's decision to offer in-state tuition to so-called "DREAMers."
At most theaters, the division between the audience and the performers is concrete – with auditions, vetting and often years of experience dividing the two. But for more than a decade, a tiny theater in downtown Phoenix has blurred those lines. It’s called Space 55. And its future is now uncertain.