August 2020

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Photographer Dan Budnik passed away Aug. 14, after a life spent documenting events ranging from the civil rights movement to the lives of the Hopi and Navajo people. The Show spoke about his life and legacy with Dianne Nilsen, Budnik’s longtime friend and assistant toward the end of his life.
Aug. 28, 2020
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Valley-based movie theater chain Harkins is reopening around the state Aug. 28. But over the past six months or so, more of us have gotten used to streaming movies at home on our couches. When will we all go out to the lobby and get ourselves some snacks? Jackson McHenry, staff writer for Vulture, talks to The Show.
Aug. 28, 2020
Dr. Cara Christ
As more of the state is set to reopen, The Show spoke with Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, about what the much of the state being in the "moderate" category means.
Aug. 28, 2020
Andrei Cherny (left) and Matthew Benson
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed this week's news with Matt Benson of Veridus and Andrei Cherny, former chair of the Arizona Democratic Party.
Aug. 28, 2020
Teatro Bravo Upon Leaving
This monsoon season has been unlike any other. Most of us have spent it sequestered in our homes waiting for an end to this pandemic. We’re anxious, and tired of waiting. Our situation seems endless. Susanna Velarde Covarrubias of Teatro Bravo captured these feelings and more in her poem, "upon leaving."
Aug. 27, 2020
Fahrenheit 451 movie HBO
Ray Bradbury is famous for his depictions of a dystopian future. Now, as the pandemic has changed life for us all in so many previously unthinkable ways, Bradbury’s name has come up a lot more. Are we living in a world Ray Bradbury tried to prevent?
Aug. 27, 2020
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It’s more difficult than ever for women to access things like counseling and support groups because of social distancing, quarantining and other coronavirus mitigation methods. Now, many of those services are becoming virtual. The Show spoke with Roxanna Francies, a counselor who’s trying to help victims of domestic violence remotely during this pandemic.
Aug. 27, 2020
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The shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, led to an historic moment in sports. Fans immersed in the NBA playoffs found Wednesday's games unexpectedly postponed. Arizona Republic columnist Greg Moore joined The Show to talk about the moment.
Aug. 27, 2020
A directory in downtown Phoenix points in the direction of Phoenix City Hall
The pandemic — and its related closures and job losses — has pummeled small businesses. In response, the federal government along with cities and states have been providing grants to assist those businesses in surviving. On Aug. 26, the Phoenix City Council voted to expand its grants program. The Show spoke with Christine Mackay, director of community and economic development for the city of Phoenix, for more about what's changing with the grants program.
Aug. 27, 2020
Kelli Ward
This has been another week with politics — and a few Arizonans — center stage at the Republican National Convention (RNC). As the RNC draws to a close, The Show spoke with state Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward for her thoughts on this week’s festivities and the state’s place among them.
Aug. 27, 2020

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