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Octane Raceway gets new state of the art karts

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November 12, 2013 by in Date Night | Events

Octane Raceway is the first racetrack in the United States to debut a powerful electric kart model – the Sodi RTX, and the venue will be the exclusive raceway in the Phoenix-area to offer this driving experience. An entire new fleet of karts is being delivered to the Scottsdale track this month giving kart racing… Read More →

Desert Stages Theatre Presents ‘Peter Pan’

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November 12, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News

Desert Stages Theatre transforms Cullity Hall into a magical land filled with adventure and imagination for another delightful On Stage production and crowd favorite, Peter Pan, Fri., Nov. 15 – Sun., Dec. 22. The perennial boy, Peter Pan whisks the audience away with Wendy, Michael and John as they fly over the rooftops of London… Read More →

Action Sports Images on display in Scottsdale

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November 11, 2013 by in Date Night | Events

Red Bull Illume, the world’s largest international photography competition dedicated to action and adventure sports, is making its first exhibition tour stop after the official awards and unveiling ceremony in Hong Kong, in Scottsdale, Ariz., from November 14 through 24.  The competition aims to showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the… Read More →

The Dish: Pomegranate Punch

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With everyone looking forward to the start of the holiday season, we’re bringing you special dishes and treats all month long to make your Thanksgiving table really impress! Start off your holiday with a cocktail! You’ll definitely be thankful for this crowd pleasing punch! While this drink is great for Thanksgiving, it would also be… Read More →

Scottsdale's Arts & Crafts Fair turns 30

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November 11, 2013 by in Events | Scottsdale News

Vanessa Williams became the first African American Miss America. The “Just Say No” anti-drug campaign launched and People Magazine named Michael Jackson among the “most intriguing.” Closer to home, the Granite Reef Senior Center debuted its first-ever Arts & Crafts Fair, a tradition that continues today. The year …1983. Since then, the location changed, the… Read More →

FEI, Az Business present CFO of the Year awards

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Financial Executives International (FEI) Arizona Chapter and Az Business magazine presented the 7th Annual CFO of the Year Awards at the Arizona Biltmore. The awards recognize professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. Read all about the finalists below, then check out photos of the event. Finalists were Bradley C. Anderson,… Read More →

Five Things to Do This Week: Nov. 6 to Nov. 12

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November 6, 2013 by in Events | Lifestyle

November kicks off with a traditional western cook-off and the annual Scottsdale Fall for the Arts festival. Don’t forget to share with us your photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow us @scottsdaleliving on Instagram!   Nov. 7th-10th: 2nd Annual Scottsdale Fall for the Arts Experience the artistic culture of… Read More →

Michael Pollack Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Blood, Sweat & Tears

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November 4, 2013 by in Business News | Events

It’s been 40 years of hard work, lessons learned and achievements earned for one of Arizona’s real estate professionals and philanthropists Michael Pollack. In searching for the correct phrase to describe the tour-de-force career and life of the one-of-a-kind entrepreneur, “blood, sweat and tears” comes to mind. So it’s appropriate—no, it’s actually spot-on perfect—that Pollack… Read More →

Kitchell, Hardison/Downey Partner for Breast Cancer Research

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November 4, 2013 by in Events

When they started working together on construction projects several years ago, long before they became part of the same company, Kitchell and hardison/downey construction inc. (h/dc) realized they had common visions, goals and values, resulting in increased work and revenues. But in the past year their shared passion for one particular cause is reaping benefits… Read More →

Arizona Architects Honored at AIA Awards Gala Saturday

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The American Institute of Architects Arizona Design Awards recognize excellence in design, planning and construction of projects located anywhere in the world that are designed by AIA Arizona architects registered and licensed in Arizona. The awards honor the highest standards of design in response to user requirements, site, context, climate and environment. Each entry, regardless… Read More →

Thunderbird hosts First Global Business Conference

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November 4, 2013 by in Education | Events | Featured

On Thursday, Nov. 21, the Phoenix Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center and the Thunderbird School of Global Management are hosting the First Annual Global Business Conference in Glendale. The conference is expected to bring in over 250 local, national, and international visitors, and an additional 25 speakers and honored guests.  The event is… Read More →

'Best in Arizona' Serve Up a Good Time at Charity Event

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October 31, 2013 by in Events

One of the Valley’s newest events, Live & Local presented by GoDaddy, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. The event, sponsored by NOVA Home Loans, will celebrate the best in Arizona food, music and spirits with an extensive culinary and entertainment lineup including local… Read More →

Giffords Will Share Inspiring Story in Scottsdale

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate
October 31, 2013 by in Business News | Events

In partnership with the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present An Evening with Captain Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords: Endeavor to Succeed, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $89, $69 and $59 online at www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or through (480) 499-TKTS (8587). On Jan. 8,… Read More →

Giffords Will Share Inspiring Story in Scottsdale

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate
October 31, 2013 by in Events

In partnership with the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present An Evening with Captain Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords: Endeavor to Succeed, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $89, $69 and $59 online at www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or through (480) 499-TKTS (8587). On Jan. 8,… Read More →

5 Things to Do This Week: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5

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October 30, 2013 by in Events

From costume contests to haunted houses, this week is the final chance to celebrate this spooky, sweet holiday — here are some must-try/see events for this week and weekend. Don’t forget to share with us your photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow us @scottsdaleliving on Instagram! October 30 —Costume… Read More →

Getting Better Customer Service

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How can your favorite businesses improve your customer experience and offer better types of service? Business leaders from around the world will gather in Phoenix next week to learn how to gain an advantage and win your loyalty. The 24th annual Compete through Service Symposium will feature speakers from Cisco, Disney Institute, FedEx Services, HP,… Read More →

Center for Services Leadership presents symposium

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Now in its 24th year, the Compete Through Service Symposium, hosted by the Center for Services Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University,  brings together the most innovative business minds and visionary thought leaders in engaging, enlightening environment to share ideas that are certain to inspire you. The symposium is designed… Read More →

Top 5 Things to Do This Week: Oct. 23 to 29

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October 24, 2013 by in Events | Lifestyle

From a jazz festival to a zombie walk — here are some must-try/see events for this week and weekend. Don’t forget to share with us your photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow us @scottsdaleliving on Instagram! Oct. 22nd-31st: Disney’s The Lion King See award-winning director Julie Taymor bring animals… Read More →

Work-It-Out Wednesday: Train for These 5ks

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October 23, 2013 by in Events | Healthy Living | Shape

Running is a longtime favorite hobby for many of us around the office. I can’t really explain why I run because the whole time I’m doing it I’m mad at myself for actually running, but it’s the feeling of accomplishment afterwards that makes the misery worth it. Whether you’re looking for a new hobby this… Read More →

Women of Scottsdale Celebrated 15th Anniversary

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October 22, 2013 by in Events | Lifestyle

  Women of Scottsdale came together Friday, Oct. 18 to mark the 15th anniversary of an organization for women who work or live in Scottsdale and who gather monthly to celebrate the uniqueness of the community.   Members and guests met at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa where Mayor Jim Lane proclaimed Oct. 18… Read More →

The Venue Scottsdale hosts Halloween Howl

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October 22, 2013 by in Events | Lifestyle

Creep on over to The Venue Scottsdale Saturday, October 26th, for the highly anticipated Halloween Howl. Sponsored by Hot 97.5, the witching-hour event will benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. DJ Mike G will be spinning some of the gravest hits and The Chris Parker Project will be rocking the night away… Read More →

Basha Jr. To Be Honored at AFP Philanthropy Dinner

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October 21, 2013 by in Business News | Events

As part of the annual Philanthropy Leadership Awards Dinner, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Arizona Chapter will present its first ever Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of the late Eddie Basha, who throughout his life provided exemplary leadership and service to the community. Best known for the Arizona grocery chain which bears his… Read More →

2013 Global Summit on Negotiation and Trust

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October 21, 2013 by in Economy | Events | Featured

The only professional conference that directly makes the connection between negotiation, trust and achieving a sustainable outcome is the Global Summit on Negotiation and Trust, a three-day event that will take place November 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona. This program is designed to help participants become… Read More →

Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation Honor Lavidges

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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), and its nonprofit Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation, will present its 2013 “Powerful Mind Award” to Bill and Julie Lavidge at its annual fete and fund-raiser, “A Night to Remember,” on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Musical Instrument Museum. Bill Lavidge is CEO of The Lavidge Company (TLC), a full-service advertising, public relations,… Read More →