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Jeremy Carr posted ‘Hangmen Also Die’ in The CineFiles at 03:42PM on September 20, 2014

Jeremy Carr posted ‘The Dance of Reality’ in The CineFiles at 09:45AM on September 12, 2014

Jeremy Carr posted ‘Out of the Past’ in The CineFiles at 09:44AM on September 12, 2014

Tom Patterson posted Behind the numbers on hunger in Speaking Freely at 12:40PM on September 10, 2014

Tom Patterson posted Why money wins in Speaking Freely at 02:09PM on September 4, 2014

Paradise Valley resident Jini Simpson has an eye for fine art.  Mrs. Simpson is the kind of gal that will choose an original etching by famed Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi over a life’s necessity.  “I bought that before I bought a washing machine,” she said Sept. 24 at her Paradise Valley home, recalling her purchase of the Piranesi etching the day … Read more
Scottsdale Community College, in partnership with the Arizona Memory Project, has published a new online collection of informative and amusing essays by Marshall Trimble. The collection called, “Marshall Trimble on Arizona,” contains essays, originally published in North Valley Magazine, covering a variety of Arizona topics from daylight saving time to the state seal, according to a press release.   Mr. Trimble … Read more
A former Apache Junction resident is hoping the reopening of a cold case will shed new light on the disappearance of her mother. During a phone interview last month, Jennifer Stafford said she had received a phone call from a deputy with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office who told her she was reopening a case involving Ms. Stafford’s mother, Pamela … Read more
A Phoenix-area bus driver stuck in flood waters in Mesa during Sept. 8’s historic rain was hit 20 times in the face and head by a passenger upset that he couldn’t retrieve his bicycle, police said.  Bus driver David Bhousel sat in his seat wearing his seatbelt as the man repeatedly struck him, Silent Witness Sgt. Derek Elmore said.  The suspect, accompanied … Read more
PEORIA, Ariz. -Tickets for the second year of Eight’s Great GrillFest are now on sale at www.azpbs.org/grillfest. The event returns this year Sun., Nov. 2, noon to 3 p.m., with a new location, a new VIP ticket, and a new emphasis on fine wines. Eight, Arizona PBS in conjunction with R Entertainment Co. and the city of Peoria present Eight’s … Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Dysart Unified School District voters will have a chance to meet and question the six candidates for the district governing board in the November general election. A candidates forum is scheduled 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Governing Board room at the Dysart Education Center, 15802 N. Parkview Place, Surprise. The forum will be moderated by Charles … Read more
SCOTTSDALE -- Thirteen new emerging designers from around the country will launch their brands at Phoenix Fashion Week at Talking Stick Resort, Oct. 2-4.   This year’s lineup of Emerging Designers were discovered following Phoenix Fashion Week’s successful 10-city tour of the United States, including New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas and Phoenix.   While the … Read more
PHOENIX -- Swing dance legend and Hollywood dance icon, 90-year-old Jean Veloz, joins L.A.'s Rusty Frank at the Arizona Swing Jam 18 scheduled for Oct. 3-5 at the FatCat Ballroom in Phoenix.  This year's Arizona Swing Jam theme is "Groovie Movie" edition and features dancer/instructor Jean Veloz.   The weekend consists of a dance on Friday, Oct. 3, and a one-day workshop … Read more