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National Day Of Climate Action Also Hits PHX Oct. 14

Featured Are A Candlelight Vigil For Climate Day Of Actions As Well As Protests Over Joe Arpaio, An Eye Contact Event, Rainbow Festival And Many Other Thought Provoking Events.

More Arizonans Face Unemployment

Despite National Trends That Reveal A Growing Economy, Arizonans Have Experienced Renewed Challenges In The Job Market As Unemployment Rate Rises.

Talk Black Lives Matter Oct. 6 At ASU

Consciousness Calendar Sept. 23 to Oct. 7: Speak To An On-Stage Activist, Academics, But Also Featured Are History, Culture, Nature, And Community Events.

Amnesty International Tempe Hosts Event Sept. 20

Featured Is A Human Rights Event, But Also Included Are Networking Mixers, A Cannabis Discussion, Constitution Day Events And Much More.

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.

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Vincente Minnelli Wore A Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Man Who Not Only Created Some Of The Biggest Musicals Of The 1940s, But Also Brought Van Gogh To The Silver Screen, Discusses His Cinematic Creations And Also Mentions A Woman Named Garland.

Kathryn Grayson Was An Octave Above The Rest

The Former MGM Contract Player Talks With The Reel To Real Guys About The Glory Days Of Hollywood, Singing With Mario Lanza And Her Experiences With Frank Sinatra.

Remember John Lennon At MIM Oct. 9

Consciousness Calendar Oct. 1 to 14: Featured Is A Celebration Of The Former Beatle On What Would Have Been His 75th Birthday, But Also Included Are Theatrical, Musical, And Many More Great Events.

All The Best Lines: Lunch With Al Hirschfeld

The Legendary Caricaturist Not Only Caught The Essence Of The Stars From The Classic Generation Of Hollywood Stars, His Work Has Also Become A Celebrated Snapshot Of An Era.

Phil Hartman: Comedy As Tragedy

The Legendary Funnyman Created A Career Of Comedic Brilliance That Was Interrupted By A Useless Act Of Domestic Violence.

Free Arts And Culture In Downtown Phoenix Oct. 3

Featured Is A Celebration Of Art And Culture In Downtown Phoenix, But Also On Tap Are Appearances by Wynton Marsalis, Foo Fighters, Comedic Puppets And Much More.

Remembering Crazy Swayze

The Actor-Dancer's Self-Described Perfect Life Was, At Times, Just As Thrilling And Adventurous Behind The Scenes Of His Blockbuster Films As It Was On The Silver Screen.

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Arizona Cardinals Need To Replace Carson Palmer

Although The Quarterback Is Having A Stellar Season, There Can Be Little Doubt That He Will Eventually Succumb To Father Time And The Team Needs To Have His Successor In The Fold Before That Happens.

Paralympic Rugby Athletes Transcend Disability

The Only Contact-Filled Adaptive Sport Came To The Phoenix Metro To Select The Team That Will Need To Win An Upcoming, Pressure Packed, South American Tournament.

Mesa's Benedictine 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.

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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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Why Does The U.S. Govt. Kill Like A Crazed Gunman?

A Proud Gun Owner Reflects On President Obama's Call For Gun Control Despite A Seemingly Unabashed Governmental Policy Of Killing Foreign Civilians.

Gitmo Trials Stalled By A Phone Call To Yemen

When The Defense Team Of Ramzi bin al Shibh Made What They Thought Was A Harmless Call To Their Client’s Brother In 2013, It Set In Motion Delays That Have Led To A Broken System.

Copyright Battle Looms Over Music Industry

A Bill Winding Through The Long Roads Of The U.S. Congress Aims To Rewrite Copyright Rules That Have Become Increasingly Dated With The Development Of Music Streaming Services.

Pope Boosts Immigration On U.S. Trip

First Pope From Latin America Becomes An Advocate For Immigrants During His First Trip To The United States.

10 Reasons To Love And Hate Listicles

Taking A Cue From Thousands Of Other Websites Throughout The Globe, We Have Accepted A Top Ten List From A Talented Writer, But Beware As It Is Not Your Typical Listicle.

Disneyland Or Dismaland?

With All Due Respect To Banksy, The Original Disneylands Are Enough Of A Nightmarish, Apocalyptic Scene Than Anything The Renowned Graffiti Artist Can Pull Off.

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?

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