Star Wars Archives

Star Wars fans can now check out Saber Knights Academy

An exciting new business has opened in the Valley Scottsdale Star Wars fan Brandon Estrella, has created Saber Knights Academy and Light Saber Shops in Scottsdale. Saber Knights Academy is a unique concept incorporating light sabers and martial arts to create fun Star Wars themed parties and training lessons. Entrepreneur Estrella, along with partner Alan… Read More →

Famous movies shot in Arizona

Famous movies
by in Experience AZ Magazine

The time has come to roll out the legendary red carpet for the 88th annual Academy Awards. The highly anticipated award show will air this Sunday on ABC at 6:30 p.m. The red carpet fashion frenzy will begin at 5 p.m. While the nominated films like The Big Short, and Mad Max: Fury Road were… Read More →

Arizona Science Center ties Sci-fi and tech together

POPnology, an 8,000-square-foot exhibit packed with science fiction technology, will make its debut at the Arizona Science Center on Sunday. The exhibit features iconic science fiction devices from popular movies, books and television shows like “Jurassic Park,” “Back to the Future” and “Star Wars.” “There is so much fun in science,” said Chevy Humphrey, president… Read More →

Mobile Mini treats employees to ‘Star Wars’ screening

Businesses around the Valley are hosting holiday parties, exchanging gifts and cookies and wrapping up the year. For Mobile Mini employees today, rather than visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, they experienced visions of lightsabers, Wookies and Jedis instead.   “Our President and CEO, Erik Olsson, is a longtime ‘Star Wars’ fan,” explains… Read More →

The Force is strong at Desert Ridge Marketplace

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

In a mall not far from here, shoppers are surrounded by stores with Star Wars-themed T-shirts, socks, Legos, comforters, pillows, cookie cutters, shoes, backpacks, action figures…even toasters! These are just a few examples of the items that Star Wars fans can find at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Stores at the popular shopping center that currently carry Star Wars-themed items include: Barnes &… Read More →

New ‘Star Wars’ trailer premieres at Tempe Marketplace

Star Wars
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

May the force be with you on November 28, when Harkins Tempe Marketplace 16 exclusively premieres Disney’s new 88-second teaser trailer for “‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Be among the first to see the highly anticipated trailer as Harkins Tempe Marketplace is the only theatre in Arizona, and one of 30 theatres nationwide, to debut… Read More →

Spielberg Benefit Concert Raises more than $600K

On Saturday September 28th The Phoenix Symphony hosted a Benefit Concert Conducted by John Williams with Special Guest Steven Spielberg. This one-night-only performance was a fundraiser that combined two Hollywood titans, iconic music scores and a selection of unforgettable film clips in order to benefit The Phoenix Symphony’s Education and Community Engagement programs. This special… Read More →

Spielberg Joins Williams with The Phoenix Symphony

Phoenix Symphony Contest
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Five-time Academy Award and 21-time Grammy Award winner John Williams joins The Phoenix Symphony to conduct an unforgettable evening of music from the movies, featuring selections from some of his most popular and iconic scores, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jaws, E.T., Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List and more.  During this special appearance on September 28,… Read More →