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Medieval Times breaks ground in Phoenix, to open in 2019

Riding Heroe Franz Christian is in charge of horse training for Medieval Times.(Photo: Scott Craven/The Republic) Knights fought with swords, a noble steed pranced, and the anachronistic tinge clearly was intended. Officials from Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament gathered Friday, April 6, with members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to ceremonially begin work on […]

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Arctic Monkeys tour 2018 CONFIRMED: Tickets, dates, venues, all you need to know

The hugely popular band will be taking to several cities around the UK and Ireland as part of their simply-titled Live 2018 jaunt. Tickets are set to go on sale from 9am this Friday, according to Ticketmaster. The tour kicks off in September in Manchester, and will wrap up in Newcastle at the end of […]

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Reminder: Passport fees increase on April 2

Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting your first passport. Wochit Applying for your passport during the holiday season could get it to you much quicker.(Photo: Kritchanut/Getty Images/iStockphoto) Get ready to pay more for a passport. U.S. passport fees are going up $10 on April 2. Passport books will cost $145 for adults and $115 for […]

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The Greatest Showman BAD news: Guess who’s set to END the musical’s No 1 album reign?

In an unprecedented move, The Greatest Showman film soundtrack has stunned critics and fans alike, remaining the UK No 1 album for the last 11 weeks. Such a feat is only matched by Adele’s 21 and is a 30-year Official Chart record. At this stage The Greatest Showman has sold almost half a million records […]

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27 things to do this week around Arizona

The Bluegrass on the Beach Festival held in Lake Havasu State Park is in its 15th year. (Photo: Courtesy of Lake Havasu City) Try some of these intriguing events around the state.  Get out and explore Arizona.  3/2-4: Bluegrass on the Beach at Lake Havasu Come on out to the 2018 Bluegrass on the Beach […]

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Rolling Stones UK tour 2018: No Filter concert tickets, venues, all you need to know

The Mick Jagger-fronted outfit are off for a string of shows around the UK and Europe, starting with Dublin’s Croke Park on May 17. Five shows will be played in the UK overall, plus one in Ireland, two in Germany, one in France, one in the Czech Republic and one in Poland. A video shared […]

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This stretch of the Maricopa Trail is a smorgasbord of mountain views

The Cave Creek Mountains in the distance along the stretch of the Maricopa Trail through Tonto National Forest.(Photo: Mare Czinar) The 300-plus-mile course of the Maricopa Trail takes many forms. Sometimes it’s a single track, canal bank, road or suburban pathway. All the segments are beautiful and useful in their own ways. Some of the most […]

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Lionel Richie announces MAJOR UK tour in June: Dates and information

The legendary singer aims to touch the parts of the nation he’s never touched before with his smooth soul and pop. Richie will return to the UK in 2018, exploring parts of the UK he’s never visited before in a series of outdoor concerts at famous gardens and palaces across the land. The dates are […]

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Airfares are likely to rise in 2018. Here’s why.

You actually can afford to travel, just try using some of these tips when looking at airfares. Buzz60 An American Airlines plane at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Ariz.(Photo: David Kadlubowski /The Arizona Republic) Traveling this year? Better budget more money for airfare. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Thursday that higher ticket prices […]

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Elton John farewell tour tickets: How to get tickets to Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour

Sir Elton John has stunned music fans across the world by announcing he will finally step out of the spotlight after nearly 50 years on stage. The 70-year-old said his “priorities have changed”, adding his and husband David Furnish’s two sons, Elijah and Zachary, have changed their lives. John said the farewell tour is a […]