Forbes Travel Guide, unveiled its official 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list, naming Kai restaurant at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa with their highest rating, the Five-Star Award for the sixth consecutive year. Kai now stands as one of only 24 restaurants in the nation with the dual designation of Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond and is the only restaurant in Arizona to receive this prestigious acclamation.
In Japan, the story of the 47 ronin is so central to the country's national identity that a special word exists for the act of retelling it: Chushingura. But despite this long tradition of flexible reinterpretation, the Hollywood-backed "47 Ronin" takes such liberties with the underlying legend that a different term comes to mind, one better suited to American actor Keanu Reeves' involvement: "bogus." So far, Japanese audiences have been slow to embrace a CG-heavy version of the story that offers Keanu as a previously unsung "half-breed" accomplice. Meanwhile, domestic crowds are being deliberately misled to think he's the star — a high-stakes bait-and-switch sure to backfire on this narratively stiff but compositionally dazzling production.
As the holidays are quickly approaching, many people may be getting ready to take to the skies and roads to celebrate with family and friends. While some travelers may prefer to bunk with family during the holidays, others seek the privacy and roominess of hotel accommodations.
During a gentle downward rain in Coral Gables, Fla., Ashanti Alise Woods Decker, J.D., who loves Jesus, was loosed of her silver cord, and her spirit returned to our eternal God and Savior Jesus Christ at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 10.
Wyndsong Designs, an exhibitor at the April 6 and April 20 MACFests in downtown Mesa, is owned and operated by Karin “Kai” Sullivan. She has been a Master Beader, with a focus on spiritual semi-precious wearable art, for more than 30 years. Recently, Kai discovered polymer clay.
Kai Restaurant at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa has been named the No. 1 winner of OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Restaurants for Service in the United States. The list of winners is derived from more than 5 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa announced that Conor Favre has been appointed executive chef. Favre is an expert culinary leader with more than 18 years of experience in the food and beverage industry.
The Tempe Union High School District’s 2013 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists were recognized at an awards reception on Oct. 29 at Desert Vista High School. Families, friends and principals were joined by Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Baca and governing board members Michelle Helm, Zita Johnson, DeeAnne McClenahan, David Schapira and Mary Lou Taylor. Dr. David Garcia, ASU associate professor, Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation, was the guest speaker.
Savor a six-course meal paired with Arizona wine from Pillsbury Wine Company of Cottonwood. A private hors d’oeuvres reception at 6:30 p.m. precedes dinner at 7 p.m. Reservations required. Denim, shorts and hats are prohibited.
The Ahwatukee Foothills PONY League Rangers won the Bronco American League regular championship. Members of the team are:Front row left to right, Rich Schur, Brent Dean, Caden Borroughs, James McNamara, Matt Stevenson and Louie Coste. Back Row: Head caoch Brock Robertson, Carson Leisy, Chad Robertson, Angel Heredia, Kai Seymour, Austin Demello and assistant coach Steve Demello. (Not pictured) assistant coach Kimo Seymour.
The Ahwatukee PONY League Rangers have won this season's Bronco American League baseball division championship. Members of the Rangers team are: left to right front Rich Schur, Brent Dean, Caden Borroughs, James McNamara, Matt Stevenson and Louie Coste. Back row: head coach Brock Robertson, Carson Leisy, Chad Robertson, Angel Heredia, Kai Seymour, Austin Demello and coach Steve Demello. (Not pictured, coach Kimo Seymour)
Graduating senior Kai Decker (center) was one among many seniors who not only graduated but entertained friends and family when 98 graduates said goodbye to Horizon Community Learning Center Tuesday.
June 1, 2010
The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the 9th Congressional District US House of Representatives candidate Andrew Walter.For more from this forum, see our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8ZTVzyUoWKlnx1J8_dcjjX94IwjMgeS5[Video: Vincent Cota/Ahwatukee Foothills News]