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Arizona teams often found themselves moving beyond the sports pages in 2022. The Show recaps a busy year in sports — from a new Suns owner to Brittney Griner coming home. Plus, a look at the life of a Valley musician from a legendary band who recently passed away. That and more on The Show.

Robert Sarver, Mullett Arena, Brittney Griner and Herm Edwards
Twenty twenty-two has been an eventful year for Arizona sports both on and off the field. And the big stories continued just about through the end of the year.
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On this day after Christmas, The Show is taking a walk down a musical memory lane, listening back to some of our favorite Tiny Desert Concerts from 2022. We’ll hear from valley musicians Playboy Manbaby, Taylor Glasheen, Danielle Durack and Mega Ran.

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.
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On the last weekday before Christmas, The Show is listening back to some of our favorite holiday-themed discussions. From the history of that most maligned holiday tradition — fruitcake — to trying to get to the bottom of whether "White Christmas" was really written in Phoenix, to a look at what Christmas in Arizona looked like in 1921. That and more on The Show.

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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Lawsuits challenging the results in races for governor and attorney general are being heard in court. Our NewsCap panelists analyze how the cases are going, and the week’s other top stories. And how Christmas movies have changed over the decades, and how they reflect society back to us. That and more on The Show.

gavel in a courtroom
This week saw developments in the court cases involving Kari Lake and Abe Hamadeh. And Gov. Doug Ducey decided to tear down the shipping container wall at the southern border.
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The Supreme Court stepped in at the last minute to keep Title 42 in place at our southern border. What does it mean for the migrants waiting to seek asylum and the Arizona communities where they arrive? Plus — real or fake? We talk Christmas trees. That and more on The Show.

Lauren Gilger family Christmas tree search northern Arizona
Real or fake? The Show takes a look at the Christmas tree debate from an environmental point of view.

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