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Applause was prompt and spirits were high Monday, Sept. 15, at Tempe Center for the Arts, where members and fans of the Arizona theater community honored nominees and recipients of the 24th annual AriZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence.
Tempe Grand Canyon Preparatory Academy teacher Steve Norton won the first Fulton Homes “Teacher of the Week” award of the school year.
You won’t find many Dr. Seuss books in the hands of high school students. But the books’ messages can inspire for a lifetime, like this one: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.
Who is Arizona State University Police Officer Stewart Ferrin, the officer who has been accused of abusing ASU Professor Ersula Ore?
Leah Henthorne, 13, was a mere spectator to one of Copperstar Repertory Company’s shows three years ago.
Mesa’s Jaylia Yan shined as a student in high school, receiving numerous accolades like a Flinn Scholarship to Arizona State University. Her most recent accomplishment, however, came not just for her academics but for being a well-rounded person.
A slew of Gilbert businesses and business owners received kudos for their entrepreneurial and philanthropic efforts during the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce’s Eighth Annual Business Awards on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES — In James Gray's "The Immigrant," a dismal tale of survival in 1920s New York, Joaquin Phoenix shifts through a gallery of identities, from savior to cad to pitiful loner. His performance — often improvised with co-star Marion Cotillard — is masterfully layered, though his character wasn't initially written that way.
“Aladdin Jr.” transforms Desert Stages Theatre’s Cullity Hall into Agrabah, the city of enchantment, May 16 through June 22.
Anna Han is one of three Arizona high school seniors named a U.S. Presidential Scholar this week. The honor is somewhat deceiving in name.
Jude Law has always been a good actor, but he has never had a really great role until this quirky new film, Dom Hemingway, where he plays a cockney safecracker trying to repair his self-inflicted shattered life while still retaining his cocky swagger.
As coordinator for the ASPIRE Academy at Tempe’s Connolly Middle School, Gerald Taylor often spearheads after-school activities such as Court Works, a program where his students visit a courthouse and participate in a mock trial. To create a better experience for his students, on occasion Taylor even uses out-of-pocket money when he feels it is needed.
When country music star Craig Morgan is asked why he’s returning to Country Thunder in Florence for the second time in three years, his answer is simple: “Fans and money.”
LOS ANGELES — With several films set to debut this year, including such disparate turns as a taxidermist villainess, mysterious amnesiac and an actress-turned-princess, Nicole Kidman will again become a familiar face in theaters.
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013 file photo, Nicole Kidman poses for a photograph on the red carpet at the gala for the new movie "The Railway Man" during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. For her latest role in "The Railway Man," out Friday, April 11, 2014, the 46-year-old Academy Award winner plays supportive wife to World War II veteran Eric Lomax (portrayed by Colin Firth). In the autobiographical adaptation, Patti and Eric Lomax confront his past as a prisoner of war in Thailand, where he worked on the “death railway,” a 258-mile stretch of treacherous train track running into Burma. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn, file)
Lee Ann Womack shows off three awards for "I Hope You Dance" at the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards Wednesday, May 9, 2001, in Los Angeles.