November 2021

The Show on KJZZ

Listen live weekdays at 9 a.m.

Grand Canyon
Female workers at the Grand Canyon National Park's River District had been filing complaints about sexual harassment for decades. And in 2000 and again in 2016, the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior looked into these allegations — but the reports were not surfaced by the agency, and no significant action was taken as a result.
Nov. 22, 2021
Kyrsten Sinema
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema generated frustration among some progressives as negotiations on the $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan dragged on — at least in part because of conflicted priorities Sinema and West Virginia’s Joe Manchin had with liberals in the House.
Nov. 22, 2021
BBC look-ahead graphic
Austria is imposing its fourth nationwide lockdown and mandating vaccinations as a new wave of COVID-19 sweeps across Europe. In Belgium and the Netherlands, protests against lockdowns have turned violent.
Nov. 22, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination highway sign
Health officials in Arizona are on high alert heading into this Thanksgiving week as COVID-19 cases have been on the rise again. The state department of health services is adding 3,249 new cases and two more deaths to its daily dashboard today.
Nov. 22, 2021
What has four strings and starts with “u”? You probably know the answer but maybe not the history behind it. Most of us know the characteristic sound of the ukulele, but the pronunciation of its name varies.
Nov. 23, 2021
Rolling Stones
Imagine having taken photos of some of the biggest rock and roll stars of the '60s and '70s, losing the negatives and then finding them some 50 years later. That’s exactly what happened to Michael Friedman.
Nov. 19, 2021
ASU Sol Power hip-hop festival
All week at ASU, SolPower has been celebrating hip-hop culture with events all over campus, and it all culminates this weekend with dance battles, DJs, dancers and more — including a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the ASU Symphony and internationally-renowned graffiti artists.
Nov. 19, 2021
Ben Gleib
Adjusting for the pandemic was a much more difficult proposition for comedy clubs. Comedian Ben Gleib came up with an idea to create a virtual comedy club using the latest in technology, so he was doing sets from his house. Gleib recently started going on tour again.
Nov. 19, 2021
Phoenix skyline with a cactus
Phoenix is among the top three emerging markets in the real estate industry, according to a new analysis. The Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2022 report lists only Nashville and the Raleigh-Durham area ahead of Phoenix.
Nov. 18, 2021
Afghanistan Flag
Since the U.S. pulled out of Afghanistan and the Taliban took over, evacuees from that country are on their way to the U.S. to be resettled in communities around the country — including here in Arizona. And now, the government is pausing its resettlement program for refugees from other parts of the world until early 2022 in order to prioritize those Afghan evacuees.
Nov. 18, 2021