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.
Over 600 guests enjoyed a beautiful spring night in Phoenix at the opening and viewing of “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection,” at the Heard Museum April 9. The central courtyard of the museum was aglow with Portofino lights, calla lilies draped the tables and music from several artists serenaded guests, according to a press release. At its only north American stop on the tour, the exhibition features 33 paintings by Kahlo, Rivera and four other Mexican amster artists; 72 photographs capturing the life of the artists, and a handmade Oaxacan clothing collection.
The Arizona College Film Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 in the Herberger Theater Center’s Stage West at 222 E. Monroe St., in Phoenix. According to a press release, the new event celebrates the work of emerging film students who are considered the next generation of film makers. The best […]
Valley Youth Theatre is entering its final week of performing “The Secret Garden,” featuring 25 young actors from across the Valley, and a 13-piece live orchestra. Mary Lennox is a young English girl born and raised in India. Orphaned at age 11, she is sent to England to live at her uncle’s great house on the Yorkshire Moors. The mansion’s rooms are full of secrets. Her uncle is a recluse who mourns the loss of his wife and his only son is an invalid confined to bed, a press release states.
The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association and Generations After — Descendants of Holocaust Survivors in Greater Phoenix will join together to present the documentary film “No Place On Earth” at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center at 122 E. Culver St. in Phoenix Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Janet Tobias […]
The Herberger Theater Center will open Edgy, showcasing Arizona artists, at its Herberger Gallery at Arizona Center. Featuring 41 Arizona artists, the art in this exhibit is daring, provocative, trend-setting, cutting edge and features a variety of mediums and processes, according to a press release. The public is invited to a free opening reception to meet the artists and have light refreshments from 6 to 8 p.m. on Third Friday, April 21, at 455 N. Third Street in Phoenix.
Pay library fines with food donations during the “Food for Fines” grace period at select locations of Phoenix Public Libraries on April 8-23. In recognition of National Library Week, which is April 9–15, overdue books will be forgiven at Phoenix Public Library locations from April 8 to April 23 for the annual “Food for Fines” program, according to a press release. The release noted that donations to the program benefit the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.
Grammy winner Suzy Bogguss will perform two nights of shows on April 19 and 20 at the MIM Music Theater in Phoenix. The platinum-selling artist is an Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Award winner best known for her 1990s string of country radio hits including “Outbound Plane,” “Drive South,” “Letting Go,” and […]