Proving that even a parking garage can be a thing of beauty, Arizona State University’s Packard Drive Structure transforms into a one-of-a-kind event celebrating innovation in art, design and production–designspace: a new drive-thru sensory experience–from April 9 to April 25.
Arts & Culture
In honor of Old Town Scottsdale’s distinctive history and heritage, Western Week has returned, running from Saturday, April 10, through Sunday, April 18. Visitors who attend Western Week can expect to experience and learn how the town has evolved over 130 years with educational activities and entertainment surrounding its wild west past and Native American influences.
Who couldn’t use a little more positivity in their day? Courtney Larsen of Phoenix’s Spindles Design Co. is bringing fun photo opps and smiles to faces at Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge Marketplace via one-of-a-kind interactive chalk walls.
Arizona’s fine arts scene is one of the most vibrant in the country. And fans of the visuals arts are in for a treat, as two beloved Valley photographers have debuted fresh creative projects to kick off the new year.
While Arizona isn’t regarded as a destination for book lovers, these local book shops make the argument that it probably should be. Here are some of Arizona’s best local bookstores.
Do you have a resolution to pursue painting or be a better cook in the new year? Kick off 2021 with these can’t-miss Valley classes that promise a good (and safe!) time alongside new skills.
Need a fun Tuesday out? Artist Lexie Swan from AZ PAINT NIGHT stops by Padre Murphy’s every Tuesday night for a fun, socially distanced Painting Party on the patio from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
We can’t imagine a winter without seeing a Ballet Arizona performance of “The Nutcracker.” Fortunately, tickets are now on sale for virtual performances of both “Inspire” and “Nutcracker Suite.”
Taliesin West in Scottsdale has reopened its doors to the public. Visitors to the celebrated Valley landmark can expect a low-contact, intimate experience.
Farmer’s markets provide the perfect opportunity to connect with community members and support local businesses.