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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

City Council Approves Arts,Culture & Small Business Overlay

April 2, 2008 | By

The Phoenix City Council approved the proposed Arts, Culture & Small Business Overlay on Wednesday evening.  This is good news for Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods in terms of paving the way for Art Galleries, Coffee Shops, and a variety of other businesses who want to open retail locations in existing small homes & older buildings. … Read more

Phoenix Public Library Hosts Grand Canyon Photographer

April 2, 2008 | By

Burton Barr Central Library will host a slide presentation and lecture with Elias Butler, co-author of “Grand Obsession: Harvey Butchart and the Exploration of the Grand Canyon,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in the Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N. Central Ave. Butler is a photographer and writer whose work has appeared on the… Read more

Works & Music by Doug Bale at Coup de Grace

April 1, 2008 | By

Local talent Doug Bale will be playing his acoustical guitar and showing some of his art during First Friday at the Coup de Grace Gallery.  A few other local artists will be displaying their work.  For a good time, come by.  6 to 9 PM or ? 707 S 3rd St, just south of the… Read more

“Gardens of the Soul” Art Gallery Exhibit opening

March 31, 2008 | By

April 4. Two- and three-dimensional artwork literally or conceptually interpreting a space of beauty and tranquility.  Artists will address this theme in their own characteristic styles in a variety of original media. The exhibit is on display and artwork is available for purchase through June 29, 2008. Herberger Theater Center, 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Free. For information, call… Read more

“The Arts Are Something My Wife Makes Me Enjoy”

March 31, 2008 | By

That’s the title of a presentation to be made on Tuesday morning, April 8th at Tom’s Restaurant & Tavern.  The presentation is part of the Phoenix AM, ASU Breakfast Series. Join Robert Booker, executive director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, for a frank discussion about the public value of the arts, participation, and… Read more

ATTN: Art Minded Filmists

March 31, 2008 | By

“We are looking for art minded filmists, the ones that art is the key and nothing matters, other than showing your art in a multimedia that some have ignored. The people that want to come to my group love artists like Jordorowsky, Lynch’ and Jarmush even Kenneth Anger but with your own vision. I want all… Read more

Bikini’s, Lace & Cables at MADE

March 30, 2008 | By

Sounds pretty racy!  Actually, it’s an advanced knitting class of 4 sessions, beginning April 1st at MADE Art Boutique on 5th St & Roosevelt. The instructor is Melissa Hoffman an artist and Roosevelt resident. This course will cover skills such as cables, lace, colorwork, pattern reading, alternative projects such as bikinis and stuffed animals, and… Read more