Not So Native

A Not So & A Native Who Share Experiences From Around Arizona

About the show

Experience oriented podcast telling stories about interesting people and places throughout Arizona.

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  • Season 3 Recap

    September 21st, 2019  |  Season 3  |  41 mins 56 secs
    arizona, arizona capital museum, chandler, dtphx, fair trade, foundre, fry building, gilbert, glendale, goodyear, grand canyon state, heritage square, history, hospitality, hotel, jazz, litchfield park, local first az, mesa, nash, native, phoenix, phx, podcast, recap, roosevelt art district, roosevelt row, rossen house, season 3, sfe, small business, state forty eight, support local, surprise, transplant, wigwam

    We sit down for food, drink and conversation at Red's Bar and Grill located at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park to share highlights from each of the episodes from this past season.

  • The Rosson House at Heritage Square

    September 12th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 mins
    arizona, arizona capital museum, arizona science center, cacti, cactus, cowboys, dtphx, forty eight state, ghosts, grand canyon state, haunted, heritage square, higley, history, mansion, museum, native, nobuo, not so, old house, phoenix, phx, pizzeria bianco, podcast, queen anne victorian, rattlesnakes, restoration, roosevelt row. art distric, rosson, victorian era, victorian secrets

    In this weeks episode, the final before our recap, we had the pleasure of taking a personal tour of the Rosson House at Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix.

  • Artist Hugo Medina: 'Go Ahead, Touch It'

    September 5th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 36 secs
    arizona, arizona capital museum, canvas, dtphx, forty eight state, grand canyon state, hug medina, murals, native, not so, paintings, phoenix, phx, podcast, roosevelt row. art district, touch, wallace and ladmo

    Rob had the opportunity to interview valley artist Hugo Medina following his recent art exhibit at the Arizona Capital Museum. Hugo’s work can be seen throughout the Valley including several murals in downtown Phoenix. One of these murals a tribute to Wallace and Ladmo.

  • State Forty Eight: Clothing for all, Inspired by Arizona

    August 29th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 25 secs
    arians family foundation, arizona, asu, brand, bruce arians, cardinals, chandler, churchill, clothing, coyotes, credit union west, dbacks, diamondbacks, entrepreneur, grand canyon state, local, localfirstaz, mlr pro tax and accounting, not so native, nsnaz, phoenix, phx, podcast, sfe, state forty eight, sun devils, suns, susan g komen, t-shirt

    State Forty Eight is more than just a t-shirt company, it’s a movement recognized around and beyond the state it calls home.

  • Fair Trade Cafe: Coffee With a Conscience

    August 22nd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 21 secs
    arizona, art district, arts, coffee, conscience, downtown, educator, entrepreneur, fair trade, first friday, grand canyon state, local first az, nsnaz, phoenix, phx, podcast, rooseveltrow, small business, teacher

    ob along with our special guest host from LocalFirst AZ Kendall Jones enjoy a cup of coffee with Stephanie Vasquez at her Fair Trade Coffee shop on Roosevelt Row in Phoenix Arizona. At Fair Trade ‘coffee with a conscience’ is not simply a phrase or a marketing piece rather its a way of life.

  • FOUND:RE Hotel Phoenix

    August 15th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 30 secs
    art, art district, art hotel, burtney, credit union west, culture, find yourself, foundre, grand canyon, history, hotel, match bar, mlr tax and accounting, no so native, nsnaz, phoenix, podcast, resort, roosevelt row, state48

    We spend time with Julie and Mike from the FOUND:RE Hotel in Downtown Phoenix. FOUND:RE is a beautiful boutique hotel that is on par with some of the countries best. Check it out!

  • Fry Building: Marriage, Murder & Mischief

    August 8th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 55 secs
    agua caliente, arizona, arizona state research library, az memory project, downtown, four peaks, fry, grand canyon state, history, jack swilling, king woolsey, knights of pythias, majerles, marriage, masons, mischief, murder, not so native, nsnaz, phoenix, podcast, state forty eight, territorial, woolsey wentworth building

    We met up with our new friend Mike Bell at Majerle’s Sports Grill in downtown Phoenix. What he shared with us is a true wild west story that tells the tale of a woman that journeyed to Arizona for a new life and through some savvy business dealings and ‘relationships’ she wound up being one of the state’s largest landowners. Enjoy!

  • The Nash: Jazz Happens Here

    August 1st, 2019  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 28 secs
    alice tatum band, credit union west, culture, education, grand canyon, history, improvise, jazz, jazz club, jazz venue, lewis nash, mlr tax and accounting, nash, no so native, nsnaz, phoenix, podcast, roosevelt row, state48, thenash

    Executive Director of Jazz in Az Joel Goldenthal was kind enough to share his personal story and the mission and vision of The Nash. We enjoy good company and great music at one of the countries finest Jazz venues.

  • Arizona Capitol Museum

    July 25th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  50 mins 2 secs
    arizona state library, capital, constitution, credit union west, founders, government, governor, grand canyon, history, mlr tax and accounting, museum, no so native, nsnaz, pearl harbor, phoenix, podcast, state48, territorial, uss arizona

    Dorie, Stephanie and Naomi take Rob on a tour of the Arizona Capital Museum. Come along with us as we see some of the places and artifacts that turned the Grand Canyon State into the Unions 48th.