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The New Normal: Fiddler’s Dream offers virtual open stages for local musicians

By Laura Latzko | January 18, 2021 Fiddler’s Dream Coffeehouse has long offered a space for musicians to perform. Although the Glendale nonprofit cannot offer the same opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic because of social distancing...

‘A Happy Medium’: Phoenix Theatre Company resumes productions on outdoor stage

By Connor Dziawura When the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year, the Phoenix Theatre Company found itself in a tricky place. It was in the midst of a production of “Sondheim on Sondheim” and was...

Field of Dreams: David Peralta honored with Wickenburg ballpark

By Nicholas Barker Seven years ago, David Peralta made his Major League debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Fast forward to present day, and he officially becomes the 43rd player to have a field named after...

They Need to Dance: Scorpius theater keeps engaging fans through video

By Laura Latzko The COVID-19 pandemic has a major impact on dance companies around the Valley, including Scorpius Dance Theatre. Despite the challenges it is facing, the company is bringing dance to the community—but in...

Taking the Stage: Terry Temple is ready to usher Desert Foothills into new era

By Bridgette M. Redman At many theaters, the creative and business management are separate and distinct, often locking horns as they challenge each other in what is artistic and what makes managerial sense. Terry Temple’s career...

Sunrise, Sunset: The Musical Theatre of Anthem in danger of closing

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski In December, Musical Theatre of Anthem had reason to celebrate. The company was awarded a $57,000 grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust for the purchase of upgraded auto, lighting and microphone equipment. The...

The Listening Room musicians say the Phoenix venue is a hidden gem

Christina Fuoco-Karasinski >> The Entertainer! Jared Kolesar takes the stage at The Listening Room Phoenix and is taken aback by the silence. “Why is everyone so quiet,” he says with a laugh, as he wrestles with...
Wild West Experiences

3 Wild West experiences

By Allyson Wittekind Arizona’s Wild West history plays a big part in its modern culture and what people do to have fun. Our state’s past—filled with outlaws, gunfights, miners, railroads and ghost towns—has inspired many...

The Nile rebrands theater and café, undergoes renovations

By Connor Dziawura  The historic Nile Theater has had a storied 94-year history in the Valley. Founded as a movie theater and eventually converted to a music venue, The Nile Theater has been a staple...

Desert Foothills Theater promotes innovation, integrity and diversity

From Humble Beginnings By Laura Stoddard At the intersection of Cave Creek and Scottsdale roads 43 years ago, there was one thing: dirt. Cave Creek was just a small, close-knit community, slowly unfurling its petals at...

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