December 2016

Catherine Alonzo

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By Danika Worthington, January 2017 Issue. Finalist Catherine Alonzo (pictured) sat among the crowd at the 29th annual ATHENA Awards Oct. 26 at the Westin Kierland Resort [...]

Echo Names 2016 Leaders of the Year

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By KJ Philp, January 2017 Issue. As each year comes to a close, the Echo Magazine team takes pause to reflect on the events that defined the past 12 months and the [...]

2016 Holiday Spirit Guide

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By Mikey Rox, January 2017 Web Exclusive. You and your guests are cordially invited to sing your holiday carols with a slur, thanks to these 10 festive cocktail recipes. [...]

The Quiet Champion

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By Art Martori, January 2017 Issue. Meet Nate Rhoton, Echo‘s other 2016 Leader of the Year. Hanging on a wall in the office of State Senate Minority Leader Katie Hobbs, [...]

The Professional Altruist

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By Art Martori, January 2017 Issue. | Meet Katie Hobbs, Echo‘s other 2016 Leader of the Year. The language of business has always been native to Nate Rhoton, and in that [...]

Before the Credits Roll

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By Hans Pedersen, January 2017 Issue. In 2016, fewer A-list stars shone on the silver screen in Oscar-worthy LGBTQ roles – along the lines of say, Carol or The Dallas [...]

Restaurant Review: Sosoba

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By Rachel Verbits, January 2017 Issue. Just like that, it’s winter in Phoenix. This most certainly means two things are occurring throughout the Valley: First, locals are [...]

Mr. Phoenix Leather 2017

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By Megan Wadding, January 2017 Web Exclusive. As part of an event-filled weekend, hopeful contestants will compete for the title of Mr. Phoenix Leather 2017 beginning at 8 [...]

Book Review: Boy Erased: A Memoir

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By Terri Schlichenmeyer, January 2017 Web Exclusive. Some things, you never forget. You’ll never forget your first kiss, for instance. You’ll always remember your [...]

Talking Bodies | January 2017

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By Tia Norris, January 2017 Issue. As a fitness professional, New Year’s is simultaneously one of my most and least favorite times of year. The “new year, new me” [...]

Opening Nights | January 2017

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By Richard Schultz, January 2017 Issue. Love Letters Jan. 6-15 This funny and poignant tale of what could have been details a friendship sustained throughout the years and an [...]

Shared Rooms

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By Hans Pedersen, January 2017 Issue. If you’re looking to don some gay apparel this holiday, you may remember our joyful list of holiday films with LGBTQ themes, including [...]

Making Beautiful Trouble

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By Liz Massey, January 2017 Issue. Well, we lost. I mean, Donald Trump didn’t just become President-elect on Nov. 9. Notorious gay-hater Mike Pence became Vice [...]

Book Review: Fair Play

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By Terri Schlichenmeyer, January 2017 Issue. As long as your team wins. That’s all that matters, isn’t it – just that they win? You don’t care what they ate for [...]

Guys and Dolls

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By Richard Schultz, January 2017 Issue. Now in its sixth year, Scottsdale Musical Theater Company (SMTC) prides itself on “bringing Broadway’s favorites back to life.” [...]
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