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Learning Curve

Learning Curve

Contrary idea, we know, but pole dancers should consider protective gear. Granted, chicas will look like Little Miss Sunshine while attempting sexy maneuvers on the pole, but check out these pole-dancing mishaps: Pole Mishap No. 1: Teacher, a little help? A would-be student in a pole-dancing workout class in New York is suing the gym […]

 Cecilia Rosales Ph.D.

Deeds of Love

Deeds of Love

All it takes is a simple run to the grocery store or pharmacy to be reminded that Valentine’s Day is here. Hearts galore everywhere! It’s hard to miss the shiny helium balloons, red roses, chocolate-covered confections, and last-minute “forget-me-nots” by the checkout counter. As a society, we’ve learned that giving a “little something” is an […]

 LPM Staff

Mayor Vernon Parker for Governor. Make that U.S. Congress … or perhaps Rachel Ray’s co-host

Mayor Vernon Parker for Governor. Make that U.S. Congress … or perhaps Rachel Ray’s co-host

Republican Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon B. Parker spent part of MLK day before TV cameras. He wasn’t talking about politics; he was on 3TV sharing his recipe for lump meat crab salad and plugging his forthcoming book, Eating Right. He told viewers the title also referred to politics – get it? Mildly funny. Turns out […]

 LPM Staff

Mirror, mirror: AZGOP launches Hispanic website

The State’s Republican Party launched a website last month to address “the issues and concerns of one of the state’s most dynamic and diverse communities.” Party Chairman Randy Pullen is optimistic about the effort, “Democrats have consistently taken [Hispanics’] votes for granted, and we share their feeling that our government has gotten seriously off track. Combined […]

 LPM Staff

Paulina Vazquez Morris for U.S. Congress

Paulina Vazquez Morris for U.S. Congress

Paulina Vazquez Morris has announced she is considering a run to seek the Republican nomination for Rep. John Shadegg’s congressional seat. Shadegg (R-AZ) announced last month he would serve out his current term, but wouldn’t seek reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives. “I’m humbled by the people encouraging me to run for the Congressional […]

 LPM Staff

It’s official: Rep. David Lujan for AG

It’s official: Rep. David Lujan for AG

Back in October we had reported that Arizona State Representative David Lujan was exploring the possibility of running for state attorney general. He has now formally announced his candidacy (www.davidlujan.com). Lujan, who has served as assistant attorney general, a prosecutor, and House minority leader, is currently serving his third term as state representative and second […]

 LPM Staff

Hone your skills at Piper Writers Studio

Hone your skills at Piper Writers Studio

Need help getting that novel or memoir started? Want to tap into your inner poet? Here’s your chance. The Piper Writers Studio at ASU offers its spring classes beginning this month. Writers of all levels can sharpen their skills in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction at in-person classes and workshops at the Piper Writers House on […]

 LPM Staff

New tradición: Tucson Festival of Books

New tradición: Tucson Festival of Books

Last year’s inaugural Tucson Festival of Books was a huge success, drawing a crowd of close to 50,000, with authors and book signings and readings scattered across the University of Arizona campus. This year’s event will be an even bigger hit as word gets around about this new Tucson tradition. Tucson Festival of Books is […]

 LPM Staff

Faces of America to air on PBS

Faces of America to air on PBS

The United States of America is supposedly the melting pot of the world, right? Right. Unfortunately, some tend to forget this. Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. (yes, the man who took part in the beer summit with President Obama), hosts Faces of America, a four-part series that asks, What made America? What makes us? With […]

 Gary Francisco Keller Ph.D.

Arte in the Arizona Aire

Arte in the Arizona Aire

’Tween the mountain chic of Santa Fe and the wannabe trendsetting of the City of Angels, where is there a critical mass of art galleries and a vibrant, creative community? In the Valley of the Sun, of course – Scottsdale and Phoenix! So it was destined and so it will be. What was less aparente […]

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