January 2016

Cast for the Part of Art

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By KJ Philp, February 2016 Web Exclusive. Back to Echo‘s Desperado 2016 coverage. Since 2010, the Desperado LGBT Film Festival plays host to the top filmmakers, [...]

Western Exposure

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By KJ Philp, February 2016 Issue. Things were shaking in Phoenix as early as 1982, when a small group traveled to the Reno rodeo and Tish Tanner won the title of Miss Reno [...]

Country Idol 2016

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By KJ Philp, February 2016 Issue. To kick off rodeo weekend, the top contestants in the Valley’s annual karaoke competition will compete for the title of AGRA Country Idol [...]

Talking Bodies | February 2016

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By Tia Norris, February 2016 Issue. In the fitness industry, the third Monday in January is called “Blue Monday.” It’s “blue” because history shows that 90 percent [...]

Desperado 2016 Feature Film | Stuff

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By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Back to Echo’s Desperado 2016 coverage. Written and directed by Susan Guacci, Stuff is a refreshing portrait of two women in a [...]

Desperado 2016 Feature Film | Akron

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By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Back to Echo’s Desperado 2016 coverage. A tragedy in an Ohio supermarket parking lot unfolds in the opening moments of Akron, [...]

The Best of the Fest

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By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. From transgender roller derby players and gay sports heroes to tattooed suburban moms and hot cops in love, the 2016 Desperado LGBT [...]

The Rodeo Rides into Town

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By Laura Latzko, February 2016 Issue. Each February, rodeo weekend beckons cowboys and cowgirls from around the country back to the Wild, Wild West to kick off a new season [...]

Meet Tia Norris, The Body Expert

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By KJ Philp, February 2016 Issue. She’s a self-proclaimed “rule breaker,” a law school graduate and the president and head trainer at FitPro, LLC. Meet Tia Norris, the [...]

Hit Like A Girl

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By Art Martori, February 2016 Issue. Nevitt Park in south Phoenix is a broad expanse of yellow, signaling the onset of winter and approach of the 2016 season for the [...]

All Over the Map | February 2016

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By Liz Massey, February 2016 Issue. It’s the beginning of the year, and one sure-fire topic of conversation is what resolutions you’ve made for 2016, and/or whether [...]

Recordings | February 2016

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By Cait Brennan, February 2016 Issue. Grammy Awards season is upon us, and you’re probably thinking Adele should just go ahead and buy that Tuff Shed trophy room she’s [...]

Lights, Camera, Sundance

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By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Six hundred miles north of Phoenix, the Sundance Film Festival showcases some of the edgiest voices in cinema amidst the frozen [...]
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