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With the new year now in full swing, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce continues to work to identify the programs and services that can best serve our business community. Like most businesses, we move steadily forward in pursuit of our goals.
Experience the culture of Japan without leaving Arizona this weekend at Phoenix’s Heritage and Science Park for the 30th annual Matsuri Festival of Japan. The two-day celebration encompasses everything Japanese, from cuisine to taiko drumming.
Celebrate the famous children’s author, or your own little birthday boy or girl, with an afternoon of crafts, games, snacks, activities, birthday cake and a photo op with The Cat in the Hat prior to the 4 p.m. showing of Childsplay’s production of “The Cat in the Hat,” which plays through March 16.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — You've heard of flash mobs? Behold the Mass mob.
Often called the master of the Native American flute, R. Carlos Nakai will perform as part of The Carlos Nakai Trio on Jan. 24 during the Higley Center for the Performing Arts World of Music Series. The Trio will perform arrangements that were created by playing together without written music.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
TAOS, N.M. — To winter sports enthusiasts, Taos is best known for its challenging ski slopes. But this northern New Mexico town has plenty more to offer visitors year-round, on and off the slopes. A hipper little sister of sorts to Santa Fe, Taos is known for its diverse outdoor offerings as well as its funky town square packed full of history, art galleries and Hispanic and Native American culture. Whereas Santa Fe is known for its wealth, Taos is lower-key and tends to attracts a younger, more starving-artist-type crowd. It's a town where new-age nomadic hippies, (referred to locally as "sage monkeys") peacefully coexist with artists, natives, daredevil skiers and even wealthy Texan tourists. Here are five free things to do and see on your next trip to Taos.
Area officials anticipate a promising foundation set in 2013 will provide the town of Gilbert room to continue its expansion for the next 12 months.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Conventional wisdom has it that many restaurants never make it to their first birthday, never mind their 100th.
Have a hankering for snow and no real prospects of finding any this Christmas? Bundle up the crew and head to Heritage and Science Park, where Dec. 26 through Jan. 1 you’ll find more than 30 tons of snow, ice sculptures, gingerbread houses, themed daily activities, and special showings of “Ice Worlds” in the Dorrance Planetarium and “Penguins 3D” in the IMAX theatre.
Tickets for Mesa’s 14th Annual Historic Home Tour will go on sale beginning Black Friday.
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who's always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
Students in Mesa are rallying community members to commit to safe driving.
What started as a brainstorming activity to consider ways to raise funds for the Glenn Kimber Academy — a private school in Mesa —quickly morphed into much more.
“Tardeada” may be an unfamiliar word, but it’s a concept we can get behind: a social dance traditionally held on Sunday afternoons, this particular event — the Tempe Tardeada Festival — features free live entertainment, dancing, arts and crafts that celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage.
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Moments after winning the 2014 Miss America crown, Nina Davuluri described how delighted she is that the nearly century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds.
Plan now for an autumn full of fun in the East Valley.
BOISE, Idaho — Boise has long been dubbed the "City of Trees," a nickname that always catches newcomers by surprise given the city's high-desert climate and summers with little or no rain.
Phoenix’s flagship art venue will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month beginning in September with a film festival, salsa music and two compelling exhibitions.
The Gilbert Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday decided to recommend that the Town Council designate an arts, culture and entertainment district in the downtown Heritage District.
Town of Gilbert planning and development officials will continue reaching out to the community as they gear up to bring the proposed downtown Heritage arts, culture and entertainment district to the Town Council on Sept. 5.
PARIS — The country that gave us the words restaurant, bistro and cuisine is changing how it eats.
The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has approved a bill that would cut the National Endowment for the Arts by 49 percent. I think this is a terrible idea and call on our congressional delegation to reject this cut.
Kokopelli, the dancing-Indian flute player with wild-flowing hair, carries a bag on his back rumored to contain seeds and magical tokens. Nah, he just likes to shop.