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gianluca russo wrote the power of plus
In Gianluca Russo's new book, “The Power of Plus: Inside Fashion’s Size-Inclusivity Revolution," he talks to trailblazers of plus-size fashion.
Sep. 27, 2022
 Arizona State University students in D.C.
Several Latino Arizona State University students are working with the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., this semester. The 10-week program examines Latino representation in art, culture and history.
Sep. 26, 2022
Phoenix Suns Gorilla the Valley flag
Last year, the Phoenix Suns posted the best record in basketball and nearly advanced to the NBA finals, but the team is ready to put last year behind it, for a number of reasons.
Sep. 26, 2022
megan figueroa
Over generations of assimilation in America, many names have lost their accent marks. But University of Arizona linguist Megan Figueroa argues, they're not lost — they've been taken.
Sep. 26, 2022
State Farm Stadium
Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl in a halftime show sponsored by Apple Music. The Super Bowl will take place at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12.
Sep. 25, 2022
wicked bodies performers on stage
Throughout time, choreographer Liz Lerman has written, women’s bodies were depicted as “lethal, poisonous, powerful and strange.” And thus, "Wicked Bodies" was born. "Wicked Bodies" will be performed Sept. 24 at ASU's Gammage auditorium.
Sep. 23, 2022
Grant Hill
Former NBA player Grant Hill discusses his career and overcoming challenges in an autobiography that debuted this summer.
Sep. 23, 2022
black hockey jersey with gila river resorts and casinos patch on top left
The Gila River Indian Community becomes the first Native American tribe to advertise on a National Hockey League jersey.
Sep. 22, 2022
Giannis Antetokounmpo Suns Road Game Rally
Following a league suspension, Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver announced Sept. 21 that he is selling both franchises. To talk about what the future of the Suns and Mercury could look like, The Show spoke with Brad Cesmat of
Sep. 22, 2022
“Dinosaurs” by Lydia Millet, “The Last Chairlift” by John Irving and “Less is Lost” by Andrew Sean Greer
When temperatures cool down and the smell of autumn arrives, new book choices often lean more toward deeper concepts and highbrow literature and huge tomes that look good on the coffee table. Longtime critic Mark Athitakis shares his fall 2022 picks.
Sep. 21, 2022
Ben Westhoff Little Brother book
An investigative journalist documents his search for the truth behind a young friend's death in the book, "Little Brother."
Sep. 20, 2022
joan meiners
As the Arizona Republic's climate news and storytelling reporter, Joan Meiners gets a lot of hate mail. But through scientifically analyzing it, she found the harsh words might actually offer some hope.
Sep. 20, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II
The fanfare surrounding Queen Elizabeth II's funeral ceremony has raised an age-old question: Why are Americans obsessed with other nations' royalty?
Sep. 20, 2022
The Peoria City Council recently adopted a new arts and culture plan. It was crafted in part with input from more than 800 survey responses from town residents and businesses.
Sep. 19, 2022
Rebecca Roanhorse Tread of Angels
Lots of writers create characters, but Rebecca Roanhorse also creates the worlds in which those characters exist.
Sep. 19, 2022
Herm Edwards ASU
Arizona State fired football coach Herm Edwards in his fifth season following an ugly home loss to Eastern Michigan and a lingering NCAA investigation into illegal recruiting practices.
Sep. 18, 2022
What do vampires, poetry and Agatha Christie have in common? Find out in this episode of Word, a podcast hosted by KJZZ's Tom Maxedon about literature in Arizona and the region.
More episodes of Word
Sep. 18, 2022
Shadow of a microphone on a comedy club brick wall
Michael Longfellow is a stand-up comedian who has been featured on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Netflix is a Joke: The Festival.” Now, the Phoenix native will be one of four new featured players in the 48th season cast of “Saturday Night Live.”
Sep. 17, 2022
Sonoran Mountain Bike Corridor
Compared to Arizona, mountain biking and other off-road cycling disciplines are relatively new sports in Sonora. Many of the existing trails are recently built, and new riders are hitting the available dirt all the time. But in a thirty-mile corridor at the southern end of the state, growth has been particularly dynamic.
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Sep. 16, 2022
KJZZ's The Show
Jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco died Aug. 26. He made Phoenix his home and became a driving force in promoting music and education in the region.
Sep. 16, 2022


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