When everything seems so out of sync and surreal, it feels good to just stop for a minute and laugh! In a previous life I lived in Israel and I still have family and friends there. Last week The Times of Israel published a piece that a friend of mine …Read More »
A lesson in Integration and Integrity. Remembering Daisy Moore & Marietta Bryant.
In 1946, when Daisy Moore and Marietta Bryant were hired to teach African-American children in Globe and Miami, they didn’t know that they would be fired just a few years later after Arizona retracted the law requiring children from “African ancestry” to be segregated from “White” children in kindergarten through …Read More »
Healing Through Art. One woman’s journey.
“Creativity helps us envision ourselves as whole and complete, it’s a part of our healing process,” says Nja Onê (pronounced Inja Ōnay), an artist, performer and entrepreneur who came to Globe from Las Vegas with her husband Dan two years ago. “You have the right and the power to be creative,” …Read More »
Superior’s Magma Hotel Lives Again
Offering all the accessories and lots of charm, the Magma Hotel in Superior is back in business! On the corner of Main Street and Magma Ave, the local landmark has been returned to her previous turn-of-the-century grandeur. With twenty-one guest rooms, a restaurant, tea room and bar, the little town …Read More »
Let’s Go Antiquing! Globe-Miami Treasures.
Antiquing in historic downtown Globe and Miami never fails to fill a weekend with adventure and surprise. From vintage porcelain figurines to a carved oak rocking chair, a roaring 20s fringed flapper dress or a 1950s tin windup carousel toy, you never know what you might find. The people you …Read More »
A Creative Community Comes Together
By Libby Rooney Throughout history, artists have needed to find creative solutions to the problems of making a living and also funding the making of art. Photography, a relatively new art form, has its own set of problems and interesting solutions, some social and some cyber. Artist and professional coops, …Read More »
The Miami Loco Art Festival : A Work in Process.
Miami Loco Art Festival is a one of a kind experience of music, poetry, visual arts, performance art, body art, street art, and “open-to-suggestions” art. It combines a little bit of Loco, some heart and soul and enough of the unexpected to be worth a drive from the Valley or …Read More »
Youth theater excels in building skills and confidence
Learning music and theater in school correlates strongly with higher achievement in both math and reading, and brain research has shown that not only does music improve skills in math and reading, it also promotes creativity, social development, personality adjustment, and self-worth. The Cobre Valley Center for the Arts is …Read More »
Finding a vision: Johnnyd and his journey to becoming Globe’s go-to stylist for men.
At times, the place where one begins is far from where one started, and sometimes it’s in the same place but in a totally different arena. John Daniel Flores, known by his clients and friends as Johnyd, was born and raised in Globe and today operates a successful salon catering …Read More »
Headstones And History: The Find A Grave Project
“Be careful when you step on a grave. With all this rain the ground is soft. You may sink a little bit,” says Joe, “and that’s scary.” Wearing long pants, sturdy shoes and broad rimmed hats, Joe Skamel, a local volunteer for Find A Grave and I begin our field …Read More »