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It can be hard to tell where William Shatner ends and Capt. James T. Kirk begins. That's the magic of Star Trek. Kirk talks "Wrath of Khan" and more.         

A range of venues and activities will be available for Fourth of July entertainment in metro Phoenix, with options for every type of family.         

The long-running podcast "Watch What Crappens" dissects all things 'Real Housewives' at Stand Up Live on June 21 in Phoenix.         

Seven years in, Arizona is still our beloved home audience. We would love to see you at some of the 13 storytelling shows we've booked for 2018.         

Journalists from The Arizona Republic and will take the stage July 17 at The Van Buren for a night of storytelling.         

Major international DJs and up-and-coming producers are part of the summer pool-party lineup at Talking Stick Resort and Maya Day and Nightclub.         

There's plenty for families to do this weekend in metro Phoenix. Celebrate Juneteenth, program a robot or watch "Grease" under the stars.         

With tubing season under way in Phoenix, make sure kids and adults follow these safety tips from Salt River Tubing & Recreation to prevent accidents.         

Some bars and restaurants in metro Phoenix are opening early for soccer fans who want to watch the 2018 World Cup. Others are offering special deals.         

The state's longest running drag competition will crown new winner June 17 at the Tempe Center for the Arts.         

Arizona storytellers took the stage on June 12 at Hotel Valley Ho to share travel experiences.         

Think you can get 100 percent on our cosplay quiz? We test your knowledge by identifying characters from video games, movies, comics and more.         

Find free kids things to do in Phoenix during June, including Summer Splash Thursdays at Tempe Marketplace and Westgate Wednesdays in Glendale.         

The four-day pop culture convention Phoenix Comic Fest has come to a close. Here's what went well, and what issues came up.         


This is your home for discovering the best things to do every week and weekend.         

You won't want to miss any of these concerts, festivals and other events in the weeks and months ahead around Phoenix.         

See the best arcades, bars, stores and theaters for film buffs, comic-book lovers and gamers of all kinds.        

Salt River Tubing & Recreation in Mesa opens for the 2018 season on April 28, offering tube rentals and shuttle rides down to the river.        

The parties at resorts and bars across the metro Phoenix feature internationally known DJs and ice-cold poolside cocktails. Here's some to check out.         

The 28-year-old Olympian is performing in Phoenix on May 11 and is starring on TV's "Dancing With the Stars"        

Phoenix Pride Festival draws a crowd of 30,000 to Steele Indian School Park        

Guests start to arrive at Country Thunder Arizona 2018 in Florence, Ariz., Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Thomas Hawthorne/The Republic)        


The 10-year-old boy brightens when other people are buzzing around.        

Kimberly wants to join a forever family that shares her passion for creation.        

I want a family that is active and is willing to be there for me," Camren says.        

His passion is drawing, but he also loves to build with Legos.        

He's creative with the Lego blocks, but he still knows how to follow the rules for a complex build.        

Like her favorite Disney princess, Belle of Beauty and The Beast, 6-year-old Xarahi loves books and is already reading.        

Aaron is a boy who enjoys being outdoors.        

She plays soccer and flag football, earning the respect of her teammates through her hard work in practice.        

Lizzie's path to independence will always be ongoing because of a moderate cognitive disability, but she can go far with the stability, support and patient teaching of a forever family.        

Gabriel is also a quiet boy who loves the loud horns and sirens on a fire truck.        

Not sure which PC speakers work best with your computer? Here are the best computer speakers on the market, whether you're working with a tight budget or looking to rattle your workstation with top-of-the-line audio...

One of hip-hop's biggest icons is making a movie about one of R&B's biggest legends. Dr. Dre is working on a film about Marvin Gaye -- a project that has been planned by many but never approved by the Gaye estate.

E3 always sets the tone for gaming over the following year. The 2018 show made it clear that games are becoming more diverse both in characters, and in the ways game publishers choose to launch them into the world

After Netflix lured Shonda Rhimes from ABC and Ryan Murphy from FX with blockbuster deals, Oprah Winfrey is following them into the streaming space

Verizon FiOS offers no just fiber internet, but TV and home phone service as well. See what kind of problems, issues, and trouble other Verizon FiOS users have reported before you decide to sign-up for the service.

Google officially launched YouTube Music, the app that will eventually replace Google Play Music. YouTube Premium also debuted, replacing YouTube Red in the paid subscription tier.

Sucker Punch Productions’ ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ is a historical samurai epic that draws heavily from the iconic samurai films of Akira Kurosawa, and it nails that aesthetic better than any video game we’ve ever seen.

Get ready to simplify your home. Our top choices for the best universal remotes let you easily control your Blu-ray player, DVR, TV, A/V receiver, or any other device you may have tucked in your media hub.

The HP Windows Mixed Reality headset turns your PC desktop into a set of interactive holograms and does double duty as a full-featured VR device. For a limited time, the new HP Windows Mixed reality headset bundleis just...

Mysterious skull logos have begun appearing on television sets in Epic Games' Fortnite, and a countdown timer suggests a major event will kick off on Tuesday, June 19, possibly involving a missile.

Director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot will bring Wonder Woman back to theaters in November 2019, so here is all of the casting news and other details we have about Wonder Woman 2 so far.

The Fornite Pro-Am paired A-list celebrities with a host of professional gamers, including Valkyrae. We caught up with the popular streamer prior to the big event to discuss 'Fortnite' and the competition, among other things.

Running is a great source of cardio exercise but isn't always the most thrilling -- especially when you spend the better part of your run fiddling to keep your headphones in place. Check out our picks for the best...

The Seattle band has a new album on the way, and the first single Gold Rush ponders some of the downsides of luring a tech giant like Amazon to the city and the neighborhoods you've grown to love.

Epic Games' Fortnite was released for Nintendo Switch during E3 2018, and in just 24 hours the game managed to amass more than 2 million players. It has over 125 million players on all platforms.

Facebook has once again updated its advertisement policies. This time, the company is cracking down on ads related to firearms accessories and services. The company will still allow such ads on its platform, but will no...

If you can't stand the tangle of cords, or you're just excited about completely wireless earbuds, you're going to need some help separating the wheat from the chaff. Our list serves up the best wireless earbuds around.

When you are not in the music mood, podcasts can be your ear candy. Whether you love to stay up-to-date on the latest news or want to know what’s happening in sports, you’ll find something on our must-listen-to podcast...

These TV dads pull out on the stops for their children, giving up anything and everything, and sometimes doing so in hilarious ways. From the dedicated to the protective, the sensitive to the silly, these are our favorite...

For a month, I only watched movies and TV shows on free streaming services, and as it turns out, you can find a whole lot of entertainment online only without spending so much as a dollar.

From rugged, solar-powered backwoods listening companions to floating pool party jam boxes, the best outdoor speakers partner with your lifestyle to let you listen to your favorite tunes wherever you go.

Ewan McGregor will reportedly play Danny Torrance in an upcoming movie based on Doctor Sleep, the 2013 novel by Stephen King that served as a sequel to his celebrated 1977 horror tale, The Shining.

The first Fortnite Pro-Am saw celebrities like NBA star Paul George compete alongside pro gamers. For many fans, however, streamers like Pokimane were the real draw. At E3 2018, we spoke with her about her experience with...

Searching for content for your new 4K UHD TV? Look no further. We have every major source for you of the best 4K content, along with the cost, hardware requirements, and features that make each service unique.

Luke Cage season 2 brings Mike Colter back as Marvel's steel-skinned hero, but this time he's faced with old enemies and new threats as he tries to protect the streets. Here's our review of the Netflix show's epic second...

Id Software’s Rage saw the famous first-person shooter studio go in a decidedly more serious direction than its past game, and it didn’t always pay off. Rage 2, developed by Id and Avalanche Studios, arrives next spring.

Why is Zach Galifianakis so rude to Jerry Seinfeld?

Ellen Degeneres may be best known for her shenanigans on The Ellen Degeneres Show (and that epic Oscars selfie), but she got her start like every other comedian

Jason Momoa will bring Aquaman back to the big screen for a solo feature in December 2018. Here's everything we know so far about the aquatic superhero's live-action adventure in the DC Extended Universe.

The best and worst part of celebrities being on social media is that we all get to gawk and stare at their feuds in real time instead of waiting to read second-hand accounts of it in the gossip rags

From entry-level models to full-frame flagships, many cameras take great photos and video. The best digital cameras, however, push the industry forward with innovative sensors and improved usability, among other things....

The Amazon AWS DeepLens is like the Rasberry Pi for computer vision, a learning tool to teach developers imaging-based artificial intelligence. The camera comes pre-equipped with several A.I. infrastructures.

Ubisoft has followed through on its impressive tech demo from E3 2017, by showing us ‘Beyond Good & Evil 2’ in action, and we’re more excited than ever.

Mirrorless cameras offer a lot of photography firepower, inside a compact body. Explore the best mirrorless cameras, from the pro-level to the beginner-friendly shooters, in this guide.

"Orange Is the New Black" gets an updated credit sequence for Season 6

Most people tune into E3 for the latest news on hotly anticipated AAA games, but E3 is also a big stage for independent developers. Here are the indie games from E3 2018 we're most excited for.

We saw tons of exciting new games throughout the E3 press conferences, but what didn't we see? From Final Fantasy VII Remake to Metroid Prime 4 to that Yoshi game you might've forgotten about, here are the 10 biggest...

The majority of games revealed or shown during E3 2018 are planned to launch on current-generation consoles or PC, but there are a few we suspect could actually launch on future platforms.

Netflix and Telltale Games have partnered to bring an interactive version of Minecraft: Story Mode to the movie and television streaming service. Though not a full game, it will let viewers make their own choices.

Trying to figure out which subscription streaming service to use while sticking to a frugal entertainment budget? Check out our updated comparison of the big three: Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and Hulu.

Drowning out the sound of babies, jet engines, and the outside world isn't as hard as it seems. Here are the best noise-canceling headphones, whether you prefer style, comfort, or sound.

Starz just gave you a very good reason to attend this year's New York Comic Con.

If you’re a cord cutter, or you’re thinking of finally taking the plunge, there’s never been a better time to drop your cable or satellite provider and start tuning in to free, over-the-air HD broadcasts. These OTA...

Avalanche Studios, best known for the Just Cause series, has shared ‘Generation Zero’, a co-op shooter set during a robot invasion of 1980s Sweden. We took a first look at a pre-alpha demonstration during E3.

Yang reflected on how his role on the show went from a three-line part to a series regular, why he doesn’t mind being spied on, and how he maintained the authenticity of an Asian character on a predominantly white-casted show

Two Feet was a Berklee School of Music student living on his friend's couch until his break-through song gained 4 million streams on Soundcoud in hours. He discusses how that momentum and a major label helped him become a...

Though dubious from a labor standpoint, Ubisoft's strategy of soliciting content from fans to make "Beyond Good and Evil 2" content might be a great idea when applied to games-as-a-service.

Whether you're a film buff or a music junkie, sometimes you just need to go lower. Luckily, we've put together a guide to the best subwoofers, so you can piss off the neighbors in style.

Getting ready for summer travel? Whether you're traveling by road, air, rail, or sea, make sure you pack one of these tech essentials to make your summertime vacation more pleasurable.

There were plenty of great announcements and trailers during E3 2018, but there were also quite a few mistakes made by a variety of companies. These are the biggest mistakes of E3 2018.

Hitting the road or doing some globetrotting this summer? Bring along the right camera to capture those once-in-a-lifetime vacation memories. Here are some of our current favorites.

Many games were leaked before E3 2018 had even begun, but that didn't stop us from being surprised by some huge announcements. From game reveals to new acquisitions, there were the biggest surprises of E3 2018.

Whether you are a fresh-faced newbie or a grizzled gaming veteran, this smart connected Rubik's Cube has something to offer. Here's what you need to know about the world of GoCube.

For many photographers the DSLR is the go-to camera. With large selection of lenses, great low-light performance, and battery endurance, these DSLRs deliver terrific image quality for stills and videos.

E3 2018 has begun, and publishers have started to release new game trailers and gameplay demonstrations to show off their upcoming releases. Here are some of the best, including an extended look at Anthem.

Choosing the right PlayStation 3 game can be a conundrum, especially when there are nearly 1,500 titles to choose from. Thankfully, we've rounded up the best games to have ever made it to the platform.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was scheduled to be leaving Netflix as of June 16, but the streaming service has confirmed that it has extended its license to continue offering the series for "months to come."

Valve has overhauled Steam's chat functions to add encryption to voice calls, new group chat functions, and a more streamlined friends list to bring it up to date with some of its competition.

The days of "James McGill, Attorney at Law" being uttered with sweet British cadence are almost over.

HBO has ordered a pilot for the first of its five potential Game of Thrones spin-offs and will travel back in time deep into Westeros' complicated history.


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