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Kierland resort will host Masters of Scotch Autumn Tasting Series

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The Scotch Library at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa will feature Glenmorangie, Ardbach and Balvenie as it hosts the third annual Masters of Scotch Autumn Tasting Series. Whether a novice whisky drinker or long-standing Scotch enthusiast, the tasting series provides a fun and informative evening sampling Scotch whiskies in hour-long presentations led by Scotch… Read More →

Sanctuary offers Standup Paddle Board Yoga

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Boards aren’t just for the beach. During September’s National Yoga Month – and beyond – Arizonans can try their (balancing) hand at a new and invigorating twist on yoga at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa. Open to both locals and resort guests, Standup Paddle Board Yoga amplifies fitness for the mind and body,… Read More →

Talking Stick Resort launches new poker tournament

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The ARENA Poker Room at Talking Stick Resort continues to cement its position as the best poker room in the Southwest with the addition of a new tournament to its roster. The inaugural ARENA Poker Room Seniors Poker Open will kick off on Saturday, Sept. 16 and will continue through to the final table on… Read More →

Phoenix Open fans can now use cell phones for photos, video

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The PGA Tour announced that it is implementing a more “fan friendly” mobile device policy, allowing spectators to capture video, audio and photos in all areas every day throughout tournament week at PGA TOUR events.  The new policy will start with this week’s The Northern Trust and includes the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by… Read More →

What are the Top 25 Fiesta Bowl games of all-time?

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Earlier today, the Associated Press announced its annual preseason Top 25 poll for the college football season. Along the same lines and in advance of the 2017-18 college football season and the 47th Annual PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl is releasing a ranking of the Top 25 Fiesta Bowls of all time. A selection… Read More →

Theater Works will present ‘Gypsy’ September 8-24

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Theater Works will present Gypsy from September 8-24. Director Rusty Ferracane says of Gypsy: “It really is the perfect musical!” Gypsy takes us back to the 1920’s and 30’s, a pivotal time for performing arts in America, when the vaudeville circuit was dying and audience tastes were changing. Gypsy brings the memoirs of entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee… Read More →

Chemistry between stars helps ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’

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Should we be thankful when dumb summer movies aren’t terrible? Or should we only pay to see smart summer movies? If you’ve seen advertisements for “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” floating around and are considering rolling the financial dice, here are your odds. “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is a buddy action comedy with a fairly straightforward premise. Michael… Read More →

Willie Nelson tickets go on sale August 21st

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Danny Zelisko Presents the return of legendary Willie Nelson & Family for one show only at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the historic Celebrity Theatre. Tickets go on sale this Monday, August 21st at With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic… Read More →

‘Logan Lucky’ is a welcomed antidote to the summer’s stress

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Did you ever make home movies for your family as a kid? Or as an adult — the refusal to stop doing so is often what turns one into a filmmaker. That sincere homemade feeling, so often eliminated by the Hollywood corporate machine, isn’t lost on accomplished director Steven Soderbergh. His newest film “Logan Lucky”… Read More →

The Phoenician Golf Club will be redesigned and rerouted in 2018

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The Phoenician Golf Club will undergo a complete redesign and rerouting beginning in January 2018. The project, which is expected to take 10 months to complete, will transform the club from a 27-hole facility to an 18-hole golf course and is being executed in conjunction with the third phase of a major enhancement at The… Read More →

OdySea Aquarium celebrates one year anniversary

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Throughout the month of September, guests are invited to the OdySea Aquarium to celebrate their one year anniversary with brightly colored decorations, aquatic themes throughout, special birthday graphics/themes at Sketching the Seas, as well as annual pass specials and promotions.  There will also be a chance to win special Birthday Bundles on weekends throughout the… Read More →

We-Ko-Pa Resort earns ‘Loved by Guests’ Award

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On the heels of being designated a AAA Four Diamond property for the 12th year in a row, and receiving an Experts’ Choice award from TripExpert for the second consecutive year, the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center has another shiny bauble to add to its trophy case: a 2017 “Loved by Guests” award from®.… Read More →

Great deals drive golfers to feel the heat on Valley courses

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With a floppy hat on her head and sunblock in hand, Viv Hynes prepares to play a round at the TPC Scottsdale golf club. It is above 100 degrees outside. “It’s mostly the prices,” the Scottsdale resident said of the Valley’s summer golf deals. She’s not alone. With consistently nice weather and more than 300… Read More →

Phoenician Half Marathon announced for Dec. 2

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The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond luxury destination, will host the inaugural Phoenician Half Marathon, scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017.  The destination race is a member of Capstone Event Group’s Resort Race Collection, a group of exclusive destination race experiences hosted and produced in partnership with the most iconic and magnificent hotels in… Read More →