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Images Arizona Podcast

Images Arizona Podcast

By Images Arizona

Images Arizona Podcast celebrates the outstanding work of individuals who contribute to a vibrant, creative and caring community in Arizona. Topics range from live music, dance and theater to art exhibits, cultural events and the many amazing artists, nonprofit organizations and innovative businessowners who make the state such a remarkably special place to live, work and play.
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Raindrops on Roses

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Raindrops on Roses
Raindrops on Roses
Arizona Opera actors Jonathan and Cadie J. Bryan discuss why stories like “The Sound of Music” are so eternal.
06:23
January 06, 2023
Neglected Notes
Neglected Notes
MusicaNova Orchestra music director Warren Cohen discusses the many different reasons why a piece of music may have become lost in the annals of history.
05:09
January 06, 2023
In the Wright Light
In the Wright Light
Photographer Andrew Pielage discusses the role light plays in the artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.
05:15
December 05, 2022
From Horses to Horsepower
From Horses to Horsepower
Arizona Concours d'Elegance co-directors Ed Winkler and Chuck Stanford discuss the aerodynamic history of the automobile.
05:57
December 05, 2022
Janeen and Michael Damian ('Falling for Christmas')
Janeen and Michael Damian ('Falling for Christmas')
Filmmakers Janeen and Michael Damian discuss their new Netflix holiday movie “Falling for Christmas.”
14:50
December 03, 2022
Ready, Set, GLOW!
Ready, Set, GLOW!
ABC's hit decorating competition series, “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” returns for its landmark 10th season Monday, Nov. 28th with a premiere episode that features a Scottsdale home decked out to resemble a sprawling gingerbread house, equipped with bedazzled wooden candy cutouts, 250,000 lights, bubble machines, video projections, CO2 jets, pyrotechnics and more.
09:44
November 19, 2022
Holidays with Our Heroes
Holidays with Our Heroes
Tarra Matyas describes the feeling that you can expect to experience during the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
05:21
November 05, 2022
Reason for the Season
Reason for the Season
Coolwater Christian Church pastor Rick Gates remarks on the true meaning of Christmas.
06:12
November 04, 2022
Christmas Caravan
Christmas Caravan
Anthem resident and business owner David Coleman comments on the many creative ways in which the community's holiday light cruise participants decorate their off-road vehicles and why the annual event means so much to him.
03:29
November 03, 2022
Staging Christmas
Staging Christmas
Tempe resident Cheryl Schaar discusses her career in theater and the “wonderful” appeal of Don Bluth Front Row Theater’s intimate setting.
04:45
November 02, 2022
Iconic Instruments
Iconic Instruments
The Musical Instrument Museum's curator for USA/Canada, Rich Walter, provides a preview of the breathtaking objects exhibited in the museum’s Rediscover Treasures gallery.
06:24
November 01, 2022
The Truth is Out There
The Truth is Out There
Former Phoenix Mutual UFO Network state director Jim Mann discusses all things extraterrestrial.
19:47
October 15, 2022
The Literate Foodies Holiday Handbook
The Literate Foodies Holiday Handbook
Co-facilitated by Dana Rakinic and Jan Kruse, Literate Foodies meets the first Monday of each month at Desert Foothills Library to discuss topics at the intersection of food and literature. On Nov. 7, Literate Foodies will discuss Sean Sherman’s “The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen,” which introduces readers to recipes from a number of different tribal cultures across the United States. Among the dishes that are expected to make up the meeting’s menu is wild rice pilaf with wild mushrooms, roasted chestnuts and dried cranberries — a side that would be a welcome addition to any holiday feast.
05:10
October 02, 2022
Brass Roots
Brass Roots
This season, Salt River Brass welcomes its new musical director, Julie Desbordes — a multidimensional conductor who creates experiences that move performers and listeners alike, often spotlighting music by contemporary and under-represented composers.
05:55
October 01, 2022
Bronze Have More Fun
Bronze Have More Fun
Exhibited and sold locally at Sue Bickerdyke Interiors in Carefree, wildlife bronze sculptor Bryce Pettit’s work has amassed a passionate following, with collectors eager to be among the first to discover the artist’s latest creations.
03:37
September 30, 2022
Canal Creations
Canal Creations
This year, to celebrate and commemorate Canal Convergence’s decennial, Scottsdale-based artist and designer Jeff Zischke will unveil a new work that he calls “SunDrops” — which is just one of 12 large-scale public artworks created by artists from around the world for the free, 10-night event scheduled for Nov. 4–13 at the Scottsdale Waterfront.
05:30
September 29, 2022
Jim Sherbert's American West
Jim Sherbert's American West
Last year, Jim Sherbert launched a monthly lecture series at Holland Community Center featuring a broad spectrum of Americana topics — from sports, banking and politics to Native American culture, the supreme court and wars. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Sherbert will share his insights about the history of the American West.
01:34
September 28, 2022
Screen Scene: See How They Run
Screen Scene: See How They Run
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Sept. 16, “See How They Run” is sparingly sprinkled with only a few light laughs and trudges along a story that has more forks in the road than it knows what to do with.
03:12
September 14, 2022
Screen Scene: Confess Fletch
Screen Scene: Confess Fletch
Playing in theaters and streaming on digital and on demand beginning Friday, Sept. 16, “Confess, Fletch” may appeal to fans of Gregory Mcdonald’s 11-book series but ultimately fails to live up to the two late 80s films starring comedian Chevy Chase that preceded it.
03:59
September 12, 2022
Screen Scene: Clerks III
Screen Scene: Clerks III
Playing exclusively in theaters courtesy of Fathom Events Sept. 13 through 18, “Clerks III” is as much an emotionally satisfying and comical conclusion to the “Clerks” trilogy as it is a soul-stirring lens into friendship, aging and existentialism.
03:19
September 10, 2022
Screen Scene: Pinocchio
Screen Scene: Pinocchio
Streaming exclusively on Disney+ beginning Thursday, Sept. 8, "Pinocchio" is a magical piece of moviemaking that is guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings and leave your cheeks warped with tears as you reconnect with your inner child and are reinvigorated with a belief that dreams really can come true when you wish upon a star.
04:39
September 08, 2022
Helping Hands
Helping Hands
On behalf of nonprofit volunteer management organization HandsOn Greater Phoenix, Theresa Martinez discusses the many ways that individuals can give back to their community.
07:17
September 04, 2022
Images Immersive: Ghost Town
Images Immersive: Ghost Town
Listen to this binaural audio track as you delve into Images Arizona's October photo essay to heighten your hair-raising exploration of Eerie, Arizona. Cover photo by Robert Elenbaas.
07:49
September 01, 2022
Screen Scene: Gigi & Nate
Screen Scene: Gigi & Nate
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Sept. 2, "Gigi & Nate's" primate star is undoubtedly adorable but the film ultimately feels like an unaffecting Cliff’s Notes version of the true story on which it is based.
03:42
August 31, 2022
Crime Comics
Crime Comics
Phoenix resident Mitch Gerads discusses his career as a comic book illustrator, through which he aspires to bring humanity and realism to the superhuman and unreal.
15:21
August 28, 2022
Screen Scene (Aug. 26, 2022)
Screen Scene (Aug. 26, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "The Invitation," "Breaking," "Samaritan," "Me Time" and "Lost Ollie."
06:12
August 26, 2022
Screen Scene: Breaking
Screen Scene: Breaking
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Aug. 26, "Breaking" is an insightful indictment of our country’s veterans affairs system with respect to not only mental health issues but also the lack of support in general thereby giving viewers a lot to both think about and feel.
04:09
August 25, 2022
Jumping Jackrabbits
Jumping Jackrabbits
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum curator Will Bruner discusses the various species of rabbits and hares that are native to Arizona.
13:13
August 21, 2022
Screen Scene (Aug. 19, 2022)
Screen Scene (Aug. 19, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Beast," "Orphan: First Kill," "Look Both Ways" and "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law."
05:06
August 19, 2022
Screen Scene: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
Screen Scene: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
Streaming exclusively on Disney+ beginning Thursday, Aug. 18, “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” should be essential viewing for any Marvel fan and, thanks to its clever nods to legal dramedies like “Ally McBeal,” is even worth a look for those who may not be into the whole superhero genre.
03:40
August 17, 2022
Dinosaurs in the Desert
Dinosaurs in the Desert
Dr. Robert McCord discusses the Arizona Museum of Natural History, for which he serves as curator of paleontology.
09:42
August 14, 2022
Screen Scene (Aug. 12, 2022)
Screen Scene (Aug. 12, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Fall," "Mack & Rita," "Day Shift," "13: The Musical," "Secret Headquarters," "I Love My Dad" and "Five Days at Memorial."
06:40
August 12, 2022
Screen Scene: Mack & Rita
Screen Scene: Mack & Rita
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Aug. 12, “Mack and Rita” sweetly and comedically encourages audiences to embrace their true selves rather than succumbing to the pressures to be whatever the world wants them to be while fully utilizing star Diane Keaton’s unique talent for being inherently authentic.
04:32
August 11, 2022
Images Immersive: Page/Lake Powell
Images Immersive: Page/Lake Powell
Join Joseph J. Airdo on a binaural audio adventure that includes a paddleboard expedition on Lake Powell and a sunset hike to nearby Horseshoe Bend.
16:00
August 07, 2022
Screen Scene (Aug. 5, 2022)
Screen Scene (Aug. 5, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Bullet Train," "Prey," "Luck," "Wedding Season" and "They/Them."
06:52
August 05, 2022
Screen Scene: Prey
Screen Scene: Prey
Streaming exclusively on Hulu beginning Friday, Aug. 5, “Prey” very effectively keeps viewers on the edge of their seats with a story that blends primal survival with carnal bloodshed.
03:09
August 04, 2022
Wonderfully Wild
Wonderfully Wild
Kristy Morcom discusses Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park, for which she serves as director of media relations.
10:51
July 31, 2022
Screen Scene (July 29, 2022)
Screen Scene (July 29, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "13 Lives," "DC League of Super-Pets," "Vengeance," "Not Okay," "Honor Society," "Purple Hearts," "Uncoupled," "Keep Breathing" and "The Resort."
09:31
July 29, 2022
Screen Scene: Not Okay
Screen Scene: Not Okay
Streaming exclusively on Hulu beginning Friday, July 29, “Not Okay” is a fascinating character study. Just don’t go into it expecting to laugh at someone else’s transgressions or be made to feel any better about your own.
03:32
July 28, 2022
Screen Scene: Vengeance
Screen Scene: Vengeance
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, July 29, “Vengeance” is a highly entertaining, heartfelt comedic mystery that will keep you laughing, guessing and sincerely invested in the lives of its colorful characters.
03:46
July 27, 2022
Astronomical Arizona
Astronomical Arizona
Dr. Jeffrey Hall discusses all things astronomy — including Flagstaff’s Lowell Observatory, for which he serves as executive director.
19:08
July 24, 2022
Screen Scene (July 22, 2022)
Screen Scene (July 22, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Nope" and "The Gray Man."
03:24
July 22, 2022
Fly Bye
Fly Bye
Two years ago, Sam Fox opened a pop-up kitchen in Phoenix called Fly Bye, serving Detroit-style pan pizza, crispy chicken tenders and more. Now, the restaurant has opened its second location at Desert Ridge Marketplace, bringing the much-buzzed-about cheesy pan pizza with a caramelized crust and buttermilk-dipped, hand-breaded chicken tenders to the North Valley.
02:41
July 17, 2022
Screen Scene (July 15, 2022)
Screen Scene (July 15, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Where the Crawdads Sing," "Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank," "Don't Make Me Go" and "Resident Evil."
06:04
July 15, 2022
Drives & Destinations
Drives & Destinations
Marjorie Magnusson, media relations manager for the Arizona Office of Tourism, discusses the various drives and destinations available for your summer road trip across Arizona.
14:20
July 10, 2022
Screen Scene (July 8, 2022)
Screen Scene (July 8, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Thor: Love and Thunder," "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On," "Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between," "Black Bird" and "Maggie."
07:07
July 08, 2022
Biggest Bang for the Buck
Biggest Bang for the Buck
Pyrotechnician Steve Barnes discusses what goes into the stellar fireworks displays that go hand-in-hand with the Independence Day holiday.
06:17
July 03, 2022
Screen Scene (July 1, 2022)
Screen Scene (July 1, 2022)
Imaged Podcast previews "Minions: The Rise of Gru," "The Terminal List" and "Baymax."
04:04
July 01, 2022
On the Bounce
On the Bounce
Having spent six years documenting combat operations in Afghanistan, war correspondent Robert L. Cunningham teamed up with author Steven Hartov to publish “Afghanistan: On the Bounce,” a photographic examination of the life of deployed U.S. service members.
20:57
June 26, 2022
Screen Scene (June 24, 2022)
Screen Scene (June 24, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Elvis," "The Black Phone," "The Man from Toronto" and "Man vs. Bee."
04:36
June 24, 2022
A Soldier's Best Friend
A Soldier's Best Friend
Retired special warfare operator Jimmy Hatch founded nonprofit organization Spike’s K9 Fund, which exists to enhance the training, care and preservation of working dogs.
09:04
June 19, 2022
Screen Scene (June 17, 2022)
Screen Scene (June 17, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Lightyear," "First Love," "Father of the Bride," "Spiderhead," "Cha Cha Real Smooth," "Jerry and Marge Go Large," "God's Favorite Idiot" and "The Summer I Turned Pretty."
09:09
June 17, 2022
Screen Scene (June 10, 2022)
Screen Scene (June 10, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Jurassic World Dominion" and "Ms. Marvel."
04:22
June 10, 2022
Screen Scene (May 27, 2022)
Screen Scene (May 27, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Top Gun: Maverick" and "The Bob's Burgers Movie."
03:36
May 27, 2022
Screen Scene (May 20, 2022)
Screen Scene (May 20, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers" and "Angelyne."
04:01
May 20, 2022
Screen Scene (May 13, 2022)
Screen Scene (May 13, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Firestarter," "Senior Year" and "Candy."
04:25
May 13, 2022
Screen Scene (May 6, 2022)
Screen Scene (May 6, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness," "The Staircase" and "The Pentaverate."
05:30
May 06, 2022
Painting Outside the Lines
Painting Outside the Lines
The March issue of Images Arizona features a story titled Painting Outside the Lines about contemporary artist Niki Woehler, whose extraordinary work will be showcased during a March 17 artist’s reception at Grace Renee Gallery in Carefree. While preparing for his January 2022 interview with this incredibly talented artist, writer Joseph J. Airdo discovered that their paths had crossed before — when, exactly six years ago, she appeared as an in-studio guest on Breakthrough Entertainment, a local talk radio show for which he served as producer and co-host alongside Dave Isaac and Tricia Urteaga.
19:50
February 16, 2022
Baking Spirits Bright
Baking Spirits Bright
As co-owners and head decorators of Geek Desserts, a home-based bakery offering high-quality and delicious cakes, cookies and more, Rebecca Hauger and Mara Hodge find that Christmastime provides the perfect opportunity for the creativity to flow out from their mixing bowls. They share their top tips to bake spirits bright this holiday season.
17:08
November 12, 2021
Festive Furnishings
Festive Furnishings
Three of Arizona's top decorating experts - Heather Lundervold, Maureen Connolly and Joi Prater - share their top tips for using beautiful trees, wreaths, garlands and other festive furnishings to make this holiday season as merry and bright as possible.
17:07
November 06, 2021
Season's Eatings
Season's Eatings
Images Arizona’s food writer Francine Coles, founder of The Fancy Pants Kitchen, discusses her top cooking and entertaining tips for this year’s Thanksgiving feast — including her recipe for apple crostatas.
35:03
October 15, 2021
Sandcastle of Secrets
Sandcastle of Secrets
Known endearingly as the Mystery Castle, Boyce Luther Gully’s ingenious creation that appears to have been materialized right out of a fairy tale is among Arizona’s most amazing architectural achievements. Today, visitors travel from all over the world to tour the fantastic framework, which is located in the foothills of South Mountain Park.
10:13
October 15, 2021
Affectual Abracadabra
Affectual Abracadabra
Magician Chris Rose recently founded Magicians on Mission, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to boosting the morale and emotional health of American service members deployed overseas — our nation's heroes — by recruiting the best magicians across North America to meaningfully connect, convey gratitude and cultivate lasting relationships with them.
11:22
October 09, 2021
Musical Marathon Man
Musical Marathon Man
Arizona resident Lee Perreira is much more than just a blues-infused rock ‘n’ roll musician. The singer-songwriter is also the founder of 16 X 16, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in our community — all while inspiring others.
17:56
September 19, 2021
Stick to the Music
Stick to the Music
For the past 37 years, Anthem resident Steve Adelson has played a key part in the evolution and exposure of the Chapman Stick - an electric musical instrument that is used to play bass lines, melody lines, chords or textures. Designed as a fully polyphonic chordal instrument, the Chapman Stick covers several of these musical parts simultaneously.
09:03
September 19, 2021