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Pima Air & Space gets 787 Dreamliner from Boeing

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The Pima Air & Space Museum announced it will join the ranks of the very few with the donation of an original flight test 787 Dreamliner from The Boeing Company into its expanding world renowned collection.   The 787 Dreamliner, known as ZA002, will arrive today at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and then be towed to… Read More →

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day around the Valley

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How will you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Did you know: Guinness drinkers around the world lift a whopping 13 million pints of the dark Irish stout to their lips on Saint Patrick’s Day. 26.1 billion pounds of beef and 2.3 billion pounds of cabbage is typically produced in the United States each year.… Read More →

Five family friendly adventures in Sedona

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Spring Break is here and many families find themselves itching to escape the mundane and experience an ultimate getaway —even if it is just to get away from the weather. The Southwest’s answer is a Sedona escape to 75-degree bliss, offering all the fun a family could want, with amenities against a backdrop unlike any other. Sedona… Read More →

Pot Of Gold Music Festival livens up Tempe Beach Park

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March 4, 2015 by in Around Arizona | Featured | Play

Lucky Man Concerts is presenting the Pot of Gold Music Festival, scheduled for March 13th, 14th, 15th, and 17th, 2015 at Tempe Beach Park. The event is an extension of the annual St. Patrick’s Day music festival that has been produced at this same site since 2005. The all-ages events begin Friday 430pm; gates 3pm, Saturday… Read More →

ASU and Ohio State to square off in Rugby Bowl

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On Saturday, April 18th, 2015, ASU is hoping that the results will be different than they  were 18 years ago for its football team. At 3:00 P.M./6:00 P.M. E.T., ASU Rugby will seek to exact revenge against Ohio State Rugby at the 2nd Annual Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale Rugby Bowl: Beauty & The Beast for a football loss the Sun Devils suffered at the… Read More →

Out West Balloon Fest coming to Glendale

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On March 6, 7 and 8, join Out West Balloon Fest and Fun Run at the University of Phoenix in Glendale, Ariz for a weekend filled with much more than hot air.  They will kick off the weekend with a Friday night balloon glow and then more to come through the weekend. From bumblebees, to… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback offers a taste

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Those looking to kick the Sunday blues (or blow off some mid-week steam) can enjoy a taste of the good life at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s jade bar and elements restaurant. The resort’s chill beats and cool drinks are a natural winter antidote – available seven days a week. Monday through Sunday:  The Pour, jade bar’s premium daily happy hour… Read More →

Arizona-local celebrities dance for charity

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Over 600,000 Arizonans are living with kidney disease. You can help raise awareness for the cause by cheering on local dancers as they strut their stuff at the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona’s 9th annual “Dancing with the Stars Arizona”. The charity dance competition will be held Friday, February 20, at the Arizona Biltmore. This… Read More →

Texaz Grill celebrates National Chili Day

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Enjoy “all you can eat” chili, from 11 am – 4 pm for $7.50 on Thursday, February 26 Who:   Chili enthusiasts, steak lovers and anyone looking for a bowl of chili that’s as big as Texas. What: Did you know that chili (aka chili con carne) originated right here in the Southwest, with San Antonio,… Read More →

Sedona makes an idyllic getaway for couples

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Romance is woven into the very fabric of Sedona. At the turn of the century, the first postmaster, T.C. Schnebly, struggled to come up with an appropriate name for the young community along the banks of Oak Creek. Finally, he did the most natural thing of all––he named it after his beautiful wife, Sedona. Now… Read More →

Master southwest artists to be showcased

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Wigwam Resort will host the 5th Annual Wigwam Festival of Fine Art, an extraordinary three day festival of the arts. Discover the original works of the Southwest’s most accomplished fine artists and craftsmen displayed in a stunning outdoor gallery located on the majestic front lawn of Arizona’s first and most celebrated resort. Starting from the… Read More →

Andy Warhol exhibit coming to Phoenix Art Museum

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Andy Warhol: Portraits opens at Phoenix Art Museum on March 4, 2015. One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol was at the forefront of the Pop Art movement and known for his brightly colored images. This exhibition examines Warhol’s interest in capturing the likenesses of celebrities, as well as himself.… Read More →

Sedona offers world’s most scenic hiking trails

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There are plenty of reasons to make hiking part of a daily activity routine in 2015. With Sedona as the backdrop, visitors will rush to the illustrious trails spanning the red rock terrain, with jaw-dropping views of Sedona’s landscape and topography. Taking advantage of the backdrop, mountain-goers can bask in the sunshine while keeping their… Read More →

Things to do this week: Feb. 2 to 9

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Here are some things to do around Arizona this weekend, including Harlem Globetrotters performances, a Firehouse cookoff and a citywide scavenger hunt. Harlem Globetrotters The Harlem Globetrotters are known for traveling the country to showcase their spectacular basketball talents while performing a comedic act. The troupe is back in the Valley this weekend with shows… Read More →