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Downtown Mesa’s Arizona Museum for Youth is inching closer to becoming the i.d.e.a. Museum. The re-branding, set to launch to the public on Feb. 7, 2014, will transform the much-loved family venue with creative innovations, including — fundraisers hope — a place called The HUB.
Strumming a guitar, decked in high heels and a homemade fringe dress, Wanda Jackson had no idea she was on the cusp of making history. She realized something was afoot when she and tour mate Elvis Presley started packing out auditoriums and coliseums across the country.
Chandler was far from the glitz of Chicago or the glamour of Los Angeles when it opened for settlement in 1912. But the man whose name the town bore, Dr. A.J. Chandler, envisioned drawing such visitors.
Perhaps no vocal group in America – other than the Beach Boys – have been as celebrated as The Manhattan Transfer. Over the last four decades, the quartet has racked up a dozen Grammy Awards, sold millions of albums and made Grammy Award history in 1981 when they became the first group in both pop and jazz categories in the same year.
The Mesa Arts Center campus will turn into a virtual winter wonderland over the weekend for the city’s ninth annual Mesa Arts Festival.
The San Marcos Hotel in 1913. [Chandler Museum]
A reception room on the second floor offered 1913 guests a sunny place to relax and visit with family and friends. [Chandler Museum]
The San Marcos Hotel in 1913. [Chandler Museum]
The San Marcos Hotel in 2013. [Chandler Museum]
At 72 years young, Dan Hicks remains the eternal hipster. Hicks first entered the music scene in the sixties with his seminal group, The Charlatans, and he remains an influential figure among musicians.
Arizona Museum of Natural History will host a party after the GoFobo free movie pass event for the new movie “Walking with Dinosaurs” at the Cinemark Mesa theater. The party is 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the museum, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa. To get a free pass to the movie earlier in the day, log on to www.gofobo.com/rsvp and enter RSVP code WOMF97Q.
The kids can play in more than 20 tons of snow at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, where the Phoenix Coyotes will also have an ice rink, hockey activities and special guests. Kids can get pictures with Santa or make Christmas ornaments, paper snowflakes or glitter tattoos with Make Meaning.
"To the art of working well, a civilized race would add the art of playing well," philosopher George Santayana said.
The City of Mesa held a grand opening event on Dec. 4 for a new mixed-use development that will provide housing for low- to moderate-income families.
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.
Rita Coolidge has charted hits in almost every genre and won just about every music accolade possible, including two Grammy Awards.
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)
It’s a place where cultures clash but also where sports and comic memorabilia collectors can converge.
Mr. Kris Kringle, also known as Santa Claus, will make his yearly appearance at Falcon Field in Mesa at 11 a.m. on Nov. 30
Cherie Currie fronted the teenage all-girl band the Runaways and, along with fellow band mates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Sandy West and Jackie Fox, punched through a male-dominated field with a groundbreaking look and sound.
One way to avoid the stores and score a pretty great gift deal on Black Friday? Hit up Phoenix Art Museum, where at 8 a.m. the first 50 non-museum members will receive a free general membership (valued at $75) to the museum. Admission to The West Select exhibition will be free until 10 a.m., and museum memberships — if you’re not one of the first 50 in line — will be discounted by 20 percent all day.