Northeast Valley News

Pacific Standard opens doors for women in film

Tab Sylvester, A&E/Social Media Editor

April 8, 2015

In an industry still dominated by men, major roles for women in film are few and far between. That’s why in 2012, actress and producer Reese Witherspoon decided to create her own production company because, in her words, “women...

North Mississippi Osborne lights up Crescent Ballroom

North Mississippi Allstars guitarist Luther Dickinson plays during a concert at Phoenix's Crescent Ballroom.

Jeremy Beren, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2015

Tempe Arts Fest features distinct variety of attractions

Hannah Cook, Managing Editor

March 28, 2015

The air on Mill Avenue in Tempe is filled with the smell of kettle corn, cotton candy and the sound of musicians and performers during the 28th annual Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts. From March 27 to March 29, Mill Avenue...

87th Academy Awards Recap

Geoffrey Young, Reporter

March 13, 2015

Neil Patrick Harris’ 87th Oscar Award show out of Hollywood, California, came and went with mixed results. Despite the one time Tony and Emmy award show host‘s charismatic approach to the prestigious event, it was to no avai...

Phoenix gears up for 6th Annual ‘Carnival do Brasil’

Isabel Menzel, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Brazil is legendary for its annual Carnival festival, and now you can experience the high energy event close to home. On March. 21, ‘Carnival Do Brazil,’ hosted by Afro Baile, will return for its sixth consecutive year. ...

“Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” allows you to have the time of your life

Samantha Smith, Reporter

March 11, 2015

"Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage" is a new experience that has brought the beloved film to stages across the country. Set in the summer of 1963, "Dirty Dancing" tells the story of 18-year-old Frances “Baby” Houseman...

Arabian Horse Show completes 60th year

Christopher Hunter, Reporter

February 23, 2015

The 60th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show concluded yesterday at West World in Scottsdale. It was a great event for the whole family, and fun for everyone, novice to horse-lover. “This is kind of like ground-zero for...

Magic in the Valley

Samantha Hernandez, Reporter

February 22, 2015

“Accio more funding,” Ben Stratton exclaims onstage while in character as Albus Dumbledore. The context is Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwarts, attending a PTA meeting. Potted Potter, written by Daniel Clarkson and Jeff...

Beck, St. Vincent win big at Grammys

Geoffrey Young, Reporter

February 22, 2015

The 57th Grammy Awards show, hosted for the fourth time by LL Cool J, was held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. Last year’s Grammy Awards generated overly positive reviews; highlights included 33 homosexual couples we...

Arizona Comic Con has unique attractions

Geoffrey Young, Reporter

February 21, 2015

Comic celebrities, artists and creators are scheduled to attend the Phoenix Convention Center for the Amazing Arizona Comic Con on Feb. 13-15. The event is being hosted once again at the Phoenix Convention Center, with pric...

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