Arizona’s last wild rivers to be portrayed in Capitol Museum exhibit

The Arizona Capitol Museum will present landscape artist Tony Winters’ new collection of oil paintings – Renegades: Arizona’s Undammed Rivers – Thursday, Oct. 25, through the end of the year. The series portrays the Upper Verde and the San Pedro, Arizona’s last remaining wild rivers. Winters documents the remote desert rivers as they appear today, […]

Annual Erma Bombeck event features literary best-sellers

The Annual Friends of Erma Bombeck Authors Luncheon celebrates its 39th year Saturday, Nov. 3, with a lineup of best-selling authors. The Arizona Women’s Board presents the event at the J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. The luncheon begins at noon and is preceded and followed by book sales and signing opportunities. Online […]

Lisa Sette Gallery to host exhibit inspired by Bears Ears National Monument

This January at Lisa Sette Gallery, 210 E. Catalina Drive in Phoenix, Mayme Kratz explores the significance of Bears Ears National Momument in Utah with Dark is Light. An opening reception with the artist will be from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. The exhibit will run through Feb. 23, 2019. The exhibit is a […]

SVN Desert Commercial Advisors hires Thad Switzenberg

SVN Desert Commercial Advisors brings on another asset to the SVN retail team in Phoenix as Thad Switzenberg joins the team. Mr. Switzenberg comes with a wealth of knowledge in the commercial real estate industry and will be under the direction of Rommie Mojahed, the director of retail and sales investments. “With the exponential growth […]

CaZo Dance Theatre presents, Asylum: Serial Killers in time for Halloween

In time for Halloween, CaZo Dance Theatre, which mixes dance, acting and music, will perform Asylum: Serial Killers live. Shows will be performed at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3, in the 3rd Street Theater at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for a […]

ProMusica Arizona announces auditions for musical premiere

ProMusica Arizona is conducting auditions for the Arizona premiere of Craig Bohmler’s musical “Mountain Days.” The play by PMAZ, the community Chorale and Orchestra of North Phoenix,  is based on the life of conservationist John Muir, with book and lyrics by Tony-nominated playwright, Mary Bracken Phillips. In addition to the PMAZ Chorale and Orchestra, Mountain Days will […]

Ballet Arizona’s “The Sleeping Beauty” meets The Phoenix Symphony

Ballet Arizona presents one of the world’s oldest fairy tales, “The Sleeping Beauty,” with a ballet twist. Fairies, princes and nymphs come to life on stage Oct. 25-28 at Symphony Hall with accompaniment from The Phoenix Symphony, according to a press release. The celebrated classic with a kiss, set to the Phoenix Symphony’s live performance […]

Exhibit shows Desert Life through photography, fiber art

Desert Life by artists Daniel Friedman and Lydia Miszuk will be on display 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Sept. 27-Oct. 28, in the Olney Gallery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 100 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix. In the exhibit, the artists explore the environment, according to a release. Mr. Friedman’s still life images “reveal the unexpected beauty in […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital to host 5k fundraiser in Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is hosting a family-friendly 5k run/walk to raise funds and awareness for the hospital with all proceeds going to the many programs and services the hospital offers. The event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 6 with pre-race activities beginning at 6:30 a.m., the 5k starting an hour later and the kids dash […]

Scorpius Dance Theatre ushers in Halloween with “A Vampire Tale”

Scorpius Dance Theatre presents “A Vampire Tale” Oct. 4-13 at Phoenix Theatre’s Hardes Theatre, 1825 N. Central Ave. Dubbed ‘The Nutcracker’ of Halloween, according to a release, the yearly show is celebrating its 15th anniversary season. It also marks the last performance in the show for lead cast members Nicole Olson and Gavin Sisson, who play the […]