Celebrating Chinese New Year: Pass the moon-cakes, please

Story & photo by M.V. Moorhead Once upon a time I didn’t know the significance of a red envelope. Nor did I know what moon-cakes...

Some ‘oldies’ your sweetheart will love on that special day

Compilation by M.V. Moorhead Once again Valentine’s Day is upon us, and once again I’m going to take it upon myself to make a few...

19th annual Jewish fi lmfest to focus on U.S. show biz icons

By M.V. Moorhead The logo this year is a pretzel shaped like the Star of David, and the motto promises “Great Films, with a little...

It’s time for screendom’s 2014 Top 10 race, and our longtime film guy shares...

By M.V. Moorhead Time again for the film critics' annual self-indulgence (as opposed to all those weekly self-indulgences): The Top 10 List. Here are 10...

MCC play a family holiday treat

Mesa Community College’s Theatre & Film Arts Department is presenting Susan Zeder’s signature play, Mother Hicks, directed by Debra K. Stevens, this holiday season. The award-winning play performs at 7:30 p.m....

Choir, drama students team up

Goodwill of Arizona and Marcos de Niza High School’s Choir and Drama Program have teamed up for the second year in a row, providing an opportunity to empty...

Cassette tapes enjoying a comeback, thanks to Tempe group

By Chase Kamp While the music industry continues to suffer from drooping annual sales figures, the resurgence of the vinyl record format has provided a beacon of hope. MP3s...

‘Orangemen’ peel a slice of inspiration from Blue Man Group

M.V. Moorhead Photo by Billy Hardiman Orange is the new Blue. At least it is at Corona del Sol. The Percussion Ensemble from the high school’s powerhouse music department...

Ukelele moving up the charts among music aficionados

By Chelsea Martin An appalling thought it is to imagine a world without music. While some may argue that we’d be better off without the distractions music can...

Search under way for relics of bygone eras

by Chase Kamp If one could put Tempe on a turntable and drop the needle, the sound would contain the charge of ‘90s alternative rock, the bombast of big...
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