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Gala to raise money for Ballet Arizona

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Plans are in the works for Ballet Arizona’s Dance With Me Gala. The event is one of the nonprofit’s largest fundraisers of the season and dedicated to raising money for Ballet Arizona education and community outreach programs. The Friday, January 20, 2017 event will be at the Phoenix Art Museum. A single ticket at the event is $500… Read More →

Ballet Arizona will perform ‘Nutcracker’ Dec. 11-27

The Nutcracker, Ballet Arizona Dancers
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The holiday season is just around the corner and Ballet Arizona has announced its 30th year of The Nutcracker performances, choreographed by renowned artistic director Ib Andersen. The Nutcracker will run from December 11-27 for a total of 20 performances, with afternoon and evening shows at Symphony Hall in downtown Phoenix. In 2013, The New York… Read More →

Ballet Arizona opens with comedic ‘Coppélia’

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Ballet Arizona announced that the 2015-2016 season will open with the highly anticipated classic, Coppélia. This comic ballet remains an all-time favorite of many and Ballet Arizona is pleased to present this legendary work for the first time since 2007. Coppélia tells the story of an eccentric toymaker and a life-sized doll on his balcony… Read More →

Ballet Arizona presents Coppélia

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Ballet Arizona has announced that the 2015-2016 season will open with the highly anticipated classic, Coppélia. This comic ballet remains an all-time favorite of many and Ballet Arizona is presents this legendary work for the first time since 2007. Coppélia tells the story of an eccentric toymaker and a life-sized doll on his balcony that catches the… Read More →

Back to the ballpark + more to do this weekend

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Scottsdale Culinary Festival The 37th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival takes place this week at various locations throughout Scottsdale. The event is home to over 20 events, 100 restaurants, dozens of chefs, and thousands of guests. This six-day extravaganza has events such as the Burger Battle, Great Arizona Picnic, Southwest Festival of Beers, and more. Scottsdale… Read More →

5 things to do this weekend: Feb. 9-16, 2015

"Napoli." Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev

1. “Napoli” premieres in US Ballet Arizona will be the first American ballet company to present “Napoli.” This performance tells the love story of the poor fisherman Gennaro and his beloved Teresina. Teresina is swept away in a great storm. Sea nymphs rescue her, but Gennaro is nowhere to be found. Their love must overcome… Read More →

NB|AZ will air ‘Elevate AZ’ Super Bowl ad

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In an effort to promote Arizona and the businesses that impact its communities and citizens, National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the airing of its official “Elevate AZ” commercial during the broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX. The commercial is a key portion of NB|AZ’s “Elevate AZ” campaign and will feature three Arizona businesses and two… Read More →

Ballet Arizona Presents the U.S. Premiere of Napoli

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

With the winter presentation of Napoli, Ballet Arizona will become the first American ballet company to perform one of the most renowned ballets by legendary Danish choreographer, August Bournonville. The company is calling Napoli the highlight of the season and is eager to share it with fans of the ballet, new and old. Performances will… Read More →

Haunted Ballet gives ‘Swan Lake’ spooky twist

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Ballet Arizona is kicking off Halloween weekend and the start of their season with a spooky twist to its performance of the classic ballet “Swan Lake.” Bringing “Swan Lake” back to Ballet Arizona for the first time since 2009, the dancers will perform the ballet in their traditional costumes, but the “normal clothing” rule does not apply… Read More →

Phoenix Urban Ale Trail, One Direction + more things to do

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by in Blogs | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

Boy bands, brews cruise, ballet under the stars and much more to do this weekend! 9/16: One Direction The British boy-band One Direction is taking over Glendale and a swarm of screaming teenage girls is sure to follow. With three albums that have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, the concert is sure… Read More →

JAMIE LOVES: March 2012

JAMIE Loves: Jamie Herzlinger
by in Events

JAMIE Loves in March… Spring! I am so excited that spring is here! One of my favorite things about March is Spring Break. Unfortunately, I am always super busy with work in March and therefore cannot go anywhere too far. Lucky for me, I live in one of the best cities, full of activities, amazing… Read More →

Ballet Arizona, Ib Andersen Gear Up For The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker, Ballet Arizona Dancers
by in Events | Profiles

Every fall, dancers embark on a journey that they’ve been on time and time again: the story of the Nutcracker. The Nutcracker, an epic ballet in two parts, is an elaborate production filled with intricate detail — both in costume and emotions — so it’s no wonder that it is one of the most performed… Read More →