Laura Latzko

Arizona Entertainer of the Year 2017

April 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

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”

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

An Evening Masquerade

October 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, November 2016 Issue. When clients visit the Joshua Tree Feeding Program’s weekly food pantry, they receive 35 pounds of food. This year alone, Joshua Tree [...]

The Doyenne

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, October 2016 Issue. As defined by Merriam-Webster, a doyenne is “a woman who has a lot of  experience in or knowledge about a particular profession, [...]

The Saints Came Marching In

September 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, September 2016 Web Exclusive. Despite the weather conditions that made each play more challenging than anticipated and the roster obstacles that kept the [...]

Dancing Queen

August 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, September 2016 Web Exclusive. In a historic Dancing with the Bars milestone, Mark Howard and Tim Bishop walked away champions of both the dance competition [...]

Camp OUTdoors!

August 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, September 2016 Issue. Each summer, there’s a camp for LGBTQ youth that promises opportunities to meet peers, to find role models and mentors, to create [...]
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