Arts & Culture

Roden Crater
President Barack Obama awarded 22 people National Medals of Arts and Humanities earlier this week. One of the honorees was the elusive Flagstaff visual artist James Turrell.
August 04, 2014
In the early 1900s brothers Emery and Ellsworth Kolb saw an economic opportunity at the Grand Canyon. But it didn’t come without constant determination, much like the Kolb Studio itself, which has clung to the side of the Grand Canyon for more than a century.
July 17, 2014
Eating healthy can be tough, not to mention expensive. For many, fatty fast foods are more accessible than a nutritious meal. But communities across the country are trying to change that.
July 16, 2014
For many Native American communities, the passion for basketball goes back generations. But to advance past the high school arenas, kids need competition and exposure to scouts, something that can be hard to find for those in isolated communities.
July 07, 2014
Tito Torbellino
A public memorial service is scheduled this evening for Phoenix-born banda musician, Tito Torbellino. He was gunned down in Mexico last week.
June 03, 2014
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spent Friday morning hiking to the ruins of a 19th century bed and breakfast nestled in the Organ Mountains of southern New Mexico.
May 23, 2014
President Obama will designate a new national monument in New Mexico this week, according to a White House official. The landscape features a craggy mountain range 40 miles north of the Mexican border.
May 19, 2014
On the streets of Carlsbad, N.M., it's hard to miss an RV lit up with Christmas lights and plastered with hundreds of stickers.
May 19, 2014
There’s a trend catching on with teenagers in Southern Arizona that is making their English teachers happy. Poetry — spoken word poetry — has a growing following in high schools there.
April 30, 2014
The United States ban on commercial ban on ivory will be strictly enforced starting in June. Musicians must decide if they're willing to risk travel outside the U.S. and having their instruments confiscated upon their return home.
April 29, 2014


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