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If you’re a fan of traditional décor, you probably appreciate the elegant lines and rich history of neoclassical style.
Lynne Avril packs every summer to spend it in Paris. She commutes to work in Ahwatukee wearing her pink flannel pajamas, feeling the cool cement floor on her bare feet as she patters from bed to studio. She may sit with the morning sunlight warming her back and continue until her eyes grow tired from the bright glare of the lamp perched on her desk. Maxie, her recently groomed puppy, is snuggled on the white leather chair nearby. White pieces of paper conceal most surfaces with countless sketches venturing to show a story written by another. She expresses her thoughts with black lines and passionately coloring outside of them, endearing characters evolve. A teetering stack of paper plates splotched with carefully chosen paint colors are her pallets and labeled with names like Amelia, Ruby, Nellie Sue or Sadie. Just a few steps down the narrow hallway her front bedroom displays her work. Tall bookcases hug the walls, parading the colorful books she brings to life.
It takes a lot for a film based on a video game to impress a crowd these days, given the dazzling advancements in gaming technology. But "Need for Speed," based on the hit EA Entertainment racing game that's sold 150 million units, could now drive some of that success toward the box office.
Sixty handles. And 25 of them feature Arizona brews.
Wherever I go in the country, or the world for that matter, if there is a music-related site I take the trouble to visit it. When I was in Rio de Janeiro, I made a beeline for Garota de Ipanema Café and Bar, where the great bossa nova song “The Girl From Ipanema” was written. Last year, while in Nashville, I visited the new Johnny Cash Museum and in New York strolled by the Brill Buildings, where folks like Carole King (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”) and Ellie Greenwich (“Da Doo Ron Ron”) wrote the songs we remember from the 1960s.
Lynne LoCascio lay on the floor beside her bed, alone and paralyzed.
Finding a faux snow- and candy cane-filled homage to Santa Claus is easy; just look at your local mall for the line snaking around the giant Christmas tree. Honing in on an experience that makes as much of the Christmas story — the story of the birth of Jesus — is another matter.
The Desert Vista program has seen plenty of individual state titles walk out of the wrestling room in recent years.
There’s an eerie truth to a song on Sting’s new album, “The Last Ship.”
If you lived in a comfortable home in 17th century France or 19th century England, your chairs might well have been embellished with nail-head trim. It was a clever, decorative way for craftsmen to secure materials to upholstered furniture.
This undated publicity photo provided by Arhaus.com shows the Alex Sable chair, which evokes the lounge furniture of the 1930s with an interesting twist – leather and burlap are combined, and trimmed with nailheads. (AP Photo/Arhaus.com)
You don’t need to be buttoned-up to be the boss.
“Kick-Ass” was one of those movies that seemed to have everybody split. Either you found the film morally reprehensible or you soaked up every minute of the film’s colorful violence and profanity. Personally, I was among the latter group.
Father’s Day gifts have morphed over the years. It used to be a tie, a golf hat or a jazz CD. But dads are more tech-savvy these days.
Homeowners are starting to think about spring cleaning rituals. We organize, shuffle, wash, vacuum and even dust in corners that are normally forgotten or overlooked. We conquer our bathrooms, kitchens, dark closets and are brave enough to look under the bed. What about the furniture? More than likely, it hasn’t been cleaned, or cleaned properly, in a long time, if ever. So, it’s time for spring-cleaners to tackle their deep, dark furniture-cleaning fears. With some simple, ongoing TLC, you can extend the life of your furniture and stave off the need to buy new furniture. Just make sure you’re doing it correctly and not making things worse.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton speaks with teacher Anthony Leathers after his visit to Lane Waddell's US/AZ Government class at Mountain Pointe on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
With the housing recovery gaining steam, Americans have more incentives to paint up, touch up and otherwise redecorate their homes. But there’s no need to spend willy-nilly.
The first image you see in "The Place Beyond the Pines" is of Ryan Gosling's shirtless torso, ripped and tatted atop a skin-tight pair of leather pants.
Much of the team at Arizona Leather Restorations have been helping families protect their furniture investments for close to 10 years.
Sergio Martinez of Arizona Leather Restorations works to repair a leather chair Wednesday, March 27.
He is Risen, Indeed!
Body by Design has moved to a new Ahwatukee Foothills location to offer more space, child care, and additional networking to its personal training clients.
In a room at the School of Ballet Arizona, this phrase is tacked onto a bulletin board and followed faithfully: “There are three ways to build a costume — good, fast and cheap. Of these three options, only two of the three are possible at a time.”