Laura Latzko

Mr. Phoenix Leather 2017

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By Laura Latzko, May 2017 Issue. Jerry Heitman can still remember the smell of the leather chaps and saddles from the Kansas wheat and cattle ranch he grew up on. He loved it [...]

Romeo White crowned Arizona EOY King 2017

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By Laura Latzko, May 2017 Issue. Meet the other 2017 titleholders here. The opportunity to serve the community is what sparked Romeo White’s entrance into the drag world, [...]

Come As You Are

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By Laura Latzko, May 2017 Issue. Voguing and waacking, two styles of dance connected to avant-garde fashions and the expression of social, political and economic ideals, [...]

Matt Finish crowned Mr. Arizona EOY 2017

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By Laura Latzko, May 2017 Issue. Meet the other 2017 titleholders here. Excellence in performance has always been important to Matt Finish. He’s a veteran of Les Ballets [...]

Arizona Entertainer of the Year 2017

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By Laura Latzko, May 2017 Issue. In the Arizona Entertainer of the Year system, excellence is measured by a contestant’s ability to entertain a crowd. As part of the [...]

“LGBTQ: Rights and Justice”

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By Laura Latzko, April 2017 Issue. The fight for rights within the LGBTQ community has not been confined to such places as California and New York. Arizona’s part of that [...]

Erotic World

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By Laura Latzko, April 2017 Web Exclusive. No matter what the temperature greets Phoenix Pride Festivalgoers this year, it’s guaranteed to be hot inside Erotic World. Each [...]

76th Street

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By Laura Latzko, April 2017 Web Exclusive. Spencer Bryant and Haley Gold grew up singing and playing music together in Phoenix. Today, as the indie pop/power duo formally [...]

Daniel Diaz

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By Laura Latzko, April 2017 Web Exclusive. He’s a family man, a veteran, a doctoral student and an emerging local singer/songwriter. And, no matter how much of his time his [...]

Treasurefruit

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By Laura Latzko, April 2017 Web Exclusive. Gaining notoriety as Phoenix’s “Desert Noir” pioneers, the members of Treasurefruite elegantly weave psychedelic [...]

Arizona Entertainer of the Year X

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, December 2016 Issue. Since 2008, the Arizona Entertainer of the Year (EOY) had offered state-level platform for a wide variety of entertainers to showcase [...]

“A New Republic”

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, December 2016 Issue. In bringing African American men and women into paintings resembling traditional European portraits, artist Kehinde Wiley makes powerful [...]

Meet Suzy Wong

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, November 2016 Issue. Arnold Myint’s experiences as a figure skater, “Food Network Star” cast member and restaurateur have all shaped who he is. In [...]
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