There are two movies currently in theaters about American heroes. One of them is “American Sniper,” which centers on a white American hero. The other is “Selma,” which centers on a black American hero.
"The kingdom of God is like kudzu planted in a field." Would Jesus have ever said such a thing? Yes, I think so. You see, he once compared God's work in this world to a growing ""mustard seed" and like ""yeast mixed in with the dough." Making the jump from mustard and yeast to kudzu is not as far a leap as you might think.
If the Super Bowl holds no interest for you, Arizona Women’s Theatre Company is offering an alternative with the Pandora Festival — an annual event that presents 14 short, one-act and full length plays written by local female playwrights and directors.
Six Kyrene Aprende Middle School eighth-graders took this year’s Verizon Innovative App Challenge by storm by winning Best in Region and Best in State for their environmentally friendly mobile application.
After an accident in 2000 left her paralyzed from the waist down, former Ahwatukee business owner, Cristin Van Driel, was unable to act on her love of running. Her doctors at the time told her that she may never be able to run again due to the extent of her injuries.
We hear a lot about forgiveness, but do we really know what it means? Webster’s dictionary defines forgiveness as a release from the guilt or penalty of an offense. Wikipedia says forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.
This weekend Celtic ska-punk pioneers — the California Celts — will parade through the doors of Fibber Magees Irish Pub in Chandler fully clad in kilts and playing bagpipes to put on a show that is sure to get the whole crowd dancing.
While 2014 brought us a ton of tremendous blockbusters about superheroes, LEGOS, and talking raccoons, it was also a banner year for smaller movies about life itself. No matter what the budget, this year had no shortage of great films. Today we’ll be taking a look at my 10 personal favorites.
Feeding Super Bowl visitors a year after New York's restaurant scene did it is a hard act for any city to follow. But for downtown Phoenix, the NFL's big game is a chance to simply score some points as a major culinary player. The city's mission: To simply get the word out that the desert city is a foodie's oasis.
I am a retired Ahwatukee resident and worked as the business office manager at the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) for 18 years. During that time I had a wonderful working relationship and regular interaction with the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM), and occasionally staff, in the capacity of my job.