‘Matilda The Musical’ playing at Valley Youth Theatre

Valley Youth Theatre continues its 31st season with Roald Dahl’s “Matilda The Musical,” playing through Sunday, Aug. 25 on Center Stage at The Herberger Theater Center. The performance marks the first time this smash Broadway musical has been produced by an Arizona-based theatre company, a press release states. Public performance tickets are available at www.vyt.com […]

Rising Youth Theatre announces new season, operational growth

Rising Youth Theatre announces a new season of programming and an expanded operational structure centering young people at all levels of the organization. In the new staff structure for the youth leadership organization that uses theatre and story to position young people in advocacy spaces, adult artists and administrators Julio-Cesar Sauceda, Sarah Sullivan, and Xanthia […]

Ballet Arizona to hold its first Fan Fest, kicks off 2019-2020 season

Ballet Arizona will celebrate its first Ballet Arizona Fan Fest filled with meet-and-greets, dance classes, food trucks and more from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25. The only professional ballet company in the Valley will host its free, family-friendly community event at Ballet Arizona, 2835 E. Washington St., Phoenix, according to a press […]

Liberty Wildlife gala slated for October

Liberty Wildlife will host the Wishes for Wildlife gala on Oct. 26 at its Rob and Melani Walton Campus, 2600 E. Elmwood St. in Phoenix. The event will feature sunset cocktails and fine dining from the campus’s wetlands, according to a press release. Guests can walk through the Interpretive Trail to visit with Wildlife Ambassadors. […]

Rescue animal adoption, community event to be held Sept. 28

Greg Wolfe of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announces the real estate company’s second annual pet adoption and community event. Taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at the office, 3113 E. Lincoln Drive in Phoenix, according to a press release, the D.A.R.E. unit will also be there providing a fingerprinting record […]

Mountain Shadows to offer nighttime picnics for couples

Mountain Shadows Resort is launching Sipnic Under the Stars as a private picnic option for couples this September. Couples can savor and sip under the Town of Paradise Valley’s night sky, with stars that shine brighter because of the town’s low light pollution, according to a press release. This nighttime package private picnic out on […]

Ballet Under the Stars returns for 22nd year

As Ballet Arizona kicks off its 2019-20 season, the Phoenix organization invites residents to spend an evening under the Arizona sky as the company continues its 22-year tradition Ballet Under the Stars. Community performances take place Sept. 11-14 at four Valley locations, according to a press release. Free and open to the public, Ballet Under […]

Shemer Art Center to host Inside Perspectives

The exhibition Inside Perspectives is slated to run through Aug. 22 at the Shemer Art Center in Phoenix. This exhibit, which opened on July 17, will feature 80 works of art, created in a wide variety of mediums. Shemer Art Center is at 5005 E. Camelback Road. The Shemer Art Center was the first home […]

Muse and Market to host dinner series Inhabit

Muse and Market will host Inhabit, a pop-up dinner series for those who enjoy modern cuisine and a well-plated dish. Owner and General Manager Laura Pich will team with Chef Nick Rusticus, former executive chef of Second Story Liquor Bar in Scottsdale, to create a pop-up dinner series at Muse and Market, 4602 E. Thomas […]

Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix to hold auditions in August

The Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix—Arizona’s longest-standing, continuously performing choral arts organization—is opening auditions for its 91st season. Auditions will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m on Tuesday, Aug. 6 and Tuesday, Aug 13 at Central United Methodist Church, 1875 N. Central Ave., in Phoenix, according to a press release, adding that prepared […]