Feeding Super Bowl visitors a year after New York's restaurant scene did it is a hard act for any city to follow. But for downtown Phoenix, the NFL's big game is a chance to simply score some points as a major culinary player. The city's mission: To simply get the word out that the desert city is a foodie's oasis.
Best known for his African twist on American pop and ethno-classical music, YouTube sensation and former soloist with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Alex Boyé performs in Mesa Arts Center’s Ikeda Theater on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Now that 2015 is here, you may be thinking about making some New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you’ll decide to take up a musical instrument, or hit the gym more often, or even learn a new language. All these are worthy goals, of course — but you could also gain some key benefits by working to achieve some financial resolutions.
A quote inscribed on the walls of the latest exhibit at the Musical Instrument Museum sums up the museum’s celebration of the significance of drums in cultures around the globe: “Among diverse cultures, drums are objects of sculpted and sonic beauty; symbols of social status; and markers of personal, regional, ethnic, and national identity.”
FILE - In this May 5, 2006, file photo, Pete Seeger talks during an interview in Beacon, N.Y. The banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the age of 94. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
After a long and exhausting year of toy making and book keeping, Santa and Mrs. Claus are ready for a post-holiday vacation. And what better way to spend time than splashing around the Kiwanis Recreation Center’s Heated Indoor Wave Pool. All of those young and young at heart are invited to ride the waves with Santa, have story time with Mrs. Claus, enjoy complimentary milk and cookies and participate in reindeer games while holiday music plays in the background on Sunday, Dec. 28., 1 p.m. at Kiwanis Recreation Center of Tempe, 6111 S. All American Way, Tempe.
A Southwestern tradition, Holidays at the Heard, includes performances and artist demonstrations that introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary American Indian music, dance and art throughout the week Dec. 26–31, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Christmas is right around the corner, and the Ahwatukee Foothills Concert Band will perform its “A Concert for the Holidays” at the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) for the enjoyment of the entire community.