Desert Ridge Marketplace to host Plein Air Painting Festival

Desert Ridge Marketplace and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance will host the inaugural Plein Air Painting Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at Desert Ridge Marketplace’s The District, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix. The festival will provide an opportunity for artists to produce original painted artworks live and […]

Arizona Science Center to offer free admission to military through Blue Star program

The Arizona Science Center in Phoenix announced its participation once again in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the […]

Students invite the community to the PHX Fine Arts Fest on May 18

PHX Fine Arts Fest, a student-run event filled with performances, workshops and other activities to involve the community in the arts will take place 4-8 p.m., May 18 at Shadow Mountain High School, 2902 E. Shea Blvd. The NVAA and arts programs of Shadow Mountain High School, Shea Middle School and Desert Cove Elementary School […]

Campaign reminding all of dangers if kids, pets left in parked cars

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is kicking off a summer tradition of making sure drivers know kids and pets cannot be left in parked cars. Officials will be at the 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, monthly Coffee with a Chief at the Paradise Valley Police Department’s station, 6433 E. Lincoln Drive, to present their “Don’t […]

Anne Frank gallery to visit Phoenix City Hall, Mohave Middle School

The international exhibition “Anne Frank – A History for Today” tells the story of Anne Frank against the background of the Holocaust and World War II. The exhibit has traveled to high schools in more than 40 countries. It is on display at three Valley schools in April and May, and will be open to […]

Eye Lounge exhibit focuses on human nature

One artist uses paper; the other constructs with clay, metal and glass. Together, they have an exhibition that will open in July called Sympathetic Vibrations. The works of Tess Mosko Scherer and David Lloyd Bradley will be displayed July 20-Aug. 12 at the Eye Lounge, 419 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix. The two-person show “explores the […]

Pompeii exhibition returns to Italy May 28

The final days of Pompeii: The Exhibition have arrived at the Arizona Science Center. A glimpse of life in Pompeii before and after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on Aug. 24, 79 A.D. leaves the center, 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, Monday, May 28, and heads back to Italy. More than 100,000 guests have seen the […]

Olney Gallery displays Barbara Bayless Lacy solo exhibit through May 23

Colorful paintings from Barbara Bayless Lacy will be featured at First Friday with a reception, 6-9 p.m. May 4 at Olney Gallery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 100 W. Roosevelt Street in Phoenix. The exhibit will be shown 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, April 27–May 23, with free garage parking available for guests, according to a press […]

Arizona Theatre Company to present ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

Artistic Director Emeritus David Ira Goldstein makes his return to Arizona Theatre Company to direct the final show of the 2017-18 season “The Diary of Anne Frank” from May 17 to June 3 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St. in Phoenix. Mr. Goldstein will also direct the show from April 21 to […]

Celebrities join Nirvana food, drink festival in Paradise Valley

Just days before Nirvana returns to Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa, a number of celebrities have announced their involvement in the second annual Paradise Valley event. Held April 19-22, the premiere food event is back for a second year of tastings, themed parties, fine dining and opportunities to get up close and personal […]