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SHANGHAI — China's biggest city and financial hub is known for designer boutiques and fine dining. Yet wallet-draining Shanghai also offers activities that cost nothing, from walking on the riverfront Bund to sculpture parks and historic sites. Here are five of them.
A “Celebration of Life” service to honor respected educator and leader among state high school sports circles Art Wagner is scheduled for Monday night at 6 p.m. at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts in Gilbert.
Former Mesa Mayor Wayne Brown is credited with helping lay groundwork with residents for the future development of the Mesa Arts Center (background). [Background image courtesy Mesa Arts Center]
Wayne Brown spent decades working to improve Mesa, from its arts programs to its financial standing. Under his leadership on the city council and as mayor, the city saw a new spring training facilities built, a new convention center created and the establishment of the Mesa Arts Center.
Wayne Brown spent decades working to improve Mesa, from its arts programs to its financial standing. Under his leadership on the city council and as mayor, the city saw a new spring training facilitie
“It was a dark and stormy night.”
Here is a collection of thoughts and stories from those who've crossed paths (personally or professionally) with former Higley district athletic director Art Wagner, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on May 15.
It is with a heavy heart that the City of Mesa announces the passing of Mayor Wayne Brown on Tuesday, May 14. Brown served as Mayor from 1996 to 2000. He also served as a Councilmember from 1968 to 1976.
Higley Unified School District athletic director Art Wagner, 43, was found dead near Higley High School Wednesday morning, according to the Gilbert Police Department. Police say the matter is still under investigation, but believe Wagner died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Higley Unified School District Athletic Director Art Wagner, shown here in 2012.
Higley Unified School District athletic director Art Wagner, 42, was found dead near Higley High School Wednesday morning
Higley Unified School District Athletic Director Art Wagner
In this May 8, 2013 photo, a man rides a scooter near the artistic objects at the Moganshan Road Art District in Shanghai, China. The city’s most prominent contemporary galleries _ locals as well as outposts of European and U.S. galleries _ are housed in converted textile factories and warehouses dating to the 1930s. Moganshan’s mix of industrial and arty is a favorite backdrop for Chinese fashion photographers. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
In this Sept. 4, 2012 photo, a man walks at Fuxing Park in Shanghai, China. Fuxing Park, southwest of People’s Square on the opposite side of the North-South Expressway, is a French-style park with fountains and gardens that once was part of the French Concession neighborhood during Shanghai’s colonial era. In the mornings, locals dance and practice tai-chi or martial arts here. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
In this May 4, 2012 photo, a girl gestures in front of the statue of of Karl Marx, left, and Frederick Engels, right, the founders of communism, at Fuxing Park in Shanghai, China. Fuxing Park, southwest of People’s Square on the opposite side of the North-South Expressway, is a French-style park with fountains and gardens that once was part of the French Concession neighborhood during Shanghai’s colonial era. In the mornings, locals dance and practice tai-chi or martial arts here. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
In this May 8, 2013 photo, tourists stroll on the the Bund, one of the most famous tourist destinations, in Shanghai, China. The avenue is lined with art deco buildings from the 1920s and ‘30s, when Shanghai was the New York of the Far East. The Bund was its Wall Street, home to international banks and trading houses where a handful of foreign and Chinese entrepreneurs made fortunes. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Gilbert residents Rick and Leslie Roman used to give shares of Boston Celtics stock as gifts to friends and family. The pair was always interested in company stocks and thought they made great presents, and it ultimately led to the couple’s first business venture.
Using their talents for hilarious, family-friendly improvisational comedy, Jef and Shurlin Rawls of Mesa hope to lift spirits while lightening the load for a family in their neighborhood with an event they are calling a “FUN-draiser.”
A free all-day workshop for women in Phoenix this Saturday, May 18, aims to offer a way to “unlock one’s true potential as a catalyst for lasting love, stronger relationships and a greater sense of fulfillment,” says event promoter, Jan Hemming.
A theatrical look at the life of an amazing young woman whose courage paved the way for all future Americans. Christian Youth Theatre of Phoenix stages this elaborate production with a 60 member cast.
Design magazines and home decorating catalogs tend to feature sprawling backyards with big wooden decks and room for everything from decorative fountains to artificial ponds.
School districts in the East Valley are working the numbers to figure how much they will have to pay utilities, pay teachers next year or spend on textbooks.
Even with a healthy appreciation for the arts and a career that puts me in close proximity to them — not to mention a cousin who’s an accomplished professional ballerina — I can’t say I clamor for a night at the ballet.
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