October 2013

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Dedication & the Dead  
At the end of the month, the Museum of Northern Arizona and Nuestras Raices will celebrate its 10th annual Celebraciones de la Gente. With this in mind, Flagstaff photographers Cameron Clark and Jamelle Kelly set out to capture the color and traditions of Flagstaff’s Hispanic community.



In Range
The Moon-Watcher’s Wife
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Astrogeology Program. Eugene Shoemaker became famous for bringing the new USGS branch to life and bringing it to Flagstaff. We interview his wife and fellow astronomer, Carolyn Shoemaker, about her husband’s work and her experiences.

 


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DEPARTMENTS

THE DISH
Twenty-five miles east of Flagstaff, Twin Arrows Casino on the Navajo Nation is offering high-end food fare with the gambling and resort atmosphere. We take a trip out to get a taste.

BY THE BOTTLE
Our resident wine expert offers his choices for top Italian whites. Here he focuses on ones with little-known grape varieties that are indigenous to Italy.


THE ARTIST PROFILE
Williams artist Tom Williams has caught many people’s eye after he won an award at the Flagstaff Recycled Art Show. Now, he’s become a fixture artist in the Second Saturday Williams Art Walk.

SOUND & STAGE
The Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival is gearing up for its 10th anniversary year. We talk to one of the organizers to learn more about all of the great films that are going to be at the event and some of the special engagements.

MIND & BODY
Truly Fit, a fitness studio based in Flagstaff, has worked toward creating workouts that help older clients gain strength and feel younger. And all of their clients are gaining the benefits of a holistic approach to fitness and health the studio offers.


NATURAL SELECTIONS
With the autumn foliage in full effect this month, we take a look at the science and wonder behind the changing color of the leaves. We also look specifically at the aspen tree and how it has become a signature deciduous tree in our Arizona mountains.

HOME DISTINCTIONS
We visit a new sustainable home that was awarded the advanced level through the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program and is a relaxing, comfortable residence as well.

BEHIND THE WHEEL
Our resident car expert shares his take on how to have the best communication and relationship with the auto shop mechanics to avoid problems and aggravations.

 

 



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