New Children’s book helps fund early childhood programs in AZ, puts...

A great book can jumpstart a young reader’s imagination and foster a lifelong love of reading. To help improve early literacy and put more high-quality children’s books...

Kierland OktoberWest Festival to Take Place Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022

 Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet as The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale will soon host its inaugural OktoberWest Festival,...

Queen of Oktoberfest, German Brews and Brats Returning to Gilbert Oktoberfest

GILBERT, Ariz. – Event promotion company Forty8 Live! is kicking off autumn with Gilbert Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Gilbert Regional Park (3005...

Southwest Actors Conference & Expo Comes to Phoenix this September

On Sept. 23 and 24, Southwest Actors Conference & Expo, the premier actors' conference in the Southwest region, debuts its inaugural event at Embassy...

Southwest Casting Expo Premiers Just in Time for Arizona Film Tax...

A Scottsdale-based company expects its inaugural actors conference will be a blockbuster, thanks in large part to Arizona’s new film tax credits.With more production...

One Million Christmas Lights Bring Holiday Cheer to the West Valley

WADDELL, Ariz. – Arizona’s inaugural Desert Farm Lights is bringing light, joy and holiday cheer to the West Valley this winter season. Starting Nov....

Food City Spices Things Up for Hatch Green Chile Season

 While many of us cannot wait for cooler temperatures to arrive, it is about to get a lot hotter throughout the state due to...

50 Years of Pizza and Pipes Celebration at Organ Stop Pizza

In the 1970s and 80s “pizza and pipes” restaurants were on nearly every corner in the U.S. Fast forward a few decades and today...

Zedd Headlines Arizona’s Ready-to-Drink Beverage Celebration CANACOPIA

PHOENIX – Arizona event promotion company Forty8 Live! is inviting adults ages 21 and over from across the Southwest to pop-a-top, soak up the...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation opens grant application window,...

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement announced today that it has opened its discretionary grant application window...

50 Years of Pizza and Pipes Calls for 50 Days of...

In the 1970s and 80s “pizza and pipes” restaurants were on nearly every corner in the U.S. Fast forward a few decades and today...

Tuesday Night Pickleball™ Launches at Jigsaw Health in Scottsdale

Meet professional pickleball players and learn more about the fastest growing sport in the U.S.  (July 28, 2022 – Scottsdale, Ariz.) Introducing Tuesday Night Pickleball™,...

The Uncommon Opens in Downtown Chandler

The Uncommon, an eatery and barcade, opened on Wednesday, July 13 in Downtown Chandler. This one-of-a-kind, nostalgic restaurant, located at 1 E. Boston St., offers arcade games and creative cocktails and food. The...

The Future Looks Bright for Girls in Baseball: Baseball For All...

Baseball For All Nationals, the largest and most-celebrated girls’ baseball tournament in the U.S. is back—and this year, will be hosted at Bell Bank...

Parrothead Night! – A Jimmy Buffet Experience

July 22, 2022 – 6pm to 10pmParrothead Night! – A Jimmy Buffet ExperienceSean Mireau and the "Volcano Island Band" will create a lively and...

20th Anniversary Lost 80s Live Performance to Showcase MTV Era Musicians...

PHOENIX – Arizona event company Forty8 Live! and KOOL 94.5 FM are partnering to kick-off a bodacious trip back to the 80s. On September...

Bashas’ launches a 90-day celebration for its 90th anniversary

Bashas’ will begin a 90-day celebration this month to commemorate its 90th anniversary. From grocery card giveaways and an attempt to break a GUINNESS...

ATC’s Summer on Stage Participants Present “Heathers the Musical: Teen Edition”

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) is thrilled to announce the return of its annual Summer on Stage program, which will present its latest production, “Heathers the...

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Presented by: Canamo & Trap CultureDate: July 9Time: 8 p.m. to MidnightLocation: The Lounge Soho - 1457 W Southern Ave #107, Mesa, AZ 85202Canamo...

The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show Brings a Dream Closet...

 The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale Friday, May 6 through Sunday,...

FOR THE LOVE OF MESA PODCAST SHARES STORIES FROM THE SOUTHWEST

Visit Mesa Launches New Rich Storytelling Platform with Six Episodes, More to FollowJune 7, 2022 – MESA, Ariz. – Visit Mesa, the destination marketing organization for...

Culver’s “From Wisconsin With Love” Food Truck Tour Arriving in Phoenix...

National restaurant chain celebrating Wisconsin roots with one-of-a-kind guest experience at Phoenix ZooPhoenix is over 1,600 miles from the original Culver’s in Sauk City,...

VISIT MESA LAUNCHES DEALS PASSPORT IN TIME FOR SUMMER VACATION

New Discount Finder Kicks Off National Travel & Tourism Week, May 1 - 7.www.VisitMesaDeals.com April 26, 2022 — MESA, Ariz. — Visitors and locals can...

Bashas’ Announces EBT SNAP Online Acceptance for Same-Day Grocery Delivery and...

Shoppers looking for accessibility and convenience have a new option for their grocery purchases. Bashas’ more than 100 grocery stores across Arizona are now...

Bashas’ Invites Arizonans to Get Nostalgic to Celebrate its 90th Anniversary

As it prepares to officially celebrate 90 years of serving Arizona later this year, Bashas’ is inviting Arizonans across the state to look back...

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200...

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced an investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students as part of an...

Bashas’ Brings the Carnival to Town for This Year’s Donut Flavor...

Vivid fluorescent lights, childlike squeals of delight, and an unmistakable aroma of sunshine, machine oil, and sweet, sticky indulgences. These are sights, sounds, and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Holds Free Medicare Information Sessions

Healthcare needs can radically change as people age, which makes having a keen understanding of Medicare options vital. With more options than ever before,...

ORGAN STOP PIZZA presents the 2022 Mother’s Day Musical Lunch. MESA

Enjoy a relaxing, fun family-friendly lunch and concert by Brett Valliant on the Mighty Wurlitzer at Organ Stop Pizza. Sunday, May 811:30 a.m. to 1:00...

State’s Oldest Deli Wants to Make Someone’s Super Hero Dreams Come...

In celebration of its 73rd anniversary, Miracle Mile Deli is donating a portion of its proceeds on Tuesday, May 10th to the Colten Cowell Foundation, to...

Miracle Mile Deli Offers Passover Special To Go Menu – PHOENIX

PASSOVER SPECIAL MENU TO GO SLICED BRISKET FAMILY FEAST FOR 4 - $952 lbs. of our savory brisket of beef, 1 quart of baby whole...

150 Eggs Hidden Around ASU Tempe Campus and Mill Avenue

Foch Café & Bistro to Host Spring Scavenger HuntFoch Café and Bistro, in partnership with AZ Liquids, The Crepe Club and The Bodhi, will...

Miracle Mile Deli Gets You Ready for St. Patrick’s Day

 Check out these St. Patrick’s Day Specials Miracle Mile Deli in central Phoenix will serve Corned Beef, Cabbage, Irish Potatoes & Bread & Butter for $16.50...

BIKERS, BAND, BBQ, BEER – 4XB Event to benefit River of...

River of Time Museum and Exploration Center Partners with World’s Largest Harley Davidson Dealership for BIKERS, BAND, BBQ, BEER – 4XB EventWhat:              Join the L. Alan Cruikshank...

Artlink Announces Programming Highlights of Art Detour 34

The Month-long Celebration Set to Feature Arizona Artists, Destinations and Experiences Artlink, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the mission of connecting artists, businesses and...

VISIT MESA launches Beers and Brews Passport

Check-in & Win Web-Based Game Supports Small Business and Rewards Patronshttps://www.visitmesa.com/passes/beers-and-brews/ Feb. 15, 2022 – MESA, Ariz. – Just in time for spring break and...

Art D’Core Gala Tickets Now Live

Artlink Celebrates Arts and Culture at the 9th Annual GalaOn Friday, March 11, Artlink is excited to present the 9th annual Art d’Core Gala,...

Plan a Date Night and Let IMPACT Gymnastics Take Care of...

Parent's Valentines Night Out at IMPACT Gymnastics AcademySaturday, Feb 12 from 5-9 pmAges 4-16$40 for one child, $5 off for each child after...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March 12 for Valley families with young children Presented by the Arizona Coyotes, benefiting Southwest...

Something for Every Valentine at Fountain Hills’ Newest Gift Shop

It’s going to be a Happy Valentine’s Day for shoppers who purchase gifts at the L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time Riverbanks Gift Shop with a 15% discount...

Mural Artists Selected for New Arts and Vitality Project in Roosevelt...

Artlink and Espiritu Loci Inc. Commission Eight Large-Scale Artworks to Celebrate Downtown Neighborhood Artlink Inc. in partnership with Arizona Strategies, Espiritu Loci Incorporated (ELI), and...

Theater Works Launches New Series With World Premiere of “The Superhero...

          PEORIA, Ariz. (Jan 10, 2021): Theater Works will debut its new After Dark series for audiences aged 16 and older on...

Artlink’s Art Detour Returns for its 34th Year in March

The 34th Annual Event Expands to a Statewide Celebration of Arizona Artists, Destinations and Experiences Artlink, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of...

Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Receives Fellowship Award

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust selected Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Debbie DiCarlo as a recipient of one of its nine Piper Fellowship award...

Raley’s Completes Purchase of the Bashas’ Company

Raley’s has announced the completion of the Bashas’ acquisition.  As previously shared, Raley’s had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets...

Arizona Nonprofits Cautious About Returning to In-Person Activities

          Nonprofits across Arizona, still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are assessing and implementing strategies about how...

HOLIDAY GIFT DEAL: CASHFLOW Board Game Helps Increase Financial IQ for...

Successfully planning for retirement and investing is one of the toughest skills to accomplish as an adult. Part of the challenge may be that financial...

River of Time Holiday Mart Fundraiser 2021

 The L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time annual “funraiser” Holiday Mart 2021 shopping event will return to it’s original location in the Museum/Library lobby and on the patio beginning on Monday, November 15th from 10:00 a.m....

Innovative Business Theory Presented in New Book

Authors Aaron Bare and N. Forbes Shannon Pen ‘Exponential Theory’ to Inspire Business Leaders to Think Big ...

November 13 Gala Celebrates 80th Anniversary British Flying Training School in...

Eighty years ago, Mesa, Arizona opened a World War II hanger and U.S. Air Force Base with the sole intention to train British pilots. This international...

Valley Organist Wins National Award

Brett Valliant of Organ Stop Pizza Honored as Organist of the Year   (Sept. 30, 2021 – Mesa, Ariz.) Brett Valliant, resident organist at the state’s oldest pizza restaurant, Organ...

Board Games for Family Fun and Financial Education from RICH DAD...

This holiday season, don’t get sucked into buying toys that will just end up in tomorrow’s donation piles. Give your family the gift of financial literacy – starting...

VIDEO: Organ Stop Pizza Bids Farewell to Legendary Organist Lew Williams...

For more than 40 years, Lew Williams has been a staple at one of the Valley’s oldest restaurants – Organ Stop Pizza, in Mesa, Ariz. His talent...

Pinners Conference and Expo Celebrates 5th Anniversary in Arizona this November

 Two-Day Shopping and Workshop Extravaganza Returns to WestWorld The Pinners Conference and Expo proudly celebrates its 5th Annual Arizona Pinners Conference, which returns to Arizona on...

Cancer Support Community Arizona Free Public Art Exhibit

Cancer Support Community Arizona, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that delivers free support services, programming, and resources to cancer patients and their families, is kicking off...

27th Sedona International Film Festival Lineup Set

            SEDONA, Ariz. (May 26, 2021): The 27thannual Sedona International Film Festival, rescheduled from its normal end-of-February timeframe to June...

VISIT MESA NEWS: First U.S. Destination to Adopt the Hidden Disabilities...

Mesa, Ariz. is the first U.S. travel destination to adopt the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower, a program lauded for supporting travelers with various needs as...

Read, Dance, Play! Presented by Ballet Arizona

Designed to foster your young one’s curiosity and love of dance, this monthly interactive workshop series combines literary exploration with creative movement and play!...
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4th Oldest Restaurant in Phoenix Celebrates Milestone Anniversary, Perseveres after Hard-Hit...

(April 29, 2021 – Phoenix, Ariz.) Miracle Mile Deli, at 16th Street and Camelback in Central Phoenix, has miraculously bucked trends and kept its...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Local Mom Writes Affirmation Book for Children

Local marketing professional and mother of two Erin Stremcha is getting ready to release her first book, “Power Up” later this month. The affirmation...
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Visit Mesa, destination marketing organization for the First Ever Autism Certified...

Nearly two years after Visit Mesa was named the first-ever destination marketing organization that completed autism certification with the International Board of Credentialing and...
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Will The Arts Return?

A Year Without Live Performance Can The Arts Heal Us? The State of the Arts Arizona Podcast Has Answers Tempe, AZ … The pandemic has...
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New Movie About Mental Health in the Black Community Launches on...

The Wynn Network, an Arizona based 24/7 streaming platform with inspirational content for the whole family, is releasing “John Wynn’s Playhouse” for download on...
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Scottsdale Fashion Square Details Recent Successes & Continues to Evolve to...

After a multi-year redevelopment that set the bar for luxury retailing, Scottsdale Fashion Square, part of the Macerich (NYSE:MAC) portfolio of one-of-a-kind retail properties...
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Impact Gymnastics Academy Announces Summer Camp 2021 Sessions with Weekly Themes

 Impact Gymnastics Academy in North Central Phoenix, located at 7812 N. 12th Street, is bringing the fun this summer with themed weekly sessions throughout the season. Full-day and half-day...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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Madison Center for the Arts Announces Executive Director, Performance Schedule

The Madison Center for the Arts, a new performing arts venue in Phoenix, is excited bring live performances back to Phoenix with an impressive...
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Ballet Arizona Returns to the Stage to Present World Premiere of...

Ballet Arizona will present The Four Seasons, a journey through winter, spring, summer and fall in movement, May 18 to June 5 at Desert...
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Ballet Arizona’s Contemporary Council Hosts Virtual Cocktail Workshop

Ballet Arizona dancers, along with Matt Farrow and Kaylee Needley, owners of Iconic Cocktail Co., are hosting a virtual lesson on how to put...
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The School of Ballet Arizona Summer Intensive Auditions Now Open

The School of Ballet Arizona is welcoming ballet students from the Valley and beyond to participate in its summer intensive program. The upper division...
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Impact Gymnastics Academy Announces Summer Camp 2021 Sessions with Weekly Themes

 Impact Gymnastics Academy in North Central Phoenix, located at 7812 N. 12th Street, is bringing the fun this summer with themed weekly sessions throughout the season. Full-day...
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VISIT MESA PILES ON THE DEALS FOR SPRING TRAINING, SPRING BREAK

VisitMesaDeals.com showcases hotel packages, restaurant discounts, attractions savings and more for locals and visitors! Feb. 22, 2021 – (MESA, Ariz.) – Visit Mesa launched their exclusive...
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SMTC presents a Rodgers and Hammerstein revue

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company is thrilled to announce a great new performing opportunity by showcasing Broadway’s most famous music and songs in a cabaret...
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St. Patrick’s Day SPECIALS at Miracle Mile Deli

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Miracle Mile Deli in Phoenix or have them cater to your office or party!The restaurant will offer Corned Beef,...
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Tempe Prep’s New Fine Arts and Sciences Building Underway

Founded in 1996, Tempe Preparatory Academy (TPA) was awarded one of the first mandates to operate as an open-enrollment charter school in the State...
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Camp Colley Now Enrolling for Summer 2021

(PHOENIX – Feb. 1, 2021) – Camp Colley is now open for summer 2021 enrollment. Parents with children between the ages of 8-14 as...
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STK Scottsdale is Now Open

The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. announced the opening of its newest STK Steakhouse at 7134 E. Stetson Dr. in the heart of Scottsdale’s waterfront high-end retail shops and residential...
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Tempe Prep Music Teacher’s 30-Year Career with Phoenix Symphony

By Hannah Frazier Many Tempe Preparatory Academy students know that their music teacher and Sinfonia director, Mrs. Wilkison, was in the Phoenix Symphony, but not...
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LatinX Artist’s Experience in Downtown Phoenix

Hispanic artists in the downtown Phoenix community explore their own identity and cultural background through their art. Some artists have said that Phoenix is...