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A new list by the advocacy group In Defense of Animals ranks the Phoenix Zoo as one of the worst zoos in the country in how it cares for elephants.
Apr. 5, 2022
David and Brooklynn Cameron Chars LIVE
The Melrose music venue Char's Has the Blues is now Char's LIVE, a name change that came with a new developer. The Show spoke with developer David Cameron and music critic Ed Masley to learn about the club's history with the blues.
Apr. 4, 2022
A new exhibit on display at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix showcases amazing drawings on a very uncommon medium by Valley architect and artist Kyoko Iwasaka.
Apr. 3, 2022
Pastor Warren Stewart
Citing ongoing efforts by state leaders to pass more voting restrictions, Rev. Warren Stewart — senior pastor at Phoenix’s First Institutional Baptist Church — is doubling down on calls for the NFL to pull next year’s Super Bowl from Arizona.
More Arizona politics news
Apr. 2, 2022
Chris Paul Phoenix Suns
Suns point guard Chris Paul is among President Biden’s recent appointees to his advisory board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, intended to advance the HBCU Initiative established by the Carter administration.
Apr. 2, 2022
FanDuel Sportsbook Footprint Center Phoenix
Sports betting is booming in Arizona, according to the latest numbers. Arizonans wagered over $560 million in January. The state collected nearly $1.7 million in tax revenue, which made it one of the top 10 sports betting markets in the country.
Apr. 1, 2022
Troy Kotsur banner
Downtown Mesa now features banners honoring the first deaf man to win an Oscar for acting. On Friday, the city hung four banners on Main Street to honor the achievements Mesa native Troy Kotsur.
Born and raised in Mesa, this actor is making history
Apr. 1, 2022
Matt Bell Refuse to Be Done
Anyone who writes anything knows about the importance of revision — taking your first draft, or a later one, and making it better. It can be a difficult process. But a new book aims to help writers and non-writers alike through the revising and re-writing process.
Apr. 1, 2022
my body my choice artwork
The traveling exhibition "My Body, My Truth" spotlights women and other minority groups having control over their own bodies. Mary Anna Pomonis is one of the artists who started this collective. The Show spoke with her to learn more about it.
Apr. 1, 2022
kachina coyote
The Arizona Coyotes want help from lawmakers so the franchise can pack a state sports betting license into moving trucks soon departing Glendale. Loss of the ability to take bets would be a double-hit to the hockey team owner’s wallet.
Mar. 30, 2022
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In the late 19th century, when most Navajo children were being forcibly taken from their homes and educated in government-run boarding schools rife with abuse, one place on the reservation did things differently: Ganado Mission. The complicated history is rigorously documented in Jim Kristofic’s book, "Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School."
Mar. 30, 2022
ASU Arena
Natasha Adair is the new head coach for Arizona’s State University’s women’s basketball program.
Mar. 29, 2022
FanDuel Sportsbook Footprint Center Phoenix
After a little over six months of sports betting becoming operational in the state, there’s a big disparity in the amount of money waged versus the tax revenue gained.
Mar. 26, 2022
Oscars Academy Award statues
Film critic Mike Ryan recently went through a number of Best Picture award winners and found many of them fell short of his expectations. But the 1942 war drama “Mrs. Miniver” made it all worth it.
Mar. 25, 2022
superhero ultraferno cast photo
Theater Works was mostly known for presenting classic plays and musicals and attracting a middle-aged and older audience. But when COVID-19 led to shows being canceled, they tried something different, which has led to its current “after dark” production, "The Superhero Ultraferno."
Mar. 25, 2022
Chris Paul Phoenix Suns
Chris Paul has returned from a broken thumb injury sooner than expected. Paul came back Thursday night when the Phoenix Suns played the Denver Nuggets.
Mar. 25, 2022
Arizona Wildcats guard Dalen Terry
Houston led throughout in a 72-60 victory over top-seeded Arizona. The Wildcats got off to the slow start shooting and never recovered in the Sweet 16 game, finishing the season 33-4 under first-year coach Tommy Lloyd.
Mar. 24, 2022
State Farm Stadium
Some developers and commercial real estate executives could get free travel and Super Bowl tickets, courtesy of Phoenix taxpayers.
Mar. 24, 2022
Football players at the line of scrimmage before the snap
The Arizona Cardinals’ recent signing of Jeff Gladney and the more than $200 million contract given to quarterback Deshaun Watson by the Cleveland Browns has raised red flags about the NFL’s policies regarding domestic violence and sexual assault.
Mar. 24, 2022
generation paper dresses
Fast fashion may seem like a modern phenomenon, but a trend in the '60s encouraged shoppers to throw their garments away after only a few wears. And now they’re on display at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Mar. 24, 2022


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