Susan Morrow Potje was in her mid-20s when her dad and stepmom, Tom and Ann Morrow, came up with the idea to create their own version of California’s Laguna Beach Festival of Art in Scottsdale.
Two Chandler women are exploring the power of love through their fiber artworks at a new exhibition in Scottsdale.
The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is bigger and better than ever this year.
For some, mariachi is merely a genre of music.
Arizona State University Sun Devil football stadium has hosted many sporting events in its storied history, but there’s one that it hasn’t seen – until now.
Last year was a busy one for the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
Dave Kindig vividly remembers his first visit to Barrett-Jackson.
Every week, Sam posts to her Wordpress blog, detailing the events at her theater group, Detour Company Theatre, and her major takeaways.
As a student at a performing arts high school, Dan’yelle Williamson was told she’d never make it as an artist. It was too hard to make a living that way.
All those area couples who got engaged for Christmas are in luck.
Sometimes a happy accident can turn into one of history’s sublime moments. It’s what happened on Dec. 4, 1956, when four artists just happened to drop in at different times at Sun Record Studios in Memphis.
For families like the Zoppes, the circus isn’t just a way to make a living. It is part of their identities.
When it comes to traditions such as “The Nutcracker,” Slawomir Wozniak, the Scottsdale Airpark-based Phoenix Ballet artistic director, believes the classical approach is the most satisfying.
What’s old is new again at Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
The Mojave Flea returns for its third time to The Saguaro Scotts-dale in Old Town, featuring more than 30 local and out-of-state merchants with vintage, handcrafted and other unique items.
From Old Town to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, holiday events abound this month and around Scottsdale.
If you haven’t bought your holiday tree yet, you might want to consider a chance to get a beautifully decorated tree while helping burn victims and their families.
Returning for its third consecutive year this Museum Store Sunday, with more museums than ever – both nationally- and Valley-wide – taking part this year.
Mermaids are on the order lineup this holiday weekend at OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale.
For 14 years, Terry Temple was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help professional staff as the director of liturgy and worship.
The Arizona Asian Festival will once again bring an assortment of cultures to Scottsdale, where Arizonans can experience the customs and foods of a variety of cultures.
Picture it: You step out of your vehicle, cameras flashing; as you make your way down the 300-foot red carpet, Emmy award-winning journalist Carey Peña is waiting on the other end, microphone in hand.
The team behind Canal Convergence – the annual, free, 10-day event at the Scottsdale Waterfront in southern Scottsdale – is aiming for a more sustainable waste-free event.
Houseplants that “talk” upon gentle touch. Piano keys that can trigger people on TV screens to sing the notes. A cast of sewing machines performing a choreographed song and dance.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art’s year-long 20th-anniversary celebration continues with a new, milestone fall exhibition.
Amy Ettinger sees a problem with film audiences today: Indie gems aren’t as popular as they perhaps should be.
Earlier this year, Chaparral High School’s theater department took on the popular musical “Les Misérables.”
What was once called the Young@Art Gallery inside Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is now known as Center Space, and with its new name comes a new fall exhibition currently on display, “The Close Observation of Inanimate Objects.”
This month, 11 Scottsdale Community College students will take the stage for “See How They Run,” a classic, fast-paced English comedy bound to leave audience members in stitches.
In 1975, Scottsdale’s population was a mere 78,000, Scottsdale High School had yet to be demolished – and the first “America’s original ArtWalk” took place on the streets of downtown Scottsdale.
A life-size deep-sea diver made of gummy bears, jelly beans, gumdrops, and licorice; candy-coated unicorn pigs; a pool of 300,000 marshmallows; a towering sphinx made of 7,800 pieces of candy; and augmented reality interactive photo stations.
In 1988, Scottsdale resident and Western art collector Gil Waldman strolled through Old Town Scottsdale when a Joseph Henry Sharp painting of the Crow Reservation in the winter of 1904 stopped him in his tracks.
The scent of mouthwatering fried foods, heart-stopping rides and concert performances by award-winning artists like rapper Lil’ Pump and country’s Trace Adkins.
Powers Stained Glass in southern Scottsdale is part time capsule, part art gallery.
One day a year, many museums nationwide welcome visitors free of charge to view their exhibitions.
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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art’s latest exhibition, Mutual Reality, offers guests the opportunity to interact with a variety of innovative works of art that feature cutting-edge computing and visual tracking technology.
To mark the 100th anniversary of the Grand Canyon National Park, some area artists are taking their celebrations right to the edge — while a celebrated Scottsdale artist will be honored.
To embrace cooler temperatures — even if just a slight drop — Scottsdale Quarter is hosting a fall concert series every Saturday evening in September and October.
Scottsdale during the summer months is like the cast and crew of a play tirelessly rehearsing to an empty auditorium for months, eagerly prepping for opening night when the spotlights finally illuminate the stage.
As Desert Stages Theatre cast members and patrons mingled, a pianist performed “All That Jazz” from the hit Broadway musical “Chicago.”
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.”
“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.
Scottsdale Arts has re-branded part of its organization to “Learning & Innovation.”
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.
The Arizona Professional Writers Rim Country Chapter is presenting its fifth annual Payson Book Festival, featuring Scottsdale authors among some 90 guest writers.
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.
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.
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.
Feraz Ozel’s story isn’t one too many people in show business can tell.
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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