The Lunchtime Speaker Series at the Carnegie Center, 1101 W. Washington St., features a different speaker every month for free to the public.
On Thursday, August 20, Dr. Jay Craváth will present “The Instrument as a Time Capsule.” Craváth is a composer, writer and scholar in the field of music and American Indian studies. He crafts programs from these interests into discussions that include stories, musical performance and dance.
Meet artist Layla Luna on Friday, August 7 at a free reception beginning at 7pm at Practical Art, 5070 N. Central Ave. Viewing nine original paintings and more than 30 sketches, all capturing a wild variety of wonderful birds, while you enjoy wine and cheese.
Today is Third Friday which means another free concert at the Downtown Civic Space Park at Central Avenue and Van Buren Street. The show, featuring Gospel Claws and Dry River Yacht Club, begins at 7:30pm.
Epicurious.com, the web magazine for people who love to eat, is making the Downtown Phoenix Public Market a stop on their second annual farmers’ market tour this summer.
On Saturday, July 18 and Wednesday, July 22, stop by the Epicurious.com booth at the market anytime during its operating hours, and pick up a free eco-friendly tote bag, a recipe card with the perfect dish to cook up that day, and other great give-aways.
Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., will celebrate the summer solstice Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer and the longest day of the year.
Visit the Heard Museum on Sunday, June 14 for free admission.
As a thank you to the community for its support, the Heard Museum offers free admission on the second Sunday of most months. Explore the 10 featured exhibition galleries, grab lunch at the Café at the Heard and browse the Heard Museum Shop.
So, you think you can sing?
Head over to Coach and Willie’s at 412 S. 3rd St. on Friday, June 5th for Beat the Heat Happy Hour. From 6 to 9pm, enjoy drinks at a reduced price, a complimentary food buffet, baseball ticket giveaways and karaoke.
Lola Coffee is hosting its oh so official grand opening party tonight (never mind that it’s been open for three weeks) and you’re invited. They’re luring everyone in with free coffee, some super secret live jams and even a few wine pours. Plus, there’s the killer atmosphere, munchable food and relaxed vibe that’s made Lola an instant success.
Phoenix fans of the cult hit television show, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), should prepare to be overwhelmed. Cinematic Titanic, the masters of movie riffing of former MST3K fame, will be on hand tomorrow at Hoodlums Music & Movies in Tempe to meet and great fans, as well as sign copies of their new DVD…. Read more
Expanding on last week’s blog about where to go to mooch a free movie, this week will focus on the best places in the Phoenix area to catch free music. No matter what your taste in tunes, Phoenix has a space that offers a preview local talent. The venues range from open air to small… Read more