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The Dish: Truffles


Truffles are one of the easiest and most decadent things you can make. They lend themselves well to just about any flavor you can dream up, which makes them a versatile and elegant crowd pleaser.  Truffles — 2/3 cup heavy cream — 12-ounce package (about 2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips or substitute in any variety… Read More →

Tips to stay in style in Scottsdale

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Fashion trends come and go in a flash. So how’s a girl to know what’s “in” and what’s “soooo last season?” The Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau reached out to the style experts at Scottsdale Fashion Square who provided these tips for staying on trend with the hottest fall looks. * Everything old is new… Read More →

Scottsdale Film Festival Intoduces New Children's Programs


The annual Scottsdale International Film Festival returns for the 13th time on October 4 at Harkins Shea 14 Theaters. The entertainment will continue until October 8. The festival will showcase local and foreign films, which have not been announced yet. The festival will also introduce a new children’s program that is sponsored by Republic Charities… Read More →

Arizona considers film tax breaks

by in Business News | Economy

Arizona lawmakers looking to woo Hollywood are flirting with resurrecting a tax incentives program aimed at competing with New Mexico and other states that have long thrown free cash at production companies that film there. A Senate committee unanimously approved the bill on multimedia production tax credits Wednesday after local film and tourism leaders argued… Read More →

Overdue Items Receive Special Attention at Library

by in Business News

The Chandler Public Library is working hard to make sure that all of the books, music and movies that are borrowed by the public get returned. There is a series of steps involved in the return process in order to recover items that have been checked out and are overdue. The number of books, CDs… Read More →

Five Monopolies, Methods of Communication Losing Their Hold

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by in Blogs | Education | Lists | Tech | Workforce

1. Landlines According to CITA, an International Wireless nonprofit organization, 91% of Americans carry a cell phone as of 2009, and those numbers have continued to expand.  Now more than ever, with the growing popularity of the iPhone and Droid, cell phones have become both a necessity and an addiction. In past decades, landlines were… Read More →

Theatres Are Going RealD

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by in Blogs | Green | Tech

What used to be a novelty in the entertainment business is now expected by consumers worldwide. Movies have gone three-dimensional — or RealD as it is now being called — and while a 2-D version of the film is still available for viewing, theaters are offering the 3-D version simultaneously. The term RealD comes from… Read More →

IPic Theater In Scottsdale Quarter To Offer New Movie-Going Experience

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A traditional night out at the movies will be redefined in Scottsdale this December after the opening of IPic Theaters. The new, eight-auditorium cinema will seat between 71 and 91 people per theater featuring plush seats, pillows, blankets and state-of-the art technology. IPic movie goers will have the option of choosing between two types of… Read More →

Luxury At UltraLuxe Scottsdale Theater

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by in Around Arizona | Events

Going to the movies will never be the same thanks to the newly remodeled luxury theater UltraLuxe, owned by San Diego-based UltraStar Cinemas. Located on Indian Bend Road and the 101 in Scottsdale, the renovation of the former United Artists theater was completed by DeRito Partners, an Arizona brokerage firm specializing in retail. The grand… Read More →

Arizona On The Silver Screen 1970-1979 (Part 4)

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by in Around Arizona | Lists

Here’s Part 4 of Arizona On The Silver Screen, which looks at movies filmed in the Grand Canyon State. These films span the years 1970-1979. The Great White Hope 1970 Globe Billy Jack 1971 Prescott Bless the Beasts and Children 1971 Prescott Two-Lane Blacktop 1971 Flagstaff, Kingman Joe Kidd 1972 Tucson Junior Bonner 1972 Prescott… Read More →

Avatar Sends An Eco-Friendly Message

Avatar Sends an Eco-Friendly Message
by in Blogs | Green

You don’t need to be a sci-fi buff to love Avatar. James Cameron makes his much anticipated return to movie making with this alien biopic of epic proportions. Outfitted with a stunning visual landscape, strong cast and concept as well as a multimillion-dollar budget, the movie is sure to provide an out-of-this world cinematic experience. … Read More →