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Radio station KEZ started playing Christmas music Nov. 3. And while that might be too early for some, for host Beth McDonald, there's nothing wrong with an early Christmas playlist.
Nov. 18, 2022
Poster for Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans”
Steven Spielberg's semi-autobiographical film, "The Fabelmans," will release in theaters nationwide Nov. 23. But before he was a household name, Clarke Riedy recalls him as an entrepreneurial child.
Nov. 18, 2022
Laurie Notaro Excuse Me While I Disappear
Humorist and writer Laurie Notaro explores the concept of aging in her new book, “Excuse Me While I Disappear: Tales of Midlife Mayhem.”
Nov. 18, 2022
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
Earlier this month, the Tempe City Council agreed to consider a public vote for a proposed Arizona Coyotes hockey arena and entertainment district. Now, residents have the opportunity to see details of the proposal.
Nov. 18, 2022
Phoenix Rising
The highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona will soon call its namesake home. On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council unanimously approved leasing Sky Harbor Airport-owned land to the Phoenix Rising FC.
Nov. 16, 2022
Closed entrance
Redevelopment plans for the former Metrocenter Mall are moving forward after a final vote by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday.
Nov. 16, 2022
Border wall water bottle
The U.S.-Mexico borderlands have long been a place where women seeking abortions have gone to find care, despite laws or borders.
Nov. 16, 2022
Luis Reyes Viva Hollywood
“Viva Hollywood: The Legacy of Latin and Hispanic Artists in American Film” by Luis Reyes is an extensive history of Latino celebrities, producers, make-up artists and more — and their influence over the last century of American moviemaking.
Nov. 16, 2022
Katherine Corcoran In the Mouth of the Wolf book
Katherine Corcoran, a journalist herself, has investigated the case of one reporter who was killed in Mexico: Regina Martínez. Corcoran's new book is called, "In the Mouth of the Wolf: A Murder, a Cover-Up and the True Cost of Silencing the Press."
Nov. 16, 2022
Film reel
Film buffs in the Valley have an opportunity to explore cinema from a small Eastern European country both in a theater this weekend and online. The second-annual Arizona Romanian Film Festival is now showing in Tempe.
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Nov. 15, 2022
Americano!" production
The "¡Americano!" musical has its roots in Phoenix, but its sights set on New York. The musical is is based on the true story of Antonio Valdovinos de la Mora, an undocumented immigrant in Phoenix who became a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Nov. 10, 2022
participants at the fall 2022 koji iron pour
Students and artists gathered at Scottsdale Community College to turn thousands of pounds of molten iron into art.
Nov. 10, 2022
centered storytelling poster with muse
"Centered" is the brainchild of Arizona artist Muse, who told The Show that the idea is a continuation of a pre-COVID-19 project she hopes to continue far into the future.
Nov. 10, 2022
the front and back of the anna may wong quarter
The U.S. Mint has released the fifth in its series of the American Women Quarters Program. It honors five trailblazing women each year between now and 2025. The most recent quarter features Anna May Wong.
Nov. 10, 2022
a water map by jen urso
Artist Jen Urso is taking this year's Canal Convergence into virtual reality with her latest project, "What Grows Here." It’s an interactive, layered map that shows more than 1,000 years of water use in the Scottsdale area.
Nov. 9, 2022
Alan Cumming is Not Acting his Age
Alan Cumming is bringing his solo cabaret show to the Scottsdale Center for the Arts Nov. 12.
Nov. 9, 2022
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
Voters have been asked to make a lot of important decisions this week. And next spring, Tempe residents may be asked to vote on a new hockey arena for the Arizona Coyotes.
Nov. 8, 2022
person holding a remote in front of a tv
"Octonauts: Above & Beyond" features a team of animated animals looking to protect habitats and animals both in the water and on land. And Susie Sandrin is helping make sure the science on the show is right.
Nov. 8, 2022
Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Zebra
Last month, sportswear giant Adidas cut ties with Kanye West, ending its popular Yeezy collaboration line. The Show spoke with Luis Torres of Nice Kicks to learn what this could mean for the sneaker market.
Nov. 8, 2022
Football helmet in grass
The NFL updated its policies for removing players from a game after the Miami Dolphins' quarterback hit his head in two consecutive games. But is the league doing enough?
Nov. 7, 2022

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