Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Archives

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
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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
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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

Krauss Honored For Science

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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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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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.
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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 →

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 Connections | Date Night | 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 →

43rd Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Offers Food, Music and Fun for All Ages

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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the 43rd annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8–10, in Scottsdale Civic Center Park. The Scottsdale Arts Festival showcases nearly 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and Canada who work in painting, sculpture, glass and ceramics, jewelry, photography and more. Works of art are… Read More →

43RD ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE ARTS FESTIVAL LINEUP OFFERS FUN FOR ALL

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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the 43rd annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8–10, in Scottsdale Civic Center Park. The Scottsdale Arts Festival showcases nearly 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and Canada who work in painting, sculpture, glass and ceramics, jewelry, photography and more. Works of… Read More →