Images Arizona Podcast
By Images Arizona
Images Arizona PodcastNov 06, 2021
Screen Scene: Barbie
From the moment that the audience steps into the dream house, Warner Bros. Pictures’ new live-action comedy adventure Barbie is an absolute blast, brimming with bright colors and imagination.
Four-time Grammy Award-winning artist and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Rosanne Cash discusses the importance of supporting both new and legacy musicians.
Raindrops on Roses
Arizona Opera actors Jonathan and Cadie J. Bryan discuss why stories like “The Sound of Music” are so eternal.
MusicaNova Orchestra music director Warren Cohen discusses the many different reasons why a piece of music may have become lost in the annals of history.
In the Wright Light
Photographer Andrew Pielage discusses the role light plays in the artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.
From Horses to Horsepower
Arizona Concours d'Elegance co-directors Ed Winkler and Chuck Stanford discuss the aerodynamic history of the automobile.
Janeen and Michael Damian ('Falling for Christmas')
Filmmakers Janeen and Michael Damian discuss their new Netflix holiday movie “Falling for Christmas.”
Ready, Set, GLOW!
ABC's hit decorating competition series, “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” returns for its landmark 10th season Monday, Nov. 28th with a premiere episode that features a Scottsdale home decked out to resemble a sprawling gingerbread house, equipped with bedazzled wooden candy cutouts, 250,000 lights, bubble machines, video projections, CO2 jets, pyrotechnics and more.
Holidays with Our Heroes
Tarra Matyas describes the feeling that you can expect to experience during the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
Reason for the Season
Coolwater Christian Church pastor Rick Gates remarks on the true meaning of Christmas.
Anthem resident and business owner David Coleman comments on the many creative ways in which the community's holiday light cruise participants decorate their off-road vehicles and why the annual event means so much to him.
Tempe resident Cheryl Schaar discusses her career in theater and the “wonderful” appeal of Don Bluth Front Row Theater’s intimate setting.
The Musical Instrument Museum's curator for USA/Canada, Rich Walter, provides a preview of the breathtaking objects exhibited in the museum’s Rediscover Treasures gallery.
The Truth is Out There
Former Phoenix Mutual UFO Network state director Jim Mann discusses all things extraterrestrial.
The Literate Foodies Holiday Handbook
Co-facilitated by Dana Rakinic and Jan Kruse, Literate Foodies meets the first Monday of each month at Desert Foothills Library to discuss topics at the intersection of food and literature. On Nov. 7, Literate Foodies will discuss Sean Sherman’s “The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen,” which introduces readers to recipes from a number of different tribal cultures across the United States. Among the dishes that are expected to make up the meeting’s menu is wild rice pilaf with wild mushrooms, roasted chestnuts and dried cranberries — a side that would be a welcome addition to any holiday feast.
This season, Salt River Brass welcomes its new musical director, Julie Desbordes — a multidimensional conductor who creates experiences that move performers and listeners alike, often spotlighting music by contemporary and under-represented composers.
Bronze Have More Fun
Exhibited and sold locally at Sue Bickerdyke Interiors in Carefree, wildlife bronze sculptor Bryce Pettit’s work has amassed a passionate following, with collectors eager to be among the first to discover the artist’s latest creations.
This year, to celebrate and commemorate Canal Convergence’s decennial, Scottsdale-based artist and designer Jeff Zischke will unveil a new work that he calls “SunDrops” — which is just one of 12 large-scale public artworks created by artists from around the world for the free, 10-night event scheduled for Nov. 4–13 at the Scottsdale Waterfront.
Jim Sherbert's American West
Last year, Jim Sherbert launched a monthly lecture series at Holland Community Center featuring a broad spectrum of Americana topics — from sports, banking and politics to Native American culture, the supreme court and wars. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Sherbert will share his insights about the history of the American West.
Screen Scene: See How They Run
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Sept. 16, “See How They Run” is sparingly sprinkled with only a few light laughs and trudges along a story that has more forks in the road than it knows what to do with.
Screen Scene: Confess Fletch
Playing in theaters and streaming on digital and on demand beginning Friday, Sept. 16, “Confess, Fletch” may appeal to fans of Gregory Mcdonald’s 11-book series but ultimately fails to live up to the two late 80s films starring comedian Chevy Chase that preceded it.
Screen Scene: Clerks III
Playing exclusively in theaters courtesy of Fathom Events Sept. 13 through 18, “Clerks III” is as much an emotionally satisfying and comical conclusion to the “Clerks” trilogy as it is a soul-stirring lens into friendship, aging and existentialism.
Screen Scene: Pinocchio
Streaming exclusively on Disney+ beginning Thursday, Sept. 8, "Pinocchio" is a magical piece of moviemaking that is guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings and leave your cheeks warped with tears as you reconnect with your inner child and are reinvigorated with a belief that dreams really can come true when you wish upon a star.
On behalf of nonprofit volunteer management organization HandsOn Greater Phoenix, Theresa Martinez discusses the many ways that individuals can give back to their community.
Images Immersive: Ghost Town
Listen to this binaural audio track as you delve into Images Arizona's October photo essay to heighten your hair-raising exploration of Eerie, Arizona. Cover photo by Robert Elenbaas.
Screen Scene: Gigi & Nate
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Sept. 2, "Gigi & Nate's" primate star is undoubtedly adorable but the film ultimately feels like an unaffecting Cliff’s Notes version of the true story on which it is based.
Phoenix resident Mitch Gerads discusses his career as a comic book illustrator, through which he aspires to bring humanity and realism to the superhuman and unreal.
Screen Scene (Aug. 26, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "The Invitation," "Breaking," "Samaritan," "Me Time" and "Lost Ollie."
Screen Scene: Breaking
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Aug. 26, "Breaking" is an insightful indictment of our country’s veterans affairs system with respect to not only mental health issues but also the lack of support in general thereby giving viewers a lot to both think about and feel.
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum curator Will Bruner discusses the various species of rabbits and hares that are native to Arizona.
Screen Scene (Aug. 19, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Beast," "Orphan: First Kill," "Look Both Ways" and "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law."
Screen Scene: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
Streaming exclusively on Disney+ beginning Thursday, Aug. 18, “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” should be essential viewing for any Marvel fan and, thanks to its clever nods to legal dramedies like “Ally McBeal,” is even worth a look for those who may not be into the whole superhero genre.
Dinosaurs in the Desert
Dr. Robert McCord discusses the Arizona Museum of Natural History, for which he serves as curator of paleontology.
Screen Scene (Aug. 12, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Fall," "Mack & Rita," "Day Shift," "13: The Musical," "Secret Headquarters," "I Love My Dad" and "Five Days at Memorial."
Screen Scene: Mack & Rita
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, Aug. 12, “Mack and Rita” sweetly and comedically encourages audiences to embrace their true selves rather than succumbing to the pressures to be whatever the world wants them to be while fully utilizing star Diane Keaton’s unique talent for being inherently authentic.
Images Immersive: Page/Lake Powell
Join Joseph J. Airdo on a binaural audio adventure that includes a paddleboard expedition on Lake Powell and a sunset hike to nearby Horseshoe Bend.
Screen Scene (Aug. 5, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Bullet Train," "Prey," "Luck," "Wedding Season" and "They/Them."
Screen Scene: Prey
Streaming exclusively on Hulu beginning Friday, Aug. 5, “Prey” very effectively keeps viewers on the edge of their seats with a story that blends primal survival with carnal bloodshed.
Kristy Morcom discusses Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park, for which she serves as director of media relations.
Screen Scene (July 29, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "13 Lives," "DC League of Super-Pets," "Vengeance," "Not Okay," "Honor Society," "Purple Hearts," "Uncoupled," "Keep Breathing" and "The Resort."
Screen Scene: Not Okay
Streaming exclusively on Hulu beginning Friday, July 29, “Not Okay” is a fascinating character study. Just don’t go into it expecting to laugh at someone else’s transgressions or be made to feel any better about your own.
Screen Scene: Vengeance
Playing exclusively in theaters beginning Friday, July 29, “Vengeance” is a highly entertaining, heartfelt comedic mystery that will keep you laughing, guessing and sincerely invested in the lives of its colorful characters.
Dr. Jeffrey Hall discusses all things astronomy — including Flagstaff’s Lowell Observatory, for which he serves as executive director.
Screen Scene (July 22, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Nope" and "The Gray Man."
Two years ago, Sam Fox opened a pop-up kitchen in Phoenix called Fly Bye, serving Detroit-style pan pizza, crispy chicken tenders and more. Now, the restaurant has opened its second location at Desert Ridge Marketplace, bringing the much-buzzed-about cheesy pan pizza with a caramelized crust and buttermilk-dipped, hand-breaded chicken tenders to the North Valley.
Screen Scene (July 15, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Where the Crawdads Sing," "Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank," "Don't Make Me Go" and "Resident Evil."
Drives & Destinations
Marjorie Magnusson, media relations manager for the Arizona Office of Tourism, discusses the various drives and destinations available for your summer road trip across Arizona.
Screen Scene (July 8, 2022)
Images Podcast previews "Thor: Love and Thunder," "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On," "Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between," "Black Bird" and "Maggie."
Biggest Bang for the Buck
Pyrotechnician Steve Barnes discusses what goes into the stellar fireworks displays that go hand-in-hand with the Independence Day holiday.
Screen Scene (July 1, 2022)
Imaged Podcast previews "Minions: The Rise of Gru," "The Terminal List" and "Baymax."