Nanosatellite built by Israeli high-schoolers blasts into space

Nanosatellite built by Israeli high-schoolers blasts into space

‘Duchifat-2,’ a joint venture by dozens of pupils from around the country, will study the lower thermosphere By Stuart Winer Participating high school students hold up the Duchifat-2 nanosatellite that was launched into space from the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, April 18, 2017. (Israel Space Agency/Roi Greenberg) A tiny satellite built by Israeli […]

Disney debuting two new attractions this summer

Disney debuting two new attractions this summer

From Travel Pulse Travelers looking for extra fun this summer will be happy to find out that Disney has big plans for Walt Disney World and Disneyland this year, including the debut of two new spectacular attractions. Starting May 27, officials have announced that both The World of Avatar at Disney World and Guardians of […]

Five tips to navigate the redesigned Graceland in Memphis, TN

Five tips to navigate the redesigned Graceland in Memphis, TN

MEMPHIS, April 18, 2017 – One of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States is Elvis Presley’s Graceland. The museum and tribute to the dynamic musician and movie star host some 600,000 visitors annually. Recently, the colonial revival mansion, surrounding estate, and exhibits received a makeover as part of a $45 million dollar […]

Emil Franzi: Roberto Sierra’s “Fandangos” review

Emil Franzi: Roberto Sierra’s “Fandangos” review

By Emil Franzi / SoAzNewsX The current generation of American composers contains many who are highly skilled in orchestration. Some of them even write real music to go along with it. One of the latter is Roberto Sierra, well described by FANFARE reviewer Robert Karl: “Roberto Sierra (born 1953) has incorporated his Latin heritage into […]

SASO presents Schumann’s Piano Concerto, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7

SASO presents Schumann’s Piano Concerto, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7

By SoAzNewsX The final concerts of the SASO season feature European music that spans just 81 years – from the debut of Robert Schumann’s only piano concerto in 1846 to Antonin Dvořák conducting his new Symphony No. 7 in 1885 to Reinhold Glière’s premiere of “The Red Poppy” ballet in 1927 with the “Russian Sailor’s […]

Arizona Theatre Company presents world premiere of “Holmes and Watson”

Arizona Theatre Company presents world premiere of “Holmes and Watson”

By SoAzNewsX Even after his supposed “death” at Reichenbach Falls, the great detective kept his hold on the world through the frauds, fakes and charlatans claiming to be him, forcing the loyal Dr. Watson to find the truth in Arizona Theatre Company’s world premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Holmes and Watson. This thrilling new mystery from […]

Eric Peters: 2017 Cadillac Escalade new car review

Eric Peters: 2017 Cadillac Escalade new car review

By Eric Peters The Cadillac Escalade is ridiculous – but then, so is my orange Trans Am. Both are (or were, in the case of my ancient Pontiac) designed to meet emotional rather than practical needs. Excellent. We could stand more of that. The Escalade is, in its way, the closest thing new to something […]

Eric Peters: What’s a Clover?

Eric Peters: What’s a Clover?

By Eric Peters I get asked – what’s a Clover? Definition herewith: * Clover (noun): The root cause of every affront to liberty. The spoonful of poo that ruins a gallon of ice cream. Clovers are instinctive authoritarians. They can be found on the political left and the political right and eveywhere in between. They […]

Bob Garver: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” movie review

Bob Garver: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” movie review

By Bob Garver I make it a point not to put out year-end Worst lists because there are so many bad movies that I can’t be bothered to see. I have better things to do with my time and money than waste them on bombs that couldn’t find an audience. But rest assured that if […]