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The Nash Brings Top Jazz Artists Feb 8-12

Emmet Cohen Trio Cory Weeds & Harold Mabern Francine Reed Downbeat Magazine’s “Great Jazz Venue” brings three special events Feb 8 – 12 (Phoenix, AZ) Music lovers in the Valley will have the opportunity to experience the charisma and artistry of three significant artists as the live jazz club hosts Emmet Cohen Trio on Feb 8th, the extraordinary saxophonist Cory …

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Arizona Opera Announces 2017-18 Season

(Phoenix, Tucson, Ariz.) President and General Director Joe Specter and Arizona Opera announce the 2017/18 Season. The new season includes four main stage productions, including Puccini’s beloved Tosca; the company premiere of Bernstein’s Candide, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the composer’s birth; Rossini’s effervescent comedy, The Barber of Seville; and Arizona Opera’s return to Wagner, with a stunning …

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Black Theatre Troupe’s Broke-ology Feb 10 – 26

Black Theatre Troupe Presents BROKE-OLOGY Comedic drama explores effect of hardships and poverty on two brothers FEBRUARY 10 – 26 (Phoenix, Ariz.) Black Theatre Troupe takes an intimate and moving look at the struggle to break the trappings of poverty in BROKE-OLOGY, the acclaimed play from Nathan Louis Jackson on February 10 – 26, 2017 at the Helen K. Mason …

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“The Illusionists-Live from Broadway” Visits ASU Gammage

By Laura Latzko Broadway shows don’t have to fit a certain format. They can be a place for performers to highlight their unique talents. In the traveling Broadway show The Illusionists-Live from Broadway, professional musicians showcase the skills they have been honing throughout their careers. From Jan. 17 to 22, Arizona audiences will have the chance to experience the awe-inspiring …

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Center Dance Ensemble – Love Stories March 2 – 5 at Herberger Theater

Photo by Tim Fuller Ensemble performs sensual and emotional stories of love and relationships (Phoenix, Ariz.) Center Dance Ensemble brings a fascinating look at the depth of love with LOVE STORIES. The performance include a powerful retelling of La Llorona (Weeping Woman) the Mexican folktale of a mother who lost her children and spends eternity searching for them. “The story …

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Trails Fest – Discover Superior Adventures

The Legends of Superior Trails Inc. will be hosting their annual Trail Fest on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9am to 6pm at Besich Park in Downtown Superior, Arizona. The one day event will feature guided hikes, mountain bike rides, an equestrian group ride, jeep rides, vendors, food booths and new to this year’s event is the Blazin Trails Saloon …

Arts for Border Children “My Heart Changes” Exhibition debuts at the Ventana Gallery

Arts for Border Children “My Heart Changes” Exhibition debuts at the Ventana Gallery, featuring abstract art inspired by the Study of Human Tissue Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance collaborates with Roche Tissue Diagnostics, known locally Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana) to present Arts for “Border” Children. (TUCSON, Ariz.) – Children can encapsulate their imagination in a work of art; …

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Local Edge Artwalk Showcases Nicole Royse at Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery is proud to present the work of multi-talented artist Nicole Royse during the Local Edge Artwalk on January 26, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Royse’s artwork focuses on abstraction of form through the use of line and color while working with acrylic paint on canvas.She has exhibited her art in more than 70 exhibitions throughout …

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National Tour of Annie Visits Mesa Arts Center

By Laura Latzko A message of hope for a better future and songs such as Tomorrow, It’s the Hard Knock Life and Maybe continue to make the musical Annie popular 40 years after its original Broadway debut. The current national tour of Annie will stop at Mesa Arts Center on Jan. 13 and 14. The musical tells the story of …