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Fri, 18 May 2018 23:44:29 +0000Get your FREE Ice Cream in Phoenix this weekend from Blue Bunny
Blue Bunny Ice Cream is holding a nationwide elevator takeover tour, and the next HOP is right here in Phoenix!
Blue Bunny will be transforming CityScape’s elevator into a Insta-worthy, Snap-ready, eye-catching, limited-time ice cream takeover and you can score FREE Bunny Snacks and Mini Swirls while supplies last!
Check it out Friday, May 18th through Monday, May 21st from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day!
If you take a fun picture, after you post it, send it to us!
The fun is happening at CityScape Phoenix, 1 East Washington Street in Phoenix.
The company aims to help fans “Give In To The Bunny” and set their fun side free.
To find out where Blue Bunny is going next, ice cream lovers can hop on over to BlueBunny.com, follow Blue Bunny on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @Blue_Bunny.
Blue Bunny offers over 75 flavors of ice cream and frozen novelty products.
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Fri, 18 May 2018 23:34:02 +0000Fun free and almost free things to do May 18-20 in Arizona
This Friday, May 18th from 6 – 9:30 pm is an event that is free and open to all high school students (ages 14-18).
Teen Night at Phoenix Art Museum is a celebration of art, creativity, and community organized for teens, by teens.
Betsy Schneider, the artist behind To Be Thirteen, will be in attendance along with some of the teens featured in the exhibition to share their experiences working on the project. The artist will also perform a short photography demo with the large-format film camera she used to make the portraits.
This is a teen-only event.
Parents can drop off teens at the Museum’s main entrance, and pick up no later than 9:30 pm.
Share your teen night experience: @phxart #teensatphxart
This Friday, May 18th 6:30 p.m at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler is a fun, free event for the whole family!
It’s the final film in the Cinepark Movie Series featuring Despicable Me 3!
The kids activites begin at 6:30 p.m and you can Make Your Own Minion Head complete with goggles and hair! Kids will create their own Rolly Polly buddies with blue or yellow eggs and bring them to life with goggles and googly eyes. Plus, you can decorate your own container with markers & stickers to contain Balthazar Bratt’s pink slime. There’s even a Despicable Me Obstacle Course hosted by the YMCA.
And, of course, you and your friends and family can take pictures as one of the characters from the movie in the photo stand cut outs!
This Saturday, May 19th from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m at Gilbert & Baseline, ILoveKickboxing teams up with 88.7 The Pulse to help you feel amazing!
Rest Sleep Don’t Make A Peep is all about resting better and sleeping deeper!
Reduce inflammation, relax sore muscles, and exercise stronger!
The Pulse will be broadcasting live, delicious food from Flancer’s, raffles and local rest/sleep experts: Blink Mattress, True REST Float Spa Gilbert, Willow Massage + Spa, Coldfront Cryo, and ILoveKickboxing – Gilbert, AZ.
Raffle prizes will be drawn every 15 minutes. Wear your pajamas, and bring your whole family for an afternoon filled with fun!
More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/2011524572498279
Are we humans, or are we dancers? Find out this Saturday, May 19th from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m at Mesa Arts Center for spark! AFTER DARK. Fade the lights and turn up the music. Every third Saturday until June, MAC’s campus will be taken over by a new artist with a unique, crazy-fun theme–complete with live art, live music, great eats, tasty adult drinks and much more. Did we mention it’s free?
Performances by Rashaad Thomas, Liliana Gomez, Michael Pfister, Nicole Olson, Rembrandt and Jamovement
Live DJ plus Dance Film
Live Chalk Art
Ohmmm! Get in touch with yourself at poolside yoga, this Sunday, May 20th at FOUND:RE Hotel in Phoenix from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
602 875 8000 for more info.
Stay for brunch after yoga and 20% off your bill at Match Restaurant & Lounge.
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Wed, 16 May 2018 21:16:06 +0000These crazy creatures are supposedly emotional support animals
If you’re planning a summer vacation and bringing your emotional support animal on the plane with you, you may want to do some research first.
American Airlines is making it very clear: Insects, goats and hedgehogs cannot be brought on planes as emotional support animals.
The airline revised its guidelines for comfort animals on flights. Those who want to bring such an animal on board now have to file paperwork 48 hours before a flight, and there are new restrictions on which types of animals are permitted.
In a statement, American Airlines said they support the rights of customers, from veterans to those who are disabled, with legitimate needs for a trained service animal or support animal. Unfortunately, untrained animals can lead to safety issues for employees, other customers, and working dogs aboard the aircraft.
Emotional support animals provide comfort to those suffering from emotional or psychological conditions such as anxiety, depression and panic attacks. They’re typically allowed to fly on planes for free if they meet certain requirements.
American Airlines said that between 2016 and 2017, the number of customers transporting service or support animals aboard their planes rose by more than 40%.
Ferrets, spiders, and non-household birds, like chickens and hawks are also banned. Unclean animals, or animals with an odor, are unwelcome, as well.
This one may be hard to believe, miniature horses, meanwhile, remain okay, so long as they’re properly trained as service animals.
The airline’s revised rules go into effect on July 1, 2018.
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Wed, 16 May 2018 20:53:57 +0000Hollywood star makes unexpected appearance on popular Korean singing competition show
A Hollywood star made an unexpected appearance on a popular Korean singing competition show called King of Mask Singer where contestants all perform in masks to hide their identities from the judges.
Although, this US Hollywood actor wasn’t there as a guest judge, he actually performed a tune. Can you guess who?
Ok I’ll give you a hint. He is starring in the upcoming movie, Deadpool 2, coming to theaters May 18.
If you still don’t know, here’s a word scramble for you … Nayr Seynoldr.
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Tue, 15 May 2018 19:37:59 +0000Bohemian Rhapsody | Teaser Trailer
Tue, 15 May 2018 15:00:48 +0000Deadpool 2 Movie Review
It’s time for another movie review presented by our good friends over at FatCats Gilbert on the southwest corner of Greenfield and Baseline! FatCats Gilbert is the best place to see all of the latest box office hits including not one, not two, but THREE comic book movies in Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Deadpool 2. If someone from 2005 said that three comic book movies would be in theaters at the same time thirteen years later, that person probably would have been called a dirty liar. Today, it’s possible at FatCats Gilbert!
The first Deadpool was lightning in a bottle, and it was one of my favorite movies of 2016. I also think that it’s a top ten comic book movie of all time. Maybe I’ll post that list sometime soon. Anyways, the first movie was good enough to make Deadpool 2 one of my most anticipated movies of the year. Though I thought that Tim Miller did an excellent job with the action, I was excited to see what David Leitch could do with this character and this universe. Leitch was one of the directors of the first John Wick, then he directed last year’s Atomic Blonde which had one of the best action sequences I’ve ever seen. Deadpool 2 had a lot to live up to. Could it do it?
Deadpool 2 is directed by David Leitch and stars Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, Julian Dennison, Morena Baccarin, Stefan Kapicic, and Brianna Hildebrand. Between the official synopsis from Fox and the message released stating that Deadpool demands silence, similar to the way Thanos demanded silence, I think I’m going to keep the plot details a little bit vague. When Cable comes from the future to eliminate a child with huge implications on the future, Deadpool falls face first into a protective role while teaming up with other heroes like Domino, Colossus, and Negasonic Teenage Warhead.
Man, this has been an unbelievable year for superhero movies, and Deadpool 2 keeps with that trend. In case Ryan Reynolds didn’t prove that he was born to play Deadpool in the first movie, the sequel locks him in. It’s not just the swearing, violence, dirty jokes, blood, and nudity that makes Ryan Reynolds work so well as the Merc with a Mouth. Yes, all of that stuff is used perfectly, and they milk every ounce of R-rated hilarity and brilliance out of the writers, but Reynolds just becomes this character. He isn’t acting. I believe that Ryan Reynolds is the closest thing Hollywood has to Wade Wilson, and he probably gives such an incredible performance because he’s so close to the material. There’s a serious mental connection between Reynolds and Deadpool, and it’s the reason that both of these movies have been so great. He disappears into this role, and it isn’t because he wears a mask. The action in this movie is also spectacular. David Leitch is a great director of action, so I’m not exactly surprised, but I absolutely have to mention it. There are so many action sequences, and they all serve characters. The action isn’t violence for the sake of violence. It all goes towards building characters, powers, and the world. Domino and Cable are both mega stand-outs in this film, and it’s because Leitch does such a great job showcasing them through their powers. Domino, in particular, has a great sequence that proves Deadpool wrong. Luck is a super power, and Zazie Beetz pulls off the experience and the fighting ability wonderfully. Cable, who is one of the coolest comic book characters to ever hit the screen, also gets plenty of time to show off his futuristic weapons and fighting techniques, and they match well with Deadpool’s.
Deadpool 2 also meshes tones exceptionally well. This is a dark movie. For all of the comedy, that hits, and hits, and hits again, there’s some dark stuff in this movie that really raises the stakes for Deadpool. Again, I can’t say much about it because Deadpool demands my silence, but there are some excellent emotional moments. I never expected to feel as down as I did at points in this movie, and the low points work because of how close we are to Wade Wilson as a character. At the same time that it pushed me emotionally, it had me cracking up at hysterical jokes and meta-humor. The trailers for the movie were funny, but there is so much more in the movie that hits like a ton of bricks. Finally, the chemistry among all of the characters is so much fun to watch. This universe is extremely so well-established that the comedy and drama created by the similarities and differences in the characters lets this movie flow beautifully. It’s fast-paced, and the delivery from each character perfectly bounces right off the screen and hits the other characters effectively.
It’s only human nature to compare sequels to originals, so let’s do just that. I adored the first Deadpool. In fact, it may have been impossible for me to walk out of Deadpool 2 thinking that it is a better movie for one simple reason: the magic. 2016’s Deadpool was lightning in a bottle in a fresh way. I was familiar with the character of Deadpool, but it was hard to imagine a studio having the guts to go as far as Fox did with the movie. Well, they went there in 2016, and unfortunately the shock and creativity of the original made it untouchable. I mean that in the best way possible. I don’t have enough positive things to say about the first movie, but that does make it more difficult for the second movie to find that same level. The magic is there, but the line-crossing and filterless dialogue will never have that refreshingly new feel that the first Deadpool had. I also think that the movie started a little bit slow. It took a few minutes to completely hook me, but once I was hooked, I held on for the rest of the runtime.
If you liked Deadpool in 2016, I have no doubt in my mind that you’ll enjoy Deadpool 2. It’s another healthy dose of the same style and comedy as the original, but it goes bigger with more awesome characters to put on full display. Ryan Reynolds is unsurprisingly perfect, and every joke and line of dialogue hits. He disappears into the role, and he was truly born to play Wade Wilson. David Leitch nails the action, and he gives the new characters a chance to shine in applause-worthy ways. I was also shocked by just how much heart and emotion this movie had. Don’t be fooled by the jokes. It’s extremely dark, but Leitch does a great job gelling the comedy and the drama without any sort of choppy feeling. I do think that it falls a little bit short of the magic of the first one, but there’s almost no way that it possibly could have matched the original. Nevertheless, it’s a very special movie in its own right, and it’s a well-worthy successor of the ground-breaking 2016 film. Oh, and, not to get carried away, but it has the single greatest mid-credits scene in the history of filmmaking. Don’t leave without seeing it because it’s worth the price of admission alone. I can only imagine how much fun was had making this movie. I’m going to give Deadpool 2 a 9.2/10.
Will you be seeing Deadpool 2? Comment down in the comment section and let me know! As always, thank you, and keep listening to 88.7 The Pulse!
Tue, 15 May 2018 00:13:33 +0000Nintendo’s Mario had a makeover and social media is shook
One of your favorite iconic video game characters has undergone a makeover! Who could it be?
Now, minus his mustache, Nintendo guy Mario has sparked more than 145,000 retweets and 156,000 likes as of Monday afternoon. In the photo, Mario lacks his signature mustache, as well as his eyebrows and dark hair.
One Twitter user tried to correct the issue by doing some Photoshopping of his own — and sharing several different looks including a goatee, soul patch, and full beard.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 23:34:05 +0000Arizona student hoping to win the Doodle 4 Google competition for college scholarship
The Doodle 4 Google competition is in full swing and on-line voting has begun.
Best yet, an Arizona student is among those seeking to win the contest!
Bella Strumpfer from the Madison Traditional Academy is the Arizona representative for the competition and she is one of 53 kids contending for the award that includes a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology package for her school.
Bella drew the picture because she loves magical creatures, adding that they help her believe anything is possible. She says they inspire her to be creative.
You have until May 18 to help support Bella and vote at the competition website. Once there, click on the “Grades 4-5 Category” then select Arizona.
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Fri, 11 May 2018 23:09:48 +0000Your favorite television show may have been cancelled
Did your favorite television show get cancelled? We hope not, but we have the growing list of duds that did from every network. You may want to have your tissues nearby!
Let’s start with ABC who shutdown production on three long-running shows including The Middle after nine seasons, and Once Upon A Time and Scandal after 7 seasons. Also getting the axe was Quantico and Designated Survivor.
Over on CBS, so far only Zoo was on the chopping block after 3 successful seasons.
The CW got rid of three shows including The Originals after 5 seasons, also Life Sentence and Valor which failed in the first season out.
FOX decided to dump five shows, most notably Brooklyn Nine-Nine after 5 seasons, which streaming platform HULU may pick up. Also, Last Man on Earth, Lucifer, The Exorcist, and one of my favorites, The Mick.
Finally, NBC lost four shows from it’s lineup, the biggest being The Night Shift which ran for 5 seasons, followed by Great News and Taken.
There you have it! Did your favorite show make the cut?
Below is the full list of cancelled shows if you care to catch up on any of them, just click on the show name and make it a “chill” night!
ABC: The Middle (9 seasons)
ABC: Once Upon A Time (7 seasons)
ABC: Scandal (7 seasons)
CW: The Originals (5 seasons)
FOX: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (5 seasons)
NBC: The Night Shift (4 seasons)
FOX: Last Man on Earth (4 seasons)
ABC: Quantico (3 seasons)
CBS: Zoo (3 seasons)
FOX: Lucifer (3 seasons)
ABC: Designated Survivor (2 seasons)
FOX: The Exorcist (2 seasons)
FOX: The Mick (2 seasons)
NBC: Great News (2 seasons)
NBC: Taken (2 seasons)
CW: Life Sentence (1 season)
CW: Valor (1 season)
NBC: The Brave (1 season)
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Fri, 11 May 2018 16:08:17 +0000Fun free and almost free things to do this weekend in sunny Arizona for May 11 to 13
For those seeking something fun this weekend, the annual Schnepf Farms’ Peach Festival will be offering families hay rides to the orchards, live music, train rides, carousel rides and more.
And who doesn’t like a peachy pancake breakfast, peach samplings featuring sweets and salsas, peach pies, peach cobbler, you get it by now.
The event happens this Saturday and Sunday in Queen Creek at Schnepf Farms beginning at 7:30 a.m and wrapping up at 4:00 p.m each day. More info at 480 987 3100.
Tonight (Friday May 11, 2018) is the Cinepark May Movie Series at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler. The fun launches at 6:30 p.m with unique, thematic activities for everyone to enjoy.
This evening it’s Hotel Transylvania 2 featuring Murray’s Mummy Wrap, Pinecone Spider Friends you can take home, and kids will have the chance to dodge, crawl and run through Drac’s Obstacle Curse, complete with spooky creatures & decor. There’s also Vamp Teeth & Face Painting, and you can even take pictures as one of the characters from Hotel Transylvania 2 showing tonight at 6:30 p.m at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler. Fun, and free for all your friends and family!
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