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As you survey the political landscape, what do you see? Support for capitalism and liberty or an intransigent proclivity for control and political power? Intellectual pragmatism or crony capitalism? The truth of history or the lies of an imaginary future? The support of economic growth or the oppressive regulations of socialism?
Looking up at the headshots on the wall, Wanda Manville carefully goes over almost each photo, explaining the dancer’s name, background and where they are now. I suddenly realize that Manville, the 74-year-old owner and director of Tempe Dance Academy, has a genuine personal connection to each of the faces displayed on the wall.
Wanda Manville, director of the Tempe Dance Academy, is putting on the annual Christmas show at Chandler Center for the Arts — inspired from one of the dance company’s trips to Europe.
Step right up and meet the man who, some say, is the greatest man in American history — George Washington. Though, you will actually be meeting George Fairfax, the man who portrays Washington for a living. Originally from Virginia, Fairfax lives and breathes Washington and will transport you through time to a place where the General is the most respected man in the country.
The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold him.
Since taking office 21 months ago, I have made building a strong economy that works for every Phoenix family my highest priority.
Brad Evans is in the middle of his transition.
Ahwatukee resident Riley Rae Kocsis, 16, has spent the past two years traveling between Los Angeles and Phoenix, studying music from across the world and writing music with her own flare. Next year, she’s planning to go on tour to perform her music all over Europe.
When Seton Catholic Preparatory asked Ahwatukee Foothills resident Kate McBryan to apply for its Hall of Fame it gave the alumnus the rare opportunity to list her accomplishments.
Maybe, just maybe, Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan are perfect opposites: one a swinging playboy, the other a cold calculator.
The 1980s had New Kids on the Block; the '90s had the Backstreet Boys; and now boy bands are resurgent again with British group-of-the-moment One Direction, currently a chart-topping global pop phenom. While hardly a very incisive look at the band or its five individual singers — who are barely old enough to even have personal histories — Morgan Spurlock's documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" should score big with kids.
I would like to comment on the Aug. 2 guest commentary, “What happened in U.S. while we were away?” by Bryan L. Brinkley.
When Chloe Hodson graduated last year from Northern Arizona University with a degree in English and secondary education, she knew she wanted to travel and teach internationally. What she didn’t know was 14 days after a Skype interview with Glenelg School, she would be on a plane to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. There, Chloe teaches English as a second language to local students. Her location has already afforded her the opportunities to travel to London for the holidays, spend New Year’s Eve in Paris and enjoy a week visiting Beijing. She will travel throughout Europe for an additional five weeks before returning to her second year of teaching in Abu Dhabi.
Ahwatukee natives Dan Mermelstein and Rob Rohn over the years have created a commodity of themselves by being owners of their own business Vivid Racing, based out of Gilbert.
Q: I’m going to various countries in Europe this summer and can’t figure out the best way to use my smartphone. Any suggestions? — Kim
Alfonso Rodriguez, longtime resident of Ahwatukee for 36 years, passed away on June 19. Well known business man and friend. He worked at Got Climate Control and W.D. Manor continuously for 35 years as a project engineer. He was an active member of the Orpheus Male Choir for years and traveled to Europe five times singing. He was an active member of Rotary and was president of that organization. He was a friend to all, a fine artist and musician.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen berry mix sold at Costco has grown to 87 people with illnesses in eight states.
Americans are more confident in the U.S. economy than at any point in the past five years, thanks to surging home values, a brighter job market and record-setting stock prices. Stock averages last month extended the year’s explosive rally. Further gains in consumer confidence could help the economy withstand the effects of higher taxes and federal spending cuts that kicked in this year. Spending by consumers drives about 70 percent of economic growth.
Arizona’s economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
Arizona's economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
The adage “truth is stranger than fiction” is proven in “The Lost Wife,” by Alyson Richman. She has succeeded in blending both for an unforgettable reading experience.
He has given standout performances in the likes of “The Big Lebowski,” “Crazy Heart” and “True Grit,” but Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges’ enormous talent doesn’t stop there. His illustrious resume runs the gamut from musician to author to humanitarian, which begs the question: Is there anything he can’t do?
In our wi-fi world of planes, trains and automobiles, travel is taken for granted; in days gone by, it was considered a prerequisite for a well-rounded education. It not only broadened the mind, but also deepened one’s experience and knowledge of the world. That vintage wisdom holds true today, making events like the Gilbert Global Village Festival on Saturday a red-letter day.
If your goal is to lose weight, look and feel your best and live a healthy, vibrant life, be aware of the damaging additives and synthetic chemicals in the foods you buy and eat. Seventy-five percent of the average American diet is from processed and packaged foods, which equates to approximately 10 pounds of additives eaten annually.
As technology improves pet insurance is becoming increasingly necessary for pet owners, according to local veterinarians.