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Emily Horne

About Emily Horne

Emily Horne is an intern for AZ Big Media and an undergraduate studying creative writing and anthropology at Arizona State University. After college she hopes to pursue a career in writing.

Top 5 Musicals That Represent An Era

Musicals
May 1, 2011 by in Lists

America is well known for its musicals. They are not only entertaining, but are a glimpse into the history of the United States as well. Here are the top five that have the most to say about America’s intriguing history: 5. 42nd Street Based on the novel of the same name, this 1933 film is… Read More →

AZ News Roundup – Events

AZ News Roundup, Events

Welcome to the AZ News Roundup for April 18th This week we are focusing on events in Arizona. Some are coming up soon and others have already passed with great success. Tempe Company to Host “Green” Earth Day Event In celebration of Earth Day, Renewal by Andersen of Phoenix will host its third annual in-store… Read More →

Arizona Spa Girls Hosts 6th Annual Summer Spaaah Series

Summer Spaaah Series, Willow Stream
April 19, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Events | Healthcare

For those interested in having a unique spa experience this summer, Arizona Spa Girls is soon hosting their 6th annual Summer Spaaah Series from May 6th to August 12th. The event series has six separate events to choose from, one of which spans two days at the Mii amo Spa at the Enchantment Resort in… Read More →

Charity Charms Gives To Japan Disaster Relief With Eco-Friendly Bracelets

Charity Charms, Helping Hand For Japan
April 14, 2011 by in Business News | Events | Green | Small Biz

Since the devastating events of March 11th, there has been a global effort to help Japan in its time of need. Organizations were immediately formed, each with the intent to provide assistance and resources for the people of Japan. There is still much to be done, however, which is why the Arizona-based retail store Charity… Read More →

AZ News Roundup – Health & Wellness

AZ News Health

Welcome to the AZ News Roundup for April 4th This week we are focusing on information and services offered for the health and wellness of Arizona residence both in and outside the medical field. They cover resources and information that help improve the mental and physical health of many.   BODY WORLDS & The Brain… Read More →

AZ News Roundup – Business Innovations

AZ News

Welcome to the AZ News Roundup for March 29th This week, we focused our list on the provision of innovative services or products to the Arizona community. Companies are offering new technologies, environments and improvements on past products to promote efficiency and productivity to both businesses and consumers. New Innovative Directory Service Virtualdex is an… Read More →

A Journey of Flavor at Oliveo Grill

Oliveo Greek Kouzina By Rachel Horne
March 29, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Dining

I have been to my fair share of restaurants that have served Mediterranean or, more specifically, Greek food. So I can say with confidence what I do and do not like about what I have sampled throughout the years. The most important aspect for me is the flavor. It has to have the right amount… Read More →

AZ News Roundup – Businesses Giving Back

AZ News

Welcome to the first installment of our weekly AZ News Roundup. Every Friday, AZNow.Biz will be sharing a list of Arizona headlines that have grabbed our attention throughout the week to help keep you informed about what’s going on in our state. For this first week, we are focusing on news concerning businesses and organizations… Read More →

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Hosts Charity Event

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Concert
March 9, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Events

From April 29 to May 1, music lovers are gathering together in the Phoenix area to “party with a purpose” at the 8th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival (MMMF). “We started it as a charity element to our construction company Wespac,” says John Largay, founder of MMMF. “We quickly realized it was a three-legged stool:… Read More →

Intriguing Reads: Memoirs, Diaries And Biographies To Read

Girl reading book, Photo: Flickr, o5com
February 27, 2011 by in Blogs | Lists | Travel

1. The Diary of a Young Girl Author: Anne Frank “Riches, prestige, everything can be lost. But happiness in your own heart can only be dimmed; it will always be there, as long as you live, to make you happy again.” Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and sole survivor of the family, recovered his daughter’s… Read More →

Clean Air Cab Brings New Charity to Arizona Streets

Photos: Clean Air Cab, LLC
February 25, 2011 by in Blogs | Green

Many Phoenix-area consumers can now go green as well as give to charity simply by calling a cab. Clean Air Cab, based in Mesa, has partnered with Phoenix Children’s Hospital to donate $1 of every fare from their charity cab. This vehicle is uniquely wrapped in a Phoenix Children’s theme for the charity. Clean Air… Read More →

Local Non-Profit, Phoenix Public Market, Offers Food Connections

Produce
February 9, 2011 by in Green | Small Biz

All across Arizona, communities are growing nutritionally. More farmers’ markets are opening in cities statewide, and areas that at first had difficulty finding homegrown and fresh food now have more options close by. A driving force behind this change is the non-profit organization known as Community Food Connections (CFC), based in Phoenix, Ariz. Cindy Gentry,… Read More →

International Sportsmen’s Exposition Arriving In Phoenix

International-Sportsmens-Exposition-logo
February 8, 2011 by in Blogs | Events | Travel

For 36 years, fishing, hunting, off-roading and adventure-travel enthusiasts have had International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE) events to offer them new products and services — and this month now marks their 11th annual exposition. Over 20,000 are expected to attend the event on February 24-27 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. According to Scott… Read More →

Avnet, Inc. Unveils Sculpture For 50th Anniversary

avnet nyse anniversary
February 1, 2011 by in Blogs | Events | Featured

Avnet, Inc., one of Phoenix’s largest publicly-held companies will unveil a new sculpture outside its global headquarters in Phoenix on Monday, February 7th at 3 p.m. This year will mark the companies’ 50th anniversary on the New York Stock Exchange. For Roy Vallee, Avnet’s chairman and chief executive officer, this means only good things for… Read More →

Filmmakers Prepare for Almost Famous Film Festival 48-Hour Challenge

A3F Film Festival
January 29, 2011 by in Blogs | Events

Filmmakers from Arizona and surrounding states are preparing for one of the largest film festivals in the world this February. Over 80 teams have applied in past years, and the competition for the 7th Annual 48-Hour Challenge is expected to be just as great. A3F, the Almost Famous Film Festival based in Phoenix, Arizona, was… Read More →