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Revving Up: FuelFest celebrates cars and ‘The Fast and the Furious’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | November 19, 2021 Cody Walker and Tyrese Gibson were catching up at Red Lobster when the conversation turned to Cody’s late brother, Paul, of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. “First, I...

HBCU Challenge: Colleges bounce to a national stage

By Keaton Mallory | November 11, 2021 Historically Black colleges and universities’ basketball teams will take the national stage from the Footprint Center Sunday, November 28, and Monday, November 29, thanks to Phoenix Suns point...

Teeing Up: Patriot All-America tournament now to include women

By Joe McHugh | November 8, 2021 The Patriot All-America golf tournament has opened its field to women for the first time in its 11 years. Held at the Wigwam Golf Club starting December 28, this...

Becoming a Tradition: ZooLights returns with 3 different experiences

By Connor Dziawura | November 5, 2021 Thirty years in, ZooLights has become something of an annual tradition. Each year, as winter approaches and the weather begins to cool, the popular production returns, attracting families from...

Honoring Those Who Served: Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade returns

By Allison Brown | November 4, 2021 The Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade returns to the streets Saturday, November 6, for its 17th year of celebrating and honoring veterans, active duty military and their families. “We’re just...

‘A Festival in Two Parts’: Scottsdale event sets in-person, virtual films

By Connor Dziawura | October 23, 2021 After a surprise success adapting amidst the pandemic last year, the annual Scottsdale International Film Festival is returning as a hybrid event this November. Despite going virtual and halving...

New Adventure: Junk in the Trunk turns to the holidays

By Mallory Gleich | October 20, 2021 It all began with a love of junk. Well, not junk, but vintage finds — items that some might consider clutter but that Coley Arnold and Lindsey Holt...

Making History: The eyes of the art world are on Scottsdale

By Alex Gallagher | October 20, 2021 A Scottsdale gallery could be making the biggest art sale in Arizona history on Saturday, when an Andy Warhol painting of an electric chair goes on the block. The red...

‘Nightmare: Dreaming Reality’: CaZo Dance Theatre returns with horror-centric show

By Jordan Houston | October 18, 2021 After an anxiety-filled year on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, a local dance theater is channeling those emotions into a multimedia performance blurring the lines between dreams,...

‘Zombie Assault’: Undead make their way to Chandler equestrian center

By Mallory Gleich | October 18, 2021 Remember back when the pandemic first hit Arizona, and some were convinced that this catastrophic event could result in, well, zombies? Well, while that hasn’t happened, October is the...

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