If the Super Bowl holds no interest for you, Arizona Women’s Theatre Company is offering an alternative with the Pandora Festival — an annual event that presents 14 short, one-act and full length plays written by local female playwrights and directors.
While most teenagers spend their time just trying to get through junior high and high school in one piece, 13-year-old Mesa resident Kayli Merwin is giving a voice to children facing adversity through hope-filled songs in her latest EP “Tapestry.”
After an accident in 2000 left her paralyzed from the waist down, former Ahwatukee business owner, Cristin Van Driel, was unable to act on her love of running. Her doctors at the time told her that she may never be able to run again due to the extent of her injuries.
This weekend Celtic ska-punk pioneers — the California Celts — will parade through the doors of Fibber Magees Irish Pub in Chandler fully clad in kilts and playing bagpipes to put on a show that is sure to get the whole crowd dancing.
Craig Brooks stayed in the corner with the upper weights, assistant coach Andre Blake was showing a move with the rest of the team, and at the front of the Mountain Pointe wrestling room was about five kids doing homework.
As you begin planning for the expenses of your child’s college education, it’s easy to overlook some of the extras that add up quickly. Trips home, activities, and sports can be a surprise if you haven’t planned for them.
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.”
The desert and all its wildlife find themselves mixed into the Chandler city life. That’s why the Environmental Education Center at Veterans Oasis Park works to educate people on the animals they may come across.
Filling the walls of Jerry and Dorothy Sidwell’s retirement apartment are dozens of celebrity photos — a shrine to Hollywood past. Dorothy flips an album to a picture of herself and middle-aged Elizabeth Taylor. Jerry flips the TV to a mock interview between himself and a fully-haired Bruce Willis.
It’s fair to say that not everyone has the time to create their favorite breakfast classics from scratch each morning, but a team of “Snoozers” will help create a meal to jump-start the day in Tempe beginning Dec. 10.
Valley Metro and Tempe officials reassured residents concerned about the costs and consequences of the city’s planned streetcar system at an occasionally contentious question-and-answer meeting on Monday, Dec. 1, at the Tempe Transportation Center, saying the project would be an economic boon and sometimes defending it to a few sharply skeptical questioners.
A report from Valley Auto Dealers Association (VADA), the planning organization for the Arizona International Auto Show and representing body for 150 Valley auto dealerships, reveals that through the end of the third quarter, new car sales are up in Maricopa County with a 6.2 percent increase over the same period last year.