Global Stilt Congress is an annual event uniting stilt walkers from different cultural backgrounds through the exchange of techniques that culminates in a site specific procession that winds through Arcosanti, the futuristic city designed by visionary architect, Paolo Soleri.
I feel as though I'm in an almost-daily battle with Islamophobes whether online or in my mind trying to figure out why these people have so much hatred against Islam.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forest not only store carbon but beautiful and equally crucial biodiversity, such a...
The Northeast and Rust Belt are deemed the worst. Among the endless lists of where Americans should retire, a finance website is throwing its hat in the ring with the novel concept that says the best places to retire are exactly the places where so many have already chosen to retire.
There was an intense fire in Phoenix this past weekend. Luckily, said fire was contained at the W Hotel in Scottsdale and its nearby surroundings.
Whether your family is seeking outdoor adventures or quiet indoor activities, the Grand Canyon State fits the bill. Consider these five reasons why Arizona is a destination worth exploring with your kids.
I just got back from dinner at a restaurant in Cave Creek, Arizona, called Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue. I was told before I got there that the place had an eating challenge that was determined by the chef, Bryan.
See what goes into making jelly beans that taste like buttered popcorn, toasted marshmallow and A&W Root Beer, and discover why it takes up to 20 days to create a single bean.
Discrimination is the only explanation for Arizona's banning of Mexican American Studies, threatening intellectual freedom for the entire nation. A federal appeals court suggested as much in their opinion on July 7, 2015.
Arrested, cuffed and booked, I was close enough to share the same breath as the lower depths of modern day America. Child molesters. Rapists. Murderers. Nazis. Gangbangers. Drug dealers. Thieves. Recidivists. Taxpayers. Voters. Citizens. People who were just like you and me.
House Speaker, John Boehner remains guarded about Pope Francis' upcoming visit. "We're walking on eggshells here," says Boehner, "If we let the Pope address Congress with Jumbotrons on the Mall, next thing you know, we're going to have to give equal time to the Evangelicals, the Seventh Day Adventists, and, lord help us, the Grand Imam."
I agonized over writing a column about Donald Trump and his appearance in Phoenix for two reasons: I thought much of what needed to be said was already written; and as an Arizonan, I went to the event with a pre-conceived bias. But then I realized, I had not been let down in my projected read of the rally.
Of course if the "short-fingered vulgarian" -- to borrow a Spy Magazine term of endearment for Mr. Trump -- runs as a Independent, then, as in 1992 (when Ross Perot stole huge numbers of the GOP vote), the Republicans don't have a prayer, no matter whom they run.
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip; Elevation gain: 1,050 ft.
To sum up, compared with most other states, this is the prospect facing a teacher in Arizona: relatively bigger classes with fewer resources for less take-home pay.
Here's a Brune family road trip tip: Good things often wait at the end of dirt roads. In this case, after a bumpy 13-mile drive on national forest roads, we reached the highest point on Arizona's Kaibab Plateau, a spot called Marble Viewpoint.