Dynamic Speaker Series Returns to Arizona

It’s nearly the most wonderful time of the year. In just a couple of months, the Arizona Speaker Series will kick off its fourth season in downtown Phoenix, featuring seven influential people of our time. A diverse collection of eminent leaders, thinkers and innovators will take the stage at Arizona Financial Theatre, providing insight into concepts, topics, personal experiences […]

TGen Launches MindCrowd 2.0

Pictured: Matt Huentelma, Ph.D. MindCrowd, a unique online research project by the Translational Genomics Research Institute aimed at finding the factors that affect the brain’s functioning as we age, has added new tests and smartphone access in its next push toward its goal of one million participants. To help drive participation, an anonymous donor has […]

Immerse Yourself in Frida Kahlo

Photo Credit: The Frida Kahlo Corporation  Get up close and personal with artist Frida Kahlo at the American premiere of “Frida Kahlo, An Immersive Biography,” which debuted in Phoenix on July 13 at the Walter Where?House. The walk-through exhibition features seven interactive spaces that guests can move through to experience the life and work of the iconic 20th […]

New Interactive NASA Exhibit is Out of This World

A new interactive kiosk at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, a Smithsonian Affiliate in Scottsdale, is currently hosting “Observing With NASA” (OWN), allowing visitors to get up close and personal with the tools, data and skillsets scientists use to explore the universe. Western Spirit’s hands-on exhibit is the only exhibit of its kind […]

Philanthropy Pros: Ballet Arizona Announces New Executive Director

Jami Kozemczak elevated to executive director beginning July 1, 2022 Following a nationwide search, Ballet Arizona is excited to announce its new executive director, Jami Kozemczak, will assume the appointment beginning July 1, 2022. She replaces Samantha Turner, who announced her departure in January and will conclude her tenure on June 30. As director of […]

Creating Culture: School’s Out for Summer

Local museums offer cool, cultural fun for kids Summertime, and the living is easy. That is, until the novelty of activity-free bliss morphs into, “Mom, I’m bored!” And there it is, the familiar seasonal battle cry that turns up the heat for parents. Warning — it’s time to scramble and find something for the kids […]

Arizona Opera Announces 2022/23 Season, ‘The Art of Opera’

Arizona Opera’s 2022/23 Season combines the transformative power of song and theater with the intoxicating beauty of visual art, creating an experience that will lift your spirit. The immersive experience of opera reinforces the importance of all art forms, as well as the commitment that Arizona Opera, the Phoenix Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of […]

Local Artist Antionette Cauley’s ‘Blackbird Fly’ Collection Comes to Phoenix for U.S. Debut

GateWay Community College’s Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion recently debuted local artist Antoinette Cauley’s “Blackbird Fly,” a collection of works featuring the local artist’s journey from Phoenix to Berlin during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cauley’s work is heavily influenced by rap music and Black American hood culture with an overall focus on fem empowerment. “Blackbird […]

Ballet Arizona Presents ‘Juan Gabriel’

See and feel the iconic music of legendary Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel come to life on stage as never before. Ballet Arizona will celebrate the life and work of the beloved performer with a world-premiere ballet by Ib Andersen, Juan Gabriel, running May 5-8 at Symphony Hall. Juan Gabriel, known widely as Juanga, was born […]