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HERE: ‘The Nutcracker’ in Ahwatukee this weekend
Strumming a guitar, decked in high heels and a homemade fringe dress, Wanda Jackson had no idea she was on the cusp of making history. She realized something was afoot when she and tour mate Elvis Presley started packing out auditoriums and coliseums across the country.
We all know that the Star Trek mission is “to explore strange new worlds” and “seek out new life and new civilizations,” so it’s only logical that the Starship Enterprise would eventually end up at the Arizona State Fair. Nestled amongst the “Bacon A-Fair” food stands and “Tilt-A-Whirl” thrill rides, “Star Trek: The Exhibition” has landed.
HERE: Anesthesia-free teeth cleaning for dogs Oct. 14
Kids ages 7 to 12 can learn all about mapping, recording and other archaeological methods with a simulated dig of a Hohokam pit house.
HERE: ARW Semi-Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser
In need of some adult time? Children’s Museum of Phoenix offers just the thing with a western-themed "Play Date" for grown-ups featuring a variety of entertainment including retro games, art projects, a DJ, glitter tattoos, Atari walls, food trucks and a cash bar.
Phoenix’s flagship art venue will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month beginning in September with a film festival, salsa music and two compelling exhibitions.
Education advocate and founding chairman of the Helios Education Foundation, Vince Roig, has been named the 2013 Afterschool Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE).
Phoenix Art Museum's summer exhibition on video games is entertaining anytime, but on PhxArt Kids Days, young viewers and their families can get more mileage out of the experience. This weekend's event includes live cosplay models, so kids can sketch from real poses and costumes, as well as their imaginations, as they practice creating characters for their own video game ideas.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona Commission on the Arts will host a series of webinars about creating better cities and communities through public art. The series will be presented on Sept. 12 and 26, Oct. 10, Nov. 7 and 20, and Dec. 5, at the Pulliam Auditorium at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave. (times and topics vary).
The waka-waka chorus of Pac-Man munching and the upbeat du-du-du-du backdrop to Mario’s adventure drown out hushed voices and softly padding footsteps.
The Smithsonian-commissioned "Art of Video Games" exhibit at Phoenix Art Museum has displays showcasing gaming consoles new and old -- including many for museum-goers to try out themselves [Christen Bejar/Nerdvana]
The Smithsonian-commissioned "Art of Video Games" exhibit at Phoenix Art Museum has displays showcasing gaming consoles new and old -- including many for museum-goers to try out themselves. [Christen Bejar/Nerdvana]
Goodbye, awkward dates and ugly dresses; the Children’s Museum of Phoenix prom is all about having fun with friends.
The adage “truth is stranger than fiction” is proven in “The Lost Wife,” by Alyson Richman. She has succeeded in blending both for an unforgettable reading experience.
Most people know what it’s like to pull up a chair at a family reunion or holiday meal, but not many have tucked their toes under the table at a community harvest feast. Several local art and community organizations are hoping to change that with Saturday’s “Feast on the Street” in downtown Phoenix.
Diners gather on London's Southwark Bridge for a Feast on the Street supper in that city. Clare Patey, ASU Art Museum’s international visiting artist, is bringing a similar event April 13 to downtown Phoenix.
Ahmed Alsoudani says that America is a dreamland. Yet, his complex paintings of violence and warfare are very much influenced by his upbringing.
Using nothing more than the soot from a wood burning stove mixed with his own saliva, deaf artist James Castle used this homemade ink to communicate with the world.
After all the payments and fees we remit to credit card companies, it would feel nice to get a little something back once in a while.
Spring has sprung, and with flowers blooming all around the Valley, Phoenix Art Museum is getting in on the floral action.
You could pick up some pretty good art for a decent price this weekend.
Dear artists, friends, community members, and the city of Phoenix,
For Horizon Honors senior Stephanie Yamamoto, 17, Japanese taiko drumming is more than just rigorous exercise or a way to get in touch with her roots — it’s a spiritual art.