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Royse Contemporary Presents “Both Directions At Once” Daniel Shepherd 2/28-3/30

Royse Contemporary is proud to present Both Directions at Once, the solo exhibition of Daniel Shepherd. Shepherd has created a radiant collection of abstract paintings that are contemplative and minimalist in style. With this exhibition the artist wanted to return to painting after a brief hiatus of focusing on his collage work, reexamining his work from the past. “With this show I …

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Music Theatre and Opera Program Offers Comprehensive Education for Students

By Laura Latzko Few universities in the country have combined opera and theater programs. ASU’s Music Theatre and Opera program, formerly Lyric Opera Theatre, offers students a multidisciplinary education, in an environment modeled after professional theater and opera programs. The program is headed by Artistic Director Brian DeMaris, who is in his third season with the program. Founded in 1964, …

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C. Carstens to Celebrate New Paintings at Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery

Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery will host a party to celebrate 9 new works of art by Artist/Owner Cyndy Carstens on Thursday, February 7, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm, held during the Scottsdale Arts District Gold Palette “Western” ArtWalk. The evening will include live music performed by renowned Harpist Jocelyn Obermeyer, and light refreshments along with an opportunity to meet and speak …

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The Musical Version of Aladdin Visits ASU Gammage

By Laura Latzko Since its release in 1992, the Disney film Aladdin has endeared audiences to Street Rat Aladdin and Princess Jasmine and to songs such as A Whole New World, Friend Like Me, Arabian Nights and One Jump Ahead. The musical version of Aladdin tells a similar story as the animated film but with a few twists. The show’s …