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SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Maybe ten times a week, someone calls Steve Lazicki looking to get rid of a parrot.
“Tardeada” may be an unfamiliar word, but it’s a concept we can get behind: a social dance traditionally held on Sunday afternoons, this particular event — the Tempe Tardeada Festival — features free live entertainment, dancing, arts and crafts that celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage.
Recent changes to Arizona's "resign-to-run" law mean elected officials can now speak publicly about running for another position, and Secretary of State Ken Bennett has taken advantage of the revisions to say he will be a Republican candidate for governor.
Cody Holloway, left, and Kozy Beeson make raisins "dance" Wednesday at Higley Unified School District’s Coronado Elementary School in Gilbert. Students experimented and counted with raisins, produced their own vegetable and fruit cartoons and more during the school’s first “Engage Wonder Day.” Engage Wonder Days are designed to promote problem-based learning through different content areas, including science, fine arts, social sciences, language arts and math. The school plans to put on about one a month this school year. [Photo courtesy Higley Unified School District]
ORLANDO, Fla. — Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using a Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes, they're also creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar.
Until this summer, few people outside the R&B music scene knew who Robin Thicke was. Then came his new song "Blurred Lines" and an unrated online video to promote it.
The impact quality early education programs can make in the lives of children and their families will influence their educational journey throughout their lives.
What was supposed to be a weekend celebration of the musical TV series "Glee" turned into an impromptu memorial of song and dance for Cory Monteith after news of the "Glee" co-star's death rocked a "Glee" fan convention in England.
"Beverly Hills Cop." ''Lethal Weapon." ''48 Hours." ''Tango & Cash." The buddy cop movie is a reliable mainstay of our popular culture. And the cops are pretty much always guys.
It has happened to all of us.
My son Gideon (age nine) assures me that he will be a good father someday, but will that be an empty accomplishment? In another 20 years or so will there even be a Father's Day?
The jury has rendered its verdict — Jodi Arias is guilty of first-degree murder — but the trial is far from finished.
I have to admit that this column is going to have few readers. For one thing, here is the only mention it will have of the name Jodi Arias. That’s it. Sorry.
Behind the mask of Chandler High School’s mascot, Scruffy, Andrew Sanchez found his “voice.”
A helicopter took off one recent Wednesday morning from Mesa’s Falcon Field for a nearly two-hour flight around Arizona.
"The Sapphires" is missing a lot — detailed characters, a unique narrative arc, half-plausible scenes of the Vietnam War — but it's got two uncommon things going for it: genuine charm and Chris O'Dowd. They are not mutually exclusive.
School districts have begun enrolling children for next school year’s preschool and kindergarten-prep programs, and several parents may wonder whether their children are ready for such programs or even what their children could learn in preschool.
Students at Mesa Westwood High School are getting a exposure to the art of spoken word thanks to Mesa Arts Center’s hosting of “Word Becomes Flesh,” a choreopoem performance that was held at the center last week and parts of which will be shown during spark! Mesa Festival of Creativity being held at the center March 16-17.
The Mesa Arts Center will have a new outdoor stage for performances and visual art demonstrations in the next year or two, as part of a transformation planned for the 8-year old facility.
Immigration proponents are hosting a daylong rally aimed at persuading local voters to back comprehensive immigration reform.
On Valentine’s Day, the Arizona Lindy Hop Society is asking East Valley residents to grab their partners and enjoy a night of dancing and fun in the grand opening of the Swing Lounge in Tempe.
NEW YORK (AP) — They frolic in empty boxes and stick their heads under faucet streams of water. They dance on tippy toes and fly through the air with Pop-Tarts. They play piano wearing little frocks and get tickled to distraction to the delight of millions on YouTube.
When people think of Jewish film, their minds tend to jump right to two subjects: religion and the Holocaust. While the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival certainly embraces those subject matters, executive director Jerry Mittelman ensures that they make up only a slice of the wide spectrum of films the fest has to offer.