ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: Around Town — November 2019


A lot of excellent music and theater performances will be gracing Valley stages both big and small in November — here are just a few of them. —CST Nov. 1–24 Chato’s Kitchen Childsplay http://www.childsplayaz.org; 480.921.5700 Nov. 2 Patti LuPone Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts http://www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org; 480.499.8587 Nov. 5 Penny and Sparrow Musical Instrument Museum […]

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 […]

Economics & Escape: The Role Of Arts In The Valley


By Kathryn M. Miller – The “Great Recession” ended in 2009. That’s what economists say, anyway. Technicalities aside, most will agree that the economy is far from rosy – just ask arts and culture organizations who have seen a drop in revenues – some even forced to close their doors. While many of these non-profits […]

Happy Ending – New Beginning For Teen Improv Troupe


All Rights Reserved, the teen improv troupe sponsored by Arizona Jewish Theatre Company (AJTC) from 2002-2012, has found a new home. The troupe will be housed at Theatre Artists Studio in Scottsdale for the coming year. The move was made possible thanks to a grant from the Phoenix Suns Charities and the tenacity of Janet Arnold, AJTC’s producing […]