State arts commission gives $2.65 million to nonprofit programs

The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded 233 grants to Arizona arts organizations, festivals and programs throughout the state, including to Phoenix-based Rosie’s House: A Music Academy for Children, which received a Community Investment Grant of $14,000. At a quarterly meeting in June, the governor-appointed board of the commission, a state agency that also administers […]

Ron, Kay McDougall donate $2 million to Arizona Opera

Arizona Opera has announced a $2 million gift from Kay and Ron McDougall in support of Arizona Opera’s new RED Series, which will now bear their name. The McDougall gift will support the annual presentation of two artistic offerings that comprise the company’s new fall season, according to a press release. The McDougall Arizona Opera […]

Arizona Opera Gala celebrates Arizona ‘Ladies of Distinction’

The Arizona Opera will celebrate two women who have been instrumental in the creation and cultivation of the vibrant artistic environment of Arizona at its 2016 Gala Luncheon planned for 11 a.m. Feb. 18. Honorary Chairs Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, together with Committee Chairs Nancy Spetzler and Christina Chambers, lead the Arizona Opera in […]