Arizona Opera’s newest production is Mozart’s "The Magic Flute," which was first performed in Austria in 1791. Since the beginning, it has had a fairy tale feel, but Arizona Opera’s take brings steampunk into the mix — sort of like dropping in the influence of H.G. Wells or Jules Verne.
February 26, 2015

KJZZ News

The fight for survival among the Valley and state’s more traditional arts is a long-running one. When will a game-changer come along to get more people in the community to recognize that the Phoenix area is producing world-class performances?
February 26, 2015
The Valley is putting the spotlight on its entrepreneurs this week during Phoenix Startup Week.
February 26, 2015
We’re always looking for the next big thing, especially in tech. Scott Snibbe thinks he may have found it.
February 26, 2015
Last year, we told you about how some Valley communities were dealing with sober-living homes, places for people to live once they come out of treatment centers.
February 26, 2015
Around this time last year, we took a trip to one of the Valley’s most endangered historic places, the Mesa Citrus Growers Association Building at Broadway and Country Club. The building closed in 2010, but Wednesday Mesa announced it had found a new tenant: Autoline Industries.
February 26, 2015

NPR News

Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference say they want the next president to focus on bipartisanship, faith, security and lower taxes.
February 27, 2015
Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday, once recalled telling a young man who thanked him for blazing a trail, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."
February 27, 2015
The family of Steven Sotloff said they hoped the man identified as Mohammed Emzawi is brought to justice. The daughter of aid worker David Haines said she wanted a "bullet between ... [his] eyes."
February 27, 2015
Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.
February 27, 2015
Sometimes a baby's outer ear may be a tad misshapen. Surgery can help later on, but a plastic mold makes the most of the fact that a newborn's ears are pliable. They can reshape within weeks.
February 27, 2015