May 2020

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Jaws Universal Studios Hollywood
The Hollywood classic “Jaws” turns 45 this year. And, that means, so does its iconic score. So, this got us wondering, why does music have such an emotional effect on us? The Show talked to Don Traut, a professor of theory at the University of Arizona’s Fred Fox School of Music.
May 29, 2020
Maricopa County court
Starting June 1, Maricopa County Superior Court will begin its transition plan to resume in-person operations. Judge Joseph Welty is the presiding judge of Maricopa County. He joined The Show to talk about how the county plans to reopen the court system gradually.
June 1, 2020
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane
Another weekend is kicking off. And after the crowds seen across the state last weekend, many will be on the lookout for scenes of non-social distancing. Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane had some choice words for party-goers who packed into Old Town Scottsdale restaurants over Memorial Day Weekend.
May 29, 2020
Cahill Cooling Center Tempe
As temperatures soar into summer, Arizonans seek ways to beat the heat. For some who find themselves homeless, however, this task isn't easy, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 29, 2020
Phoenix George Floyd Protest
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Phoenix last night to demonstrate against the death of unarmed 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis.
May 29, 2020
Chuck Coughlin and David Lujan
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress.
May 29, 2020
Arizona Senate building
The 2020 legislative session came to a close in stunning fashion this week after three Republican senators sided with Democrats to adjourn.
May 28, 2020
Robert Robbins
The University of Arizona has fewer than 90 days to decide what its fall semester will look like and whether–and how many students–will be living and taking classes on campus. The university began holding regular updates by its task force last week, and its latest was Wednesday.
May 28, 2020
Yuma Regional Medical Center saw its largest increase in COVID-19 patients this past weekend. At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, public health officials expressed concern that smaller communities might not have the capacity to handle this kind of surge.
May 28, 2020
Alberto Rios
Many artists have found themselves exploring different avenues of their creativity — or, in some cases, their process — during the pandemic. Despite the circumstances around them, some have found remaining in place to be an inspiration and providing a level of quiet that opens up their minds.
May 28, 2020