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 […]

Music, dance celebrate Mexico for An Unforgettable Evening 

More than 65 performers will take the stage 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Central High School in Phoenix to showcase the colors and sounds of Mexico.  Fiesta Mexicana Dance Company of Arizona will be joined by traditional folk groups from Guanajuato and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to present An Unforgettable Evening of music and dance at Central High School, 4525 N. Central Ave., Phoenix.  General […]

Arizona Broadway Theatre will pay tribute to veterans

Arizona Broadway Theatre is paying tribute to American veterans with the Broadway classic South Pacific on Nov. 24. During the show’s run through Dec. 30, the theatre’s lobby will showcase a number of veteran profiles of military personnel selected from the theatre’s patron base. According to a press release, the 1949 landmark musical honors and […]

Herberger Theater to host two events

The Herberger Theater Center at 222 E. Monroe in downtown Phoenix is hosting a pair of free events in April both Friday, April 7. The theater will host an opening reception for a guest-curated exhibit Dreaming a New World featuring Sarah Kriehn and Kathy Taylor from 5:30-7 p.m., according to a press release. The theater […]