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Amara offers unique wedding options

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At Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa, intimate weddings and elopement ceremonies are considered a specialty with picturesque settings, adventurous outdoor excursions and traditional Native American touches that can only be found in Sedona.   Elopement ceremonies along Oak Creek with a red rock backdrop, horseback riding and Native American drummers are just a few of… Read More →

We-Ko-Pa makes ‘Best Stay & Play’ list

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In Colorado AvidGolfer’s recent 2015 CAGGY Awards lauding the nation’s top golf destinations, the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center was recognized as a “Best Phoenix/Scottsdale Stay & Play” by the publication’s readers along with the Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon and The Boulders. An enterprise of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the property was rebranded last… Read More →

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater coming to Mesa Arts Center

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with audiences on a 19-city national tour that includes performances in Mesa Arts Center’s Ikeda Theater on April 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. Arizona Community Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative is the Event Sponsor for the Mesa performances.… Read More →

Hot Rod Night and Bike Night return to Westgate

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

Classic cars, hot rods and motorcycles will be cruising into Westgate Entertainment District this spring with the return of Westgate Hot Rod Night and Bike Night! The two highly anticipated, weekly events host close to 500-1,500 guests for family friendly fun, live music and more. Hot Rod Night details include:  Now underway! Every Wednesday night starting March… Read More →

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 →

Page Springs brings back Tilted Earth Wine & Music Festival

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 Page Springs Cellars and celebrated Arizona Winemaker Eric Glomski are pleased to announce the release of tickets for the second annual Tilted Earth Wine & Music Festival on June 19 and 20 at Riverfront Park in Cottonwood. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, March 26 through the Page Springs website. The vibrant festival returns this year with an… Read More →

Valley Ho hosts rooftop cigar dinner

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Enjoy a special cigar dinner on the panoramic Sky Line Rooftop at Hotel Valley Ho on Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. The evening starts with a sunset reception and passed hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. Learn all about Tatuaje and L’Atelier cigars, handmade in Nicaragua, and enjoy three full-sized cigars presented by Cigar King. Savor red wines,… Read More →

Phoenix Bikefest 2015 roars into Westgate

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

Phoenix Bikefest 2015 is back and bigger than ever, roaring into town March 26-28 at it’s new location, Westgate Entertainment District. This free event welcomes riders, spectators and enthusiasts to explore the world of motorcycles. Live music, entertainment and demo motorcycle rides round-out the three-day event. All the biggest motorcycle manufacturers will be on-site demoing the latest… Read More →

Free country and latin dance lessons at Casino Arizona

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Casino Arizona offers a fun after-work event where locals and visitors can learn a few new steps. The Arizona Room Patio Grill, a restaurant and sports bar located within the casino, features free dance lessons every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tuesdays, the Arizona Room heats up with Latin Fire Dance Nights. Instruction begins at 6… Read More →

Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival returns

Arizona’s largest BBQ event is set to return to downtown Chandler on March 21, 2015 from noon – 10 p.m. Winner of Outstanding Event of the Year in 2012 and 2013 at the APS AzTEC Awards, the 2015 Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival will be bigger and better than ever with a newly expanded… Read More →

D-backs will give away more free tacos In 2015

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March 19, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Back by popular demand, the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) and Taco Bell have teamed up again to provide free tacos to fans throughout Arizona in 2015. In order to provide more opportunities for fans to receive free tacos the D-backs and Taco Bell will now offer three free tacos every time the D-backs score at least… Read More →

Eight’s Check Please! is a must for Arizona foodies

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The third annual Eight’s Check Please! Arizona Festival will be held on March 22nd, 2015 at Cityscape in Downtown Phoenix from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The culinary festival will feature local, independent eateries from hamburger haunts to five-star, gourmet restaurants. Local foodies will be able to try an array of different foods and explore in this one-stop shop… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week returns for spring show

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“Spring into Style” this season with Phoenix Fashion Week’s sixth annual downtown Phoenix fashion runway show at 6 p.m. this Saturday, March 21. Featuring Arizona stylists Vanessa Gonzales, Nuvia Magdahi, Tim Boado, Jenesis Laforcarde, Audree Lopez and Jackie Marin, this event will be hosted at the Arizona Center on the crossroads of Van Buren and… Read More →

LGE completes remodel of El Hefe Scottsdale

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LGE Design Build has completed the remodel of El Hefe Scottsdale, a 3,800-square-foot taco restaurant, bar and DJ venue in the entertainment district of Scottsdale near several other recently renovated/constructed restaurant, bars and nightclubs. The remodel enhances El Hefe’s hybrid concept of a restaurant with nightlife, a trend the taco shop innovated when it opened in Old… Read More →