Experience AZ Magazine Archives

Celebrate your elders on National Grandparents Day

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August 30, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Celebrate National Grandparent’s Day With Throwback Recipes At TEXAZ Grill Enjoy grandma’s special recipe, Chicken & Dumplings, and free rice pudding for all grandparents Who:     Grandmas, Grandpas, the people who love them, and anyone else interested in celebrating National Grandparents Day with delicious dining deals at TEXAZ Grill! What:     Celebrate National Grandparents Day (Sunday,… Read More →

Ernest Siva named 11th Spirit of the Heard recipient

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August 28, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Heard Museum is proud to present its 11th annual Spirit of the Heard award to Ernest H. Siva (Cahuilla/Serrano). The ceremony will take place during the Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards on Nov. 4 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas in Scottsdale, Arizona. “We are honored to bestow this award upon… Read More →

Phoenix International Raceway announces 2015 schedule

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NASCAR released the 2015 Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) schedule and Phoenix International Raceway will once again host two NSCS race weekends next season. PIR’s spring event weekend, headlined by the Camping World 500, moves two weeks later, to March 12-15, is scheduled to be broadcast on FOX. In the fall, PIR will continue to host… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum exhibit shares self-published photobooks

Rebecca Senf. (Photo provided.)
August 27, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks will be at Phoenix Art Museum from August 23 to September 28, 2014. It explores the ways photographic artists are using newly available commercial technologies to self-publish photobooks. Entries were accepted until the end of July when a jury of seven industry professionals reviewed the 271 photobooks that… Read More →

Orange Sky earns Wine Spectator 2014 Award of Excellence

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August 27, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, is proud to announce that its signature restaurant, Orange Sky, has once again been the recipient of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. This marks the fourth consecutive year the restaurant has been recognized for its impressive wine list. “We consider Orange Sky to… Read More →

Hilton Sedona Resort Celebrates Renovations

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Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa, the 219-room resort located along Sedona’s Red Rock Scenic Byway, is offering a new way for travelers to immerse themselves in the adventures, tastes and true spirit of Sedona, Ariz. with the “Essence of Sedona” resort package. Launched in celebration of the resort’s recent renovations, the “Essence of Sedona” package… Read More →

Bridal expo, punk rock + things to do this weekend

Stop daydreaming about the perfect wedding and do something about it at the Bridal Expo! Photo: 123RF.com, Copyright: iofoto

Here are some of our top things to try this weekend. Though we’re sad to say we can’t help you choose between the Jason Mraz and Ed Sheeran concerts on Saturday.   8/29: Tim Meadows Tim Meadows was one of the longest running cast members on Saturday Night Live with 10 seasons under his belt… Read More →

New hotel brand launching in Tempe

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AJ Capital Partners is pleased to announce the launch of Graduate Hotels, with the opening of Graduate Tempe. The new hotel collection will target college markets across America that celebrate each respective town’s local culture and history. Located directly across from Arizona State University, the 141-room boutique hotel will offer an intellectual return to the… Read More →

Tickets to the Polar Express Now on Sale

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August 20, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The mercury may be hitting 100, but those in the know are already booking their reserved tickets on the Polar Express™ presented by the Grand Canyon Railway. From November 7 through January 3, the Railway will run special trains from Williams, Ariz., to the North Pole. Polar Express reservations can be made by calling 1-888-848-3511… Read More →

Arizona Open, Tony Bennett + more things to do

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8/21-8/23: 2014 Arizona Open Pull up those argyle socks, Tide-wash your white britches on an extra hot water setting and get ready for some serious golf! Did you know the second-oldest professional tournament in the state is the Arizona Open? The 54-hole stroke play event offers prize money for professionals and gift certificates to amateurs.… Read More →

Italian association hosts “The Best of Italy” in Scottsdale

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Join The Italian Association on Friday, September 12th, 2014, for a culinary experience that will leave your taste buds satisfied. The inaugural food and wine event will feature five top Italian chefs in the Valley and five top Italian wineries. The celebration begins at 6 p.m. and lasts till 9 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott… Read More →

Crudo Unveils New Seasonal Food and Drink Menus

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The kids may be back in school, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep the summer celebration going. Crudo Chef Cullen Campbell and Mixologist Micah Olson have opened up their big bag o’ tricks and created an all-new seasonal food and cocktail menu to end the summer on a high note. Crudo features several new… Read More →

Royal Palms Offers Labor Day Deals

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August 18, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

As summer comes to a close, why not hold onto the last few precious moments and celebrate at one of the Valley’s most luxurious resorts, the Royal Palms Resort & Spa? The resort is offering a special discounted package (over 60% off a standard room rate of $479) with its DeLuxe Lounging Package, along with… Read More →

Tamale Festival coming November 15th

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August 15, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

On November 15th, 2014, the 79th Annual Friendly House Tamale Dinner will move into its new event location at The Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix and present an exciting day of family-friendly festival activities. Presented by APS and organized by Friendly House, a Phoenix-based non-profit organization that has proudly served the local community since 1920,… Read More →