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Enchanting: Celebrate Memories with Disney on Ice

By Annika Tomlin Some of your childhood’s most iconic and beloved animated characters are coming back to the Valley for a chance to reinvent their enchanting on-screen moments. Disney on Ice is presenting “Celebrate Memories” from...

Back in the Saddle: Rodeo Scottsdale continues for the 67th year

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Rodeo is in Dave Alford’s blood. He rode in the late ’60s and early ’70s, until he fell into rodeo production. Four decades later, he’s producing the Rodeo Scottsdale, which has bucked its...

A Cirque to Remember: ‘Ovo’ is high-wire fun for English performer

By Christopher Boan The world’s preeminent destination for jaw-dropping displays of trapeze arts and assorted flights of fancy brings a new storyboard to the Valley in February. Cirque du Soleil, which has performed across the globe...

Medieval Talent: Performers show their unique skills at Renaissance Festival

By Connor Dziawura Renaissance fairs around the nation are breeding grounds for people with interesting talents. From unique skills to thrilling performances, these popular events tap the best they can find in medieval entertainment. The Arizona...

Welcome to Bikini Bottom: SpongeBob and friends face a natural disaster

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Cody Cooley understands the attraction to SpongeBob SquarePants—the jokes (“What’s better than 24? 25!”), the brightly colored sea life and the strong friendship between SpongeBob and Squidward. When Cooley auditioned for Squidward in...

A Disney Christmas: This new holiday party brings Santa and Mickey together

By Natalie Urquiza Disney is a recognizable name that’s ageless and creates memories. Kids can see their favorite Disney Junior character in front of them and reach out for a hug when “Disney Junior Holiday...

Avenue of Cultures: 19 cultures meet at Arizona Asian Festival

By Connor Dziawura The United States of America is often called a melting pot of cultures. Keeping true to that idea, but in a different way, the Arizona Asian Festival will once again bring an assortment...

Light ‘Em Up: Michael Pollack promises a brighter than usual holiday season

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sitting in his opulent Mesa office, Michael Pollack is proud of what he’s accomplished. Drive up and down Alma School Road and Pollack’s name is present on most strip malls. He’s refurbished and...

Repping Our State: Arizona State Fair returns with The Cult and deep-fried Oreos

By Samantha Molina The scent of mouthwatering fried foods, heart-stopping rides and concert performances by award-winning artists like rapper Lil Pump and country’s Trace Adkins. Visitors can experience these things and more at the Arizona State...

The Pack Expands: Arizona will soon welcome Great Wolf Lodge waterpark resort

By Octavio Serrano With electronic devices dominating dinners and vacations, Great Wolf Lodge is aiming to bring families back together with its new location in Scottsdale. “Our goal is designed to help families reconnect and create...

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