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Phoenix certainly isn’t the first city one might imagine themselves being a successful actor in. But according to Louis Farber, although it may require a little more hustle than in other big cities, it’s definitely possible to “make it” as a successful actor here.
May. 23, 2024
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The suit alleges that Live Nation has created a monopoly on live event ticket prices across the United States. The civil antitrust suit was filed in the Southern District of New York.
May. 23, 2024
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Tucson-born TV writer Peter Murrieta has over 300 hours of TV under his belt, and how he helps lead ASU's film school. He told The Show it all started with one professor in college.
May. 22, 2024
Kate Haas as Heidi in “What the Constitution Means to Me”
“What the Constitution Means to Me” reckons with the violent marriages of creator Heidi Schreck’s grandmothers; her own experiences with sexual coercion and abortion; and the ways the document she once revered often fails to guarantee the safety of women.
May. 22, 2024
Copper Queen Library in Bisbee, Arizona
The federal Institute of Museum and Library Services has recognized two Arizona mainstays for their work in the communities they serve.
May. 21, 2024
Zoë Bossiere talks about “Cactus Country: A Boyhood Memoir,” a series of essays about growing up as a gender-fluid kid in the harsh environment of the Sonoran Desert.
May. 21, 2024
Arizona lawmakers have yet to pass a state budget for fiscal year 2025 amid a significant deficit. One proposed cut is a complete defunding of the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
May. 20, 2024
The city of Mesa held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Gateway Library.
On Saturday, the city of Mesa held a groundbreaking ceremony for its upcoming Gateway Library. The 28,000 square foot library is expected to open in summer 2025.
May. 19, 2024
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KJZZ's Tom Maxedon sits down with David Ignatius, Washington Post foreign affairs columnist and editor, to talk about his new spy thriller, "Phantom Orbit," and real technology that could threaten national security in the West.
May. 17, 2024
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Resurrection Mixtape at the Phoenix Symphony features a mashup of Mahler, Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. Composer Steve Hackman has created around 15 of these fusion productions, and joined The Show to speak more about his inspiration.
May. 17, 2024
Pijama Piyama Tiny Desert Concert at Calle 16 in Phoenix
Phoenix psychedelic cumbia band Pijama Piyama joins The Show for the latest installment of our Tiny Desert Concerts. Phoenix native and bandleader Jonathan Saillant talks more about the band's start during the COVID-19 lockdown.
May. 16, 2024
The North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Park Service officials typically close the North Rim toward the end of November. Last year, it didn’t reopen until early June after winter storms damaged a long stretch of water line.
May. 15, 2024
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Editor Rosemarie Dombrowski and managing editor Virgil Connor told The Show more about ISSUED — a literary journal featuring poetry, memoir, fiction and more, written by active-duty military, veterans, and the friends and family members impacted by their service.
May. 15, 2024
bluegrass jam session at Pyle Adult Recreation Center in Tempe
Every Monday at 1 p.m., there’s a bluegrass jam session at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center in Tempe. It's led by Bruce Wurst, who among many things is a national and state banjo champion.
May. 14, 2024
Diana Taurasi
This season marks 20 years in Phoenix for the league’s all-time leading scorer Diana Taurasi. She says she’s grateful to have spent her entire WNBA career here.
May. 13, 2024
Mike Budenholzer
Mike Budenholzer is the newest head coach of the Phoenix Suns, with the franchise turning to the man who beat them in the 2021 NBA Finals.
May. 12, 2024
Tito Muñoz
After a decade of tapping his baton on the podium in the Valley, Tito Muñoz is leading the Phoenix Symphony one last time in Mahler’s Symphony No. “Resurrection,” which runs through Sunday afternoon, May 12, 2024.
May. 11, 2024
On this episode of Word, we discuss a new romance book club in the Valley, how the 2022 shooting of a Valley man by a former Phoenix police officer inspired a collection of poems and a new collection of climate fiction short stories.
May. 10, 2024
Lyndsey Fry poses at Arizona Made Ice Forum
The Coyotes' move to Utah left a void in the Arizona hockey community. Lyndsey Fry is hoping to bridge the gap in the state's youth hockey programs. The 2014 Olympian has established the Matt Shott Arizona Hockey Legacy Foundation, designed to support boys and girls hockey programs across the Phoenix area.
May. 10, 2024
Brittney Griner
The Phoenix Mercury will open their WNBA season on Tuesday in Las Vegas against the defending champion Aces. Phoenix is coming off a disappointing year, and center Brittney Griner admits she’s still dealing with the lasting effects of her 10-month imprisonment in Russia in 2022.
May. 10, 2024

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