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Kayden Phoenix
Until recently, minorities have been underrepresented in the comic book world, and the burden to create these characters and their narratives has often fallen to smaller, independent producers of comics and graphic novels. Kayden Phoenix is not just occupying that space — she is blowing it up.
Jan. 26, 2022
Elisa New
Arizona State University recently created a Center for Public Humanities which will encompass all things related to the humanities. The Show spoke with its new director, Elisa New, to learn what the center aims to accomplish.
Jan. 25, 2022
Phoenix Mercury's court at Footprint Center
Vanessa Nygaard has been named as the new head coach of the Phoenix Mercury. In a press conference late Monday afternoon, Nygaard referenced the Mercury’s standout guard Diana Taurasi.
Jan. 24, 2022
Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict
Rosalind Franklin is not a household name, but her contributions to science are immeasurable and largely untold. Author Marie Benedict has been chronicling stories of women whose accomplishments have been overshadowed by men, and her new book, “Her Hidden Genius,” tells Franklin's story.
Jan. 24, 2022
Red and white electric guitar on stand with amp
Friday marked the death of legendary singer, musician and actor Meat Loaf who began his career in the late 1960’s. Arizona concert promoter Danny Zelisko says the singer who was known for his thrilling theatrical performances also had a funny daily ritual.
Jan. 22, 2022
1977 Pontiac Trans Am
Saturday opens one of gearheads’ most anticipated events of the auto show season, the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction.
Jan. 21, 2022
Chiricahua National Monument
A popular national monument in southern Arizona could become a national park under a new bill introduced in Congress.
Jan. 21, 2022
Camelback Ranch spring training
The time left for Major League Baseball to make a labor deal before half of the teams are scheduled to hold spring training in Arizona is evaporating quickly.
Jan. 21, 2022
Bassem Youssef
The pandemic has forced many comedians to change how they approach their craft. But Bassem Youssef is not your typical comedian.
Jan. 21, 2022
FilmBar
In-person entertainment options are on the list of things in our everyday lives that have been severely hampered by the pandemic. And earlier this week, it was announced that FilmBar in downtown Phoenix is permanently closing.
Jan. 20, 2022
Smashroom participant
Have you ever felt so angry that you just want to break something into a million pieces? One smash room in the Valley is giving patients and their caregivers an outlet for their anger and depression.
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Jan. 19, 2022
Jayden Daniels NIL Ford Mustang
A new survey finds a majority of Americans support new rules that allow college student-athletes to make money off of their name, image or likeness
Jan. 19, 2022
book cover for 'managing medical authority'
A sizable portion of Arizonans are going against the advice of the medical world and refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Daniel Menchik is an ethnographer at the University of Arizona. And he says, when it really matters, we still listen to our doctors.
Jan. 18, 2022
Sarah Jessica Parker Cynthia Nixon And Just Like That
“Sex and the City's” sequel has met extremely mixed reactions — maybe in part because it doesn't ring true, at least it doesn't for humorist and best-selling author Laurie Notaro, who happens to be a woman in her 50s.
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Jan. 18, 2022
Arizona Cardinals training facility
The Los Angeles defense harassed quarterback Kyler Murray into a calamitous playoff debut as the Rams rolled to a 34-11 win over Arizona in the wild-card round of the playoffs. The Cardinals started the season 10-2 but finished with a 1-5 slide.
Jan. 17, 2022
Camelback Ranch spring training
Pictures of baseball players have been scrubbed from the websites of major league teams they work for during a six-week-old lockout executed by club owners. But many team websites also recently began selling tickets to spring training games threatened by the labor dispute.
Jan. 17, 2022
Eastlake Park civil rights memorial in Phoenix
On a day designated to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, the city of Phoenix added history to a civil rights memorial. In 1997, the Civil Rights Memorial at Eastlake Park was created as a public art project to reflect a decade-by-decade history of the civil rights movement in the United States and Arizona
Jan. 17, 2022
brothy beans with kimchi and squash soup
Historically, soup hasn’t been a particularly big sell here in Phoenix. But a pandemic changes things. And some like Charissa Lucille of Wasted Ink Zine Distro have been coping during the pandemic by staying home and making it.
Jan. 17, 2022
Festival Alfonso Ortiz Tirado
Hopes that an annual music festival could return to neighboring Sonora, Mexico, this month are beginning to fade.
Jan. 14, 2022
iPhone playing Wordle
The online game Wordle has seen its popularity skyrocket in recent weeks. But what makes it so fun?
Jan. 14, 2022

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