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Yvonne Freese MST3K
"Mystery Science Theater 3000" (MST3K) will be coming to Mesa Dec. 29. The Show spoke with MST3K actor and comedian Yvonne Freese about the live performance and MST3K's premise.
Dec. 28, 2021
Funny Thing About Love movie
The new Thanksgiving movie, “Funny Thing About Love” wasn’t actually filmed in November. But January in the Valley looks pretty close. The rom-com was filmed in Gilbert last winter — at the height of the pandemic — in just 12 days.
Dec. 28, 2021
people lay their hands on a casket during a funeral
Historians believe that obituaries were first published in ancient Rome and that they became a regular part of publications in the mid-1800s. The form has changed dramatically since then, but its purpose hasn’t — to inform the public about someone’s death
Dec. 28, 2021
Wayne Thiebaud Four Ice Cream Cones
Artist Wayne Thiebaud, whose luscious, colorful paintings of cakes and San Francisco cityscapes combined sensuousness, nostalgia and a hint of melancholy, has died. He was 101. Thiebaud was born in Mesa, Arizona, in 1920 and grew up in Sacramento, California.
Dec. 27, 2021
Arizona Cardinals training facility
The Arizona Cardinals have clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2015, but not by beating the Indianapolis Colts on Christmas Day.
Dec. 27, 2021
Chris Paul Phoenix Suns
Christmas Day is a boon for sports fans in the Metro region as the Phoenix Suns host the Golden State Warriors this afternoon.
Dec. 25, 2021
pick and holler at the desert botanical garden
All week we’ll be taking The Show out with a taste of Arizona’s music scene — Christmas style. Today, Pick and Holler wrap up our week of holiday music.
Dec. 23, 2021
Buckhorn Baths in Mesa
The Buckhorn Baths were sold earlier this year, and the new owner plans to build townhomes on the site as well as refurbish the baths themselves, among other projects.
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Dec. 23, 2021
The Show logo card
Many nonprofits have been looking for new leadership to help take them into a more successful future. One of those is Arizona Citizens for the Arts, which named its new head earlier this month.
Dec. 23, 2021
Desert Voices
All week we’ll be taking The Show out with a taste of Arizona’s music scene — Christmas style. Today, you’re listening to the Desert Voices choir.
Dec. 22, 2021
Amy Silverman Sophie and Annabelle
The holidays can be complicated even in the best of times, and this year has been, well, you know. But commentator Amy Silverman isn't singing the COVID-19 blues. She's got another song in mind.
Dec. 22, 2021
Scott Jeffers Traveler band
All week we’ll be taking The Show out with a taste of Arizona’s music scene — Christmas style. Today, we’re hearing the unique sound of Scott Jeffers’s band Traveler.
Dec. 21, 2021
kachina coyote
New numbers from Glendale show the Arizona Coyotes were more than $2 million behind on bills when the city threatened to evict the hockey team from its arena.
Dec. 21, 2021
Phoenix Christmas dinner menus
As we head right into the holidays, The Show looked back at Christmases past, Arizona-style. Sativa Peterson is the news content program manager for the state’s research library, and she’s usually digging through the archives to find out more about historic events. The Show spoke with her to learn what the holiday season looked like in Arizona 100 years ago.
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Dec. 21, 2021
Susan Vespoli
It’s season’s endings for “Word” as we close out 2021. What do a former hotshot from Arizona, a Valley poet with a new collection about addiction as well as a planetary scientist and writer from Tucson have in common? They’re part of “Word.” It’s a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region.
Dec. 21, 2021
Arts enthusiasts in Arizona now have one of their own distinguished advocates in the nation’s top spot as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts as ASU professor Maria Rosario Jackson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Saturday.
Dec. 20, 2021
Lizzie Post
Holiday parties, whether they're a work or a family function, can definitely be fraught. But this year, between vaccines, masks and yet another COVID-19 wave, the etiquette around celebrations is even more complicated to navigate.
Dec. 20, 2021
Arizona Coyotes Colorado Avalanche
The Arizona Coyotes’ Sunday game in Vancouver has been postponed as the National Hockey League and other professional sports are struggling with a new surge of COVID-19.
Dec. 18, 2021
karen bayless feldman
Longtime Arizona resident Karen Bayless Feldman dreams of being a queen. She wants to ride with the royalty at the annual Fiesta Bowl Parade. Unfortunately, her dreams have been dashed every year for more than a decade.
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Dec. 17, 2021
Childsplay Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Childsplay Theatre has presented performances in the Valley for nearly 45 years, and its latest production, going on for a few more days at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix, is full of nostalgia itself — Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Dec. 17, 2021

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