In the midst of a more than 50-year relationship, Arizona PBS’ connection with Arizona State University has grown enough to make it one of the largest of its kind in the world, which is expected to benefit students and viewers alike.
“Girl Rising,” a full-length feature film hosted by Intel at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee Foothills opened students’ eyes to the impact of educating girls in developing countries and reinforced their studies in the classroom.
The more evidence pours in that their dire warnings are doubtful, the louder environmental scare mongers insist that the “science is settled.” “We should not allow a tiny minority of shoddy scientists and extreme ideologues to compete with scientific facts,” Secretary of State John Kerry said. “The science is unequivocal.” Barack Obama agreed that “the debate is settled.”
Learning didn’t always come easy for 23-year-old Scottsdale native Daniel Mazzon, as teachers said his ability to listen and comprehend the material was below average. But instead of going through the motions, Mazzon opted to venture on his own and apply the skills he had to a different project.
In the beginning of their work together on "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise: "I'll never shoot you on a houseboat in a robe and sandals with two giraffes popping up behind you."
Once again, we see America supporting the “dirty end” of the political stick. We are (or soon will be) supplying money and weapons to the “al-Queda” Islamists in Syria (the Islamic state of Iraq, the Levant, Ahrar al-Sham to name a few of these crazies who practice cannibalism, beheadings and the like). Now we are to climb in bed with Neo-Nazi’s in Ukraine (Svoboda, Patriots of Ukraine, Spilna Sprava, Afgantsy and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army to name just a few).
Valley high school students can audition next week to be part of a new culinary TV show where they’ll compete against peers in a low-key environment. The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) will produce FOOD-BALL TV – a cooking show for teens with no cooking experience required. The show is looking for outgoing personalities and students who want to learn from professional chefs.
The public is now able to easily access documents that show how their tax dollars are being spent on city programs with the online open checkbook the city of Phoenix made available on its website in December.
Photographers with disabilities will get an opportunity to showcase their work in downtown Phoenix this year in the ninth annual art competition as part of the city’s efforts to promote disability awareness.
Sassafras, or “Sassy”, is an affectionate and outgoing 3-year-old Pit Bull mix with exuberance for life that is contagious. Sassy greets her people with a grin on her face, a tail that wags non-stop, and an expectation that there will be an exchange of hugs and kisses between the two parties. Sassy loves to be with her people; always happy to sleep next to you on the couch or in bed, or find a way to place part of her body in your lap to entice you into giving her belly rubs.
Firsthand accounts of the most successful uprising and mass breakout from a Nazi extermination camp during World War II will be showcased in Take A Stand: Resistance & Survival on Saturday at Chandler Center for the Arts.
So maybe the chance to taste the flaky spawn of a doughnut and croissant won't get you lining up at the crack of dawn. Maybe you're holding out for a burger nestled between fried ramen noodles. Or perhaps it's the elusive McRib that moves you.
The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa announced the appointment of Nikki Camarillo as public relations, marketing and travel industry sales coordinator. Camarillo’s efforts will focus on assisting the public relations, marketing and travel industry sales divisions of the resort, as well as acting as a media liaison.
The Internet and subsequent breakthroughs in the mobile, social and other digital media are affecting profoundly the way consumers get — and, increasingly, give — news, entertainment and shopping information. These changes already have disrupted many local businesses to a considerable degree. But they are far from over.
Classical landscapes interrupted by flying lemons. Silk camisoles carved from wood. Justin Bieber’s famous face painted into Renaissance-era art portraits. All this and more will be on display this fall at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum.
The media, both traditional and digital, play a vital role in society. In its truest form, the role of the media is to inform the general public about events and issues that affect them. They are the protector of our First Amendment right to free speech and should serve as an objective watchdog of the government. They bring to light positive stories about our communities, call attention to issues that we need to be concerned about and of course, make sure we know what our favorite sports teams are up to and what the weather will be like over the next few days.
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]