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Fresh Start: The Maggiores open their doors to families at Tomaso’s Italian Kitchen

By Rachel Howard When life hits, you hit back harder. When life floods your restaurant, if you’re celebrity chefs Tomaso and Joey Maggiore, you take the opportunity to create a whole new dining experience. Tomaso’s Italian...

Big Dreams: ‘Americano!’ is this year’s buzz-worthy show

By Bridgette Redman “Americano!” is a story so powerful that The Phoenix Theatre is staging it as part of its 100th anniversary season. Just how powerful? It’s already being advertised on billboards in Times Square.  It...

Life Goes On: ‘63 Up’ continues legacy of Paul Almond’s films

By Glenn Heath Jr. In 1964, Canadian filmmaker Paul Almond spearheaded a documentary project called “Seven Up!” featuring interviews with a cross-section of British 7-year-olds answering questions about a range of subjects. Every seven years since,...

Immersive Storytelling: Vox Motus’ ‘Flight’ shares two brothers’ tale of immigration

By Laura Latzko The story of the immigrant experience is one to which audiences from different backgrounds can relate but is rarely told. A few theatrical productions, however, do speak on the worldwide refugee crisis. The...

The Fab Four: Beatles concert experience comes to the MAC

By Laura Latzko Capturing the sound and stage presence of The Beatles is no easy task. For members of The Fab Four, impersonating the group’s four iconic musicians is a continuous growth process.  The tribute band...

Stunning and Vibrant: Congo’s masks and music take center stage at the MIM

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Marc Felix knows how to make an appearance. Dressed in all green, save for a white scarf, Felix searches for harmony in the world.  A member of the Musical Instrument Museum’s board of...

Trail Mix: The Prickly Pedal Tour shows off the Maricopa Trail’s terrain

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Maricopa Trail is considered a secret to some.  Jeffery Frost is continuing former Maricopa County Supervisor Andy Kunasek’s goal of bringing awareness of the trail with the Prickly Pedal Tour. This year’s...

Celebrating Hip-Hop: The MIM explores the genre with a weekend full of events

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Ten years ago, when the Musical Instrument Museum opened, the first signature event was centered around hip-hop. To mark the decade anniversary, the MIM is returning to the genre. “Celebrate Hip-Hop” runs from...

Running Through the Ages: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon promotes a community of fitness

By Octavio Serrano Runners fear they may not finish a race, but at the 2019 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, they’re encouraged by the sound of music.  The 17th annual Rock ‘n’...

Nom Nom Noodles Festival: Peoria entrepreneur brings a taste of his childhood to the...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jay Kwan longed for the taste of Asian food he had as a child, so he founded the Arizona Nom Nom Noodles Festival with some of the Valley’s best vendors and restaurants. The...

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