FLORENCE -- Life in Arizona’s mining camps in the late 1800s was rough, dirty and dangerous.
CASA GRANDE -- Making eggs, whether poached, fried, scrambled or boiled, isn’t difficult, but there are plenty of hacks and tricks that aim to make the job even easier.
CASA GRANDE — Saturday was National Mustang Day and the Desert Sky Mustang Club observed the day with its annual Big Three Car Show held at club sponsor Jones Ford’s sales lot.
CASA GRANDE — When the Mellow B Comedy Show opens at the Paramount Theater in May, organizers hope to see audiences laughing and having a good time.
QUEEN CREEK — With a theme of “Come Taste the Beauty,” Queen Creek Botanical Gardens will host its first Spring Harvest Festival.
ORO VALLEY — Music fans may enjoy hits from the 1950s through the ’90s at a free drive-in concert offered at Steam Pump Ranch from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 7.
FINDLAY, Ohio --Cooper Tire has kicked off "Driven to Perform," a nationwide garage band contest in partnership with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Alice Cooper.
Melissa McCarthy and her husband, filmmaker Ben Falcone, have managed to put out not one but two movies during this global pandemic. It prompts two questions: What did we do to deserve them? And how do we stop it?
The barnyard setting of “Gunda” could hardly be more familiar, but in Russian director Victor Kossakovsky's documentary, a pigsty is rendered an almost alien landscape.
CASA GRANDE -- I love homemade bread, but sometimes, there’s simply no time for all that kneading and waiting. For those times when you need a loaf of rustic, fresh-baked bread in a hurry, beer bread is the solution.
With the Earth deemed unsalvageable and with mounting natural disasters, humanity plans to send colony ships to the distant planet of Enoch in an effort to save humanity. After 86 years in space, an elite unit known as Outriders land to pave the way and soon finds themselves under attack by …
NEW YORK — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement Friday from his family. He was 50.
The most surprising thing about “ Voyagers,” a sci-fi thriller about a group of young adults who have been tasked with travelling to and repopulating a new planet, is that it isn’t based on a Young Adult book series. Writer and director Neil Burger, who was also behind the “Divergent” films …
CASA GRANDE — “COVID Through the Eyes of Casa Grande” is the theme of a photography contest being sponsored by the Casa Grande Library.
The main character of Oliver Hermanus’ shattering “Moffie," set in 1981 South Africa, is a handsome, white 18-year-old. In the country's system of apartheid, he is a member of the ruling class, but he's no insider.
TEMPE — In the 1970s, Dave Williams came home from school every day, parked himself in front of the TV, and watched “Star Trek” reruns five days a week. On Saturday mornings he watched the animated series.
It feels like a tale as old as time: Wayward teenage son meets up with estranged father, one needing some straightening out, the other some serious humanizing. Can they connect?
Is there any living actor better at the disdainful eye roll than Michelle Pfeiffer? Her latest turn in “ French Exit ” should end all debate on the matter. The film itself is a bit of an odd duckling. It’s arch, cold and self-consciously contrived, works more often than it doesn’t. Pfeiffer …
SAN TAN VALLEY — The Murder Mystery Players of Casa Grande theater group is taking its popular show “Unmasked” to new audiences.
CASA GRANDE -- If COVID-19 hadn’t interfered, the Pinal County Fair would have been held in mid-March, bringing with it the rides, livestock shows, entertainment, attractions and of course the food.
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
In the opening moments of the HBO documentary “Tina," Tina Turner doesn't just command the stage as she's belting out “Ask Me How I Feel” for a giant stadium of fans. With heels stomping and her hair waving, she owns the stage to such a degree that you half expect bank lenders to materialize…
PHOENIX — Throughout April, Phoenix Art Museum will present a number of virtual and outdoor events to provide socially distanced art-engagement opportunities for the community. Indoor, on-site programming tours and events remain suspended due to COVID-19. For a full list of exhibitions, visi…
CASA GRANDE — “A Word Before Dying, Part 2,” a murder mystery dinner theater experience, is set for Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Paramount Theater, 420 N. Florence St.
Lurking in the heart of all family men is this: A restlessness that gnaws at the thin veneer of civility they've hidden themselves in. That seems to be one of the lessons of the dopey film “Nobody.” It says that what all regular Joes really want to is to blow away multiple bad guys with a Wa…
CASA GRANDE -- For Casa Grande resident William “Bill” Guerriero, 69, music is meant to be a social experience and a way of connecting with others.
In the years before World War II, the Augusta-Victoria College, a girls’ boarding school in Bexhill-on-Sea, catered to a very specific audience: The daughters and goddaughters of important Germans and high ranking Nazi officials. It is believed that the intent of the school was to educate th…
CASA GRANDE -- Few vegetables are as versatile as the potato. They can be fried, mashed, baked, boiled and even microwaved. And in the classic French method of preparing fondant potatoes, two methods — frying and baking — are combined to create creamy, delicious, melt-in-your-mouth potatoes.