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I got the chance recently to chat with Thomas Carter, director of “When the Game Stands Tall.”
An Ahwatukee Foothills dance studio is collecting cash donations for a former teacher who survived a 100-foot fall down a cliff in Colorado.
Auditions for Ahwatukee Foothills Ballet’s 15th annual performance of “The Nutcracker” will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at Dance Studio 111, 4910 E. Chandler Boulevard, Suite 111.
I grew up with a lot of religious rules. To violate these rules was to subject oneself to the judgment of God. If you had a fundamentalist upbringing, you may be familiar with some of these restrictions. No drinking, no smoking, no dancing, no playing cards or going to the movies, no mixed-bathing (a prospect that intrigued my teenage mind), no Sabbath-breaking (though we did not actually gather on the Sabbath), and absolutely no questioning of religious authority.
HERE: Tai Chi
In anticipation of the 15th annual Canyon Arts Festival on Jan. 23, 2015, the Gold Canyon Arts Council seeks original submissions for the event poster. Artists may use the media of their choice to create a work that reflects one of the following:
HERE: Center Pointe Dance Grand Reopening
When Alexa Rogers was only 5 years old, she met a little girl named Sam who was very similar to herself. Sam was bright, happy and always trying to give back to others. There was only one glaring difference between the two.
Miss Arizona Alexa Rogers signs autographs for students during a back-to-school drive at Chandler Dance Center on July 24. [Eric Smith/Tribune]
The sun has just set. From where I sit, up on a ridge, I hear music from two simultaneous song sessions filling the Valley below. When campfires turn to embers, youngsters will peel themselves away from the festivities and make their drowsy way to their bunks. Their dreams will no doubt be filled with obstacle courses and tie-dye, hikes and ropes courses. Another day at summer camp is done.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture recently announced the recipients of the Community Arts Support Grants Program for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program in partnership with Friendly House and the Arizona State University School of Film, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will receive a $100,000 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant.
In response to growing concerns about concussions and head injuries in youth sports, Arizona Pop Warner Football and Cheer and Mayo Clinic announced a collaboration that will provide medical research about the effects of sport-related injuries.
The Arizona Rattlers will celebrate Alumni Day with a special player assignment and retirement for former Rattlers quarterback Sherdrick Bonner at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, when the Rattlers host the Portland Thunder at US Airways Center.
HERE: ‘Power Partners Networking’
HERE: Marmalade Skies at Cactus Jack’s
HERE: Muscle Mania classes in Ahwatukee
At first glance, Sheila Breen and Katharine Heffernan appear to have little in common.
The Phoenix Fire Department is inviting all parents and kids to attend a free Itty Bitty Beach Party Friday to celebrate summer and learn about water safety.
HERE: Linedancerise lessons at Pecos Community Center
It has always been a childhood dream for Lainie Seretis, artistic director at Classic Image Dance, to direct a production that encompasses “West Side Story.”
Colleen Grey, as Maria, rehearses at Classic Image Dance in Chandler on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, for their performance of West Side Story.
(L-R) Ashley Ragsdale, Kylene Nosewicz and Allison Chelus rehearse at Classic Image Dance in Chandler on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, for their performance of West Side Story.
(L-R) Jared Johnson, as Ice, Zeke Grado, as Riff, and Alyssa Johnson rehearse at Classic Image Dance in Chandler on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, for their performance of West Side Story.
Eris Reed rehearses at Classic Image Dance in Chandler on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, for their performance of West Side Story.