Arizona Arts Congress 2020 is Feb. 10 at State Capitol

Arts Congress 2020, the annual advocacy opportunity for arts and culture supporters, educators, business and arts leaders to explain the value of the arts...

Maricopa Live Steamers Train Park Updates

Introduction A couple of months ago, we told you all about the holiday lights and festivities at the Maricopa Live Steamers railroad park in Glendale. ...

Tempe Marketplace Seeks Local Creatives for Permanent Installation and April Event

If you have an eye for color and a curiosity for creativity, Tempe Marketplace wants to hear from you! The shopping center seeks local...

Provide input on the future of Tempe Public Library

Are you a lover of Tempe Public Library (TPL)? Or maybe you haven’t checked TPL out recently, but would for the right program. Tempe...

Share Your Story Workshop on January 25 in Glendale, AZ

Are you a person who sees yourself on a stage?An author of a book?Perhaps a podcast?If you said yes to any of these possibilities,...

Unleash your superpowers at Tempe Public Library’s FanCon

Grab your capes, costumes and unleash your superpowers at Tempe Public Library’s FanCon on Saturday, Jan. 25. Fans of Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Wholocks,Trekkies...

Second survey now open for Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Give us your thoughts on the progress being made so far on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan! Many of you took the first...

Tastes from the Jiangsu Province – Zhenjiang, China

Hackett House welcomes back Lianne Falk for another fabulous cooking class! Lianne created Tastes of India last year at the Hackett House.  This year, continuing...
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19th ANNUAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL, LUNAFEST, COMING TO PHOENIX ON MARCH...

19th ANNUAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL, LUNAFEST, COMING TO PHOENIX ON MARCH 15   LUNAFEST is a fundraising film festival featuring seven short films by and about women.  WHAT:          LUNAFEST,...

Ballet Arizona to Present World Premiere of ‘The Four Seasons’

Ballet Arizona will present The Four Seasons, a journey through winter, spring, summer and fall in movement, May 19-June 6 at Desert Botanical Garden...

Hudson: “A Comedy about the Tragedy of History” in lieu of...

What: Hudson: “A Comedy about the Tragedy of History" in lieu of "A Historical Musical”What happens when the world's greatest explorer mysteriously vanishes, leaving...

Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey

What: Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's JourneyOne of the best victory stories ever told. Join the Southwest Shakespeare Company for the national premiere of...

Richard II at Mesa Arts Center

What: Richard IIThe prequel to Shakespeare’s most famous historical trilogy, Richard the Second is a thrilling political drama that still resonates today with national...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

What: A Midsummer Night's DreamJoin the Southwest Shakespeare Company for Shakespeare’s fantastical romantic comedy filled with lovers, dreamers, fairies, magic and laughter from top...

Meg Jo Beth Amy & Louisa playing at Taliesin West

What: From NYC-based Tier5, the team that brought you the award winning, "LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII" comes their latest project,...

Valentine’s Sweetheart Tea at Girly Girlz

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to celebrate Valentines Day? On Saturday, February 8th, Girly and Daddy (or another special guy) can share...

Tempe student builds planters for adaptive recreation students

A Tempe student is raising the bar for innovation while also giving back to youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). ...

Celebrate the Spice of Cajun Culture

Angry Crab Shack Southwest Cajun Fest Returns on February 15, 2020 CHANDLER, Ariz. – HDE Agency is jazzed up to announce the return of the...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Employees Recognized for 25 Years of Service

As Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino completes its year-long 25th anniversary celebration, it is recognizing the 17 employees that have been with the organization from the very...

First Party at the Plaza at Westgate

People of the Valley, ring in the new year at this brand new holiday event.  It is the "Inaugural Plaza Party at Westgate" in...

Michelle Rodriguez to Make Appearance at Chandler International Film Festival

The Chandler International Film Festival (CIFF) has announced that actress Michelle Rodriguez will appear at the fourth annual festival for a 20th anniversary screening...

Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad in Glendale

See Their Holiday Light Display Hey folks, do you want to have some fun?  Bring the whole family out to Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad in...

Last-minute stocking stuffer ideas

It’s not too late! Here are some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas for everyone in the family. Find something for every interest at tempe.gov/brochure. Classes...

The Stakes Holiday Party at monOrchid

The monOrchid is getting a little more musical on Wednesday, Dec. 18, with a free event for people of all ages. Camille Sledge, of...

Tempe Prep Juniors Earn Scholarship to Tour Washington DC

By Clara MoffittPicture this: giant marble steps, magnificent domes, too many statues to count, and the Declaration of Independence. No, not the replica stapled...

World of Illumination holiday lights return to Diablo Stadium

The sky above Tempe Diablo Stadium will be brightened with colors and holiday cheer again this year with World of Illumination, the world’s largest...

Shop Local At Black Market Phoenix

In the tiny parking lot of Dark Hall Coffee, vendors crammed together and set up shop for the fifth Black Market Phoenix event earlier...

The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)

What:  The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)Southwest Shakespeare Company and The Reduced Shakespeare Company present an irreverent yet heartwarming romp through tradition. The Ultimate Christmas...

Tempe Public Library unveils new StoryWalk® at Escalante Community Center

Follow Marta on an animal-packed journey through the jungle in Tempe Public Library’s newest StoryWalk® installation, Marta! Big & Small, by author Jen Arena...

Tempe Prep Middle School Improv Club’s a Laugh-A-Minute

By Borislava PanayotovaLaughter is the best medicine, and the Tempe Prep Middle School Improv Club’s first-ever performance definitely cured me of any illness. On...

Instagram Tests Removing Like Counts Worldwide

Instagram announced last summer that it would make likes private globally. At the WIRED25 The conference, Adam Mosseri, the CEO of Instagram, tweeted that...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

Fastest Growing International Film Festival Returns for Fourth Year

The Chandler International Film Festival (CIFF) is excited to announce it will once again return for the fourth consecutive year. Featuring over 120 films...

ASU student’s calligraphy hobby-turned-business

It is said that when you love what you do, you never work a day in your life. Emily Kahler, a freshman at Arizona State...

Win a Walk-on Role in Ballet Arizona’s “The Nutcracker”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Ballet Arizona is out to make the holidays even more special for four lucky kids....

Winterfest returns with art, activities, music and Santa

Experience Tempe’s annual holiday celebration, Winterfest, on Friday, Dec. 6 from 5 -7:30 p.m. at the Tempe Community Complex. This family-friendly event will have...

Midwestern University Hosts Annual Free Holiday Concert Featuring Arizona Winds

Midwestern University and the Arizona Winds Concert Band invite you to an afternoon of “Christmas Impressions,” a free holiday concert held at the University’s...

Nominations for Governor’s Arts Awards Now Open

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 22, 2019):  Nominations are now open for the 399hAnnual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented to individuals, businesses and organizations that...

Meet Bob Wallace, MBA of WIH Resource Group in Scottsdale –...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Bob Wallace, MBA. Bob Wallace is the Founder and President of a successful consulting business, WIH Resource Group...

Fourth Annual Christown Cringle’s Workshop

Christown Spectrum Shopping Center Announces Fourth Annual Christown Cringle’s Workshop Featuring Free, Fun, One-of-a-Kind Activities for Kids of All Ages  The first three weekends in...

Arizona Artists Recognized Through Funding in New Grant

The Arizona Commission on the Arts has relaunched their Artist Opportunity Grant (AOG) for Arizona artists and art educators to aid in advancing...

Russo and Steele Announce Gala

For its 20th anniversary celebration, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions is bringing back one of the most highly anticipated events of Arizona Car...

Clutter-Free Christmas Gifts

The time is rapidly approaching when many will gear up, arm themselves with Christmas lists, and brave the Olympic shopping event known as Black...

Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating

Start a new tradition and assemble and decorate your own gingerbread house in this fun filled, family friendly workshop at Gateway Community College led...

The Mouse that Roared. A fun, family friendly play!

Looking for something fun to to do this weekend? Heritage Academy Laveen theater program proudly presents, The Mouse at Roared, Nov 22nd & 23rd. ...
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Live Painting from COLORME Art Spa at Kierland Pop Sat November...

Celebrate wine tasting, live art, live music, acrobatics and more this Saturday at the annual Kierland POP Festival, being held this Saturday November 16,...

Artists invited to attend public art mural workshop

Join City of Tempe staff, local artists and businesses for a workshop focused on how to navigate commissioning a mural as a team. Business...

The Medium is the Message at Mountain Shadows

Visit The Gallery at Mountain Shadows Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a new, museum-quality exhibition featuring artists with a connection...

Tempe pays tribute to veterans with annual parade on Monday, Nov....

Tempe will continue its annual tradition of honoring all military veterans with a Veterans Day parade on Monday, Nov. 11. The parade will begin...

“Bauer” opens at BLK BOX PHX Nov. 22nd

 A brush poised over a canvas. An artist consumed by bitterness and regret. BLK BOX PHX presents “Bauer”, the riveting story of modern artist,...

Free Concert Series Announced in Downtown Chandler

The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership is launching a brand new concert series coined Friday Night Live! Two musical acts will perform the third Friday...

Unique Sharing Economy Company Opens in the Valley

Staging and Design Network (SDN) is excited to announce the opening of its first Arizona location in the Deer Valley Airpark this month. The...

4th Annual Tempe Book Festival is Nov. 2 at Tempe Public...

The Tempe Book Festival celebrates love for books by showcasing 50+ exhibitors including authors, publishers and booksellers for a free and fun family event....

Local Car Auction Announces Venue Location for 20th Anniversary

It’s an unforgettable homecoming. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the most exciting collector car auction in the world, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions returns home to...

Now Open: The Merchantile of Scottsdale offers a new kind of...

New collaborative retail marketplace offering curated mix of 40 vendors offering clothing, accessories, home items, art and gifts by locally-owned merchants, craftspeople and...

Sip, Savor and Learn at October’s Spirited Sipping Seminars

Class is in session. Join in on Saturday, November 9 at Hearth '61 at Mountain Shadows for a class on Wines to Pair with...

Clubhouse at Maya and The District Celebrate Halloween Weekend with American...

After debuting Clubhouse at Maya Oct. 4, Maya Day + Night Club once again transforms its newest space into a House of Horror inspired...

Annual Halloween Carnival is this Saturday

Are your ghosts and goblins ready? Tempe’s 42nd annual Halloween Carnival is this Saturday at Kiwanis Park. Join us for a free, bewitching good...

Pyle Adult Recreation Center annual arts & crafts boutique

Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping at the Pyle Fall Arts & Crafts Boutique this Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 at...

Music Series Launches at monOrchid

October just got a little livelier in downtown Phoenix. Live music acts are happening Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and on...

Phoenix Boys Choir Welcomes New Executive Director, Mitra Khazai

Scottsdale, AZ (October 14, 2019) – The Phoenix Boys Choir announces the appointment of Mitra Khazai to the Executive Director position beginning October 14th....

2019 Holiday Pop-up Art Galleries

This annual tradition returns! Celebrate the creative spirit with award-winning artists Joan Waters, Judith Amiel-Bendheim, Sandra Luehrsen, and Troy Moody. Waters opens her working studio to...

Free Baby Shark Mini Show and Family Resource Fair Coming to...

The HeroZona Foundation and the American Legion Travis L. Williams Post 65’s third “Play It Forward for the Arts” program is coming to The...

Tickets Available for Jetaway Music Festival

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – October 1, 2019) – Tickets are now available for the 8th Annual Jetaway Music Festival, which will take place on Friday,...

Tempe awards local teachers with grant funding for arts programs

The arts make Tempe a better city. Studies even show that students who study art in school are recognized more frequently for academic achievement....

The Velvet Handcuffs Book – Hot off the Press!

The Velvet Handcuffs Breaking Free of Corporate America.  Authored by Bob Wallace, MBA  Overview This newly published book delivers meaningful and useful tools to break out...

Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

FREE HOLIDAY SHOPPING EVENT UNIQUE HANDCRAFTED GOODS LOCAL ARTISIANS & CRAFTS AWESOME VENDORS ALL IN ONE PLACE 9th Holiday ARTS & CRAFTS Fair Saturday, November 2nd  9am - 2pm Tempe...

Tempe Center for the Arts Opens Season with AZ Premiere of...

Tempe Center for the Arts kicks off its 2019-20 TCA Presents season with the regional premiere of "DUTCHMAN," an emotionally fraught and incendiary play,...

Phoenix Boys Choir to host New Roaring ‘20s Gala on November...

The Phoenix Boys Choir is set to host its annual fundraising gala at Hotel Valley Ho on Saturday, November 9 from 6-10 p.m. This...

Six parks selected for Arts in the Parks events next spring

Six new parks have been selected for this year’s Arts in the Parks program, which provides resident-initiated arts events in neighborhood parks. Each event...

Kick-Off the New Year at Desert Bloom Yoga Festival

Experience a revitalizing weekend retreat January 10-12 in the shadow of Camelback Mountain, surrounded by desert flora and fauna. From intention setting and morning...

Badge Bash 2019 Gives Attendees the Chance to Experience Girl Scouting...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is gearing up to host its third annual Badge Bash. This adults-only event will be held on Friday, Oct....

Navajo Gaming Promotes Sovereignty with Opening of Navajo Blue

9500-Square Foot Travel Plaza Creates Jobs While Celebrating Navajo Culture, Cuisine and Architecture as New Gateway to Navajo NationNavajo Blue. Individuals driving through the...

Successful Week for Navajo Gaming at the Navajo Nation 73rd Annual...

Navajo Gaming continued its support of the Navajo Nation at last weekend’s 73rd Annual Navajo Nation Fair. Navajo Gaming continued its support of the...

Sip and Stargaze at Cocktails Under the Cosmos this Fall

At Mountain Shadows, celebrate all things celestial with an astrology-themed cocktail reception on the scenic Camelback Overlook rooftop deck. Each event features a signature...

Experience Monday Night Chef’s Table with Red Stitch Wine Group

On Monday, September 30 experience a special Monday Night Chef’s Table at ZuZu with paired wines and a special four-course menu created for the...

Experience “Desert Tropic” at Mountain Shadows

The Gallery at Mountain Shadows is excited to present “Desert Topic” featuring the work of AZ-based artists Merrill Mahaffey and Genevieve Reckling. Both Mahaffey...

Largest Expansion in Years Coming to Six Flags Hurricane...

New Additions Include Massive Activity Pool, Lounging Areas and More Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix, Arizona’s largest waterpark, today announced plans for a major expansion...
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