Laura S. Strickland Strickland is the Principal Flutist for the Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble and a soloist in the upcoming concert, The Winds; Woodwind Masterworks, on Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26. For more info, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, wh ... More >>
Derrick Hall Hall is the president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Arizona Sports 620, KNIX or KMLE. What's the first album you bought? Kiss, Love Gun. What's the first concert you saw? Loverboy, ... More >>
The members of Grammy-nominated metal group As I Lay Dying are further into their career than they thought they'd ever be. Not only does 2011 mark the band's 10-year anniversary, but the band released a new album, Decas, and are burning through the country with Of Mice and Men, The Ghost In ... More >>
ohdeeoh.comThere are a lot of right ways and wrong ways to celebrate Thanksgiving. Right ways include spending quality time with your family; wrong ways include making out with your first cousin because you only see him once a year. Here at Up On The Sun, we advocate all feelings of inner warmth ... More >>
A young Frank Sinatra, after being arrested for "carrying on" with a married woman (which was a crime way back then). Not one of the things that makes him cool, but a damn good photo.When it comes to crooners, they don't get any cooler than Frank Sinatra. Over the course of his 60-year career, "O ... More >>
As a lifelong baseball fan, these lists come from the heart. Some lesser-known ballads will have their day in the sun while other too-oft worshiped pieces of garbage will finally be called out. I am not doing this to make any friends. It is all for the love of the game.
Last night on American Idol, it was Frank Sinatra night, and you know what that means--break out the suits and black dress! This was the classiest night of the season so far, as the contestants took on the legend.Harry Connick, Jr., the guest mentor of the night, was called a "superstar" by Ryan ... More >>
The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department is investigating Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the MSCO, looking for evidence of discrimination based on race. Arpaio says "We'll open our books. We have nothing to hide." If that's true, then why has he repeatedly refused to rele ... More >>
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