“Leap!” could have soared higher

By Denise Parker Following a dream is a beautiful goal. Preservation and passion help fuel people to leap over barricades. That is the essential theme for the Canadian film “Leap” which premiered in 2016 and came to the United States this year. Despite the stunning animation and its wonderful music, “Leap!” fails to fully jump…

Have a blast with iFly indoor skydiving

By Denise Parker Skydiving indoors at iFly Indoor Skydiving, located at 9206 E. Talking Stick Way in Scottsdale, is an amazing experience. It is the chance to participate in skydiving by entering a vertical wind tunnel. Science, technology, and math are used to create a fantastic sense of free falling. Anyone age three and up…

Locals tribute to Chester Bennington

By Denise Parker Chester Bennington fans gathered at Club Tattoo in Tempe July 30 for a memorial service to remember the Arizona native singer and songwriter, who hanged himself in his California home earlier in the month. Bennington was the lead singer for the rock band Linkin Park and was a father to six children…