Wink 24 — an Italian-Mexican restaurant at the Biltmore Fashion Park at 2502 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix — will partner with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to celebrate its one-year anniversary Friday, May 12 from 6-9 p.m. The proceeds of the night will be devolved to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, while additional donations […]
School of Ballet Arizona announces opportunity for international students to attend, study under artistic staff
The School of Ballet Arizona announces that international students will now have the opportunity to study under the guidance of its heralded school and artistic staff. After 37 years teaching generations of future ballet professionals in the US, the School of Ballet Arizona received Student and Exchange Visitor Program status that allows non-immigrant foreign exchange […]
Gateway Academy, a Phoenix K-12th grade private day school, has seen great success within its classrooms since implementing Rosetta Stone for students to utilize while learning a foreign language, school officials say. When one walks the halls of Gateway Academy, it’s not uncommon to hear conversations taking place in languages from all over the world. For these Twice-Exceptional students (those with high-functioning autism), access to a world language program has unlocked a passion for learning and is helping students excel, according to a press release.
The Paradise Valley Police Department responded to a reported residential burglary on the evening of Monday, April 24, where multiple items were taken, police officials say. At 8:42 p.m. April 24, the Paradise Valley Police Department responded to the report of a residential burglary in the area of north Martingale and east Horseshoe. Entry was found to have been forced through a front window, police officials say.
JW Marriott Camelback Inn has revealed plans to build a state-of-the-art conference center scheduled to debut in June 2018. The space will include a new 15,000-square-foot paradise ballroom, along with an additional 20,000-square-feet of outdoor and pre-function spaces, according to a press release. In total, the resort’s event facilities will be expanded to 95,000-square-feet, the […]
Royal Palms Resort and Spa, 5200 E. Camelback Road, will embark upon a multi-million dollar renovation to all 119 rooms, including its presidential suite, as well as select meeting and event spaces, to commence in June 2017. The destination resort will undergo renovations to complement recent improvements made to the pool and lounge area, event […]
Pamela Overton Risoleo, shareholder in the Phoenix office of international multi-practice law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Peggy Goldwater Award. The Peggy Goldwater Award was established in 2014 in honor of the first Heart Ball Chairman, Mrs. Barry Goldwater. As recipient of the Peggy Goldwater Award, Ms. Risoleo will be recognized for dedicating more than 25 years to philanthropic causes and for her passion for serving the Phoenix community, including the American Heart Association where she has been a member since 1993, according to a press release.
Mother’s Grace, a 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to supporting mothers and children, is hosting its annual champagne brunch in Paradise Valley on May 4. Supporting people who have endured overwhelming life tragedies, Mother’s Grace has helped thousands of women and children get back on their feet, established nearly a dozen nonprofits out of tragedy, and supported numerous community organizations through grants, according to a press release.
In collaboration with local artists and musicians, the Herberger Theater Center is continuing its First Friday Live event in Phoenix with a special May celebration. Presented by SRP and located on the Herberger Theater Plaza, 222 E. Monroe Street in Phoenix, the First Friday Live series of free art experiences has featured diverse performances, activities, happy hour specials and more, according to a press release. The May performance, A different Kind of Cinco de Mayo, will be 6-9 p.m.. May 5.
Phoenix-based monOrchid Gallery has announced a new re-focused direction for the art space, beginning with a new curator. Owner Wayne Rainey has joined forces with Aesthetic Director and Curator Mark Freedman to refocus the direction of the gallery.