Modern hoop dancing is a relatively new art form among Native American tribes. Some of the continent’s best dancers were in midtown Phoenix this past weekend showcasing their skills at one of the world’s largest hoop dancing competitions.
Phoenix-based advocates are gearing up to help more immigrants apply for work permits and a reprieve from deportation under an expanded version of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. These groups say they are not deterred by a lawsuit challenging the program.
Corporate America has a dearth of female Presidents and CEOs. That shortage also applies to business school Deans, who are likely to influence that next generation of young women as they look to take the big steps into leadership positions.
Tonight is First Friday, which means lots of art in downtown Phoenix. One show that’ll open with the festivities is called “Ol’ Blue Eyes is Back,” featuring the work of part-time Valley resident Fred Tieken.
Horse racing has been known as the "sport of kings,” but its popularity, like boxing’s, has leveled off in recent decades. That hasn’t extended, though, to people who like to place a wager every once in a while.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has ordered 700 body cameras from TASER International. A federal judge required these cameras after finding the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino motorists.
The minority leader of the Arizona House, Eric Meyer, thinks Arizona should follow the lead of California and begin action to repeal the state’s personal exemption for vaccinations, in the wake of the growing measles epidemic.