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DENVER — A trip to Aspen during peak ski season is going to set you back some cash. But even those who can afford the posh Colorado mountain town will enjoy checking out what's free, from high-altitude adventures to creature comforts.
This undated image provided by Promo Communications in Aspen, Colo., shows artwork by Amelie von Wulffen at the Aspen Art Museum. The museum hosts a steady rotation of exhibits of contemporary art from around the world, and offers free admission. Aspen is a posh and pricey destination during ski season but the museum is one of a number of free things to see and do locally. (AP Photo/Promo Communications)
This undated image provided by Promo Communications in Aspen, Colo., shows an installation from the exhibit titled "Rob Pruitt: An American Folk Artist," that ran from May 3, - July 14, 2013 at the Aspen Art Museum,. The museum hosts a steady rotation of exhibits of contemporary art from around the world, and offers free admission. Aspen is a posh and pricey destination during ski season but the museum is one of a number of free things to see and do locally. (AP Photo/Promo Communications)
Hit up Small Biz Saturday artist market in Scottsdale Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) invite customers to kick off their holiday shopping with the Small Business Saturday Artists Market from noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at 7380 E. Second St.
Along with grainy woods, metallics and other textural elements, rock and mineral-themed decor is part of a fall trend toward nature and natural elements.
Popping, whacking and breaking are all part of a day’s work for 5th generation Arizonan Sarah “Saza” Dimmick, who, along with the coach of the Phoenix Suns’ hip hop squad, Luis “Weezy” Egurrola, leads EPIK Dance Company. We chatted with “Saza” about her troupe and the original dance theatre work (“Common Ground”) they’re performing Oct. 18 and 19 at Tempe Center for the Arts.
RICHMOND, Va. — With terrain varying from the mountains to the coast, Virginia offers an array of fall colors for leaf-peepers. But before or after your drive along one of the state's many scenic byways, consider a fix of Southern city living with a visit to the state capital, Richmond. Located along Interstate 95, it's an easy stopping-off point. And whether you like the outdoors, art or history, there's plenty to do here — and you don't have to spend a dime.
Phoebe Taylor's 20-year-old suburban Atlanta ranch house began plain and "builder grade."
One of the coolest artsy events of the year happens Thursday, Oct. 10, in downtown Mesa.
The annual event at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum offers original works of art measuring 10-inches-by-10-inches for $100.
A teapot shared is a problem halved. All you need is tea — and warm socks. Tea is liquid wisdom.
Those beautiful summer vacation photos are in a cardboard box. Somewhere.
Classical landscapes interrupted by flying lemons. Silk camisoles carved from wood. Justin Bieber’s famous face painted into Renaissance-era art portraits. All this and more will be on display this fall at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum.
When silica, soda and lime meet high heat, a beautiful alchemy occurs. The result — a taffy-like substance otherwise known as glass — has inspired creative minds for centuries.
Confession: I’m a little bit whackadoo about how my groceries are bagged.
Quadrilaterals, cubes, polyhedrons ... sound like 10th grade math class?
America hasn’t “won” a war since 1945. Korean War cost a billion dollars and didn’t change a thing. 36,574 Americans died and 103,284 were wounded. During the 1967 Israel/Arab War, 34 American Sailors were killed and 171 wounded by the Israel Air Force.
Every summer, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art — a hip retreat from the summer heat — hosts an event just for families, and it makes things even cooler by encouraging kids to take a dip in an adjacent outdoor fountain at Scottsdale Civic Center Park.
5 Questions with RON BURNS
If you TiVo “So Think You Can Dance” and consider “Dancing with the Stars” a weekly excuse for a party, you’ll want to mark your calendar for Friday, June 7. That’s when Shaping Sound — a contemporary dance company formed by STYCD choreographers and DWTS stars Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson — bursts into Chandler.
NEW YORK — The round, white, paper light shades sold at Ikea for $5 are a familiar item in contemporary interior design. But these inexpensive lanterns are knockoffs of light sculptures created by the renowned artist Isamu Noguchi in the early 1950s.
Academy, Tony and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Kevin Kline performs his new one-man Shakespeare show -- ‘He That Plays: An Evening of Shakespeare’ -- followed by an audience Q&A. A reception with food and music for priority ticket buyers and a chance to meet Kline in person will begin at 6 p.m. next door at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum. The performance benefits Southwest Shakespeare Company’s education and guest artist programs.
Chestnut blends contemporary jazz, traditional jazz and gospel, plus the occasional seasonings of Latin and samba, giving himself plenty of freedom to explore different emotions, while keeping his music in recognizable form. Vibraphonist and multiple Grammy nominee, Stefon Harris, also performs.
Love it or hate it, everyone goes grocery shopping. That’s why Emily Stamey, the new curator at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, felt that grocery shopping had all the ingredients of an interesting exhibit — one that offered a lighthearted look at an everyday task while also providing touch points for deeper social and economic issues.