Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

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

Dbacks take early lead in season opener!

March 31, 2008 | By

It’s two nothing Dbacks in Cincinati – top of the third.  Their home opener is not until Monday Apr 7th against the Dodgers.  See ya there Dbacks fans. -Mark

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

Modern Phoenix does First Friday

March 30, 2008 | By

April 4 at Hoskin Ryan Consultants 6 to 9 pm 201 West Indian School Road, Phx South side of 2nd Ave. and Indian School Join the Modern Phoenix folks for the official kickoff reception for Modern Phoenix Week this April 4! Enjoy works by four artists and ecofriendly noshes by Cater Conscious in the iconic Valley National… Read more

Japanese Friendship Garden Celebrates Children’s Day and Kite Festival

March 30, 2008 | By

The Phoenix Japanese Friendship Garden will host a free Children’s Day and Kite Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Margaret T. Hance Park. The festival will feature cosplay, a shortened term for “costume play,” where people dress up as characters from the comics, cartoons and science fiction. There will be… Read more

March Madness is downtown tonight at U.S. Airways Center

March 27, 2008 | By

From http://www.usairwayscenter.com:  “NCAA March Madness comes to Phoenix in 2008, and there’s no better place for college basketball than US Airways Center! Phoenix will be the site for four of the 16 teams in the regional sessions of the 2008 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. One of these teams will advance to the Final… Read more