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After more than 26,000 people showed up to Country Thunder in Florence this year, it’s baffling to consider the type of numbers next year could bring.
Anybody who owns a television, radio, or has access to the Internet has heard of the Miami Heat. We have stamped nicknames upon them such as “the big 3”, “the Hollywood Heat”, or “the super friends”. We have immortalized their highlights and famous quotes such as “takin’ my talents to South Beach” and the infamous “not 1, not 2, not 3” championship speech. But do we truly understand how they function, what makes them tick, and most importantly, how they can be beaten? The basketball team has become more than a 1990’s-esque dynamic duo, a one man show, or a stacked super star experiment. Team president Pat Riley and underrated Coach Erik Spoelstra have transformed the Heat into a complex organism. The ball club is a riddle that is not easily cracked, but like any sports team, the Heat can be defeated.
Rated: PG-13. Running time: 1 hour, 47 minutes. 3 stars.
Vindication arrived early Friday, Dec. 18 for the hosts of a local radio, "Wake Up Tucson."
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, "Wake up Tucson" host Joe Higgins makes his point during a recent broadcast of the AM radio show. Higgins and Chris DeSimone join forces five days a week to talk local politics and business.
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, Chris DeSimone sits behind the microphone at KVOI 1030 AM. Station managers recently gave him and co-host Joe Higgins a second hour for their morning radio show, locking down the bulk of the morning commute.
Major radio-controlled aircraft show Oct. 10-11 at Northwest park
Chance Chapel and his stepfather Travis Robinson used to go to all the University of Arizona basketball and football home games.
Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events in the area.
A compilation of upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural activities in the area.