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Photograph of an African elephant by Randy Johnson
As spring training kicks off, a new exhibition of photos taken by Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson has opened to coincide with the season. The exhibit is at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
Feb. 25, 2024
Hand holding colorful art of building in front of the actual building
When you’ve lived in a place for a long time, it can be easy to miss the vibrancy of it. But artist Jacob Newman looks at Phoenix with fresh eyes — and draws it.
Feb. 23, 2024
Spring training at Scottsdale Stadium
Baseball season is back. The Cactus League kicked off Thursday in Peoria with a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres.
Feb. 22, 2024
A new documentary screening at ASU this week tells the story of the thousands of children abducted from Ukraine to Russia since the war began.
Feb. 22, 2024
Completed artwork
The Show spoke with Matt Sandoval, the new executive director of Free Arts for Abused Children, about the role the arts is taking in helping kids who've gone through trauma.
Feb. 22, 2024
PRL x Naiomi Glasses Wool-Blend Sweater
Naiomi Glasses is Polo Ralph Lauren's first artist in residence, using her Navajo weaving in a new collection that came out this winter. She's also a skateboarder, model and advocate for people born with a cleft palate, like her.
More from The Show’s Made in Arizona series
Feb. 21, 2024
Close-up of Josiah Enriquez constructing a ball out of hoops and sticking out his tongue
This last weekend's 34th annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest, with deep ties to the Southwest, has been elevated to another level for audiences, both in the arena and back at home.
More tribal natural resoures stories
Feb. 21, 2024
Cathedral Rock Trailhead Sedona Arizona
No matter what types of movies you enjoy, over the next several weeks, Arizona has hundreds of offerings, whether that’s in the Phoenix metro region or Sedona. Here's some of the highlights from three film festivals in Arizona, as well as a bonus take in this director’s cut.
Feb. 21, 2024
With the Diamondbacks’ lease at Chase Field expiring in 2027, the team is still seeking a deal to fund the stadium’s renovation.
Feb. 20, 2024
Chandler’s mayor took on housing criticism in his recent State of the City address.
Feb. 20, 2024
Thousands of people attended the International Franchise Association’s annual convention in downtown Phoenix.
Feb. 19, 2024
People pose for photo
The University of Arizona has hired former Missouri athletic director Desireé Reed-Francois to guide the athletics department through financial difficulties prior to the school's move to the Big 12.
Feb. 19, 2024
Billboard magazine recognized The Rebel Lounge as the “Best Venue Under 500-Capacity.” The Phoenix hotspot is a favorite venue for live music.
Feb. 17, 2024
Seth Thorn
When you think of immersive music, you probably think of it from the listener’s point of view — surround sound, an interactive show, something along those lines. But for Seth Thorn, immersive music is all about those who are playing it.
Feb. 16, 2024
people sitting in room listening to author
Welz Kauffman will helm one of the biggest book festivals in the country when it returns to Tucson in March, featuring 300 authors, entertainment, food trucks and children’s activities.
Feb. 15, 2024
The Phoenix Suns announced Wednesday that they have acquired the rights to a G League franchise that will begin play next season, meaning all 30 NBA teams now own or operate a team in the developmental league.
Feb. 15, 2024
Tempe Diablo Stadium
A new home for the popular spring training exhibit at the Mesa Historical Museum is in the works.
Feb. 15, 2024
A closeup portrait of Desiree posing her hands delicately around her face as she looks up at something off camera. She is in full glam, wearing earrings and a ring, and the photos is in black and white.
Desiree DeMornay was a celebrated performer in the drag pageant circuit, in Phoenix and across the country. Following her recent death, LGBTQ+ community members from multiple cities have come together online to grieve.
Feb. 15, 2024
Reporter Morgan Loew confronting then Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Morgan Loew has been a fixture on CBS5 and, now, 3TV news for decades — and he’s covered some of the biggest stories in our state’s recent history. Here's why he decided to stay in Arizona.
Feb. 15, 2024
hotel room
Preparations are underway for the Valley to host the NCAA Men’s Final Four. The local organizing committee expects Phoenix hotels to book 22,658 room nights with an average daily rate of $359.
Feb. 14, 2024


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