Paradise Valley resident spends week at Space Academy at U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Danielle Verlardi of Paradise Valley recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center — home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The week-long educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and with hands-on activities and missions […]

Pop culture illustrator teams with Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to sketch Taliesin

Max Dalton is the artist behind several pop culture illustrations over the past 20 years that have drawn international attention with Wes Anderson films, Game of Thrones, The Beatles and Breaking Bad inspiring his sketches. Today, Mr. Dalton has taken on a new muse — Frank Lloyd Wright. The Buenos Aires-based illustrator has joined forces […]

Dickinson Wright names Phoenix attorney division director

Dickinson Wright PLLC has appointed Stephen E. Richman director of the Industry Practices Division. Mr. Richman, a member in the firm’s Phoenix office, focuses his practice in all phases of construction law, both commercial and residential, according to a release. “He frequently drafts and negotiates construction contracts for owners and general contractors as well as […]

Paradise Valley resident Darlene Quinn to compete in Classic International Woman competition

Paradise Valley resident Darlene Quinn will be competing at the Classic International Woman World Finals, this October in Las Vegas. In her quest to capture the crown of Classic International Woman 2018, Ms. Quinn will be competing with women from around the world, according to a press release. Signature Productions, LLC is bringing Classic International […]

New York director, actor and choreographer kicks off VYT’s 30th season

Celebrated stage impresario, Tony Spinosa, has spent the past four weeks in the Valley, training nearly 40 local performers to dance in Valley Youth Theatre’s upcoming production of “Newsies,” running Aug. 10-26, at the Herberger Theater Center. The production is directed by VYT’s Producing Artistic Director of 22 years, Bobb Cooper. “I met Bobb Cooper […]

Camelback Collective prepares to open office building doors

The four-story, 115,000-square-foot office building at Camelback Collective has reached a key construction milestone and is about to open its doors, according to a release. Planning and entitlements began in early 2015 for the project on the southeast corner of Camelback Road and 28th Street, a joint venture between local firms Holualoa Companies and LaPour. […]

After-school music program opens application process for students

Students in grades 4-12 can apply for Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s College Prep Program, a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award winner. As a partner of Berklee College of Music’s Berklee City Music Network, PCM is one of 47 community music schools in the nation to use Berklee’s PULSE curriculum as a base […]

Representative Syms commends enactment of Pam’s Law

Arizona Representative and Paradise Valley resident Maria Syms applauds the enactment of Pam’s Law, new legislation that aims to hold high-risk drivers accountable. Pam’s Law, HB 2522, closes a loophole in Arizona law that prevented prosecutors from being able to file felony charges against a man driving on a suspended license after he ran a […]

Law guide recognizes Phoenix firm, 2 attorneys

Dickinson Wright PLLC has announced that “Chambers 2018 High Net Worth Guide” has named the firm’s private wealth law practice in Arizona as “Top Ranked.” In addition, two Dickinson Wright attorneys in the firm’s Phoenix office are listed as “Leaders in their Fields.” The two attorneys recognized are Robin Miskell and Les Raatz. London-based Chambers & Partners, […]

Find-a-Lawyer offers free attorney referral service online

The State Bar of Arizona recently launched a digital platform called Find-a-Lawyer, an interactive website where you can summarize your case for free and request an attorney anonymously. “We trust that the new Find-a-Lawyer platform will simplify consumer efforts to find attorneys in Arizona, as well as expand access to pro bono, reduced fee, and […]