10 Questions With… Alice Cooper

Rock star and philanthropist You’re 74 and still rocking strong. Any tips to share? I got sober 40 years ago, and I never smoked cigarettes. That has a lot to do with longevity. Plus, if you love what you do, it’s not really a job.  When you started out, did you think your career would […]

Creating Culture: Art in the Shadows

Did you know that Michelangelo spent a little over four years working on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? While not every artist labors quite that long from idea to unveiling, the fact is that creating a piece of artwork takes time. But that’s just the first part of bringing visual art to admirers. The […]

Key to the Good Life: Spring into Self-Care

Experiences, tools and products to nourish mind, body and spirit For the Mind Ease into it – mindful experiences that soothe Find Your Flow Wellness Journal / $35  Papier, papier.com Sound Bath Meditation Classes  Group and private sessions; prices vary  Shanti Sound, Scottsdaleshantisoundaz.com The Witch Kit / $49 Small ceremonial smudging kit thewitchkit.com HOTWORX 24-Hour […]

Celebrate Arizona Educational Foundation’s Arizona Teacher of the Year

Join the Arizona Educational Foundation and Desert Financial Credit Union as they lift up and celebrate Arizona public school teachers. Considered the “Oscars” of teaching, the AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year Awards is an annual event celebrating the dedication and hard work of Arizona’s public school teachers. Ten outstanding educators, all of whom have been nominated by […]

Turquoise Wine Cellar & Tasting Room Is a West Valley Gem

In August 2022, Jennifer Sinconis and her neighbor Laura Hernandez opened Turquoise Wine Cellar & Tasting Room in Glendale. “When I moved to Arizona from Washington state three years ago, I realized there was an opportunity in the West Valley to create a place to enjoy wine tasting with a community vibe,” Sinconis said. The name Turquoise pays […]

Rescued Tiger Cub Finds Sanctuary at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center says a tiger cub is now safely being cared for after the animal was rescued by the Phoenix Police Department. In January, police say a tiger cub was illegally listed for sale online by a man in Phoenix. When officers were notified about the listing, they contacted the seller, posing as a potential […]

Spring Into Sneakers

It didn’t exactly sneak up on us. Fashion sneakers allegedly came on the scene in the 1920s, when Chuck Taylor, a semi-pro basketball player and salesman, became the face of the first celebrity-endorsed athletic shoe. You may recognize the brand today as Converse All-Star (aka Chuck Taylors), the uber-cool fashion shoe that is said to have inspired […]

Bettina Nava to Join Phoenix Art Museum Board of Trustees

Phoenix Art Museum announces the addition of Bettina Nava to its governing board of trustees. Chaired by Donald C. Opatrny Jr., a private investor and philanthropist, the Museum’s board serves as fiduciaries of the largest visual-arts organization in the American Southwest. Nava brings a range of experiences in strategic communications and planning, community relations, public relations and marketing. She […]

A Sweet Way to Celebrate Pi Day

Pi Day takes place on March 14 to honor the symbol used to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is approximately 3.14. In addition to being a day for math enthusiasts, it has become known as a day to enjoy and celebrate pie. “People love pie for many reasons, […]