Money to Mainstreet, an Access to Capital event, will be coming to the Valley on Wednesday, March 26. The event will have a panel discussion highlighting critical funding issues facing small and mid-size businesses in Phoenix and give participants the chance to talk one-on-one with financial experts about their personal situations.
Through 80 summers, drive-in theaters have managed to remain a part of the American fabric, surviving technological advances and changing tastes that put thousands out of business. Now the industry says a good chunk of the 350 or so left could be forced to turn out the lights because they can’t afford to adapt to the digital age.
Maddy Dill and her former flute instructor, Sherry Finzer, speak with Maddie's mother, Robyn, at her Ahwatukee home on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. Finzer is putting on a benefit concert for Dill, who recently had a brain tumor removed.
Q: I trust you guys, so I have to ask: Is it true that your private Facebook inbox messages are now visible for all to see, from 2010 and earlier? I keep seeing people posting this on Facebook. — Robyn
Theater Works executive director Dan Schay and artistic director Robyn Allen are looking forward to a long working relationship with together with the company as they move toward the next level at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. “We really want to continue all of the excellent programming on the stage as well as the educational and outreach programs,” Shay said.
“Brigadoon” at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre plays through
Feb. 11. There will be a special New Year’s Eve performance
Saturday that will include a cabaret show following the
performance. Tickets for New Year’s Eve are $99 per person.
“Brigadoon” at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre plays through Feb. 11. There will be a special New Year’s Eve performance Saturday that will include a cabaret show following the performance. Tickets for New Year’s Eve are $99 per person.
Bells have been ringing on behalf of the Salvation Army outside
of numerous East Valley stores, but coordinators for the familiar
holiday tradition want their red kettles to rock more than they
have in recent years.
Capt. Robyn Bridgeo of the Salvation Army (far right) stands
with Fry�s President Jon Flora with other store officials outside
the Fry�s grocery on Ray and Rural roads in Tempe during a
fundraising event on Dec. 13. The Salvation Army has a national
initiative �Rock the Red Kettle� in an attempt to raise more funds
during the bell ringing season so they can better support social
services for needy residents around the Valley including the
homeless. Fry�s workers raised $2,170 at seven locations in Tempe
on Dec. 13. (Photo submitted).
Theater Works’ is starting a new holiday tradition with the
Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol.” But don’t expect one
of many versions that have been found on Valley stages for the last
several seasons. This particular production has been written by
Valley actor and playwright Richard Hardt, who injects a little
more humor into the show, which opens Friday at the Peoria Center
for the Performing Arts.
On Saturday, Transitions for the Developmentally Disabled, will
be hosting a fashion and talent show from 1 to 4 p.m., along with a
silent auction to raise funds for a trip to Universal Studios
On Saturday, Transitions for the Developmentally Disabled, will be hosting a fashion and talent show from 1 to 4 p.m., along with a silent auction to raise funds for a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood.
With cuts in programs at schools, Theater Works is hoping
students and their families will embrace a new academy geared
toward the performing arts. Theater Works launched YWA, Youth Works
Academy, which will provide classes for children ages 3 and up in
disciplines of dance, drama, music, puppetry, script writing and
“West Side Story,” Disney’s “High School Musical” and even the
“Twilight” series tell stories of star-crossed lovers struggling to
be together in spite of feuds between their friends and family. All
of these movies took their cue from the classic William Shakespeare
play “Romeo & Juliet,” which opens Friday at Theater Works in
the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald