Artists to take Olney Gallery visitors on trip along Realism Road

An exhibit of acrylic and oil paintings by realism artists Ashwini Bharathula and Julie Frye will be on display 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 25-Feb. 20 in the Olney Gallery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 100 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix. “My aim is to create contemplative art that stimulates the viewer’s senses and kindles nostalgia,” Ms. Bharathula stated […]

Fourth Annual Doggie Street Festival to be held Jan. 26

The Fourth Annual Doggie Street Festival Adopt-A-Thon and Companion Animal Celebration pairs people with pets. The festival offers a chance to meet and adopt pets from rescue groups, according to a press release, adding that the  Phoenix Herpetological Society will also attend the 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, event at Steele Indian School Park, 300 […]

Paradise Valley church prepares for art exhibit

The Phoenix Artists Guild will present an array of original artwork Jan. 18-Feb. 3 in the sanctuary of Ascension Lutheran Church, 7100 N. Mockingbird Lane in Paradise Valley. The guild is a member of the Arizona Art Alliance, and most of the guild members are juried members of the alliance, according to a release. The […]

‘Hostage’ opens Jan. 18 at Herberger Theater Center

iTheatre Collaborative, resident company on the Kax Stage at the Herberger Theater Center, will open “Hostage” by Michelle Kholos Brooks on Jan. 18 directed by Christopher Haines. It is based on the true events of 1979 when students in Tehran took over the American Embassy and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days, according to […]

Cancer Survivors Art Exhibit opens at Herberger Theater

The Herberger Theater Center invites the public to the free opening reception for Cancer Survivors Art Exhibit, an event featuring work from Cancer Support Community Arizona’s expressive arts program. The opening reception will be 5:30-7 p.m. on First Friday, Jan. 4, at the Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix at 222 E. Monroe. Guests will […]

Ballet Arizona offers free class week Jan. 7-11

Ballet Arizona doesn’t think dance is just for its acclaimed company – it’s for everyone. That’s why Ballet Arizona is offering free adult classes from Jan. 7-11. Free classes include three levels of ballet, modern, Horton Technique, American Tribal Style Belly Dance and teen open classes, according to a release. After experiencing Ballet Arizona’s free […]

Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center to host classes, tournaments

Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center, 5031 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, has a full lineup of tournaments and classes beginning in January. The different events include a power soccer tournament and Goalball 360 tournament. There are also ongoing events such as Coyotes Curling Club, MaxInMotion Youth Adaptive Sports, Adult Power Soccer Clinic and 31 for […]

Monsters and Mischief: New art exhibit opens in Phoenix

Artists Kristine Kollasch and Jeremy Yocum present, “Monsters and Mischief” an exhibit of painting, ceramics, and faux taxidermy at Phoenix’s Olney Gallery. Visitors will enter a magical place where creatures, real and imagined, bring a smile to guests faces, according to a press release. Ms. Kollasch shows a playful part of her creative being, through […]

Semper Fi Fund Double Down for Veterans campaign, through Dec. 31

Through Dec. 31, The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation will match all donations to Semper Fi Fund, up to $10 million, through the Double Down for Veterans campaign. The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation challenges Americans to support the Semper Fi Fund in its mission to provide urgently needed resources for combat wounded, critically ill […]

Forecast calls for snow at Arizona Science Center

Arizona Science Center’s Snow Week will take place Dec. 26-Jan. 1 at 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix. More than 100 tons of snow will blanket the Heritage and Science Park, allowing guests to make snow angels, build snowmen and sled at the longest-running snow day event in the Valley, according to a release. The event […]