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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...

Four Days of Cinema: Chandler fest presents international crop of films

By Kevin Reagan From cult classics to political documentaries, this month’s Chandler International Film Festival promises to deliver a diverse lineup of films for local moviegoers. The four-day event from January 17 to January 20 will...

Spinning Art: ASU’s Isabela Olivares finds beauty in vinyl records

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Isabela Olivares admits she’s shy, but when she puts a paintbrush to canvas, she freely expresses her feelings.  The 20-year-old ASU sophomore from Gilbert sometimes take a nontraditional route, though, painting on vinyl...

Intimate Night: Acclaimed chef Jared Lupin opening Phoenix’s first hand roll bar

By Christopher Boan Chef Jared Lupin was exposed to the world of ramen and sushi during a U.S. Army tour more than a decade ago.  Born in Torrance, California, Lupin was raised throughout Arizona, playing youth...

Fresh Concepts: Dave Kindig is selling his ‘bitchin’ rides’ at Barrett-Jackson

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Dave Kindig vividly remembers his first visit to Barrett-Jackson. The host of Velocity’s “Bitchin’ Rides,” Kindig was impressed by the caliber of available vehicles and the showmanship of the auctioneers.  “I went with a...

Hot ‘Summer’: Disco Queen’s story shines on the ASU Gammage stage

By Bridgette Redman As a student at a performing arts high school, Dan’yelle Williamson was told she’d never make it as an artist. It was too hard to make a living that way.  “I finally said...

Perfectly Marvelous: Pat McMahon inspires ‘Cabaret’s’ David Kelly

By Bridgette Redman When “Cabaret” comes to Phoenix on January 4, the cast will include a member of a deeply rooted Arizona theater family. The show features David Kelly as Herr Schultz, an elderly fruit-shop owner...

‘Million Dollar Quartet’: Musical traces four stars’ formative years

By Bridgette Redman Sometimes a happy accident can turn into one of history’s sublime moments. It’s what happened on December 4, 1956, when four artists just happened to drop in at different times at Sun...

‘Your Neighborhood Beer and Wine Bar’: The Whining Pig is growing its presence around...

By Connor Dziawura Someone once called The Whining Pig “the kind of place where you walk in by yourself and leave with 10 friends.” Owner/operator Daniel Caprario considers it to be one of his favorite reviews. “To...

Women First: Females throw their hats in the ring at new Zoppe Family Circus...

By Laura Latzkzo For families like the Zoppes, the circus isn’t just a way to make a living. It is part of their identities. The Zoppe family’s circus, in its 177th year, will make its annual...

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