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Get some Origami Tips

January 16, 2009 | By

For those of you who have no desire to watch the Cardinals this Sunday, you can always visit the Japanese Friendship Garden and watch a demonstration of Origami, the ancient art of paper folding by Doris Asano.  The presentation is free with admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden. Presentation is at 1 PM. The Japanese… Read more

The Human Experience

January 15, 2009 | By

From Grassroots Films of Brooklyn, New York comes THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE – the story of a band of brothers who travel the world in search of the answers to the burning questions: Who am I? Who is Man? Why do we search for meaning?

Julio Cesar Rodarte at Coup de Grace

April 23, 2008 | By

One of our featured Artists for May, Julio Cesar Rodarte states: As an artist, I wonder how my ideas are originated. I guess at times they are spontaneous and at times those ideas are thought over and over. The Human Head is a structured painting that reflects the use of  colors as in my other artwork. It conveys my own idea that… Read more

Celebration of Dance at the Herberger

April 23, 2008 | By

Golden Lion Productions presents… The 9th Annual Celebration of Dance Arizona Celebrates National Dance Week with Celebration of Dance concert series. Over twenty dance companies and solo artists perform a wide-range of exciting dance styles that characterizes our dance culture here in Arizona. A true Celebration of Dance! April 26th, 8 PM at the Herberger Theater… Read more

Keith Stanton at the Coup de Grace in May

April 17, 2008 | By

A photo-based, mixed media artist, Keith Stanton will be exhibiting a bit of his work beginning on First Fridays, May 2nd, 2008 at the Coup de Grace. Keith Says: My photographs are based on my curiosity with the underlying marketing forces that inundate suburbia.  I create miniature still-lifes of everyday suburban occurrences and then photograph… Read more

Looking for some live music?

April 14, 2008 | By

www.silverplatter.info covers most of the venues downtown. The nice part about looking for a live show these days is that almost every band has a myspace page. You don’t have to wait for a band that you know and love. Whenever you feel like seeing a show look up who’s playing on silverplatter and then… Read more

14th Annual Arizona Asian Festival

April 9, 2008 | By

April 18 – 20. East meets West at the Annual Arizona Asian Festival. This free festival features ethnic cuisine, arts and crafts, and such diverse entertainment as martial arts demonstrations, cultural dances and music from nearly a dozen Asian countries. Highlights also include Japanese Taiko drums, a Chinese orchestral performance and a fashion show with traditional Asian costumes…. Read more

VinArte, The Art of Wine Tasting & Sale

April 7, 2008 | By

Friday, April 25, 6:30pm – Phoenix Art Museum VinArte, the Art of Wine, marks its 13th Anniversary as the premier wine fundraiser in the Southwest. Presented jointly by Men’s Arts Council and Women’s Metropolitan Arts Council, this unique wine event benefits the Museum’s PhxArtKids Gallery for children and families. The Wine Tasting & Sale will… Read more

VYT Presents: Little Shop of Horrors

April 6, 2008 | By

A nerdy love-sick florist gets more than he bargained for when he is adopted by a giant man-eating plant from outer space. Valley Youth Theatre. Dates and times vary. Tickets are $18. For information, call 602 252 8188 or get info online

You know you have to….

April 4, 2008 | By

…take your girlfriend/wife/date to First Friday Art Walk. The weather is nice and she’s been wanting to go. Don’t cringe. Look on the bright side. It’s a cheap date. (You know I’m always talking about affordability.) There’s no admission to anything. I know, you hate the crowds. Me too. So here’s the plan: Hit the… Read more