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Repping Our State: Arizona State Fair returns with The Cult and deep-fried Oreos

By Samantha Molina The scent of mouthwatering fried foods, heart-stopping rides and concert performances by award-winning artists like rapper Lil Pump and country’s Trace Adkins. Visitors can experience these things and more at the Arizona State...

The Pack Expands: Arizona will soon welcome Great Wolf Lodge waterpark resort

By Octavio Serrano With electronic devices dominating dinners and vacations, Great Wolf Lodge is aiming to bring families back together with its new location in Scottsdale. “Our goal is designed to help families reconnect and create...

Mummies of the World

“Mummies of the World,” through September 2, Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, $13-$18, children 2 and younger are free, 602-716-2000, azscience.org. The largest collection of mummies will creep out the Valley...

Crayola Experience colors Chandler happy

A crowd last month packed the colorful, large, new Crayola Experience Chandler — one of five in the country — when it opened at Chandler Fashion Center. Standing out with vibrant red, blue, yellow, green...

‘Titanic’ docks at OdySea in the Desert through Spring 2020

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski With repeats on television of the 1997 film “Titanic,” the doomed ship is still a curiosity. “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at OdySea plays on those feelings by showcasing items found on the world’s largest ship...
Disney on Ice

Kia Sofia Szpak expects magic with ‘Disney on Ice’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   Kia Sofia Szpak is expecting something “magical” to happen when her skates hit the Talking Stick Resort Arena ice for Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream January 17 to January 20. Szpak...

Our favorite animal encounters in Arizona

By Alison Bailin Batz   Despite being a desert, Arizona has some of the most unique ways to interact with animals around the world – no matter what age you are. Here are some not to...
Electric Desert

Desert Botanical Garden launches immersive ‘light and sound’ experience

By Connor Dziawura Desert Botanical Garden Executive Director Ken Schutz and visual artist Ricardo Rivera would rather guests see the venue’s new installation, Electric Desert, than talk about it. “It’s just extraordinary,” Schutz says. “It’s...
Howl-O-Ween

Howl-O-Ween: Bring the pups and celebrate the season downtown

By Heather Copfer   Grab your furry four-legged friends and a wicked costume. The first Howl-O-Ween dog costume parade is Sunday, October 28, at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The event, which will be on...
Day of the Dead

Mesa Arts Center hosts revived Day of the Dead celebration

By Laura Latzko   During El Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, family members have a chance to honor their lost loved ones and invite them to return to Earth. Originating in Mexico,...

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