PBS is one of my favorite local stations, and it has been since I was a kid. Last fall, I had the incredible opportunity to participate in the production of live Arizona broadcasting. I applied and was selected to appear on an episode of Check Please, Arizona! starring local restauranteur and host Mark Tarbell. My […]Read More Arizona Bucket List. No. 67 – Be on Check Please, AZ!
The first weekend of Dec. 2017, my husband and I collected our backcountry camping pass, a small tent, his backpack, some sleeping bags and packed the car to make the trip from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon. I hiked the canyon as a teenager; for him, hiking it had been a lifelong dream. The first […]Read More Arizona Bucket list No. 69 – Hike and camp the Grand Canyon
Basically, it was everything we signed up for. We left with two beautiful collector’s edition Killer Termite T-shirts. 🙂Read More Arizona Bucket list No. 70 – Doug Stanhope
To celebrate the Smithsonian Museum’s National Museum Day (@museum day, #museumdaylive) my husband and I journeyed to the edge of downtown Phoenix to visit the Pueblo Grande Museum. We both suspected that we’d gone as kids on school fields trips, since we both grew up in the Phoenix area, but we couldn’t remember the details. […]Read More Arizona Bucket list No. 72 – Pueblo Grande
Last month, I got to fulfill my long-time dream of hearing my voice on KJZZ, our local NPR station. I was invited by host Steve Goldstein and his team to come in and have a brief chat about the history and current state of Phoenix’s art scene. You can hear my piece about half-way through […]Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 77 – Be on KJZZ, local NPR station
I got the opportunity to visit the Sedona Film Festival last month (2/25). I heard from an old, dear professor of mine from The New School in New York City. Doug Morrione was basically my senior thesis adviser when I was working on editing my Kooz documentary. Doug has a strong background as a professional […]Read More Arizona Bucket List, No. 78 – Sedona Film Festival
Jenna’s Arizona Bucket List 84-79 Tovrea Castle When I was a kid living in the East Valley, the mark that determined we were crossing city line into Phoenix was driving past the Tovrea Castle, often on the way to the airport. The cake-like structure captured my child mind with wonder and intrigue. Was it a […]Read More Arizona Bucket List nos. 84-79: Tovrea Castle, The Stockyards, Dive Lake Pleasant, Chiricahua National Monument, Hall of Flame Museum, Hot Air Balloon Ride over Happy Valley