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Sunday, March 9
Phil Vassar knows how to write hits ... and sing them, too. For more than a decade the country singer-songwriter has hit the charts over and over again, with tunes such as “Carlene,” “American Child,” “The Sound of a Million Dreams” and the No. 1 smash “Just Another Day In Paradise.”
The Superstitions are as familiar a part of the local landscape as places and names like Dobson Ranch or Ellsworth Road, but a compact show at Superstition Mountain Museum is giving renewed perspective to the craggy range.
An Oscar viewing party should be the culinary antithesis of a Super Bowl gathering. Where the latter focuses on big, bold, messy flavors tied together with a whole lot of fat, the Academy Awards call for a more refined dining experience (even if both events are spent on the same couch in front of the same television).
Often called the master of the Native American flute, R. Carlos Nakai will perform as part of The Carlos Nakai Trio on Jan. 24 during the Higley Center for the Performing Arts World of Music Series. The Trio will perform arrangements that were created by playing together without written music.
In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.
Even those with only a dim interest in fine art have likely heard of Georgia O’Keeffe or seen a poster filled with one of her vivid flower paintings.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
TAOS, N.M. — To winter sports enthusiasts, Taos is best known for its challenging ski slopes. But this northern New Mexico town has plenty more to offer visitors year-round, on and off the slopes. A hipper little sister of sorts to Santa Fe, Taos is known for its diverse outdoor offerings as well as its funky town square packed full of history, art galleries and Hispanic and Native American culture. Whereas Santa Fe is known for its wealth, Taos is lower-key and tends to attracts a younger, more starving-artist-type crowd. It's a town where new-age nomadic hippies, (referred to locally as "sage monkeys") peacefully coexist with artists, natives, daredevil skiers and even wealthy Texan tourists. Here are five free things to do and see on your next trip to Taos.
The sound of beating of drums, jingling bells and pattering feet is back most Thursdays and Saturdays, through April 5, at Scottsdale Civic Center Park.
From the perspectives of economic growth and city government, 2013 was a “banner year” for Chandler. That is how Mayor Jay Tibshraeny described it.
Some cooks like to change up the Thanksgiving meal — a sous vide turkey here, a sweet potato souffle there. But on a holiday dedicated to tradition, innovation can spark revolt.
Thanksgiving is a once a year memorable reminder of the goodness of God in this nation. As we think of our history, the American custom of Thanksgiving transcends cultures and stands as a truly American tradition. While giving thanks to God for His provision, gratitude for survival arranged the first Thanksgiving of Plymouth Colony in the fall of 1621 for the Pilgrims’ families and their Indian friends to celebrate.
PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O'odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
NEW YORK — When is a pumpkin not a pumpkin? When it's a jack-o-lantern, sure, but Halloween's jolly orange elf can be so much more.
“Loving the double-speak by the GOP. One group of Republicans are saying the shutdown was the last thing they wanted and another group of Republicans are saying they are happy about the shutdown.”
Native American entertainers, demonstrators, artists and vendors fill downtown Chandler with performances, art and food from indigenous cultures across the Southwest.
Don’t have plans for Thanksgiving yet? Acclaimed by Rand McNally as one of the top activities in the country on Thanksgiving Day, Heard Museum will be hosting its annual Harvest Feast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28 where museum chefs combine indigenous ingredients with American Indian culture.
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 file photo, Miss America Nina Davuluri poses for photographers following her crowning in Atlantic City, N.J. For some who observe the progress of people of color in the U.S., Davaluri's victory in the Miss America pageant shows that Indian-Americans can become icons even in parts of mainstream American culture that once seemed closed. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut is a small state that can be crossed in a matter of hours, depending on traffic, offering relatively easy access for travelers looking to visit various corners of the state. One compact area packed with attractions is the southeastern region, which includes Long Island Sound and a popular shoreline state park, Yale University's hometown of New Haven, sites related to New England's maritime and military industry, and the University of Connecticut in the eastern part of the state. Here are five free things to do and see there.
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Moments after winning the 2014 Miss America crown, Nina Davuluri described how delighted she is that the nearly century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds.