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All That Jazz: Benefactors unveil Lakeshore’s new venue

By Bridgette M. Redman | September 30, 2021 The dream of two Valley jazz supporters will open its doors this October. Bob and Gretchen Ravenscroft have built the new 30,000-square-foot performing arts venue bearing their name...

‘A Sophisticated Setting’: Landmark Theatres landing in the Quarter

By Alex Gallagher | September 8, 2021 Landmark Theatres is set to make its presence known in the greater Phoenix area with the opening of its first theater in Scottsdale Quarter this fall.  The theater will...

Love Letter to Creativity: East Valley Children’s Theatre marks 25 years

By Srianthi Perera | September 8, 2021 A 25-year-long love letter to creating, performing, growing and making friends that have become family. That’s how C. Lynn Johnson describes East Valley Children’s Theatre. The Gilbert woman’s talents run the...

Fostering Passions: Nicole Royse wants to share her love of art

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | September 3, 2021 Art is important to Nicole Royse. As the owner of Royse Contemporary in Old Town, she works to engage students who stop by her gallery, as well as her...

No Laughing Matter: ImprovMania expands with new space

By Kevin Reagan | July 28, 2021 ImprovMania, Chandler’s long-running comedy theater, has found a new home after buying a building from the city. The building on the east side of Boston Street will soon be...

No More Waiting: Goodyear welcomes residents to new recreation campus

By Lauren Serrato | July 1, 2021 The wait is over. A long-anticipated recreation campus will open its doors to the Goodyear community on July 3. The two-story campus is 48,000 square feet and located at...

Fun, Food and Cocktails: Wok ’N Roll infuses music into dining

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | June 8, 2021 With the Hard Rock Café’s closure, Wok ’N Roll is bringing a touch of music and food to Phoenix. The colorful Scottsdale Asian eatery opened a second location in...

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...

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