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It’s no secret that men like Keith Richards, John Lennon and Frank Sinatra are the first to be mentioned when talking about the evolution of music. But what about women like Joan Jett and Tina Turner, who are equally responsible for putting rock and roll on the map?
Perhaps no vocal group in America – other than the Beach Boys – have been as celebrated as The Manhattan Transfer. Over the last four decades, the quartet has racked up a dozen Grammy Awards, sold millions of albums and made Grammy Award history in 1981 when they became the first group in both pop and jazz categories in the same year.
The Mesa Arts Center campus will turn into a virtual winter wonderland over the weekend for the city’s ninth annual Mesa Arts Festival.
At 72 years young, Dan Hicks remains the eternal hipster. Hicks first entered the music scene in the sixties with his seminal group, The Charlatans, and he remains an influential figure among musicians.
HERE: Make ornaments out of bird seed Dec. 14
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting the community to experience live music and a live nativity scene at its first “Oh Holy Night: A Living Nativity” this Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Some cooks like to change up the Thanksgiving meal — a sous vide turkey here, a sweet potato souffle there. But on a holiday dedicated to tradition, innovation can spark revolt.
Arizona real estate titan and philanthropist Michael Pollack will celebrate 40 years in business by presenting a concert by Blood, Sweat and Tears, the American jazz-rock band popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
As I follow the recent controversy over naming, identity, and cultural representation connected with the NFL’s Washington football team’s nickname and mascot, “Redskins,” I am surprised and confused that there is such vocal resistance to changing the name not just a few deem a racial slur that offends (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/washington-redskins-name-controversy).
HERE: Altadeña Harvest Festival, fundraiser on Nov. 6
As creaky as an arthritic hip, "Last Vegas" does for four leading stars of the '70s and '80s what movies like "Tough Guys" and "Grumpy Old Men" did for survivors of Hollywood's storied Golden Age: It lets them show they can still throw a punch, bust a move, and get it on, and that they're not quite ready for the Motion Picture Home just yet. Beyond that, this genteel "Hangover" for the AARP crowd has little to recommend it, though a smattering of funny gags and the nostalgia value of the cast keeps the whole thing more watchable than it has any right to be.
Mountain View Lutheran Church will be hosting its inaugural Fabulous Fall Festival tomorrow for the entire community.
This is the first year the Arizona Jazz Fest will be near Ahwatukee at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa. It starts this Friday, Oct. 25, and goes through Sunday, Oct. 27.
New York City has a zillion charms, but it may not be the ideal place to celebrate Halloween. Here’s the problem — where do you display your jack-o’-lantern if you live in an apartment building with no porch?
Robin Thicke will be performing on Sunday. On the set list will be his summer chart-topper “Blurred Lines.”
‘The queen of Neo Soul’ Erykah Badu.
Saturday at the AZ Jazz Fest will be ended by 2013 BET lifetime achievement award winner Charlie Wilson.
On Oct. 25, the first night of the AZ Jazz Fest will be closed out by Grammy-winning soul artist Maxwell.
Popping, whacking and breaking are all part of a day’s work for 5th generation Arizonan Sarah “Saza” Dimmick, who, along with the coach of the Phoenix Suns’ hip hop squad, Luis “Weezy” Egurrola, leads EPIK Dance Company. We chatted with “Saza” about her troupe and the original dance theatre work (“Common Ground”) they’re performing Oct. 18 and 19 at Tempe Center for the Arts.
Lee Lotze, Ms. Senior Arizona 2013, will travel to Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 20-25 to compete for the title of 2013 Ms. Senior America. Lotze was crowned Ms. Senior Arizona last March at Valley Vista Performing Arts Theatre before a crowd of more than 900. She topped 12 other contestants with her Jazz Dance to “Oh What a Night.” She also took top honors in talent and philosophy of life competitions. Lotze will compete at the national competition with other state title holders from across the United States. Contestants compete in evening gown, philosophy of life, talent and judges interviews.
So maybe the chance to taste the flaky spawn of a doughnut and croissant won't get you lining up at the crack of dawn. Maybe you're holding out for a burger nestled between fried ramen noodles. Or perhaps it's the elusive McRib that moves you.
A popular jazz musician and a classic Italian singer will come together for one night on Friday, Sept. 13, live at Secreto.
Rebecca Hall is confidently stepping toward center stage.
American musician Dmitri Matheny — considered “one of the world’s most talented horn players” and a prominent figure in the jazz scene — performs a free concert for the community.
The Valley’s own New Orleans style jazz band performs Dixieland, gospel, pop and swing in a free concert.