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After its hit immersive theater show “Curiouser & Curiouser,” which brought audience members an up-close-and-personal deep dive into the world of Alice’s puzzling world, TheaterWorks is launching “A Curiouser Nutcracker.”

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Downtown Glendale is ready to light it up for another holiday season.

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While the Peoria Night Market at Park West has been canceled for the season, Momma’s Organic Farmer’s Market continues at North Glendale’s Arrowhead Towne Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

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With the holiday season coming and big meals, sweets and more on the way, Abrazo Health notes it’s a good time to consider our risk for prediabetes.

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Evie Nguyen of Glendale is the first-place winner for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for  Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, with her charcoal piece “Mutual.” Nguyen is a 12th-grade student at Deer Valley High School in Glendale.

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After spending most of quarantine recording new songs, The Black Moods will return home to the Valley to perform as part of Volkstock on Saturday, Nov. 14, at Pleasant Harbor. 

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The ugly truth was laid bare when an international team of researchers ran their final model on plastic pollution in the Pacific. The results would reveal just how much the world would have to reduce plastic waste to prevent more than 8 million metric tons from entering the oceans, lakes and…

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A collection of Frank Sinatra reel-to-reel interviews, movies, signed letters, autographed photographs, art and other memorabilia honoring the legendary singer will be auctioned at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at EJ’s Auction & Appraisal.

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The Area Agency on Aging and the Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section of the State Bar of Arizona provide free consultation on developing living wills and health care power of attorney at the “Night of the Living Will” event on Saturday, Oct. 31.

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While many senior centers have been “locked down” for months during the COVID-19 pandemic, at Glencroft Center for Modern Aging in Glendale, seniors have been flying around the world—thanks to virtual reality.

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When the Arizona Broadway Theatre staff started planning for the fall, there was something they knew they needed to do—provide a place for patrons to see shows in person.

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Falls are a leading cause of serious injuries and death for older adults. But falls do not have to be  a “normal part of the aging process,” nor is dizziness or instability while standing or walking. 

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For decades, researchers have looked to human genetics for linkages to mental illness, such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Patterns of inheritance are murky, but it is clear that “stuff runs in families,” says Dr. Douglas Gray, a psychiatrist and researcher at the Univers…

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Have you ever been on the phone, and your heart sinks from the news you hear? I recently spoke with a mother on the phone whose 25-year-old son had relapsed; he just tested “hot” for opioids. The more I listened, the more my heart grew heavy for her and her situation. She is beside herself. …

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Glendale and Peoria gyms have reopened, but because of COVID-19, managers and members are playing it safe.

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Domestic violence shelters are critically important services, and victims often require support at all hours of the day. New Life Center, Arizona’s largest domestic violence shelter, launched a 24-hour mobile hotline this summer.

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Trumpet player Dan Reed and pianist Nicole Pesce will share the spotlight in a Bellevue Heights Church concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.

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In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the GFWC Glendale Woman’s Club hosted a Suffrage Centennial Mini Museum and play reading Aug. 26 at its Glendale clubhouse.

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As social distancing and isolation continue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many states across the country are reporting an increase in reported drug overdoses and suicides, including Arizona.

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The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences named Mike Harris one of its Silver Circle Society members. He will be honored at this year’s virtual Rocky Mountain Emmys Sept. 19.

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To the old saying, “You can’t win if you don’t play,” it can be added: “… and if you don’t claim your prize.”

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Though he started overseeing a district with over 37,000 students and more than 4,000 staff in the middle of a pandemic, Dr. Jason Reynolds is confident in the work he and his team plan to do.

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Though the young students were not able to fully experience the college’s Glendale labs and campus, a July 13-17 virtual version of Midwestern University’s annual Health Careers Institute provided an opportunity to explore a variety of health professions.

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As an events and entertainment company, Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations was hit by the coronavirus pandemic—and hit hard.

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Penny Perkins saved up and bought her first home for her and her three boys in February of this year. They were ecstatic to have their own pool, and she began looking for a pool fence right away. 

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Black Bottom Lighters singer Ryan Stilwell just wants to provide for his family. He knows he’s not different from anyone else, but he tells the story differently than others. 

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For many people who are deaf or hard of hearing, lip reading, facial expressions and body language are vital to communication, but protective face masks and remote work and school meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 have made it more difficult.

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Those planning to cool off with a trip to Lake Pleasant should be ready for a few changes.

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A Glendale resident who is the assistant director of the Maricopa County Department of Human Services is one of six women slated to be honored for their leadership by the Arizona chapter of an international women’s organization.

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Lorraine Zomok sees baking and cooking as therapy. When she was being treated for head and neck cancer, she wrapped herself in the warmth of cooking shows. Throughout the pandemic, meticulously making meals got her through the day.