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2009-08-20 12:29:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A special screening of Shooting Beauty, which won the Cox Audience Award at the 2009 Phoenix Film Festival, will take place on Thursday, September 17th at 7:00pm at the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre. All proceeds from the event will benefit UCP of Central Arizona and the Phoenix Film Foundation, two non-profit organizations in Central Arizona. Tickets for the film screening are $12 and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/77317 or by calling...

2008-09-27 00:00:25

By David Miller While it certainly feels like the Middle East in Mesa during the summer, it was the look of the East Valley that attracted the major Hollywood production "The Kingdom" in 2006. In that intense action vehicle, stars Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner crouched for cover as deafening explosions rocked what appeared to be a Saudi Arabian expressway. Only they were actually blowing up our own windswept freeway. And while hosting that movie hasn't morphed Arizona into...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.