ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Organizers say it’s “full speed ahead” as they plan for this year’s Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta amid the coronavirus pandemic.
CASA GRANDE — Gwen Traylor has a history of getting people moving. And with a newly released song, the fitness instructor hopes to share hope while encouraging people to exercise.
The documentary “ On the Record ” spends quite a bit of time introducing former music executive Drew Dixon before Russell Simmons and rape are mentioned. She talks about her youth, her politician mother, living down the street from Biggie, her love of hip-hop, her dream of working in music a…
CASA GRANDE — The summer learning fun continues online for Casa Grande kids. The city of Casa Grande has moved some of its summer arts and science classes online this year because of COVID-19.
PHOENIX — Summer’s triple digit temperatures have arrived and Arizona State Parks is offering a few suggestions to help area residents retreat from the heat.
NEW YORK — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That's also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy.
CASA GRANDE -- The decadent sweet-meets-savory deep-fried Oreo might not be the most diet-friendly snack, but they’re so good and so easy to make that sometimes they’re worth the indulgence.
The Persistence is a very interesting mixture of Virtual Reality and Survival Horror. The game was originally released for the PS4 but has now arrived on PC and can be played in both a V.R. and Non-V.R. environment which makes it an ideal game for those looking for V.R. style gameplay withou…
CASA GRANDE — The Casa Grande RC Flyers, an award-winning Academy of Model Aeronautics chartered club, has received a “Take Off and Grow” grant, a press release from the club said.
CASA GRANDE — When the Cody Blackbird Band gives a live performance for the One Earth Live Festival this weekend, they won’t be looking out into an audience of cheering fans.
“The Lovebirds ” stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani are two of the most exciting voices working in film and television today, as actors, writers and creators. Rae’s “Insecure” and Nanjiani’s “The Big Sick” are both vibrant, stimulating and fresh and rooted deeply in the diversity of their ow…
CASA GRANDE -- It’s always fun to try copycat recipes of favorite restaurant foods and sometimes the results can be very good.
I first played Moving Out at PAX West last year and was taken with the game from the start. The game was not on the main floor of the show but was instead in a small booth upstairs where many of the Indies are displayed along with non-electronic games and some hardware.
LOS ANGELES — Fred Willard, the comedic actor whose improv style kept him relevant for more than 50 years in films like “This Is Spinal Tap,” “Best In Show” and “Anchorman,” has died. He was 86.
We can't take trips these days for obvious reasons. But Netflix is offering a trip into the mind with a gentle new documentary about the world of hallucinogens.
Al Capone lived out his final years on a grand estate in Palm Island, Florida, with his wife, Mae, by his side and grandchildren running around the property. It sounds like a pretty nice end for the notorious Chicago gangster, until you realize that he spent those post Alcatraz years sufferi…
Dread Nautical is an interesting hybrid. A supernatural being pulls an Ocean Liner into a mysterious zone and players can pick a character they wish to play as they embark on an adventure. The objective is to explore, collect, and defeat enemies on each level of the ship which is done by use…
NEW YORK — There was a time not too long ago when Broadway star Ben Platt was interviewed by a monster. A perfectly nice monster, of course. It was Elmo.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The famed Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its season, with officials saying Monday that the decision was made to ensure the health and safety of staff, artists, patrons and the surrounding community as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom “Seinfeld” and the basement-dwelling father-in-law on “The King of Queens,” died at 92, …
It’s hard to believe that it has been nearly 2 years since The Crew 2 launched on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It was a game that I was taken aback by, in a good way. Was it perfect? No. Absolutely not. But it had all of the accoutrements of a great open-world racer: large vehicle selection, tons …
NEW YORK — Heidi Van Roekel makes instructional art videos for YouTube when coronavirus news overwhelms her. Bill Webb takes his boat out. Stacy Mitchell searches her TV for something — anything — to make her laugh.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, died Saturday. He was 87.
CASA GRANDE — When the doors to the dining room reopen at 6:30 a.m. Monday, the staff at downtown eatery CookEJar will be eager to greet customers and seat them at a table.
Sixteen-year-old Johanna Morrigan (Beanie Feldstein) lives a romantic and exciting life, at least in her imagination. The heroine of “How to Build a Girl ” has (what she perceives to be) the misfortune of being from Wolverhampton, where everything seems to be dirty and old, where Mr. Darcys …
A century of racist attacks detailed in the new PBS documentary series “Asian Americans” might have felt like ancient history just a few months ago.
Motorcycle mechanics have always been hit in miss in games, even those focused on the mechanic (I am looking at you Ride). But it’s no secret that Milestone has been the leader in the industry for nearly 20 years. However, their games have never really become mainstream as much as they could…
SAN TAN VALLEY — Delina DiSanto and Stuart Starky are vying to win the Democratic nomination to represent Congressional District 4. It includes northern Pinal County, from Florence to Apache Junction. They are the featured speakers for San Tan Valley Democrats from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday.
FLORENCE — May is National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize the critical role that each person can play in transforming the lives of foster youths in communities, a press release from the Court Appointed Special Advocate program said.
During lockdown, have you taken a moment to appreciate that at least you’re not quarantined with eight free-thinking adventurers in a terrarium of depleting oxygen levels?
CASA GRANDE -- In our house, we’ve been missing our favorite local pizza restaurant and its signature dessert, pizookie, a gooey chocolate chip cookie baked in a skillet and topped with ice cream and chocolate syrup.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Joe Exotic phenomenon keeps growing, with Nicolas Cage to star in a TV miniseries about the colorful wild animal owner made famous by the “Tiger King” docuseries.