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Joan Baez is coming to Celebrity Theatre

Joan Baez (Photo provided by Danny Zelisko Presents)

Danny Zelisko Presents welcomes JOAN BAEZ to the historic Celebrity Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on November 1st. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6th at Celebrity Theatre or visit As a musical force of nature, Joan Baez unselfconsciously introduced Bob Dylan to the world in 1963, marched on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., inspired Vaclav… Read More →

The Crowd loves Steve Hackett (Slideshow)

Steve Hackett

On Saturday, English rocker Steve Hackett jammed out to an excited crowd at the Talking Stick Resort, and of course, our Art Director Mike Mertes was there with his camera to capture exciting moments during the show.   Photos: Mike Mertes It was an intimate show, Mertes said, and a great experience to watch Hackett play… Read More →

Photos: TESLA rocks away at Talking Stick Resort


Last Friday, our Art Director Mike Mertes attended TESLA’s show at Talking Stick Resort. Mertes said it was standing room only in Talking Stick’s showroom, where it was a much more intimate experience. TESLA has been rocking the music scene since 1982 with hits such as “Love Song,” “The Way it Is,” and “Heaven’s Trail (No Way… Read More →

New Recovery Sundays at Hotel Valley Ho

The OH Pool Bar + Cabanas at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale.

Sunday is your day to relax and recover from the week. Treat yourself with delicious food and drinks, live music, spa treatments, and poolside fun at Hotel Valley Ho.   ZuZu serves brunch inside and on the shaded patio from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with the Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar open from 9:00… Read More →

New Year fun at Talking Stick Resort, Copyright: Erika8213

Dust off your dancing shoes, shimmering party hats and get ready to bid farewell to 2014 at Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona! This year, both venues are ringing in the New Year with live headline performances, all-you-can-eat buffets and a variety of entertainment options. New Year’s Eve at Talking Stick Resort Talking Stick Resort… Read More →

PGA Star Tom Lehman to host Weekend Jetaway

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Tickets are now available for the 3rd Annual Weekend Jetaway presented by AXA Advisors Southwest, Aero Jet Services and Prisma, which will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., and will feature music, culinary creations from leading Valley chefs, cocktails, surprise “elevated” entertainers and casino games set in a… Read More →

Variety marks Arizona State Fair concert series

Arizona State Fair

Variety has always been the spice of the Arizona State Fair Concert Series, and this year is no exception. Fairgoers can rock out at shows by Barenaked Ladies, Weezer, Queens of the Stone Age, and John Fogerty or get down with such country stars as Justin Moore, Darius Rucker, and Josh Turner. Additional musical options… Read More →

Arizona Musicfest announces scholarship winner

Anna Han, performing in the Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Competition Winners Concert at the Musical Instrument Museum. Photo by Vickilyn Hussey.
by in Profiles

The newest recipient of The Arizona Musicfest Scholarship is Anna Han, pianist, from Chandler, Arizona. Han will attend The Juilliard School (at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City). “Over the past number of years, I have been lucky to experience firsthand Arizona Musicfest’s strong commitment to encouraging aspiring musicians to pursue their… Read More →

Get ready for the Sedona Bluegrass Festival

Ben Sollee

Now in its eight season, the June 4-8 Sedona Bluegrass Festival is making serious inroads in the Arizona Bluegrass world. Led by Festival Artistic Director Darol Anger, the Festival will include many friends invited personally by Anger including the legendary Peter Rowan, one of the bluegrass worlds multiple award winners and leading ladies Laurie Lewis… Read More →

First-Ever Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival Starts…Now

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by in Events | Play

Yesterday began what will be an historic event in already-historic Jerome, Arizona. Jerome, formerly famous as the “Wicked-est Town in The West” and currently known as AZ’s trendiest ghost-town, is hosting their first-ever Jerome Indie Film and Musical Festival until Sunday, June 16 at various venues around town. Sponsored by local individuals and businesses to… Read More →

Overdue Items Receive Special Attention at Library

by in Business News

The Chandler Public Library is working hard to make sure that all of the books, music and movies that are borrowed by the public get returned. There is a series of steps involved in the return process in order to recover items that have been checked out and are overdue. The number of books, CDs… Read More →

Family Entertainment, Restaurant Venue Brings Unique Experience To The Valley

family entertainment uptown alley

A unique family entertainment experience. Get your game on at Uptown Alley, a 60,000 square foot entertainment and restaurant venue that is perfect for the whole family. The venue features Red Embers Bar & Grill, 40 lanes of bowling, over 75 video and prize games, two-story laser tag attraction, live entertainment and more. Strike-up the fun… Read More →