Komen Arizona To Cease Operations July 31 — October Phoenix Race for the Cure Event Canceled


Susan G. Komen Arizona announced June 21 its decision to cease operations effective July 31, 2017. Consequently, the Phoenix Race for the Cure event, previously scheduled for October, has been canceled.  Local organizations that were selected for Komen grants in March will be funded through March 31, 2018. In addition, despite the closure of the […]

J. Levine To Auction Rare, Lost Jackson Pollock Painting


A rare, lost Jackson Pollock painting is going up for auction Tuesday, June 20, at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal after the Scottsdale-based auction house spent nearly 18 months and tens of thousands of dollars researching and authenticating the forensics and ownership history. Online bidding is available now, with live bidding slated to begin at […]

New Art Exhibit Exposes The Scars Of PTSD


A new art exhibit, “PTSD, The Invisible Scar,” focuses on veterans who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. Created by Christopher Oshana, the photographic and video graphic documentary project invites the viewer to look beyond the facades and inside the private lives of just a few veterans who suffer from PTSD. “As a […]

About Arizona Wine: Laramita Cellars Has Big Plans


– By Darla S. Hoffmann, Certified Specialist of Wine Laramita means ‘The Twig’ in Spanish; Laramita Cellars has big plans for many of them. Have you ever concocted an extravagant brainchild while sitting at a bar sipping on a glass of wine? You weren’t sure you would make that dream a reality come morning, for […]

Humanity 101 In Action: Outreach To Individuals Experiencing Homelessness


One of several Arizona State University initiatives, Project Humanities engages in a year-round community service project with an adult homeless population in downtown Phoenix. Every other Saturday, for the past three years, intergenerational volunteers from across the Valley gather at South 12th Avenue on the sidewalk area between West Jefferson Street and West Madison Street […]

Valley Chefs Join Together To Raise Funds For A Fellow Chef


In a rally cry to support one of their own, the “Arizona Seven” are reuniting for the 7 Chef Fund Up, a pair of communal dining events hosted in support of fellow chef Kelly Fletcher (formerly of House of Tricks, Zen Culinary).  Fletcher recently fell seriously ill to a life-threatening infection that spread throughout his body, […]

Find Time To Re-create…You Need It


– By Pastor Paul Witkop Your life is a delicate balancing act. Our activities include work, family relationships, home repairs, laundry and other chores, exercise, recreation, worship, volunteering and eating. One newspaper polled experts from all these arenas as to the minimum daily requirement for each category. These minimum daily requirements totaled 35 hours. Ugh! […]

Male Call: Hacked, Duped And Dumped


By James Roberts – Having been pestered by a series of malware alerts on the Male Call computer, we were fascinated by a story recently related by a friend — we’ll call him “Mick” — who is still puzzling about what happened to him, especially the aftermath. We got the story in dribs and drabs […]

BabyFace LLC Offers Aquagold Fine Touch Microchanneling Technology


Leigh Asher, RN, MA, MEP-c, a certified medical esthetics nurse specialist for 14 years, is one of the first Arizona experts to offer Aquagold fine touch microchanneling technology. Asher owns BabyFace LLC, which is located at 8888 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Suite 20, in Scottsdale. According to Asher, Aquagold fine touch is a revolutionary skin […]

Enjoy Yoga in the Gardens In Carefree


The Town of Carefree and the Desert Foothills Family YMCA offer a free, community yoga class, “Yoga in the Gardens,” on Mondays this month from 9-10am. Held in the Carefree Desert Gardens, underneath the Carefree Sundial, this free, all levels class will explore yoga movement with the added beauty of Black Mountain and the sounds […]