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Diana Taurasi received a pass and in an instant, the shot was off her fingertips. It was a 3-pointer that splashed through the net, just like so many others.
Aug. 4, 2023
Photograph of a saguaro cactus from between 1987 to 2006 created in the deserts of central and southern Arizona.
The Show continues its series Saguaro Land with a conversation with photographer Mark Klett, whose images feature iconic desert scenes, often including saguaros.
Aug. 2, 2023
Phoenix Theatre Co. apartments
With an eye on the future, the Phoenix Theatre Company has purchased a second downtown apartment complex. The addition coincides with main-stage expansion of the Hormel Theatre, which will showcase larger productions and draw out-of-market talent who need temporary lodging.
Aug. 1, 2023
person riding a bike
When it comes to bicycling, Scottsdale wants to trade its gold-level status for a higher platinum-level.
Aug. 1, 2023
Petar Parvanov at the excavation site of Pliska, the early medieval power centre of the Danubian Bulgar Khanate.
The Show spoke with Petar Parvanov, an archeologist, about what Indiana Jones movies actually right about archeology.
Aug. 1, 2023
Arizona Diamondbacks San Diego Padres Fernando Tatís Jr
The Show spoke with Daniel Kaplan, who’s covered the business of sports for more than 25 years, about the Diamondbacks leaving Bally Sports Arizona.
Aug. 1, 2023
Ann Morton knitting
Phoenix artist Ann Morton's project, "The Violet Protest," is now being chronicled in a new documentary film. Participants were asked to create 8-inch squares of red and blue materials that symbolize the union of opposing U.S. political ideologies.
Jul. 31, 2023
ASU Arizona State University Sun Devils footballs
The Pac-12 Conference issued a statement aimed at stability after Colorado became the third school in a year to announce plans to leave. The nine schools remaining for the 2024-25 season were largely silent Friday.
Jul. 29, 2023
Phoenix will soon begin accepting applications for its “Artists to Work” program. A committee will review applications and recommend artists to receive grants.
Jul. 28, 2023
“The Bear,” “Futurama” and “The Witcher”
Even though many schools already started, it still feels like summer in Arizona. And that means there’s still time to catch up on all that TV you planned to watch while the temperatures were in the triple digits.
Jul. 27, 2023
Mark Armitage working on an ice sculpture.
The Show continues to look at cold places around Arizona to escape the heat and this time ventured to the studio of a Phoenix ice sculptor. He combines his love of art with sub-zero temps.
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Jul. 27, 2023
Paula T and Company
Phoenix resident Paula Tesoriero is a classically trained pianist who uses her background to write deeply personal songs on guitar. She describes her sound as “sad Americana.”
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Jul. 26, 2023
Matthew Stella taking a tintype photo of model.
The Show visited Silver and Cedar photography studio in north Phoenix to learn more about the centuries-old practice of tintypes.
Jul. 25, 2023
Grammy-winning iconic singer Tony Bennett died Friday, less than two weeks shy of his 97th birthday.
Jul. 23, 2023
The Barbie Game box.
The Show spoke with Robin Gerber, an author who has written multiple books on Barbie and the toy’s creator. Gerber looked back at 60 years of Barbie history and how her story relates to the Barbie many know and love today.
Jul. 21, 2023
Exhibit entrance.
The Show spoke with Lauren O'Connell, curator of contemporary art at SMoCA, about a new exhibit tackling the concept of miscommunication.
Jul. 20, 2023
KJZZ contributor Robrt Pela spoke with Lisa Olson about how her Phoenix gallery Practical Art has thrived over the years, even during a recession and pandemic.
Jul. 19, 2023
movie slate
The Show spoke with Kevin Sandler, an associate professor at ASU, about how this summer's blockbuster movies might affect the movie theater comeback Hollywood is hoping for.
Jul. 19, 2023
A record number of competitors, coaches and spectators attended the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Phoenix and Mesa.
Jul. 18, 2023
The Sky is Falling All Around.
The Show spoke with Arizona artist Patricia Sannit about art across the Valley and beyond.
Jul. 17, 2023


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