Painter Amado Peña doesn’t know what to expect when he reunites with ceramist Rich Lopez for a unique collaboration at the Thunderbird Artists 25th Annual Fall Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, but that’s part of the fun.
As one of Phoenix’s oldest and most cherished landmarks still operating today, the historic Orpheum Theatre tells a story that is even grander and more majestic than those found in the many movies and live shows that have played within its walls over the past 90 years.
For the 14th year in a row, Anthem’s streets will be bustling with festive floats, marching bands belting out patriotic tunes, and community members of all ages waving flags to honor and support our troops.
On the green banks of the Verde River, a short afternoon trip away from the Phoenix sun in the heart of Arizona wine country sits 14 acres of paradise.
Standing tall on the southeast corner of Scottdale Road and Frank Lloyd Wright is an aqua blue, 125-foot steel and glass spire that, love it or hate it, is an iconic Scottsdale landmark with an interesting history. In fact, there may be more to it than you know!
There was quite a bit of chatter in 1994 when celebs and sports stars stepped into a boxing ring at then-Ritz Carlton Hotel in the Biltmore area of Phoenix. Donning ridiculously oversized boxing gloves, opponents Charles Barkley and Michael Carbajal duked it out all in the name of charity.
Wine lovers rejoice! An extraordinary event is coming to Arizona that will feature food and wine pairings curated by an acclaimed international chef and one of the world’s most celebrated winemakers, all in a spectacular setting.
Laura Bicegohe is outspoken and passionate in characteristic Italian style, but it’s what’s not expected about Bicego that draws me in as she speaks. Bicego is a woman’s woman. Her goal is to empower women through art, and her medium is 18-karat gold and beautiful organic stones.
“Would you like a Coca Cola and a muffin?” Kim Moody of the Alwun House asks as we walk through a nostalgic front hallway toward a distinguished, sun-drenched door leading to the back yard. With the swoop of his hand, it opens to a rare downtown courtyard oasis that I wasn’t prepared for. It seemed to proclaim a serendipity existence: a Sonoran masterpiece in the center of Phoenix.
Picture yourself cruising the streets of Scottsdale in a 1962 black convertible Cadillac straight out of “Mad Men”—the sun shining, wind in your hair, heads turning to see who could be driving past in such a slick ride. It’s definitely a moment to capture and share with friends.