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Filmstock Brings Short Film Focus to Tempe with Weekend-Long Film Festival

By Laura Latzko Making a short film is a special art that involves telling an engaging story and bringing characters to life in a short amount of time. Many filmmakers from Arizona and other parts of the world excel in the craft of the short film. The Filmstock Film Festival in Tempe will showcase different genres of short films, from …

Grand Opening Event Planned at My Pie Gilbert on Saturday, December 3, 2016 – Food & Drink Specials, Entertainment and Benefiting a Local Charity

Gilbert, AZ — After months of hard work, My Pie Gilbert is finally open! Located off the Santan 202 and Gilbert Road – northeast corner of the Crossroads Towne Center, My Pie Gilbert is the third Arizona installment of the local fine-casual pizza franchise, offering authentic New York flavor. A grand opening event is planned for Saturday, December 3, 2016 …

2017 Arizona Bach Festival Jan 14-29

Top instrumentalists and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Quartet arrive in Phoenix to perform Bach masterpieces for Festival (Phoenix, Ariz.) Since its first concert in 2009, the Arizona Bach Festival has become a premiere event showcasing top artists and instrumentalists performing the rich music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Arizona Bach Festival announces its schedule for its 2017 concerts, held …

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Space 55 – Night of the Chicken: The Curse of The Crusty Claw

When a science experiment gone wrong first turned Andrea (Andi) Hafferton into a teenage werechicken, she thought she had it pretty bad. Now, three episodes later, things are even worse! Andi is forced to give a disastrous pep rally speech, Taco Tuesday gets cancelled, and someone lays an egg and blames it on her! Meanwhile, she still has to keep …

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CONDER/dance ANNOUNCES ARTISTS FOR THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF BREAKING GROUND CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL

(Phoenix, Ariz.) After receiving a record-breaking 145 submissions from the top national and international voices in contemporary dance, CONDER/dance announces its final selection of artists who will be featured at the 2017 Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival. Now celebrating its 10th Anniversary at Tempe Center for the Arts, the 2017 Breaking Ground Festival will be held January 27 & 28 …

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Phoenix Theatre Puts on Production of “Billy Elliot the Musical”

By Laura Latzko The story of a Billy Elliot, a young boy following his dreams despite life’s obstacles, continues to speak to audiences all over the world 16 years after the release of the film version. Phoenix Theatre will produce the stage version, Billy Elliot the Musical, for local audiences from Nov. 16 to Dec. 24. Billy Elliot the Musical tells …

Save the Date: January 27, 2017 for the Chocolate and Wine Experience at The Saguaro Scottsdale

Chocolatiers, Wineries, Breweries, Chocolate Themed Activities & Fun while benefiting the Scottsdale League for the Arts Scottsdale, AZ – Chocolate and wine, a perfectly indulgent combination of flavors and sophistication, takes center stage on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Chocolate and Wine Experience. Located at The Saguaro Scottsdale, enjoy delectable treats from local chocolatiers, gourmet cuisine, wine samples from …