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Lion dance
This week marked the beginning of the Year of the Tiger and Lunar New Year celebrations across Asia. The Show spoke with Sweet Republic ice cream's Helen Yung to learn how you can celebrate the new year here in Phoenix.
Feb. 4, 2022
Jeremy Mikolajczak
The past several years have been more unpredictable than usual for the Phoenix Art Museum as it has undergone dramatic leadership changes. Now, Jeremy Mikolajczak will take over as the Phoenix Art Museum’s director and CEO.
Feb. 4, 2022
Fair Game musical charity event
A new musical is appearing for the first time on a northern Scottsdale stage next week, and it’s all about fake news and its consequences — a century ago.
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Feb. 3, 2022
Tim Xayasomloth
The romance novel genre is starting to attract more male readers, with what's being dubbed 'bromance novels.'
Feb. 3, 2022
Steven J Tepper
Steven Tepper, Dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, has worked with his colleagues and students on how the past two years can move us toward seeing art in different ways.
Feb. 2, 2022
Nils Lofgren
Artists and podcasters have been boycotting Spotify over some of its shows spreading COVID-19 vaccine misinformation. Longtime Valley resident Nils Lofgren also joined that list last week.
Feb. 2, 2022
Tomás Jiménez States of Belonging book
States have been active in immigration policy over the last decade. That's affected residents' sense of belonging differently in Arizona and New Mexico.
Feb. 2, 2022
The Phoenix Art Museum is featuring a new exhibit of post-World War II, avant-garde photography. It highlights how provocative this style was during a loaded and controversial political moment in Japan.
Feb. 1, 2022
baseball glove on home plate
While the first Cactus League games are scheduled for the end of this month, it’s uncertain if the season will start on time because Major League Baseball owners have locked out the players.
Feb. 1, 2022
send your haiku to
February is National Haiku Writing Month — and KJZZ wants to read your original haiku! This year's theme: What brings you hope or joy?
Jan. 31, 2022
Daniele Genadry
Daniele Genadry is a painter and visual artist, and often works with movement, light and distance. As part of the Grand Canyon Conservancy’s residency program, she’ll live and work at the park through the beginning of April.
Jan. 31, 2022
Shady Park
Popular Tempe restaurant and EDM club Shady Park has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against them by Mirabella at ASU, a newly constructed retirement high-rise located across the street from the club.
Jan. 29, 2022
Fronteras Desk logo
The late spring event normally draws huge crowds for big-name bands, rodeos and other large public events.
Jan. 28, 2022
kachina coyote
The Arizona Coyotes are still on the prowl for a place to play next season after the city of Glendale ended the lease agreement for the team’s longtime home, Gila River Arena. Now, the Coyotes are in talks to move to Tempe and play on Arizona State University’s campus.
Jan. 28, 2022
Game at Arizona Stadium
A rash of resignations and firings has swept through the Arizona State University football program. ASU offensive coordinator Zak Hill resigned Friday, the latest casualty for the coaching staff of the Sun Devils.
Jan. 28, 2022
vanessa vasquez
Opera has lasted through the centuries for good reason, and one of the most popular operas is "Carmen," which Arizona Opera begins performing Jan. 28 at Phoenix Symphony Hall.
Jan. 28, 2022
Enslaved Navajo men Juan Carson and Gabriel Woodson
For many years, Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center in southern Colorado paid homage to Kit Carson, a frontiersman and U.S. Army officer, who was well-known for leading campaigns against Native Americans in the region. But recently, a new exhibit took center stage there, telling a completely different story.
Jan. 28, 2022
New redesigned 2022 M&Ms characters
Everyone is talking about candy these days — specifically, M&M's. This comes after the Mars company launched an ad campaign that rebrands its signature M&M's characters for a “more dynamic, progressive world.”
Jan. 27, 2022
Navajo Nation
Archaeologists are tasked with exploring the history of civilizations and those who lived in them — including humans and animals. But the field itself hasn’t been dominated by people of color. And that can commonly mean that some stories are not being told, or if they are, the authenticity may be lacking.
Jan. 27, 2022
laura coates just pursuit book cover
The U.S. justice system is one of many institutions considered to have systemic racism. Attorney Laura Coates detailed her experience working in the system in her book, "Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor’s Fight for Fairness."
Jan. 27, 2022


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