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Crosswalk Phoenix
Phoenix had one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the country in 2020 and consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous cities in the country for pedestrians as well as cyclists.
Sep. 4, 2022
What do detectives, mobsters, jazz musicians, and fall have in common? Those are some of the themes we explore on the Season 8 opener of Word. It’s a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region hosted by KJZZ’s Tom Maxedon.
Sep. 3, 2022
Lidia Vitale and Ludovica Mancini in The Grand Bolero
The largest symphonic organ in Europe, a harsh COVID-19 lockdown, a queer love story. What else could anyone ask for from an award-winning indie film? “The Grand Bolero” is screening Sept. 4 at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix.
Sep. 2, 2022
amy sarig king wrote 'attack of the black rectangles'
A new children’s book by Amy Sarig King is anything but fanciful. In it, she turns the topic of book censorship to kids and how it impacts them.
Sep. 2, 2022
diana sanchez as a child in the u.s.
A new documentary follows the lives of "return migrants —" people who were deported to Mexico after failing to qualify for DACA.
Sep. 1, 2022
Antoinette Cauley James Baldwin mural phoenix
Born and raised in Phoenix — largely in south Phoenix — painter Antoinette Cauley’s art is a mix of intense realism, portraiture that she has called “hood whimsical.” She sees herself as a representative — and an advocate — for the Black community in south Phoenix.
Sep. 1, 2022
beverly mciver with one of her self-portraits
Artist Beverly McIver presents herself at various stages in clown makeup, feeling depressed and in an interracial relationship.
Aug. 31, 2022
Rebecca Soffer Modern Loss Handbook
The American Psychiatric Association has added "Prolonged Grief Disorder" to the DSM-5. But Rebecca Soffer says grief is personal, and often doesn't follow a specific timeline.
Aug. 30, 2022
Pima County is inviting young artists to once again take part in its annual anti-graffiti program. Winning artwork will be use on calendars for distribution at public libraries, schools and community events.
Aug. 26, 2022
Lauren Camp at the Grand Canyon
Lauren Camp was selected by the Grand Canyon Conservancy for the position. She’s a poet and creative writing teacher from New Mexico.
Aug. 26, 2022
Tortoise
Many pet owners consider their pets' welfare in the event of their own unexpected passing. But what happens when your pet outlives you?
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Aug. 26, 2022
Jen Urso
Artist Jen Urso's "Remarkable Presence" project is now on display at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West.
Aug. 25, 2022
The Phoenix Mercury play the Los Angeles Sparks
A year after reaching the WNBA Finals, the Phoenix Mercury’s season ended with a 117-80 loss to the Las Vegas Aces. To break down what happened and look ahead to next year, The Show spoke with Cassandra Negley, a sports writer who covers women’s basketball for Yahoo Sports.
Aug. 24, 2022
Sam Primack in Dear Evan Hansen
Tony Award-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen” is ending its run on Broadway. Valley native Sam Primack will be the last actor to play the lead role.
Aug. 24, 2022
kid wearing a hoodie
A growing trend of covering up during high temps prompted meteorologist Marshall Shepherd to reflect on the function of the humble hoodie.
Aug. 22, 2022
LA Memorial Coliseum
The departures of University of Southern California and UCLA from the Pac-12 Conference could mean an estimated loss of around $13 million per year in media rights for each of the remaining schools, according to an interim report issued by University of California Office of the President.
Aug. 20, 2022
clare pollard is the author of 'delphi'
Some creatives feel the need to wait a while before writing about the recent pandemic. But poet and novelist Clare Pollard urges them to reconsider.
Aug. 18, 2022
Dusti Bowling Across the Desert
Valley-based author Dusti Bowling writes for middle school readers and younger. But her series take unusual angles, focusing on characters dealing with poverty, disabilities, absent parents or parents struggling with addiction.
Aug. 12, 2022
Navajo Code Talkers
Aug. 14 marks the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Navajo Code. This year, that day will also mark the groundbreaking for the first national Navajo Code Talkers museum in New Mexico.
Aug. 12, 2022
 Chris Isaacs
The 34th-annual Cowboy Poets Gathering kicks off Aug. 11 in Prescott; it’ll be a celebration of the old time Western tradition — including music, poetry and performers young and old.
Aug. 11, 2022

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