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The Arizona Commerce Authority has agreed to use mostly private funds to entertain corporate executives at the upcoming Waste Management Open. And that's apparently enough to satisfy Attorney General Kris Mayes and get her to back off threats to bring charges against the agency.
Feb. 2, 2024
Anamaria Sayre
This year, at least a few Grammy-nominated artists are from a new genre of sorts — or maybe it’s an old genre that’s finding a new audience.
Feb. 2, 2024
A historic building in Phoenix once slated for demolition will be preserved in downtown’s Roosevelt Historic District. The single-story home, built in 1909, is surrounded by five-story apartment buildings near near Third Avenue and McKinley Street.
Feb. 1, 2024
Three volunteers wearing orange shirts working at a booth
For the 15th year, Tucson will shine on the literary stage. Volunteers help keep the event, which features more than 300 authors, free to the public, according to festival organizers.
Feb. 1, 2024
Devin Booker
Devin Booker has been named the Western Conference Player of the Month for the third time in his career, a Suns' franchise record.
Feb. 1, 2024
Jackson and Josh Niedermayer pose in front the ice at Mullett Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.
Arizona State University's Josh and Jackson Niedermayer make the second set of brothers in their family to play high-level hockey together. As the sons of a Stanley Cup champion, they push each other to be better every day.
Feb. 1, 2024
Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction
It was a historic January for the annual Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale. According to Barrett-Jackson, this year's auction was its biggest moneymaker in company history.
Feb. 1, 2024
February is National Haiku Writing Month, known as NaHaiWriMo — and KJZZ wants your original haiku! This year's theme: What do you think's in store for 2024?
Feb. 1, 2024
Rusty Bowers
Former Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers is set to be a witness for the prosecution in the federal obstruction and conspiracy case against Donald Trump. That is according to the new PBS Frontline documentary “Democracy on Trial."
Jan. 31, 2024
Oscars Academy Award statues
The Show spoke with Melissa Kirsch, deputy editor of culture and lifestyle at the New York Times, about why we gravitate toward antihero characters in Hollywood.
Jan. 31, 2024
Brock Purdy celebrating with NFC Championship trophy
Against the odds, Queen Creek native Brock Purdy will be the first Arizona-born quarterback to start in the big game when the 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Super Bowl LVIII. But not all Arizonans will be rooting for the home-grown star.
Jan. 31, 2024
verde river
The Rockin’ River Ranch will include picnic areas, six hiking trails that also allow for biking, horseback riding and fishing along the Verde River.
Jan. 30, 2024
baseball on the grass
Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes opposes a bill to exempt minor league baseball players from the state’s minimum wage law.
Jan. 30, 2024
Display of Arizona minerals
The Show spoke with Jim Nintzel, a member of the Report for America corps serving as government and political impact reporter for the online Tucson Sentinel, about the upcoming Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
Jan. 30, 2024
Jockey on horse with Turf Paradise sign
Turf Paradise in Phoenix marked its return to live racing on Monday, starting off a 57-day meet running through the Kentucky Derby on May 4. The track's owner is still looking to sell the facility.
Jan. 29, 2024
GRAMMY-nominated musician Aaron White, of Diné and Northern Ute ancestry, inspects a reed of river cane during a traditional flute-making workshop in January.
Flute-making is a time-honored artform among tribal communities across Arizona, but this traditional craft may also be under threat. One invasive species is seen by conservationists as an evil plant, but it's also a natural resource deeply rooted in cultural practices among the state’s original inhabitants.
Jan. 29, 2024
The Mandalorian costumes at Phoenix Fan Fusion
The Tempe FanCon at the city’s public library returns on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists and cosplayers will abound, celebrating comics. Numerous games as well as activities will fill the day.
Jan. 26, 2024
Aerial view of pickleball courts.
This year’s pickleball national championship will be held in Mesa. USA Pickleball announced the November event will be at the Arizona Athletic Grounds, previously known as Legacy Sports Park.
Jan. 26, 2024
Julian Saporiti
No-No Boy is coming to Arizona State University this weekend for a show and residency. It's an immersive multimedia concert featuring his unique approach to melding music and history.
Jan. 26, 2024
Chris Norby
Wes Anderson films are known for, among other things, their aesthetics; fans often say they’re drawn to the very specific visuals on screen. But what about how his movies sound? An Arizona ensemble is putting on a show this weekend of the music of Wes Anderson movies.
Jan. 26, 2024

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