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Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival

Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival celebrates everything hot

By Laura Latzko   Most Phoenicians bemoan hot temperatures, not celebrate them, in mid-June. A new festival in Scottsdale pays tribute to the heat in different ways. The three-part Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival is Saturday, June 16,...
Bachata Festival

Wigwam Resort to host First Annual Phoenix Bachata Festival

By Andrea Estrada For three days and four nights, The Wigwam Arizona Resort will exhibit traditional Latin American music and dancing, as Bachata Addiction Productions kicks off its First Annual Phoenix Bachata Festival. From bachata...
Hempcon

Hempcon Cannabis Expo brings workshops and doctors downtown

By Andrea Estrada   From cooking-with-cannabis workshops to business advice from entrepreneurs (or rather, cannapreneurs) and even evaluation doctors on site, Hempcon Cannabis Expo features the latest in the cannabis industry. Among the many cannabis connoisseurs expected...
Scorpius Dance Theater

L.O.V.E Is in the Air at the Metropolitan Arts Institute

By Ally Richmond This summer, Scorpius Dance Theater is bringing back its original show, L.O.V.E. This all original show made its debut in 2016, and is the pride and joy of its choreographer and director, Lisa...
Beatles vs. Stones

Chaparral High School String Quartet to perform in Beatles vs. Stones show

By Carson Mlnarik   When Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown rolls through Scottsdale on May 10, one local high school string quartet will get their chance to go all-out in honor of the British...
Rum Festival

Rum Festival brings punch and reggae to downtown Phoenix

By Niki D’Andrea   “Time flies when you’re having rum,” at least according to renowned rum connoisseur Eric Voskamp. Phoenicians can test that hypothesis on Saturday, May 12, when The Breadfruit & Rum Bar brings the first...
Mother's Day

Treat Mom on Mother’s Day

Leave the cooking and cleaning behind at these eateries Daisy Finch   Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Each mom has her own style and taste, so one—or many—of these deals across the Valley will appeal...
Pompeii

Top 5 coolest artifacts in Pompeii: The Exhibition

By Niki D’Andrea Pompeii today is a tragedy turned tourist attraction, but at one time, the ancient Roman city was an epicenter of activity and life. Guests at Arizona Science Center can get an unparalleled...
Cinco de Mario

Mario Lopez brings Cinco de Mario to Scottsdale

By David M. Brown   This Cinco de Mayo, do Cinco de Mario. On one desert spring day, you can be a Saved by the Bell Look-A-Like Contest winner, shop the Mercado, cheer your favorite in the...
The ameriCAN Canned Craft Beer Fest

Annual Craft Beer Fest celebrates the can

Wayne Schutsky   The ameriCAN Canned Craft Beer Fest is a unique gathering of craft brew aficionados who celebrate the beverage’s aluminum cans as much as the beer itself. The event – which takes place at Margaret...

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