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It may be cold in the high country right now, but The Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance is looking ahead to summer and its 3rd Annual “Music on the Square” events.
Feb. 11, 2024
Fans wait to walk onto the course prior to the continuation of second round of the Phoenix Open
Even the famously no-holds-barred Phoenix Open has a limit on how much debauchery is allowed on a golf course. The tournament, which is at TPC Scottsdale, stopped allowing fans onto the premises around 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon because it was too crowded.
Feb. 11, 2024
Brock Purdy and Patrick Mahomes
The town of Queen Creek is celebrating as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl on Sunday. Niners quarterback Brock Purdy is a native of the town, and Mayor Julia Wheatley said that’s led to some honorific fun.
Feb. 10, 2024
Film reel
A series of free films showcasing Black history continues Saturday, Feb 10. Next up is a documentary titled, “Black Art: In the Absence of Light.”
Feb. 9, 2024
Desert Stages Theatre in Scottsdale
Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre last month canceled an upcoming production of the play "Roosters" and has accused the director of engaging in discriminatory practices.
Feb. 9, 2024
Man opens umbrella
The WM Phoenix Open bills itself as one of the most sustainable in sports for its "zero-waste" edict. But watering all that grass during a Western mega-drought has been a challenge that all Arizona golf courses are facing.
Feb. 9, 2024
Golfer holding club
Storms caused a three-and-half-hour rain delay at the WM Phoenix Open on Thursday, and more precipitation is in the forecast for the weekend.
Feb. 9, 2024
Brian McAuley in KJZZ's studio
There's an enduring interest in stories based on the original Frankenstein. The Show talked with Brian McAuley, a clinical assistant professor of screenwriting at Arizona State University's Sidney Poitier New American Film School, about why.
Feb. 9, 2024
Alice Robb
This week, hundreds of young dancers are gathering in Phoenix for and event known as the the “American Idol of ballet” — the Youth America Grand Prix. At stake are scholarships to ballet schools and spots in some of the best companies. But Alice Robb says ballet is competitive enough as it is.
Feb. 9, 2024
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix is offering financial help to qualifying vacant retail and commercial properties.
Feb. 8, 2024
Phoenix leaders have awarded the first threatened building grant since the program was named after the former mayor, approving $400,000 to help preserve and rehabilitate a single-story home built in 1909.
Feb. 8, 2024
Three men in uniform stand together with spinning basketball
Harlem Globetrotters team members Hops, Buckets and X-Over recently passed out smiles and wisdom to kids at a West Valley elementary school earlier this week as part of their goodwill program.
More Arizona education news
Feb. 8, 2024
Carhartt logo on vest
The Show spoke with Dennita Sewell, director of the Arizona State University FIDM Fashion Program, about the "trickle up" fashion trend of workwear.
Feb. 8, 2024
video game controller
The Show reached out to Brad Bushman, a professor of communication at The Ohio State University, where he studies human aggression and violence, about the popularity of violent video games like this, and why so many people are drawn to them.
Feb. 8, 2024
Man gambling on sports betting online at home on his cell phone
This year’s Waste Management Phoenix Open is the first since the company DraftKings opened a 13,000-square-foot sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale. An expert says the addiction known as gambling disorder affects about 1% to 2% of the population.
Feb. 7, 2024
Brock Purdy at Super Bowl XLIII openig night
The story of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy has captivated the sports world. Speaking at media day this week in Las Vegas, the Arizona native thanked the coaches, teachers and other supporters who always believed in him.
Feb. 6, 2024
man riding scooter
Electric scooters will soon be available to rent 24 hours a day in downtown Phoenix as part of a test requested by vendors Lime and Spin.
Feb. 6, 2024
Feet on pedal on bicycle
Laura Pastor wants to make traditional pedal bicycles more accessible downtown, but there could be financial challenges. And a report from city staff says e-bikes are used more often.
Feb. 6, 2024
I Voted Sticker
Do you want to see your design on the “I voted” stickers passed out during elections? The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office is now taking submissions for its first-ever sticker design contest.
Feb. 6, 2024
The Arizona Coyotes play the Pittsburgh Penguin
The Show spoke with Craig Morgan, who covers the Arizona Coyotes for PHNX Sports, about what's happening with a potential plan for the team to buy land in north Phoenix for a new arena.
Feb. 6, 2024


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