Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Arizona Theatre Co Presents: To Kill a Mockingbird

April 11, 2008 | By

The final performance of this great American classic is happening Sunday at 1 PM at the Herberger Theater Center. A great American classic and one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories ever written, Harper Lee’s moving tale of life in rural Alabama during the Depression is filled with heartache and joy, conflict and conciliation. In… Read more

Dbacks are looking good

April 9, 2008 | By

Not only did they sweep the Rockies in Colorado, who knocked us out of the play offs last year and made it to the world series, but they came home with brooms in hand and swept the Dodgers, another tough team. This was the home opener series. This was awesome. This was six wins in… 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

Phoenix Symphony by Request

April 6, 2008 | By

April 12 @ Orpheum Theatre Last fall, audiences across the Valley eagerly voted for their favorite Classical selections, and now, the results are in! Join Michael Christie as he conducts a program of beloved selections including Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Smetana’s The Moldau, and Beethoven’s titanic Symphony No. 7. American Pianist Spencer Myer… Read more

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

Stray Cat Theater Presents Pulp!

April 2, 2008 | By

The local Stray Cat Theater is closing their 2007-2008 season with Pulp: A Play With Music. Katie Harroff, an MFA student at ASU, stars as Terry Logan. Pictured , from left to right are Tracy Payne as Eva, Harroff as Terry, and Kim Jeffries as Pepper. Here is a brief synopsis from the Stray Cat… 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