June’s E3 video and computer gaming trade show had gaming die-hards salivating over the upcoming releases of Fallout 4 and Horizon: Zero, in which robot animals are the dominant species. Shortly after, comedy sci-fi flick Pixels hit theaters to remind gamers where it all began – with centipedes, laser cannons and four unfriendly ghosts chasing a giant yellow beast.
It takes a lot of money and hard work to run a magazine – we know from experience. So when we heard Four Chambers Press, the Valley's premier literary journal, established a Kickstarter to fund their projects – so much more than just the magazine – for the rest of the year, we thought it was a stroke of genius.
Phoenix-based rock band Prehab's newest album, Light Up the Sky, boasts some truly illuminating moments. It also stumbles on a couple songs, but show me a studio album by a single band that doesn't contain at least one meh moment, and I'll show you where Jimmy Hoffa's hiding out with D.B. Cooper and Elvis Presley.
Going out to see a new movie is expensive these days. Unless you're hitting a matinee, tickets cost more than $9 each, and refreshments could easily run you another $10, even if you're only getting a large soda and popcorn. Thankfully, the last drive-in movie theater in Arizona, the West Wind Glendale Drive-In, offers a singular moviegoing experience on Thursday, August 27, and the price is right: It's free.
A work trip to the remote mountain town of Crown King – and a quick stopover at the legendary Crown King Saloon – got us thinking about Arizona's great wealth of territorial saloons. And when we start thinking about things, well – being the quantification junkies we are – we have to rank them, too.
Spiritual seekers and natural healers will converge on Sedona this weekend for Brain Education founder Ilchi Lee's discussion and demonstrations of the natural healing techniques outlined in his new book The Solar Body.
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