Male Call: We’re Not Your April Fool


 By James Roberts – Last October, we reported a statistical survey — yes, cold, hard facts that we didn’t even have to make up! — on the online cliché terms women use to prove that you like to be as similar to every other woman on the planet as possible. For example: “sense of humor,” […]

Full of Faith or Full of Fluff


By Paul Witkop – Author Ken Davis tells this story… A woman happened to be looking out of the window of her home one day. She was horrified to see her German shepherd shaking the life out of the neighbor’s pet rabbit. Her family had been quarreling with these neighbors; this was certainly going to […]

Make a Positive Impact on Local Nonprofits — Arizona Gives Day is April 2


With recently enacted changes in tax laws that double the standard deduction, many people who would normally itemize their returns — and be able to deduct donations for charitable giving — may no longer make charitable contributions because there is no financial incentive to do so. In Arizona, that could mean a projected annual loss […]

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Phoenix with New Big Top Show


Cirque du Soleil’s new critically acclaimed production, Amaluna, opened in Phoenix March 15 for an engagement of 38 performances under the iconic Yellow-and-Blue Grand Chapiteau at State Farm Stadium. Written and directed by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, and Cirque du Soleil ’s 33rd production, Amaluna is a celebration of love and a tribute to […]

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Faire to be Held March 16


The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Faire committee is gearing up for its annual event, to be held Saturday, March 16. The event has become a staple in the Phoenix community, and committee members say this year’s festivities are a can’t miss. “This is the 36th year of the event and we feel like […]

March 16 Parade Kicks Off Two Weekends of Cave Creek Rodeo Days Events


Now in its 42nd year, Cave Creek Rodeo Days will take place March 22–24 at Cave Creek Memorial Arena, offering three days of thrilling PRCA rodeo performances featuring top-ranking Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) and Women’s Professional Rodeo Association contestants. This year’s festivities kick off Saturday, March 16, with the Cave Creek Rodeo Days Parade. […]

Learn the Art of the Negroni and Others at Mora Italian Cocktail Class


Ever wanted to whip up Italian cocktails like a pro? Mora Italian is offering the opportunity to pick up some skills at a cocktail class presented by Rich Heider from Southern Glazer and Campari, Saturday, March 16, 3–4:30pm. The class will teach guests about the art of making Negroni Italian cocktails and an Aperol Spritz […]

Explore Phoenix Arts & Culture at Art Detour March 14–18


Photos: 2018 Art Detour, courtesy of Artlink Inc. Phoenix’s original art walk, and the longest running arts festival in Downtown Phoenix, will return for its 31st year March 14-18. Produced by the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Artlink Inc., Art Detour was launched by Phoenix artists in 1989. This year’s event will feature a five-day, multi-faceted exploration of […]

Slow Down & Enjoy the Ride — Grand Canyon Railway’s ‘Iron Horse’ Gallops On


The steam engine changed everything. It created time zones, kick-started the Industrial Revolution and 150 years ago the Transcontinental Railroad was created, connecting the East and West coasts and reducing travel from around five months to about five days. It opened up the possibilities of exploring destinations all across America, including the South Rim of […]

Arizona Artists Create Awards to Honor Outstanding Contributions to Arts and Culture


In a true celebration of the arts, nine Arizona artists created the awards that will be presented to honorees at the 38th annual Governor’s Arts Awards. The Arts Awards recognize artists, arts organization, businesses, educators and individuals for their substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture statewide. This year, 21 Governor’s Arts Awards finalists in […]