Orpheum Theatre Archives

Yo-Yo Ma headlines Scottsdale Arts’ 2017-18 classical season

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will welcome some of the world’s most renowned classical musicians to its 2017–18 season, including the celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott for a rare and special concert on Nov. 10 at the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix. Most other concerts will take place at Scottsdale… Read More →

Ballet Arizona puts a twist on classical ballet

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Ballet is a practice steeped in tradition, but Ballet Arizona will bring an edgy viewpoint to the classic dance with Today’s Masters. The series of modern works will showcase original choreography from Thursday, March 24 to Sunday, March 26 at Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix. Today’s Masters puts acclaimed choreographers in the spotlight for a program of creative and diverse works… Read More →

Viva PHX music festival features 20 venues

Rosie's House

Viva PHX, a music festival going for its second round on March 14, will host more than 90 bands in 20 different venues in the downtown Phoenix area. “The music is the No. 1 thing,” said Charlie Levy, creator of Viva PHX. “No. 2 is the experience.  If any of these bands don’t mean anything to you, you’re going to… Read More →

Things to do this week: Bacon Festival, Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids at Marquee Theatre With the month and week coming to an end, head over to the Marquee Theatre to catch the Cold War Kids. A lively rock band, the group’s songs revolve around honesty and human experience. The band has been going strong for ten years and recently released their fifth album… Read More →

Things to do this week: Feb. 2 to 9

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 →

Debbie Cotton – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Debbie Cotton - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Debbie Cotton – Interim director, Phoenix Convention Center Cotton oversees daily operations of the Phoenix Convention Center, Executive Conference Center, Orpheum Theatre, Symphony Hall and five parking garages. She manages a staff of 240 employees, a budget of $47.5 million, and is the city’s chief representative to the state’s tourism and hospitality industry. Surprising fact:… Read More →