Get ready to Bar Brawl at the Sanctuary resort

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa is gearing up for its fourth annual Bar Brawl at jade bar. Regional mixologists will compete in a series of cocktail showdowns, vying for champion bragging rights every Sunday at 8 p.m., July 15-Aug. 26. The Sanctuary is at 5700 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley. Resort guests and locals are invited […]

Tucson artist creates public mural at Desert Ridge Marketplace as part of series

Desert Ridge Marketplace is transforming into a living public art gallery during the Summer Mural Project where each weekend a new artist will have their turn to paint a unique public mural over a 12-week span. This past weekend’s artist was Victor Navarro of Tucson, who derives inspiration from colorful objects that are full of […]

Spanish Harlem Orchestra to perform at MIM Music Theater

The two-time Grammy Award-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra will perform 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. The group “sets the standard for excellence in authentic, New York-style, hard-core salsa,” according to a release from the Musical Instrument Museum. “With dynamic arrangements and pulsating rhythms […]

Actor happy to bring local writer’s play to Phoenix stage

B3 Productions opens Alex Tuchi’s new play “Polyphemus” Friday, July 13, at The SIC Sense Theatre, 1902 E. McDowell, Phoenix. “One of the great delights for me working on this show has been getting to know Caitlin (Mayr) as an actress. She brings a great deal of bravery and sensitivity to her interpretation of the character, […]

Partnership benefits young people with free art museum admission

The Phoenix Art Museum will offer free admission July 1-Sept. 30 to children under the age of 18 with the help of a grant from the Steele Foundation. “The generous gift provides vital funds and resources that enables the museum to remove economic barriers that may prohibit Arizona families from accessing arts and cultural experiences,” […]

Singer Raye Zaragoza to perform at Musical Instrument Museum

Singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza will take the stage at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 24 at the Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. May Blvd. in Phoenix. Ms. Zaragoza is a voice of modern-day protest songs. Her music and activism are closely intertwined, and many of her songs touch on topics such as being mixed-race in the U.S., […]

Phoenix Symphony luncheon to raise money for education, community engagement programs

The Phoenix Symphony’s Savor the Symphony Women’s Luncheon returns to Symphony Hall on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 to bring music and food together for a good cause. The Savor the Symphony has presented talent from the music and culinary worlds to crowds for six straight years. The Phoenix Symphony has announced Deirdre (DeeDee) Vecchione will […]

Valley Youth Theatre closes season with ‘Annie, The Musical’

As the final show of its 29th season, Valley Youth Theatre will present “Annie, the Musical” Friday, June 15-Sunday, July 1, at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix. Presented by Grand Canyon University and sponsored in part by Pono Construction and Mobile Mini, this is the fifth time Valley Youth Theatre has […]

Arizona Science Center partners with Pal to support guests with disabilities

Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, has partnered with Phoenix-based startup Pal to become more inclusive for visitors with developmental disabilities, creating a video social story showing what to expect and an interactive digital guide to assist with communication and navigation. To celebrate the partnership and welcome the Pal community to Arizona […]

Director’s hair will come off tomorrow (June 1) for role in ‘Annie’

Bobb Cooper, Valley Youth Theatre’s producing artistic director for 23 years, is reprising his role as Daddy Warbucks in the upcoming production of “Annie,” June 15-July 1 at the Herberger Theater. And that means a haircut. “The first time we performed ‘Annie,’ Bobb couldn’t get anyone to audition for the role of Sir Warbucks,” according to […]