Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Archives

Steve Vai to play ‘Passion and Warfare’ in Scottsdale

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of his landmark album, “Passion and Warfare,” Steve Vai is going on a North America tour celebrating his renowned album, and will be playing in Scottsdale. Vai’s tour will play on December 12th with a performance at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. For the first time Vai will be performing… Read More →

Scottsdale summer series showcases Arizona musicians

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Back by popular demand, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ Live & Local Fridays summer concert series will open on July 8 with a musical tribute to The Beatles by Marmalade Skies. A total of eight Arizona groups spanning Americana, blues, flamenco, jazz, pop and more will be showcased on Friday nights during July and… Read More →

Quarles & Brady attorney named 2016 ‘Legal Eagle’

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced Wednesday that Phoenix partner Jeffrey H. Wolf has been named a Legal Eagle honoree for 2016 by Franchise Times magazine. Legal Eagle honorees are attorneys who are viewed as the best franchise lawyers, at the top of their games, nominated by their peers, clients and the Franchise Times’ editorial board as the rainmakers,… Read More →

15th Scottsdale International Film Festival rolls Nov. 5-9

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The 15th Scottsdale International Film Festival will showcase 50 films from more than 20 countries during five days and nights of screenings, Nov. 5–9. Among the diverse offerings are buzz-worthy dramas, thrillers, romances, comedies, documentaries and more. “For 15 years the Scottsdale International Film Festival has been bringing the best of world cinema to Arizona,” remarked Founder and… Read More →

Phoenix Suns, Skrillex, a film festival + more to do this weekend

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10/8: Phoenix Suns vs. Rio de Janeiro Flamengo After barely missing the playoffs last season, the Suns are opening the 2014 preseason against the Rio de Janeiro Flamengo. The Flamengo Basketball team is one of the most successful in Brazil, and the game should be a good kickoff for the Suns preseason. US Airways Center,… Read More →

Haute For Charity: Couture At Its Most Creative

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Gowns designed with recycled sign parts and steel cable; belts constructed of tile and linoleum. This is couture at its most creative. Couture garments made out of commercial construction materials — two worlds you wouldn’t expect to collide in such beautiful ways — paraded down the catwalk at the biennial International Interior Design Association (IIDA)… Read More →

Blake Shelton, ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ + more to do this weekend

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9/5: Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Dan + Shay, and Neal McCoy Country superstar Blake Shelton is stopping by Phoenix on his Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 joined by The Band Perry, Dan + Shay, and Neal McCoy. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, Friday, Sept. 5, 7 p.m., $50 to $353    … Read More →

Giffords Will Share Inspiring Story in Scottsdale

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate
by in Business News | Events

In partnership with the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present An Evening with Captain Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords: Endeavor to Succeed, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $89, $69 and $59 online at www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or through (480) 499-TKTS (8587). On Jan. 8,… Read More →

Giffords Will Share Inspiring Story in Scottsdale

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears From Prominent Voices On Both Sides Of Gun Control Debate
by in Events

In partnership with the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present An Evening with Captain Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords: Endeavor to Succeed, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $89, $69 and $59 online at www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or through (480) 499-TKTS (8587). On Jan. 8,… Read More →

SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference in Scottsdale

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Hundreds of the state’s business, science and education leaders will gather in Scottsdale for the Second Annual Arizona SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference on Sept. 4. The conference will be held 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts located at 7380 E. Second Street. The free, day-long event is open… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council CEO Resigns

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Scottsdale Cultural Council President and CEO William H. Banchs has announced his resignation from the nonprofit organization effective August 31. Banchs plans to return to Miami to pursue new professional opportunities. “During Bill’s five-and-a-half-year tenure he worked successfully to completely restructure and reorganize the Cultural Council’s governance and management, and to strengthen its development programs,”… Read More →

Discover New Wines at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

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by in Date Night | Events | Lifestyle

In an effort to raise funds, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host a wine tasting event on June 23. AJ’s Summer Wine Spectacular Tasting Event, which is in partnership with AJ’s Fine Foods, will feature 40 wines.  All of which are said to have been hand selected by AJ’’s “cellar masters.” The wine will be… Read More →

Discover New Wines at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

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by in Eat | Events

In an effort to raise funds, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host a wine tasting event June 23. AJ’s Summer Wine Spectacular Tasting Event, which is in partnership with AJ’s Fine Foods, will feature 40 wines, all of which are said to have been hand selected by AJ’s “cellar masters.” The wine… Read More →

Perfect girls night: 'Love, Loss, and What I Wore'

Sabrina LeBeauf, best known for her work on “The Cosby Show,” stars in “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
by in Events

Young or old. Fat or thin. Gay or straight. “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” which will be on stage at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts through June 16, is a “can’t miss” for every woman. It had us crying one minute, then squealing with laughter a split second later. Addressing issues like… Read More →