Arizona has enjoyed a slow, steady rise to track prominence nationwide. Much of that rise was aided by the Chandler girls program, which won two Nike Team National titles, and individuals like Billy Orman, Devon Allen and Bernie Montoya.
Ten choreographers under the age of 19 put months of preparation, planning and practice into creating a dance for a live audience and cast of celebrity judges. In the end, Desert Vista student Jessica Symmes took home first prize at the Next Generation of Fine Arts Young Choreographers Competition.
Ten young choreographers will show off their creativity and talent in hopes of winning cash and a dance scholarship during the Next Generation of Fine Arts Young Choreographers Competition live show on Saturday, Feb. 1.
Of all the movie villains we've met lately, few are stranger than Delacourt, Jodie Foster's evil, white-blonde, power-suited and power-hungry defense official in "Elysium," the much-awaited but ultimately somewhat disappointing new film from director Neill Blomkamp.
Director Kief Davidson’s journey through Rwanda and Sudan was not only a filmmaking venture, but a life-or-death trek for eight Rwandan children afflicted with rheumatic heart disease. A firsthand look into their lives and the high-risk surgical procedures they must endure, “Open Heart” is a powerful documentary bringing much-needed attention to a disease that affects nearly 18 million people worldwide.