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a photo from 'the ultimate sophistication' exhibition where women wear historically accurate o'odham clothing
An exhibit on display in Tucson features photographs of authentic, historically accurate clothing worn by O’odham women. Kyle Knox is the photographer behind the exhibit. He’s the managing editor for the Gila River Indian News.
Dec. 7, 2022
Lee Griffo and Jessie McCaskill
This year, Netflix released "Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story." The thriller tells the serial killer’s story, but mainly from the points of view of his victims. Family members of some of the victims have spoken out against it, saying it made them feel "retraumatized." Lee Griffo had a similar experience with a different show.
Dec. 7, 2022
Illustration of Zonawood, a Hollywood sign on South Mountain over a view of downtown Phoenix
Arizona has a rich history of film and TV production from iconic westerns to famous horror movies—and even music videos. New tax incentives set to kick in next year promise to help expand on the history of filming in Arizona by securing the future of the state as a destination for the movie and TV industry outside of LA.
More Arizona business news
Dec. 6, 2022
Verified: Full Disclosure podcast
The newest season of the Verified podcast looks at police misconduct in Arizona. Verified: Full Disclosure tells the story of a Phoenix police officer who accuses a fellow officer of sexual assault, but then later on realizes others had accused that same officer and that the department had not told her the truth about what had happened to her.
Dec. 6, 2022
Justin Lund
A lucky class of students at Northern Arizona University is taking an anthropology course through an interesting lens: "Star Trek." Postdoctoral scholar Justin Lund proposed the new class — called the Anthropology of Star Trek — expecting incredulous faces, but was met with nothing but enthusiasm from NAU faculty.
Dec. 6, 2022
phoenix rising wild horse pass stadium
Phoenix Rising Football Club will have another new home for their next season in 2023.
Dec. 5, 2022
On this penultimate episode of Word for 2022, a local creative peppers the episode with perseverance, imagination, elevation and empowerment while asking the question: “Who do we owe?”
Dec. 4, 2022
American Outlaws Arizona USA World Cup
On Tuesday, the American Outlaws Phoenix hosted a watch party for the U.S. national team at Walter Station Brew. The group organizes events like these all year round for the men’s and women’s teams.
Dec. 2, 2022
Diva Bleach band members Syd Roten, Brie Ritter, and Sara Windom
The stage is set for the inaugural Zona Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix this weekend. Local band Diva Bleach will share the stage with headliners like Japanese Breakfast, plus other local talent.
Dec. 1, 2022
a bookshelf with books for young children
A Tucson-based nonprofit has won the 2022 Library of Congress American Prize.
Dec. 1, 2022
Benjamin Timpson studio
The current exhibition at Lisa Sette Gallery in Phoenix pays homage to Indigenous women who have been abused or murdered in an unusual way: with butterflies — thousands of butterfly wings, meticulously cut and placed to create faces.
Dec. 1, 2022
Stevie Finedore demonstrates punches at Rumble Boxing in Tempe
At a boxing gym by Tempe Town Lake, men and women follow coach Stevie Finedore as she demonstrates the proper footwork and rotation on a jab. Boxing is growing as more women jump into the ring as competitors and coaches.
Nov. 30, 2022
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
On Nov. 29, the Tempe City Council approved leaving the fate of a new entertainment district and an arena for the Arizona Coyotes in the hands of voters.
Nov. 30, 2022
KJZZ's The Show
The tradition of oral storytelling goes back millennia, and on Nov. 30 at Palabras Bookstore in downtown Phoenix, a local chef will be sharing some of his cultures’ oldest tales.
Nov. 30, 2022
Christian Ramírez
For the first time, the Phoenix Art Museum is devoting a curator position solely to local art.
Nov. 29, 2022
Guy Leschziner The Man Who Tasted Words
Are our senses less reliable than we think they are? Guy Leschziner explores that premise in his book, “The Man Who Tasted Words.”
Nov. 29, 2022
Woman's face with no eyebrows
Trends in makeup come and go, but there are some that stand out. And makeup historian Sara Long has ideas on why certain looks come and go.
Nov. 28, 2022
Lawrence Downes and Linda Ronstadt
One of Arizona’s favorite daughters is award-winning recording artist Linda Ronstadt. She has a new book. “Feels Like Home” is a joyfully narrated and photographic road trip through the Sonoran desert.
More arts and entertainment news
Nov. 23, 2022
Grand Canyon
Arizona State University is celebrating the anniversary of a book that explored the Grand Canyon and its geology. "The Tertiary History of the Grand Canyon District with Atlas" by Clarence Dutton came out 140 years ago.
Nov. 21, 2022
Happy Thanksgiving sign and candles in front of a family having dinner
We all have our favorite Christmas movies, but what about Thanksgiving movies?
Nov. 21, 2022


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