New photography group to display works at Phoenix hotel

The FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, 1100 N. Central Ave., will display fine art photography from members of the Arizona Photography Alliance beginning Friday, March 1. The AZPA is a new local organization that welcomes fine art photographers, enthusiasts and supporters, and this will be the group’s first exhibit. It will run through the end of May. “This […]

Dine With Your Dog raises $33,000-plus for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Dine With Your Dog, Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Saturday, Feb. 9, brunch event at Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix, raised more than $39,000. All proceeds from the 12th annual event benefit PetSmart Charities Paws Can Heal Animal-Assisted Therapy program, which provides therapy dogs “to motivate, soothe and lift the spirits of Phoenix Children’s patients,” according to […]

Nirvana food, wine festival returns to Sanctuary resort in April

Nirvana, five days of food, wine, culinary stars and more, returns for a third year to Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa. The Nirvana Food and Wine Festival will take place Wednesday-Sunday, April 24-28, featuring chefs Beau MacMillan, Todd English, Matt Carter, Christopher Gross, Robert Irvine, Scott Conant, Jose Garces and others. A lineup […]

Tickets go on sale Feb. 8 for Steve Hackett Phoenix concert

Reserved seat tickets will be on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, for Steve Hackett’s Selling England By The Pound performance Oct. 17 at The Van Buren in Phoenix. Acclaimed by many to be Genesis’ finest album, Selling England by the Pound will be performed by Mr. Hackett and company in its entirety. “Supported by some of […]

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 […]

Art show opens Jan. 11 for 10-week run in Scottsdale

A parcel of desert in north Scottsdale will become an arts community for 10 weeks as artists from across the globe set up their studios and create original pieces. The Arizona Fine Art EXPO begins Friday, Jan. 11, and runs through Sunday, March 24. It will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily under white tents at 26540 N. Scottsdale […]

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 […]