Culture


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Arizonans Built This 15,000-Member Gardening Community

Valley residents are placing clippings, seeds, produce, decorations, and more outside their homes to connect with other plant lovers.  

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Locally Made: Have You Seen All 9 of These Movies Filmed in Arizona?

Need something to binge this weekend? Grab some popcorn and see if you can spot the Arizona landscapes in these Hollywood classics.

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21 Must-Visit Arizona Destinations You Can Get Into for Free

Culture Passes offer free admission to the Phoenix Art Museum, Reid Park Zoo, and over a dozen other arts and culture institutions throughout the state.

FILE - A number of Arizona reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates protest an abortion bill at the Arizona Capitol Monday, April 26, 2021, in Phoenix. GOP lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars Thursday, March 24, 2022, when they passed three bills in party-line votes banning abortion after 15 weeks, prohibiting transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams and restricting gender-affirming health care for minors. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Republicans Fight Culture War in Battleground State

Republican lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars last week when they passed strict measures targeting abortion and the rights of transgender young people.

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Lights, Action—Camera! Arizona Film Industry Is Growing After a Decade of Stagnation

“Forever Home” is Sean Oliver’s first feature-length narrative film, a haunted-house movie he co-wrote and co-produced with a friend during the pandemic.

Americano off-broadway
Arizona Dreamer’s Journey Depicted in ‘¡Americano!’, a Musical Debuting Off-Broadway

"We decided we wanted to do a human story, a positive story, a story about a Dreamer who was so committed to this country, and who deserved and wanted to be a citizen."

Linda Ronstadt music hall
Tucson to Name Music Hall for Native Daughter Linda Ronstadt

“Linda Ronstadt is a beloved daughter of Tucson. It is time to honor her legacy and her ability to tell the story of our culture through music.”