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The Takeaway: For Patti Smith, Fighting Climate Change Is A Family Affair
Iconic rocker Patti Smith played a more buttoned-up concert at Carnegie Hall at the beginning of November.
Jan. 1, 2018
To Complete Triathlon: Breathe, Relax, Fall And Get Back Up
The staff of this program are a team. So, when producer Sarah Ventre told us she wanted to compete in a triathlon, we wanted to document it. Sarah is the first to tell you that she’s not your typical athlete.
Jan. 1, 2018
Checking Out A Different Kind Of Triathlon
A look back at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the site for Arizona’s first-ever Art Handlers Triathlon. Laura Best, the Exhibitions Manager for SMoCA, joined us to talk about the triathlon.
Jan. 1, 2018
Sounds Of The City: New Year
Listen to the sounds of Gail Iranpour working out at the Surprise Mountainside Fitness gym on New Year’s Day.
Jan. 1, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: House Of Stairs
House of Stairs is known for creating a beautiful, layered sound filled with looped vocal harmonies and tight improvisation. The band’s members come out of a jazz tradition in many ways, though House of Stairs' sound borrows from many places, and doesn’t quite fit neatly under the jazz umbrella.
Jan. 1, 2018
How Surprising Was President Trump
Before President Trump pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Robert Weisberg, professor of criminal law at Stanford and co-director of the school’s Criminal Justice Center, predicted a presidential pardon in Arpaio’s case would be "really, really rare."
Jan. 1, 2018
Professor Walks Us Through Real, Mythic Frontier In
In the gritty Western "Godless" on Netflix, a tiny New Mexican town has been devastated by a mass casualty event in the local mine, a woman, twice-widowed, tries to raise her son on unyielding land, and a band of 30 outlaws roams the region hunting for a traitor.
Jan. 1, 2018
Some Surprised By Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake
In late October, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake dropped a bombshell: he would not seek re-election next year.
Jan. 1, 2018
Reporter Discusses Details Of How DACA Got Implemented
This past September marked an announcement that would affect 800,000 young adults brought to the U.S. by their parents illegally: the Trump administration announced it was ending DACA, the program that allowed them to work legally and not be deported. The president later tapped Congress as having the ability to codify the 5-year-old program into law permanently.
Jan. 1, 2018
After 20 Years In Space, Cassini Killed Off On Saturn By NASA
There was a sad moment in space-exploration history this Fall. After close to 20 years in space, NASA’s Cassini orbiter was killed off and intentionally sent into Saturn. It was the end of an era for a massive amount of data gathered about the ringed planet.
Jan. 1, 2018
New Report Makes Link Between The Arts, Economy
When we talk about the arts, the conversation is usually about culture, craft and style. But, what about the cold, hard cash? Well, a report released in August makes the link between the arts and our economy.
Jan. 1, 2018
Protest Music: Why Don
The counterculture of the late 60s, early 70s was marked, in part, by artists and bands who made their name in protest music.
Jan. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Erasing The Language Of Science
People already ignore scientific facts, from vaccines to warnings about climate change. But what would happen in 50 years if we completely turned our backs on science?
Jan. 1, 2018
Book Chronicles Life Of Arizona Pioneer Sedona Schnebly
Just saying Sedona, you undoubtedly think about a place with some good hiking spots and restaurants and red rocks and a vortex or two. But the city got its name at the turn of the 20th century from one of its residents — Sedona Schnebly.
Jan. 1, 2018
Tax Reform’s Impact On Western Energy
The debate over tax reform has finally come to an end. Congress has passed its bill, and the President has signed it. But what’s it all mean for western energy?
Jan. 1, 2018
Americans often set new weight loss goals around seasons like this New Year’s Day. But what about our pets?
Jan. 1, 2018
2017 marked the warmest year on record for the city of Phoenix.
Jan. 1, 2018
Weather in 2018 will start off the way it ended in the final months of 2017.
Jan. 1, 2018
Tucson firefighters are reminding Arizona residents to get rid of any real Christmas trees still in their homes.
Jan. 1, 2018
Scottsdale Will Collaborate In Sonora’s Largest Music Festival
The state of Sonora is about to celebrate the 34th edition of its largest music festival, expecting more than 120,000 attendants. This year, Scottsdale is among the guest cities.
Jan. 1, 2018

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