Little Rituals Bar Opens Just In Time For AZ Cocktail Weekend, Feb. 16-18


Officially open Saturday, Feb. 16, Little Rituals is ready to elevate expectations for the traditional hotel bar. Handcrafted by two of Arizona’s top bartenders and housed inside a stylish, view-filled space on the fourth floor of downtown Phoenix’s newest high-rise hotel, Little Rituals tempts with a compelling-yet-familiar menu of 30 custom cocktails (including both low […]

Disney’s Magic Touches Arizona Fine Art Expo Artist — Expo runs through March 24


In the last few weeks of the Arizona Fine Art Expo, one artist’s mind is off in a far-away land. Jacinthe Dugal-Lacroix may be sculpting and painting at the fine art show in North Scottsdale, but she’s deep in thought at a remote snowy kingdom where a Snow Queen’s icy spell has caused all kinds […]

Deadline Extended for Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman of the Year Program


The City of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2019 Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman (OYMYW) of the Year awards. The OYMYW of the Year program recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of young people, enhances the perception of youth and raises community awareness of the positive contributions of youth. This […]

Hula’s Modern Tiki to Host ‘Anti-Valentine’s Day’ Party


“Roses are red, violets are blue, no one hates Valentine’s Day more than you! Except for us!” — Hula’s Modern Tiki owner, M. Dana Mule Calling all couples, and the happily single, come celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hula’s Modern Tiki‘s festive Anti-Valentine’s Day party Thursday, Feb. 14. Hosted all day long, enjoy featured cocktails such […]

Oral Health and the Opioid Epidemic


— By Thomas Biuso, M.D., senior medical director, UnitedHealthcare of Arizona The opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and communities across the country, including here in Arizona. In fact, opioids each day cause more than 130 overdose deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC); and the economic […]

VYT Thirtieth Anniversary Season Continues with THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE


Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) opens the only play of its 30th anniversary season, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Friday, Feb. 8, 7pm, at Valley Youth Theatre. In addition to opening night, public performances include Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24 at noon and 3pm. The theater is located at […]

Male Call: What Shivers Your Timbers?


 By James Roberts – It doesn’t take a Robert Mueller to mull out what happened with your last relationship: All we need to do is look at what your dating profile says you don’t want. What the Male Call Advisory Board™ has discovered, ladies, through extensive, organic, non-GMO research consisting of about 30 minutes tracking […]

Jeneve Rose Mitchell to Perform at Arizona Folklore Preserve


Jeneve Rose Mitchell brings her whole family to the stage at the Arizona Folklore Preserve Feb. 10. Her whole instrument family, that is. There’s her cello, “Bubbles;” her mandolin, “Octavius;” her fiddle, “Billy;” her ukulele, “Brownie;” her guitar, “Martina;” and her harp, “Hallie.” Yes, she plays them all during each performance. And yes, she plays […]

Ballet Arizona Premiers New Production, Romantic Classic Valentine’s Day


Ballet Arizona presents the world premiere of The Firebird alongside the romantic classic, La Sylphide, at Symphony Hall beginning Valentine’s Day. The Firebird is a new production from artistic director Ib Andersen. The story unfolds in an undefined setting, where the aesthetics of warriors, monsters and aliens combine to create an otherworldly experience unlike any […]

Cactus Shadows High School Students Sweep ASU’s 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Contest


Cactus Shadows High School announced that Sarah Weiss, Angela Khammo and Mikaela Morris were the first, second and third place winners, respectively, of Arizona State University’s 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration contest. This year, students were encouraged to participate in the “Find Your Voice” campaign and asked to submit essays based on their own […]