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Local art advocate appointed to state Arts Council

Anyone who has walked in Historic Downtown Globe recently, hiked the Stairizona Trail or—more recently—taken in the “M” on the hill to the east of the Miami High School football field has seen the influence of Globe native Regina Ortega-Leonardi. The co-founder of I Art Globe and the new nonprofit …

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Bravo, John Wong, Globe’s Synergistic Chef

Chef John Wong chose to bring his mastery in culinary arts to Globe, Arizona, where crossroads welcome people from all over the state. By introducing eclectic cuisine, Wong adds a new dimension to a city built on pride. A third-generation Chinese Canadian, Wong was born in Ontario, Canada. While growing …

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I ART Globe strikes again with two amazing mural projects getting underway in April

April 1 weekend was a busy one for I Art Globe! While the High Desert Humane Society got a new sign, the Cottonwood Underpass Project (aka the CUP) ramped up south of the city. This is an art installation, a community beautification and a graffiti abatement project all in one.  …

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Globe alums create float for Fiesta Parade honoring native daughter Rose Mofford

The Michigan Wolverines will face off against Texas Christian University’s Horned Frogs in the Fiesta Bowl on New Years Eve, but even more important to residents of the Copper Corridor, the Globe High School Alumni Association will honor Globe native and the first female governor of the state at the …

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Murals: Painting Hope in Globe’s Historic Downtown

It’s springtime in Globe and this year the colors are magnificent. Some are found in our wildflowers and most are found on murals. Currently, there are four grant-funded mural initiatives underway which are infusing hope and excitement through public art.    Thea WilshireThea Wilshire works as an author, psychologist, speaker, healthcare …

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