Events Archives

Buble, De Niro and More at Celebrity Fight Night

February 13, 2014 by in Events | Featured | Nonprofit

Celebrity Fight Night, one of the nation’s most impactful charity events held each year in honor of featured guest Muhammad Ali, will mark its 20th anniversary on Saturday, April 12 at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix. Joining Ali for this special milestone will be memorable performances from Michael Bublé, The Band… Read More →

AAED March Luncheon Will Discuss AZ Super Bowl

Jay Parry Headshot

Jay Parry, CEO of Arizona Super Bowl, will be the featured speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) March luncheon.  It will be held Tuesday, March 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Arizona Country Club, 5668 E. Orange Blossom Lane, in Phoenix. Parry will discuss the plans for Super Bowl… Read More →

Top Things to Do This Week

Ballet Arizona
February 12, 2014 by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, which means that this weekend will have plenty of lovely events to attend. Watch the sad love story of “La Bayadère: The Temple Dancer” at Arizona Ballet or see the majestic Arabian Horse Show and be awed by the beautiful creatures. No matter what you do this weekend, make… Read More →

The Spouse Whisperer Shares Sweet Somethings About Love

Spouse Whisperer, WEB
February 12, 2014 by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

Comedian Mark Cordes, aka The Spouse Whisperer, knows a thing or two about making a relationship work. Turns out the secret to love is the secret to living a long life: laughter! Though you may not live longer after seeing Cordes perform, your relationship might! After all the rose petals dry up and the chocolate… Read More →

Valley Brokers and Agents Get Competitive for Charity

CPI Team Captain, Chad Neppl, Trent Rustan, Jason Price, Tiffany Armenta-Birdwell, Brian Ruddle
February 11, 2014 by in Events

If real estate professionals know how to do something well, it’s handle competition. For the last 16 years, hundreds of local brokers worked year-round to raise donations for charity. Then, they set aside five hours of from their busy schedules to really tough it out in bouts of jumbo Jenga and bocce ball. On Feb.… Read More →

The Man Behind the Legend: Q-and-A with Michael Jackson Impersonator Jason Jarrett

Jason Jarrett as MJ, WEB
February 6, 2014 by in Events | Lifestyle | Profiles

The Legends in Concert Tour is coming to Talking Stick Resort this month and is bringing famous tribute acts that can’t be seen anywhere else to the Valley. Portrayers of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Whitney Houston and the Blues Brothers will make the impossibility of seeing these great stars all at once a reality. Jason Jarrett,… Read More →

5 Things To Do This Weekend

Renaissance Festival, WEB
February 6, 2014 by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

Get swept away this weekend by the charm of the Arizona Renaissance Festival or eat your weight in chocolate at the Glendale Chocolate Affaire. Regardless, you have no excuse to not get outside and enjoy this fine weather. Don’t forget to share photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow us… Read More →

Lovitt & Touché Launches Private Healthcare Exchange

February 6, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Healthcare

Lovitt & Touché today announced the launch of ClearPath Prime, a newly designed private exchange that allows employers to manage the selection of employee healthcare benefits. An industry leading technology platform, ClearPath Prime is designed for employers to customize a menu of benefit options, allowing employees the flexibility of determining the plan that best suits… Read More →

Discount LPGA tix benefit local hospitals

February 6, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Sports

The LPGA Founders Cup has teamed up with Scottsdale Healthcare to donate 100 percent of proceeds to charity from Good Any Day Tickets and Weekly Badges purchased through for the LPGA Founder’s Cup, March 18-23 at Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa. The charity ticket program offers a… Read More →

Panel will discuss Cybersecurity at GPEC

February 5, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Legal | Tech

Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the February meeting of the Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum for a discussion centered on cyber-security including risks, trends and what businesses need to keep their businesses safe and secure online. This event will be hosted at the offices of Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) located at… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight


Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

SRP offers free electrical safety workshop

January 31, 2014 by in Business News | Energy | Events

SRP is sponsoring a free Electric Safety Workshop to educate workers on the potential hazards of working near overhead and underground electrical power lines and other utilities. The workshop will focus on tree workers, landscapers and excavators as well as individuals who work around utility lines. Instruction will be in English and Spanish. The event… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Grammy-Inspired Cocktails to Sip in Style

Ruffino Grammy Drinks, WEB

Whether you are having a girl’s night in to watch all of your favorite music artists take the stage at the Grammy’s, or you are looking for a local hot spot to watch the most anticipated music award show of the season, here are a few cocktails from Ruffino Italian Cuisine that honor the “best… Read More →

Nessler Earns Arizona Construction Pioneer Award


The Valley of the Sun Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) named Ken Nessler of Sun Valley Masonry the 2014 Arizona Construction Pioneer Award Winner. Each year, CFMA honors an individual that has made significant contributions to the construction industry and the community. As vice president of Sun Valley Masonry, Nessler was selected for the Pioneer… Read More →

Nailing the Red Carpet Trends: Grammy Awards Edition

Grammy Nails, WEB

The red carpet’s most anticipated nail trends   By Kaitlyn Carl   When people think of the Grammys, two things come to mind: music and fashion risks. On top of the quirky and unique dresses that we can expect to see from Katy Perry and Lady Gaga, we can also be on the lookout for… Read More →

NFL Legend Ditka to Appear at Taste In Tempe

January 22, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Sports

Mike Ditka, NFL Hall of Famer and former NFL coach of the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints, will make an exclusive appearance at the first ever Taste In Tempe, Sun., Feb. 9. Presented by CBS Radio (KMLE @ 107.9, 94.5 KOOL FM and LIVE 101.5), Tempe Center for the Arts and R Entertainment Company,… Read More →

AAED to Discuss future of AZ universities

Eileen Klein, president of the Arizona Board of Regents, will be the featured speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) February luncheon.  It will be held  Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Arizona Country Club, 5668 E. Orange Blossom Lane, in Phoenix. Klein will discuss the future of… Read More →

Five Things to Do This Weekend

Classic Car, WEB
January 16, 2014 by in Date Night | Escape | Events

Mid-January is filled invigorating events, from the rocking P.F. Chang’s marathon and the high-speed Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction. Don’t forget to share photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow us @scottsdaleliving on Instagram!   “Fiddler on the Roof” @ Mesa Palms Theatre Catch dinner and a show at… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Toast to Charity at Arizona Cocktail Week — Wristbands on Sale Now

Cocktail Woman

Any regular reader knows we at Scottsdale Living love our cocktails — shaken, stirred, through a straw, out of a fish bowl; we’ll try anything once. Our patronage of local mixologists can really add up after a drink or two, which is why we are literally counting down to the third annual Arizona Cocktail Week.… Read More →

TechShop Celebrates Opening of ASU Chandler Innovation Center


TechShop, a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio with locations nationwide, will celebrate the official grand opening of its Chandler location in Arizona State University’s Chandler Innovation Center on Friday, January 17. Kicking off the celebration in true maker style, Jim Newton, TechShop Founder, Dr. Michael M. Crow, ASU President, and Jay Tibshraeny, City of… Read More →

Barrett-Jackson auction boosts TGen cancer research


Two fabulous cars — a tricked-out Ford Mustang, and a classic Oldsmobile Cutlass — will be sold this week by the world famous Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, raising funds for colon and prostate cancer research at the non-profit Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Both cars will be auctioned in prime time — the Mustang at 8… Read More →

How to Survive the Phoenix-area Housing Market

Phoenix-Area Housing Market

The new year brings new challenges for those who want to buy or sell their homes in the Phoenix area. Do you know what to expect? The Arizona Republic and the ASU Real Estate Council at the W. P. Carey School of Business are hosting an event to help you find out what’s happening out… Read More →

Go ‘All In’ at Charity Poker Night

Poker cards
January 2, 2014 by in Events

Play the ace of hearts next weekend at an “all in” poker tournament. Caretaker Landscape is partnering with Hotfoot Recruiters, Ewing Irrigation and the Scottsdale 20-30 Club to host the tournament. Prizes for the biggest winners (and losers, too), and if participants are feeling extra lucky they can participate in a raffle for a new… Read More →

YWCA Honors Valley Women at Tribute to Leadership


The YWCA of Maricopa County has announced its Tribute to Leadership Honorees who will be honored at the 20th Anniversary Tribute to Leadership Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at The Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, Arizona. The Tribute to Leadership Gala is a special evening set aside to recognize the outstanding individuals who have given… Read More →