Male Call: 9 Gobbledygook Phrases You Use…But Guys Hate


 By James Roberts – The Male Call Advisory Board™ (Linguistics Division) has noticed some disturbing trends in ladies’ dating profiles. We’re not saying that the guys don’t have their own gobbledygook, but from what we hear, the men are more about just outright lying. Here, then, are nine annoying or meaningless phrases you can go […]

Arizona Taco Festival Returns for its 10-Year ‘Taco-versary’


The 10th Annual Arizona Taco Festival, sponsored by the City of Scottsdale, is celebrating a decade of tacos by offering more taco amusement and milestone munchies, including more than 50 taco teams dishing out creative $3 steak, pork, seafood, veggie and even vegan tacos, as they compete for $10,000 and bragging rights in this esteemed […]

Scorpius Presents 16th Anniversary Season of A VAMPIRE TALE


Scorpius Dance Theatre will present its annual production of A Vampire Tale Oct. 3–12. Dubbed “The Nutcracker of Halloween,” the popular fall haunt is celebrating its 16th season. Fans won’t want to miss this year’s show, as the performance includes exciting new changes with the arrival of longtime Scorpius members stepping into the lead roles as […]

Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest Returns Sept. 28


Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest returns for a second year with live music, a brat eating contest and, of course, plenty of beer. Hosted by HDE Agency, the 21 and over event will be held in Civic Space Park Saturday, Sept. 28, from 3pm to 9pm. This year, the event will feature plenty of beer and traditional […]

The Horny Toad Celebrates Forty-Three Years in Cave Creek


This month, Cave Creek’s The Horny Toad celebrates its 43rd anniversary, and the family-owned restaurant and bar will hold a celebration Saturday, Sept. 21, with live music, giveaways and special pricing on a few of their famous menu items. From 11am to 10pm, patrons can enjoy food and drink specials including: Two pieces of Fried […]

Czech Scientists Exhibit Opens at Burton Barr Central Library


What do Gregor Mendel, the father of modern genetics, Gerty Cori, the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in medicine, Adela Kochanovska, pioneer nuclear physicist, and Helena Raskova, legendary pharmacologist have in common?  They are all featured in “Czech Scientists and Their Inventions,” an exhibition now open at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 North […]

Save the Dates for Fall Carefree Restaurant Week


The Carefree Restaurant Association invites Valley residents to Carefree’s very own Fall Restaurant Week, which will be held Sept. 29 – Oct. 5. During Restaurant Week, customers will have an opportunity to sample new and exciting menu offerings and in doing so support their local restaurants. Carefree restaurants will offer exciting prix fixe lunch and […]

Ballet Under the Stars Kicks Off Tonight in Fountain Hills


Join Ballet Arizona this week as they kick off the season with free events and dance performances for the whole family in Phoenix and across the Valley. During Ballet Arizona’s The Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation presents Ballet Under the Stars, Valley residents will have a chance to see several exciting pieces of dance. Free […]

2019–20 CITYSunTimes Performing Arts Season Preview


Another spectacular season of dance, music and live theater is just around the corner in the Greater Phoenix area! Performers from around Arizona and all over the world will populate our world-class venues, offering extraordinary entertainment to audiences young and old…and everyone in between. Here is a just a sampling of the outstanding events coming […]

The Little Gym Debuts New Location in Cave Creek


The Little Gym of Cave Creek is commemorating a new gym through an open house celebration hosted by local Arizona franchisee and veteran Dan Drummond, Monday, Sept. 9, from 2–5pm at the Cave Creek location (29455 North Cave Creek Road, Suite 102). Children and families will have the opportunity to enjoy fun and educational gym […]