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Adam Fine the Behavioral Code
The law is broken all the time — from the corporate level to the street level. And Adam Fine attempts to understand why in a new book he co-authors.
Oct. 29, 2021
Al McCoy and Jon Bloom
The Phoenix Suns are off to a slow start in the first couple of weeks of the NBA season. One person who has seen all the highs and lows over the course of his 50 years with the team is play-by-play broadcaster Al McCoy.
Oct. 29, 2021
Vanessa Becerra in The Copper Queen" Film
Ghosts have long been a part of the story of the Copper Queen Hotel in Bisbee. And a new film production by Arizona Opera focuses on the story of one of them: Julia Lowell in room 315.
'The Room' star made a horror movie about an Arizona cult
Oct. 29, 2021
Hermosillo Halloween
With Halloween fast approaching, the tell-tale signs of the holiday — ghosts, spiderwebs and all manner of spooky trappings — are multiplying in Arizona front yards. South of the border, however, Halloween is a much more muted affair. But one house in Hermosillo has been enthusiastically celebrating for nearly a quarter century.
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Oct. 28, 2021
Shutdown Adam Tooze
Adam Tooze, a professor at Columbia University, has written a new book that explores the economic effects of the pandemic. It’s titled "Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy."
Oct. 28, 2021
Mesa LDS Mormon Temple main entrance
The Mesa temple for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is currently open to members of the public — something that hasn't happened since 1975.
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Oct. 26, 2021
photo taken from escalator showing three panels of mural
An iconic mural that outlived the building it was designed for now has a new home. “The Phoenix” has landed at the Rental Car Center at Sky Harbor Airport. Explore the mural’s importance to Phoenix’s past and present.
More Arizona history stories
Oct. 25, 2021
Angela Mariano Miracle Valley
Miracle Valley is a half-square-mile of desert and home to 644 residents and an abandoned Bible college. And it's the site of a former cult. Today, it is also the inspiration of a new horror film, appropriately called “Miracle Valley.”
Oct. 25, 2021
A mural of poet Amanda Gorman
What do a Valley novelist, tireless advocate of the arts and poet in her own right, and a teacher/spoken word artist in Phoenix have in common? They are our three guests who thread that needle through this tapestry we call Word. It’s a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region, created and hosted by KJZZ’s Tom Maxedon.
Oct. 24, 2021
The Create exhibit at Arizona Science Center
Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix is home to historical buildings and educational landmarks, but one museum is no longer present. Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ Project, a listener asked: Will Phoenix ever bring back its city history museum?
More Q&AZ questions answered
Oct. 23, 2021
Cupid & Psyche with Cut Apple by Katherine Ace
We’ve all heard the phrase, "we eat with our eyes," and if you do, the University of Arizona Museum of Art has a new exhibition for you.
Oct. 22, 2021
3 people standing next to rainbow crosswalk
A Phoenix city councilwoman is hosting an inaugural block party this weekend to support the LGBTQIA+ community.
Oct. 21, 2021
ASU Gammage Hamilton
Arizona State University's landmark Frank Lloyd Wright-designed arts center, Gammage Auditorium, has had a tough year and a half. But now, Broadway is back — both in New York City and at Gammage, where Broadway hits have graced the stage.
Oct. 21, 2021
Shelly Watson
Opera, hip-hop and comedy are not often heard coming from the same stage at the same time. But Juilliard-trained Shelly Watson does all of that — and then some.
Oct. 21, 2021
carved pumpkin
Halloween is coming fast. The decorations and candy are everywhere. Skeletons and corpses and pumpkins are everywhere. And all of that got The Show wondering why we celebrate all of these scary things this time of year.
Oct. 21, 2021
Bell Bank Park Mesa
There’s a new massive sports complex in Mesa. It’s called Bell Bank Park, and while it broke ground in September 2020, it’s actually been decades in the making.
Oct. 20, 2021
Netflix Found
The prevalence of at-home DNA tests has led to a lot of people finding out about family they didn’t know they had. That was the case for 17-year-old Valley resident and high school senior Chloe Lipitz. But while many people find out about their family history through a phone call or maybe a reunion, Chloe’s discoveries are part of a new documentary on Netflix called "Found."
Oct. 20, 2021
Bad Sport Netflix artwork
In 1994, Arizona State University’s men’s basketball team was caught up in a point-shaving scandal. That scandal is the subject of a new Netflix documentary, "Hoop Schemes," which is part of a series called "Bad Sport." It features interviews with the players at the center of the point shaving, including star guard Stevin “Hedake” Smith.
Oct. 19, 2021
Scary Arizona state Senator Wendy Rogers
The latest edition of Phoenix magazine offers a lighthearted look at what it’s calling, "Monster Mash: Arizona’s Scariest People."
Oct. 15, 2021
Arizona Cardinals training facility
The Arizona Cardinals have acquired three-time Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Oct. 15, 2021


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