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...

Town of Gilbert Announces Its Signature Oktoberfest Event Inaugural Event Scheduled...

GILBERT – It’s stein time for Gilbert! Lace up your dirndl, throw on your lederhosen and celebrate the inaugural Town of Gilbert Oktoberfest. HDE...

32nd Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival!

Escape to our 30-acre 16th Century village where Maidens, Mermaids, Merriment and Mingling await thee.  The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park,...
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Performers “Dance” Around Teen Issues

The Divine Direction is a fresh departure from the approach of your traditional stage show. Direct from Los Angeles, this nonprofit dance company has...

Public meeting for Kiwanis Park Management Plan on Sept. 9

The City of Tempe is working on a Kiwanis Park Management Plan that will provide guidelines for future programming, amenities, facilities and operational needs...

The Burn

BLK BOX PHX is proud to open its 2019-2020 season with the Arizona Premier of Philip Dawkins’ The Burn, a play that tackles the...

Tempe awards arts grants to 32 non-profit organizations

This year the City of Tempe has awarded grants to more organizations than ever before. 32 non-profit organizations will receive funding to provide quality...

Welcoming music, conversation and Tempe City Council to the museum this...

Noticing some new activity at the museum? The Tempe City Council Chambers have been temporarily relocated to the museum’s ??? room while their downtown...

Honor the victims of September 11 at Healing Field tribute

In memory of those who perished on September 11, 2001, the Exchange Club of Tempe, along with the City of Tempe’s support, will present...

Kierland POP’s Lively Outdoor Celebration Takes Place Nov. 15-16, 2019

To kick off the beautiful fall weather season, the annual outdoor Kierland POP festival will take place Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019...

Date Night Just Got Better In Mesa!

If you are from the East Valley then you have come to know that there just isn't much to do in the near vicinity;...

Camp Christown Reading Fun Fest Features Dr. Seuss, Mad Hatter, Complimentary...

Family-Friendly, Free Camp Christown Reading Fun Fest from Noon – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 21 at Christown Spectrum Shopping...

September Spirited Sipping Seminars at Mountain Shadows

Class is in session. Join us on Saturday, September 14 Hearth '61 at Mountain Shadows for a seminar on the Bloody Mary: The Perfect...

Fall activities brochure now available; registration opens soon

And just like that, summer is over. The kids are back in school and the fall season is right around the corner, full of...

Tempe awards arts grants to 32 non-profit organizations

This year the City of Tempe has awarded grants to more organizations than ever before. 32 non-profit organizations will receive funding to provide quality...

Peter Scolari in Man of La Mancha

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company is thrilled to welcome Emmy Award-winner and Broadway star Peter Scolari (TV’s “Bosom Buddies”, “Newhart”, “Girls”, "Honey I Shrunk the...

Sunset Flow Yoga Provides Gorgeous Views of Camelback Mountain

Take part in an evening of mind, body and soul with healing live music and a stunning sunset over Camelback Mountain. Kevin Wathey, owner...

Arizona Theatre Company Adds Management, Production Staff

            Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to announce and welcome new...

Mountain Shadows Hosts the New 9 to 5

Who says meetings have to be confined to the boardroom? Experience “The New 9 to 5” package at Mountain Shadows that includes a boardroom...

Spinelli’s Pizzeria Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Spinelli's Pizzeria Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary   TEMPE, ARIZ. — On Thursday, August 1, Spinelli's Pizzeria on Mill Avenue in Tempe will be hosting their five-year...

Arizona Theatre Company Launches New Works Program

As part of Artistic Director Sean Daniels’ vision to introduce Arizona theatergoers to new works from the world’s best playwrights, Arizona Theatre Company has...

Rise + Shine with Brightside Yoga at Hotel Valley Ho

On Sunday, September 29 rise and shine bright on the Sky Line Rooftop deck with a one-hour energizing morning yoga session with Veronica Clark,...

Tempe events, July 23-29 2019

 Check out the five exciting events below and view a complete listing of Tempe events on the Tempe Tourism Office website. Call (480) 894-8158...

8th Annual Rockin’ Taco Street Fest Returns

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The taco party of the season is celebrating eight years in Chandler on Saturday, Sept. 14.   The Rockin’ Taco Street Fest returns...

Christmas in July Celebration Presented by Copper Blues Live

It’s time to dust off the Santa hats, crank the holiday tunes and get in the festive spirit because Christmas in July is here!...

The Evolution of Origami

The business of the Japan’s famous paper technology, the art of Origami, is continuing to grow through popularity and through other art avenues. Local...

Tempe Events, July 16-22, 2019

 Tempe's calendar is full of exciting events through this week. See what's happening below and view a complete listing of Tempe events, or call...

Noche para los Niños – A Night for the Children

Noche para los Niños – A Night for the ChildrenWhat:  The second annual Noche para los NinÞos is a spectacular one-night benefit event for...

Take Advantage of Luxe Labor Deals at Hotel Valley Ho and...

What better way to spend Labor Day than lounging and enjoying a luxe poolside retreat? Mid-century modern desert destinations Hotel Valley Ho and Mountain...

Barnstorming the Moon Exhibit at monOrchid

Space takes center stage in downtown Phoenix Friday, July 19, through Friday, August 16, at the iconic monOrchid, located at 214 E. Roosevelt St....

Tempe events: July 9-15, 2019

Check out the five exciting events below,  and view a complete listing of Tempe events on the Tempe Tourism Office website. Call (480) 894-8158...
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