Take An Art Walk This Summer!


Valley studios and galleries open their doors The Scottsdale Gallery Association (SGA) announced that the Summer Spectacular Art Walk, presented by Museum Square, will take place along Main Street from Scottsdale Road to Goldwater Boulevard and north of Indian School on Marshall Way to 5th Avenue. The event will be held Thursday, July 12, from […]

Rock Your Local Library


Summer reading and so much more By Kathryn M. Miller ~ School is out for summer, but that doesn’t mean that the learning needs to end. In fact, according to research compiled by the Brookings Institute, on average, student’s achievement scores decline over summer vacation by one month’s worth (or more) of school-year learning. The […]

Ten Days Of Delicious Culinary Exploration


Two times per year, the Arizona Restaurant Association offers Valley chefs the opportunity to showcase their creative culinary chops — and diners to savor their tasty creations — during its annual Spring and Winter Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) events. The 10-day events offer three-course, prix-fixe menus (for $33 or $44 per person) to diners across […]

Scottsdale Culinary Festival Celebrates Fortieth Anniversary


40 local restaurants, 30 craft breweries, 20 bands & more Hosted by the Scottsdale League for the Arts, this year’s Scottsdale Culinary Festival is expected be the biggest and best yet. Guests at this 40th anniversary celebration will enjoy tasting the culinary creations from 40 local restaurants, live music by 20 bands, a teen cooking […]

Three-day Celebration Of Creativity & The Arts


48th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Known for its high-quality art and beautiful park setting, the Scottsdale Arts Festival returns for its 48th year March 9–11. This year’s festival will showcase 175 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and abroad who work in painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography and other media. Held at Scottsdale […]

Baseball, Baltimore & A Bombshell Brainiac


Jewish Film Festival returns in February The 22nd annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF), running February 11–25 at three theaters, will bring 21 international films to the Valley, including the Arizona premiere of a documentary following a ragtag team of professional Jewish American athletes playing in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Coinciding nicely with […]

Arizona Fine Art Expo Kicks Off In January


Enjoy ten weeks of fine art and more Artists from across the globe will make the beautiful Sonoran Desert in North Scottsdale home for 10 weeks as they create original pieces of art in what has come to be known as one of Arizona’s best venues for collecting fine art. The Arizona Fine Art Expo […]

Barrett-Jackson Celebrates Ultimate Automotive


Mopar Mecca, rare prototypes, custom creations and more Barrett-Jackson is ramping up for its 47th Annual Scottsdale Auction with an incredible docket of collector vehicles and automobilia collectibles, January 13–21, at . The “World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions” will once again take center stage as the ultimate automotive lifestyle event during Barrett-Jackson Week, with a […]

OCJ Kids Brings Christmas Magic To Area Children


Community invited to share the joy OCJ Kids believes that no child should miss out on the fun and magic of Christmas. As a result, the nonprofit organization partners with businesses and organizations within the community to support its One Bright Star Toy Drive. This annual event ensures that these forgotten children get to have […]

Community Unites To Sample Sliders For A Good Cause


Valley slider lovers will unite this month to sample some of the most unique and tasty sliders in town — and all for a good cause. The 2017 Slider Throwdown will take place at Kierland Commons Sunday, November 12, from 12–3pm. Local food trucks such as Aioli Burger, Chicken & Waffles For the People, Cleveland Corned Beef, Emerson Fry Bread, Food Diva, Head to Hoof, […]