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Maker Movement Continues To Grow In Phoenix Metro

As More Cities And Entrepreneurs See The Benefits Of Utilizing The Strengths Of Hackerspace Environments, Collaborative Environments Continue To Innovate And Inspire.

Cannabis Legalization Rally Set To Spark Sept. 3

Featured Is A Gathering In Support Of Marijuana Legalization, But Don’t Miss The Rest Of The Events: Including Art Sharing, Immigrant And Prison Rights As Well As A Free Dental Day.

Will Guayule Rubber Be A Boom Or Bust For Arizona?

After More Than A Century, The Desert Shrub May Soon Be Ready To Contribute Its Rubber To Automobile Tires And Possibly Other Applications With Arizona As The Nexus.

Suicide Prevention Benefit Concert At Crescent

Featured Is A Musical Gathering To Battle Suicide, Also, Homeless Activism, Job Skill Training, And A Celebration Of Women's Suffrage.

Video Game Expo Set To Buzz In Mesa

Vendors, Free Video Games, Auctions And RetroFest, An Homage To PowerFest Are Some Of The Biggest Highlights Of The Aug. 28 to 30 Event.

Neurologic Music Therapy Finds Rhythm In Phoenix

Founder Of Neurologic Music Therapy Services Of Arizona Discusses The Development and Burgeoning Acceptance Of The Treatment Used To Help Patients Suffering From Autism, Parkinson's And More.

Jimmy Carter Makes Arizona Visit To Sell Books

Consciousness Calendar July 29 to Aug. 12: Featured Is A Phoenix Metro Visit By A Former U.S. President, But Also A Food Not Bombs Musical Gathering, A Transit Information Meeting And More.

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Experience The Arts Of India In Phoenix At The MIM

Featured Is A Celebration Of Eastern Indian Culture, But Also Of Note Is Rock Performances, Local Radio Marathons, Art Events And Even An Appearance In The Phoenix Metro By Cheech Marin.

Lunch With Lebowitz, Fran Lebowitz

The Humor Columnist Meets With The Real To Reel Guys At The Russian Tea Room For A Talk That Is Literary, Humorous And Definitely NOT Tragic.

Playboy Was All About The Music

Much More Than Just Monthly Nude Centerfolds, Playboy, As Chronicled In A New Book, Heavily Influenced Popular Entertainment, And Especially Music And Comedy.

Diana Krall Also Teams With St. Mary's Food Bank

Featured Is Yet Another National Artist Helping Out The Nation's First Food Bank: Also Featured Is New Theatre Events, Musical Good Times And More.

Before Barbara Walters, There Was Rona Barrett

The Grand Dame Of Gossip In The 1960s Paved The Way For Walters And The Succeeding Generations Of Journalists That Followed In Her Footsteps.

Ritchie, Cavill, Triumph In U.N.C.L.E.

Partially Thanks To Setting The Drama In Cold War Battlefronts In The 1960s, The Film Is Both Accessible And Well Made By Director Ritchie.

Golden Memories From Janis Paige

Unlike Many Others Who Were Products Of The Studio System, Paige Praises The Way Actors And Films Were Created, Because They Allowed Artists To Work While Honing Their Craft.

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Mesa's Benedectine U Plans 100-Inning Ballgame

In Launching The Softball Program For The Mesa Campus, Coach Decided On A Unique Fundraiser That Will Also Feature Softball-Related Activities And Some Appearances By Political Figures.

Welter Hire A Stunt If She Doesn't Stay For Season

The Cardinals And Welter Deserve To Be Lauded, But If She Doesn't Make The Regular-Season Staff, Then The Appearance Of Good Intentions Will Be Washed Away By The Truth.

Daryl Washington's Fate Is A Punch In The Face For Cards

The Player's Past Actions Have Resulted In Drug And Domestic Violence Suspensions, And Even If He Is Becomes A Member Of The Squad In 2015, He Will Negatively Impact The Team And Society.

LaRussa, Dbacks Brain Trust Pushing The Right Buttons

With Performances Indicative Of A Young, Hungry Team, The 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks Have Been Properly Motivated Through Guile And Cunning — And Perhaps The Tomas Experiment Was More About Lamb.

Cactus League Nixes Value, Loses Relevance

Beyond The Recent Hubbub Over The Loss Of Small-Town Intimacy That Was The Hallmark Of Arizona's Spring Training Experience Is The Simple Fact A Better Baseball Experience Is To Be Had At Other Venues With Other Teams.

Dragic Fiasco Is A Major Failure For Phoenix Suns

It Seems The Relationship Between The Slovenian Guard And The Front Office Is Broken, But Why? Also, Fitz Signs With The Cardinals Again And The Arizona Diamondbacks Will Soon See If Stewart And LaRussa Can Run An Organization.

NFL Domestic Violence Saga: Follow The Money

Despite What The NFL, Team Owners, And Players Say, Fixing The Off-Field Violence Problem Is Not As Important As Winning, Selling Merchandise And Signing Billion-Dollar Television Deals.

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Why Did the Peahen Cross the Road?

After Running Into A Wayward Peahen, A Writer Ponders Her Safety And The Intentions Of The Bird Before Finding Salvation From A Colorful Couple.

MTM Exclusive: João Cerqueira

When Jesus of Nazareth comes back to Earth — maybe for the third time, maybe not — he finds that not all of those known as his most dedicated followers see things from a similar point-of-view.

Four Festivals Fold In Favor Of Touring Mega-Spectacle

Coachella, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo, And Austin City Limits Will Be Closing Up Shop As Of 2017 And Changing The Format Of American Music Festivals Forever.

Fiction And Satire Prime Cuts 2014

Complementing Our News And Features, The Modern Times Magazine Fiction and Satire Section Provides Comic Relief To The Real Stories That Aren’t Really So Funny But Are Best Tackled By Entertainment.

Marvel Fiction Finalists Unleash Their Powers

The Stories Are In And With Much Joy, Excitement, And Laughter, Modern Times Magazine Is Proud To Release The Two Finalists That Will Have The Chance To Win Two Free Passes To The Marvel Experience.

Arizona GOP Looks To UFC For New House Rules

In The Shadow Of The State Capitol Building Friday, New Arizona Speaker Of The House David Gowan Introduced Local Ultimate Fighting Championship Competitors That Made A Neck Chop More Potent Than A Piggyback Bill.

The Sun Also Sets: Or, Living In Phoenix In Summertime?

Local Writer Takes Us On A Trip Through Some Of The Sights And Sounds Available In The Phoenix Metro When Its Hot — And What We Adore, Bemoan And Find Jocular — In A Partly Fictional Tale.

New: 'Crashing In The Darkness'

As The Summer Comes To An End, Modern Times Magazine Presents A Collection of Short Stories And Poems — This Weeks Addition By Danny Valdez.

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Deep Thoughts: Is My Boyfriend The Prettier One?

When Considering Whether To Enter A Relationship With A Hunky Guy, Should A Gal Consider What Impact His Hotness Will Have On Her Psyche?

One On One With George Burns

In The Third And Final Chapter About The Reel To Real Guys' Interview History With George Burns, The Hollywood Legend Talks Lamb Chops, The St. Paul Orpheum And More.

Stereotypical USA: Why Shylock Dominates Cinema

A Professor And Author Explores How In Feature Films And The Small Screen, Hollywood Reinforces Anti-Semitic Stereotypes Even When It Helps To Devalue The True Message.

Going DARK Over GMOs

With Recent Passage In The U.S. House, A Bill That Will Require Labeling Is Catching Flak From Some Quarters Due To Not Requiring Mandatory Labeling For Genetically Modified Organisms.

Catching George Burns Between Puffs

In The Second Of A Three-Part Series, Two Entertainment Journalists Recount The Tale Of How They Managed To Secure An Interview With One Of The Grandest Kings Of Comedy.

Hunting George Burns, Comedy’s Elder Statesman

The Iconic Leader Of The First Wave Of Comedy In The Electronic Age Is Pursued By A Pair Of Entertainment Journalists In The First Part Of A Series About How They Secured An Interview With The Legend.

Steve Lawrence Moves On Without Eydie

The Former Star For the Stars Recently Celebrated His 80th Birthday Without His Equally Talented And Renowned Wife, Eydie Gorme By His Side.

Crazy Cat Lady, Hyperreal Mix

Dreams Of Hypoallergenic Cats By One Who Is Allergic In Order To Connect To The Natural World That Is At Times Lost In Our Modern World.

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