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winter chanterelle mushrooms
It's wild mushroom season, and the Arizona Mushroom Society is hosting its biggest gathering of the year Aug. 12-14.
Aug. 11, 2022
Nicole Royse Royse Contemporary
Royse Contemporary is currently marking its fifth year in Scottsdale with its third Summer Spectacular.
Aug. 11, 2022
Halestorm at Arizona Financial Theatre in Phoenix
Concerts are back, and for the most part, without COVID-19 precautions.
Aug. 10, 2022
Erika L Sanchez Crying in the Bathroom memoir
Erika L. Sánchez's first young adult novel is currently being made into a film. Now she's out with her debut memoir, "Crying in the Bathroom."
Aug. 9, 2022
Handwrytten robot
Handwrytten specializes in sending important notes to people that look like they're handwritten, when in fact they're designed by machines.
Aug. 8, 2022
Robbie Pfeffer
The video platform TikTok gets more than 1 billion video views per day, with young people drawn to its high-energy content and charismatic influencers. And now more traditional institutions are using young creators to bridge the generational gap.
Playboy Manbaby: Tiny Desert Concert
Aug. 8, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park
Heritage Days return to the Grand Canyon this weekend after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
Aug. 5, 2022
R. Eric Thomas, author of “Kings of B’more”
Eric Thomas writes for TV, the stage and has written two non-fiction books. But he’s now jumped into the young adult genre with a novel called "Kings of B’More." The Show talked with Thomas about why he decided to write for young adults.
Aug. 5, 2022
Lindy Elkins-Tanton A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman
Lindy Elkins-Tanton did not always want to be a scientist. But today, she is one of the nation’s leading planetary scientists and the second woman ever to be awarded a major NASA space exploration contract.
Aug. 3, 2022
Super Bowl XLIX statue downtown Phoenix
Arizona is hosting the next Super Bowl, and applications opened Tuesday for a related program that will provide grants to state nonprofits.
Aug. 2, 2022
Top Gun Maverick Tom Cruise Miles Teller
The last couple of months may indicate that the summer blockbusters are returning as movies like "Top Gun: Maverick" and "Thor: Love and Thunder" have been booming at the box office.
Aug. 2, 2022
woman standing next to table talking to man in chair
The International Association of Venue Managers recently held its annual conference at the Phoenix Convention Center. Many conversations focused on how the events and meetings industry is dealing with high inflation and low staffing.
More Arizona business news
Aug. 1, 2022
Bill McKibben The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon
America's current culture and politics seem chaotic. Author Bill McKibben reflects on a similar time in his new book, "The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon."
Aug. 1, 2022
an illustration of stevie nicks from the female force comic series
Stevie Nicks is the subject of a newly released comic book that's part of the "Female Force" series. The comic tells the story of how Nicks came to love music as a girl and always tried to stay true to her creativity and individuality.
Jul. 29, 2022
Historic Cananea Bowling Alley
Leaders of the Circulo Social Anahuac said the alley’s arrival is tied to the sizable presence of well-heeled Americans during the early 20th century company town days of Cananea, when the Consolidated Copper Company dominated daily life.
More stories from the Fronteras desk
Jul. 28, 2022
Playboy Manbaby Tiny Desert Concert
Phoenix band Playboy Manbaby saw their popularity explode during the pandemic. Now, they're set to headline their first Los Angeles show.
Jul. 28, 2022
Look Ma, it's Tempe baby
It’s not easy finding a location that does justice to all that is Playboy Manbaby, the TikTok-ing, fun making, super silly band whose frontman Robbie Pfeffer blew up on social media during the pandemic.
Jul. 28, 2022
G. Elliott Morris is the author of "Strength in Numbers"
In an election year like this one, polls are ubiquitous. But are they just a snapshot in time providing context, or do the numbers actually mean something?
Jul. 28, 2022
Reece Jones Nobody is Protected
The U.S. Border Patrol falls under the auspices of Customs and Border Protection, which lists as its mission statement "protect the American people, safeguard our borders and enhance the nation’s economic prosperity." But there are increasing concerns that the Border Patrol has reached too far into the nation’s interior.
Jul. 28, 2022
Michael Turner
“This Week Sucks Tonight” comedian Michael Turner has a simple thesis on the Valley of the Sun: Phoenix doesn’t deserve nice things — nice things he says he tried his hardest to create here.
Jul. 28, 2022


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