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Last year’s Canal Convergence turned up the heat on the Scottsdale Waterfront, thanks to Walter Productions’ “Floatus” installation and fire show choreographed to Top 40 songs, like Ellie Goulding’s 2013 hit “Burn.”

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“What I want you to do is walk up to the podium; don’t look back,” said southern Scottsdale resident Robert Breen, gesturing to the front of Kilgore Chapel at Valley Presbyterian Church.

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July in Scottsdale may mean excessive heat warnings, third-degree-burn-inducing car seats and face-palming the moment you return to your car and realize you forgot to put up your windshield’s sun shade.

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The Arizona Professional Writers Rim Country Chapter is presenting its fifth annual Payson Book Festival, featuring Scottsdale authors among some 90 guest writers.

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After more than 15 years of collaborative efforts, eight of Frank Lloyd Wright’s major works have officially been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List by the World Heritage Committee.

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When “General Hospital” stars Bradford Anderson and Steve Burton decided to hit the road and promote their individual talents, fans weren’t sure what to think. 

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which took place July 20, 1969, two notable events will be held in Scottsdale.

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One of the best summer activities for Scottsdale residents to mingle with their neighbors is coming up Thursday, when the Scottsdale Gallery Association holds is Summer Spectacular ArtWalk.

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Cave Creek artist Mark Carroll’s many sculptures seemingly stretch from coast to coast — from the 13-feet-tall horse monuments at both entrances of Cave Creek to an 11-sculpture garden at Weinberg Campus in Getzville, New York.

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In an effort to bring classical music to people of all ages, the Scottsdale Philharmonic has created a new, full symphonic youth orchestra for all seventh to 12th grade students.

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At a city council meeting in May, Paul Messinger’s granddaughter Sabrina Messinger looked out from the podium, note cards in her hands.

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Twenty small, bronze sculptures of finches reading pages from published books are scattered around the Mustang Library and the adjacent Mustang Transit Center near the roundabout on 90th Street.

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With the recent televised live version of “Rent,” the rock musical has reached a whole new generation of fans. While the iconic show is set in the late 1980s, its stories of finding love and following dreams speak to people of different ages.

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Longtime musician Adrienne Knauer is devoted to keeping the harp in the forefront of youngsters’ minds.

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Nearly 600 hundred art pieces and over 200 photography pieces created by Boys & Girls Club members across nine states, American Samoa and Japan will be available for all to see in northern Scottsdale.

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This Saturday, sip and savor new wines, nibble on gourmet small bites and mix and mingle with other fabulous guests for a good cause.

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After spending five summers in Newport, Kentucky, Mighty Mike is probably mighty glad to be moving to a more sophisticated part of the country.

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Hilary Harp and Suzie Silver’s “Fairy Fantastic!” videos for gender-non-conforming adults and kids have screened at over 100 festivals on five continents, including Australia and Africa.

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For the past four years, the Scottsdale Artists League has transformed the halls of Westminster Village, a retirement community in northern Scottsdale.

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Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market originally started in 2011 in a friend’s backyard, where founders Coley Arnold and Lindsey Holt, with over 20 of their friends, brought in their own vintage items to sell.

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Alison Ross Goldwater’s painstaking effort to preserve her legendary grandfather’s artistic legacy has been recognized by the Grand Canyon Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

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Dawnn Lewis has defied conventions since she was a teenager. It resulted in a long-lasting career that includes Broadway, television, composing, voice acting and songwriting.

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You may have seen northern Scottsdale resident Amanda Melby Crisalli on the small screen in several commercials for McDonald’s, Priceline, Courtyard by Marriott and more.

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Tyler Henry might be known as the “medium to the stars,” reading for countless celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian, Alan Thicke, LaToya Jackson and nearly 200 others, on his E! Network TV show “Hollywood Medium."

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Scottsdale Fashion Square, which recently debuted its newly renovated luxury wing this fall, has added a new tenant to its roster: Los Angeles-based Wonderspaces, an innovative, interactive art installation concept.

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Matthew Morrison is fiddling with a guitar when he comes on the line. Always musical, the multitalented actor/singer is excited about his return to the Valley. After all, it was here he got his start.

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The Scottsdale League for the Arts, a nonprofit group that raises funds for Arizona arts programs and art education, has raised a total of $87,000 for its 2018 grantees.

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Tia Wenkman is the latest star to rise out of Master Ballet Academy

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