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by Dale I. Rasmussen

How do we define “loyalty?”

When confronted by others whose viewpoints we find toxic or offensive, just how important is steadfast resolve to our own values? Are there prices for “being right” that are too high to pay, and if so, where is that threshold? At what point does fidelity to our responsibilities to God or country mutate into obstinate, self-serving pride?

These questions, which haunt us in 2019 America form the spine of a story first told nearly 2,500 years ago in Sophocles’ Antigone, and this shockingly contemporary work is being told anew in Now and Then Creative Company’s final show of their second season, directed by Cody Goulder…Read More →

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by Dale I. Rasmussen – New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap these days. It seems that for every person you know who’s buying new running shoes or a couple of boxes of nicotine gum, there’s a half-dozen more all too happy to explain why, and usually when and how,Read More →

by Dale I. Rasmussen – This week, around the Valley, children will return to their parents’ homes, families with gather around dining room tables, and proclamations will be made about what they’re thankful for this year. Then, over a handful of hours, old resentments, grudges, and disappointments will be removedRead More →

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They YabYum crew has some big announcements to make so we thought what better way than over the Radio Phoenix airwaves! Not only are we moving to a weekly schedule with The YabYum Hour (that’s every Wednesday at 7 PM) starting in October, we have multiple podcasts in the worksRead More →