THE SOUL LIST

                                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

 

 

EVENT CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN CONCERT - ON STAGE

LOCAL UPCOMING EVENTS

WHERE'S THE PARTY AT

MORE JAZZ 

MORE BLUES 


 

 


   

IN CONCERT - ON STAGE

 

 

 

 

TEMPE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Lakeshore Music

700 W. RIO SALADO PARKWAY 

(480) 350-2822

http://lakeshoremusic.org

 

 

MIM MUSICAL THEATRE

CONCERTS

http://mimmusictheater.themim.org

Musical Instrument Museum

4725 E. Mayo Boulevard

Phoenix, AZ 85050

480.478.6000

 

 

TEMPE MARKET PLACE - LIVE MUSIC

Calendar: http://www.tempemarketplace.com/events/live-music/

 

 

THE NASH      JAZZ HAPPENS HERE  

http://www.thenash.org/

The Nash preserves the cultural treasure of American music history, showcases live

performance and ensures the future of the iconic art of jazz for generations to come.

Educational and performance programs at The Nash include: classic jazz and new music;

performances by student musicians, local pros and touring artists; weekly jazz jam sessions;

workshops; master classes; and clinics.  Educational programs will be offered ranging from

one-on-one private lessons to combo labs, guided listening, jazz in film, jazz camps and more.

The Nash

110 E Roosevelt St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

(602) 795-0464

 

 

Mesa Arts Center     

Performing Live Series

MESA ARTS CENTER

Box Office: (480) 644.6500

One East Main Street

Mesa, Arizona 85201

www.mesaartscenter.com

 

 

 

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN

Concert Series

The Desert Botanical Garden is proud to bring another season of spectacular

talent to the Music in the Garden Concert Series.

 

Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N. Galvin Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85008

480-941-1225

Programming subject to change.

To Purchase Tickets:

• Order online at dbg.org

• Call 480-481-8188 Monday

 

  BLACK THEATRE TROUPE 

A new season of stories, and a new, simplified subscription choice

to make sure you don't miss any of them!

 

Subscribe by phone: Box Office 602 254-2151 ext 4

Visit us on the web: www.blacktheatretroupe.org

Contact:

David J. Hemphill

david@blacktheatretroupe.org

602-258-8128

 

Box Office

Telephone - 602 254-2151

Email - boxoffice@blacktheatretroupe.org

Fax - 602 889-5286

website: http://www.blacktheatretroupe.org

 

           

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[*] CPR: Learn Life-Saving Skills

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https://www.heart.org/en/about-us/office-of-health-equity/black-history-month

 

Heartful Unity

This Black History Month, let's come together with heartful unity. Be a lifesaver that unites our community in the shared mission of promoting heart health and saving lives through CPR and AED training.

 

Black Americans have the highest incidence of cardiac arrest outside of the hospital and are significantly less likely to survive.

 

Cardiac arrest in Black neighborhoods is associated with alarmingly low treatment and survival rates and studies have shown lower rates of both bystander CPR and bystander AED use in these neighborhoods. We need to change this trajectory.

 

Learn Hands-Only CPR in 60 seconds WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxEfQJP3MQk

 

FInd a CPR Class: https://atlas.heart.org/home

 

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[*] STROKE SYMPTOMS

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https://www.heart.org/en/about-us/office-of-health-equity/black-history-month

 

Stroke Symptoms - F.A.S.T. Warning Signs:

 

F = Face Drooping – Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile.

                    Is the person's smile uneven?

A = Arm Weakness – Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Does one arm drift downward?

S = Speech Difficulty – Is speech slurred?

T = Time to call 911 – Stroke is an emergency. Every minute counts. Call 911 immediately.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Note the time when any of the symptoms first appear.

 

Other Stroke Symptoms Watch for Sudden:

 

NUMBNESS or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body

CONFUSION, trouble speaking or understanding speech

TROUBLE SEEING in one or both eyes

TROUBLE WALKING, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination

SEVERE HEADACHE with no known cause

 

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[*] Learn at the Desert Botanical Garden

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https://dbg.org/learn/adult-education/

 

Take learning into your own hands and enjoy specialized one-time classes located at Desert

Botanical Garden. Get inspired and learn new skills through one of our programs in landscape

and gardening, photography, science and conservation, art, and cooking and wellness.

 

Photography:

Learn basic principles and techniques of photography or master your skills. From smartphone

photography to digital photography, explore a variety of offerings that cater to specific

interests.

 

Cooking:

Immerse yourself in the world of new cuisines guided by local chefs at the Garden.

 

Landscape & gardening:

Whether you are new to gardening or want to increase your knowledge, these classes give

you the necessary skills to become a successful low-desert gardener.

 

Art:

The Garden offers programs in arts and crafts, drawing and painting, jewelry making,

weaving and more!

 

Wellness:

Experience relaxing outdoor wellness programs at the Garden including sound meditation,

yoga and herbalism to nourish your body and spirit.

 

Science & Conservation:

Discover engaging conservation talks by local scientists and exclusive behind-the-scenes

 experiences.

 

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[*] MUSIC: Playlist 48

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https://azpbs.org/playlist48/

 

Arizona PBS created the digital music show “Playlist 48” in 2021 to spotlight local

Arizona artists and bands of all genres with connections to Arizona, the 48th state.

 

Episodes feature two original songs with a brief interview segment in the middle,

allowing the artists to talk about their music and their lives, including other work

and interests. As a whole, the series serves as a curated playlist of Arizona’s music

scene and the artists who are shaping it today.

 

Viewers can watch the show online, on Arizona PBS’ Facebook and Instagram accounts

and the PBS app.

 

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[*] LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA

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https://localfirstaz.com

 

INDEPENDENTS WEEK

We encourage Arizonans to “go local” by supporting as many locally owned businesses as possible. We host fun events all over the state to engage Arizonans with the local businesses in their neighborhoods. This campaign drives new and returning customers into Arizona’s local businesses.

Each year, traditionally over the first week of July, first-timers and returning customers across the state discover new and fun ways to support Arizona’s small, independent businesses!

https://localfirstaz.com/indie-week

 

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[*] WATCH ARIZONA: TRAIL MIX'D

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https://azpbs.org/trailmixd/

 

Explore Arizona. Discover the beauty of low desert, pine forest and everything in

between as we experience the variety of Arizona landscapes.

 

Explore the great outdoors across Arizona when you take a hike with Ike!

Arizona native Isaac "Ike" Easley is an avid hiker and traveler.

Ike takes a lot pride in being from Arizona.

 

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[*] WATCH - BLACK IN ARIZONA 2024

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https://azpbs.org/blackinarizona/

 

Black in Arizona

Explore the stories, struggles and successes of Arizona s Black community.

Learn about their experiences and the impact they are making in their communities.

 

Black in Arizona premieres Jan. 15

"Black in Arizona" aims to explore the stories and contributions of some of the most impactful Black Arizonans in the state's history.

 

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[*] WE DO RODEO! BLACK RODEO USA

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http://blackrodeousa.com

 

Who: We do rodeo! This is your home to finding the hottest shows on dirt!

 

What: Rodeos that will promote an appreciation for African American heritage,

provide educational events to highlight the contributions of Black men and

women in western history in the United States of America.

 

Our flagship rodeo started in Arizona and has been going strong since 2011. One of the

largest and most popular African-American cultural and educational events in Arizona,

the Arizona Black Rodeo has attracted as many as 9,000 rodeo fans across a weekend of fun

and exciting Western experiences designed for the entire family.

 

Now, Black Rodeo USA is excited to bring Black rodeo to several states during 2024,

and look forward to spreading this cultural tradition across the country.

Let's get ready to rodeo! Black Rodeo USA tickets on sale. Get yours today

 

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[*] Black Mothers Forum: Microschools

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https://blackmothersforums.com

 

We EDUCATE, ORGANIZE and TAKE ACTION to promote healthy mindsets and

relationships to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

 

WHAT IS A MICROSCHOOL?

·        Small Class Size: 5-10 Students.

·        5:1 Student/Teacher Ratio.

·        Blended Grade Levels: Pre-K |K-1st | 2nd - 4th | 5th- 8th |9th-12th

·        Personalized & Individualized Academic Instructions to Meet Students Where They Are.

·        Student-Centered & Driven.

·        Parent & Family Focused.

·        Unique to BMF: Direct-Led Instruction | Academic & SEL Focused | Closing All Achievement Gaps.

·        Solution to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR!

The Black Mothers Forum Microschools are now accepting ESA'S for new enrollment for Pre-K-12th

grades in our Tempe & Phoenix locations.

 

Contact us to get more info!

See our new Microschools website:www.bmfmicroschools.org

Open Everyday 9am-7pm

Sip~N~Shop: Friday thru Sunday 11am-3pm

Cultural Dances: Saturday 1pm-5pm

 

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[*] HBCU GO SPORTS

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https://hbcugo.tv

 

HBCU GO is a cultural lifestyle destination and leading sports media provider that embraces

and represents the voice of Black Excellence every day of the year through an all-new platform

that captures the rich history, diversity, perspectives, and cultural experiences at Historically

Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). HBCU GO also provides a platform for emerging creatives

in media production, branding, and broadcasting. We offer our viewers the best in live sports,

original series, documentaries, films, comedy, and edutainment programming produced by

African-American leading producers, directors, and students from select HBCUs.

 

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[*] CHECK IT OUT: icivics.org

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https://www.icivics.org/about

https://www.icivics.org/teachers

 

Great civic education is the foundation of a thriving American democracy.

 

iCivics reimagines civic education for American democracy

 

iCivics was founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in 2009 to ensure that all Americans have the knowledge and will to participate in our unique experiment in self-government.

 

Since then, iCivics has become the nation’s premier non-profit civic education provider of high-quality, non-partisan, engaging, and free resources to more than 9 million students annually, in all 50 states. That equates to the majority of our nation’s middle and high school students.

 

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[*]  Free Shade Trees                                                                                     

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https://www.srpnet.com/energy/rebates/shadeTrees.aspx

 

Plant savings with free shade trees

Attend a workshop and earn two trees

SRP's Shade Tree Program provides customers up to two free desert-adapted trees

(approximately 4-to-6 foot saplings) to plant in energy-saving locations around

your home. Shading your home helps reduce cooling costs, improve air quality and

lower the Valley's heat effect without using a lot of water.*

 

Program requirements

You must be a current residential SRP electric customer, attend a Shade Tree workshop and:

Have the legal right to plant trees on the property

Plant trees on the south, west and east sides of your home

Plant trees within 15 feet of exposed exterior walls and windows

Have the ability to care for the tree, as needed

Have not previously received trees for the property from an SRP shade tree workshop

 

To receive free trees, participants are required to attend a free workshop to learn how

to best plant and care for your trees. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by signing up online.

 

https://www.srpnet.com/energy/rebates/shadetreeworkshops.aspx

Free shade tree planting workshops

SRP electric customers must register and attend a tree planting workshop to be eligible

for the SRP Shade Tree Program. You'll learn more about the eligible trees, and the best

methods for planting and caring for the new trees. The workshops will be conducted by Trees Matter.

 

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[*]  ARIZONA: The Black Family Genealogy & History Society                  

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https://www.bfghs.org/

the Black Family Genealogy and History Society (BFGHS) was established to encourage and promote interest

in family history and genealogy, particularly that of African Americans. BFGHS is an educational society,

which communicates ethical standards and scientific methods of conducting genealogical research. BFGHS

 provides guidance on how to archive and preserve documents and information.

P.O Box 75654 Phoenix, AZ 85087

(408) 444-6903

 

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[*] ARIZONA COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

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https://arizonacommunityfarmersmarkets.com

 

CONTACT US - MARKET INFORMATION

 

Our Mission

·        Support local growers & producer in Arizona (Direct Producers) farmers markets

·        Support Sustainable Farming : practices based on organic, common natural & pesticide free growing methods

·        Support local added value products such as baked goods, honey, flowers, locally made edibles local foods

·        Education for growers, producers and the public on related topics

 

Our Markets

 Ahwatukee Farmers Market - Open Sundays  

 

Carefree Farmers Market - Open Fridays

Downtown Chandler Market - Open Saturdays

Farmers Market on High Street - Open Sundays

Old Town Scottsdale Open Saturdays

Roadrunner Farmers Market Open Saturdays                     

Sun City Farmers Market - Open Thursdays

Verrado Farmers Market - Open Sundays

Anthem Farmers Market - Opens

Vendor Space Available at these markets.

Artisan spaces are available at these markets.

 

Most of our markets accept EBT/SNAP/WIC and AZFMNP Vouchers

Farmers Market Support Services

Address: PO Box 14188 Phoenix, AZ 85063-4188

Email: marketinfoazcfmg@gmail.com

 

 

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[*]  Arizona Informant Newspaper

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https://azinformant.com

 

Since 1971, the Arizona Informant has provided an important voice for the

Black community throughout the state. The family owned and operated

newspaper continues to capture the attention of the Black community

and others. Published every Wednesday, the Arizona Informant Newspaper

is the only African-American owned weekly newspaper in the state.

 

Distribution

The Arizona Informant Newspaper is distributed at selected Circle K stores,

community colleges, state universities, as well distributed in high schools.

In addition to being placed as various businesses, the newspaper is found

throughout city, county and state departments.

 

Main Office

1301 E. Washington St. Ste 101

Phoenix, AZ 85034

Phone 602-257-9300

Fax 602-257-0547

ainewspaper@qwestoffice.net

 

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[*] Arizona Coalition for Change:  Youth Program

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The Arizona Coalition for Change has a fellowship for young black organizers to learn about the legislature.

 

Here is the link to the application https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc7HONlLun005WNy8f_VF6lF4h7C8a7Hf3YnLmyHcj9MefzNw/viewform.

 

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AzC4C/

 

Respectfully

 

Perry Ealim

Black Wall Street Arizona, Inc.

3146 East Wier Room 32

Phoenix, AZ 85040

602.305.4673

www.bwsaz.org

 

 

LOCAL UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

NOTE: Please call before you go to confirm that the listed events are still active.

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[*] 2022-2023 The Black Theatre Troupe                                              2023 - 2024

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https://www.blacktheatretroupe.org

 

2023-2024 SEASON 

 

STORYVILLE March 22 - April 7, 2024

 

1333 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034

Administration 602-258-8128

Box Office 602-258-8128

Fax 602-253-3690

 

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[*] MUSIC IN THE GARDEN                                                              JAN - MAY

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Desert Botanical Garden

 

https://dbg.org/events/music-in-the-garden-2024/2024-01-26/

Enjoy a stunning Garden backdrop as you experience local bands during this Friday’s night series. This 35-year-old tradition returns with concerts from January through May. All guests must be 21+.

 

April 5 – Vinyl Station | Medium Rock

April 12 – Alice Tatum | Jazz crossover and originals

April 26 – Marmalade Skies | Tribute to The Beatles

May 3 – Black Forest Society | Folk rock

May 10 – Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends | Vocal jazz and contemporary 

May 17 – Jácome Flamenco Música | Spanish flamenco guitar music

May 24 – AJ Odneal Quintet | Indie folk

May 31 – Las Calakas | Cumbia, rock, hip hop

 

1201 N. GALVIN PARKWAY

PHOENIX, AZ 85008

 

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[*] “Twin Flames: The George Floyd Uprising from Minneapolis...  FEB 2 - July 28

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https://asuartmuseum.org/event-exhibition/twinflames/

 

Public programs will accompany the exhibition, including:

Friday, February 2, 2024 (5:00 — 7:00 p.m.): Public Opening Reception

 

You’re invited!  Join friends and supporters of the ASU Art Museum to celebrate the opening of “Twin Flames: The George Floyd Uprising from Minneapolis to Phoenix.” The first time shown outside of Minnesota, this exhibition is a unique partnership between the ASU Art Museum, the ASU Center for Work and Democracy and the George Floyd […]

 

In partnership with ASU’s Center for Work and Democracy and the George Floyd Global Memorial, ASU Art Museum presents “Twin Flames: The George Floyd Uprising from Minneapolis to Phoenix.” Presented for the first time outside of Minnesota and on view from February 3 through July 28, 2024 at the ASU Art Museum, “Twin Flames” asks important questions about the role of art and community as a vehicle for bearing witness and creating deeper understanding and empathy. It also examines the state of public memorials in this country, and prompts us to reflect on whose stories are shared, by whom and why.

 

In contrast to traditional monuments, “Twin Flames” is a powerful, community-led exhibition that showcases a selection of the thousands of offerings laid by mourners and protesters at George Floyd Square, collected by a group of community caretakers and cataloged by the George Floyd Global Memorial team.

 

ASU Art Museum

51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281

Tempe, 85281

 

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[*] BLACK RODEO USA 2024

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http://blackrodeousa.com

Black Rodeo USA was excited to bring Black rodeo to several states over the last two years,

and look forward to spreading this cultural tradition across the country again for 2024 and

years to come.

 

Our annual rodeo promote an appreciation for our cultural heritage, provide education about the

 role African Americans played in shaping the history of the West, while giving youth a hands-on

 experience with sportsmanship, equestrianism and agriculture. Black Rodeo USA produces fun and

 exciting events designed for the entire family that offers entertainment, cultural and educational

 experiences and features the nation’s top African-American competitors.

 

HUNTSVILLE AL                                                                                FEBRUARY 3

JACKSON MS                                                                                          MAY 25

SHELBYVILLE TN                                                                                   JUNE 1

JACKSONVILLE FL                                                                                  JUNE 8

TURLEY OK                                                                                            JUNE 21

BAKERSFIELD CA                                                                                  JULY 12

OKMULGEE OK                                                                                 AUGUST 9-10

** SCOTTSDALE, AZ                                                                         AUGUST 30-31

LAS VEGAS NV                                                                                OCTOBER 12-13

 

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[*] ART EXHIBIT: MATRIARCHS of Washington Park & FUTURE Matriarchs Now - April 1

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https://www.mesacc.edu/event/2024-02/matriarchs-washington-park-future-matriarchs

 

The MCC Gallery presents:

 

MATRIARCHS OF WASHINGTON PARK: The African American Women Who Persevered Through Racism in Segregated Mesa

 

by Independent Curator Bruce Nelson

 

&

 

FUTURE Matriarchs:  The next generation of Matriarchs in their respective communities who provide us a glimpse into a more hopeful future for Black Women

 

Event Date(s):

Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 9:00am to Monday, April 1, 2024 - 5:00pm

 

Event Location: Art Gallery

 

Event Format: In-Person

 

Intended Audience: Everyone

 

Event Short Link: mesacc.edu/go/mvb

 

 

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[*] COMEDY: JESUS TREJO                                                              Apr 05 - 06

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JESUS TREJO

Jesus Trejo is one of the fastest rising names in the stand-up comedy scene.

Trejo will be taping his first hour stand-up special for SHOWTIME this fall,

set to air top of 2020. He can seen recurring on the Netflix series MR. IGLESIAS,

and in roles on ALONE TOGETHER (Freeform) and TEACHERS (TV Land).

 

TEMPE IMPROV COMEDY THEATER

930 E University Dr

Tempe 85288

(480) 921-9877

info@tempeimprov.com

 

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[*] Jazz Town USA Concert Tempe                                                          Apr 06

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https://www.jazzdayaz.com/events-1

 

Jazz Town USA Concert Sat, Apr 06

 

Apr 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

Kiara brings the vibrant flavors of Milwaukee right to your doorstep with her soulful and jazzy

melodies. This extraordinary supergroup is coming together to showcase their incredible talent

and to raise awareness about the pressing need for affordable housing for musicians.

 

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[*] 3RD ANNUAL HBCU ALL_STAR GAME                                         April 7

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https://hbcuallstargame.com

 

The 3rd annual HBCU All-Star Game will be held on the beautiful and breathtaking campus of Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ inside the state of art 6,500 seat GCU Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2024 and broadcast live on CBS Television Network.

 

This historic and very exciting celebration of Black College Basketball at the highest level will showcase the best HBCU players in the country, featuring the top talent from the four Historically Black Athletic Conferences including; MEAC & SIAC versus players from the SWAC & CIAA, along with Tennessee State, Hampton, and North Carolina A&T State Universities.

 

Founded by Travis L. Williams in 2019, HBCU All-Stars is a black-owned sports marketing, events, and media company focused on “Advocating, Educating, Exposing, Mentoring, & Investing in Hard-working, Talented, Ambitious Student-Athletes & Brilliant Coaches at Our Distinguished Historical Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)”.

 

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[*] 3rd Annual Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)                                       Apr 6

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https://www.jazzdayaz.com

International Jazz Day AZ's mission is to promote, preserve, perpetuate, and encourage the music,

 culture, and heritage of communities in Arizona through producing festivals, music education

 programs, and other cultural, educational, civic, and economic activities.

 

TEMPE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

https://www.jazzdayaz.com/event-details/jazz-town-usa-concert

We are excited to announce that the Tempe Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the Doc

 Jones’s International Jazz Day AZ Foundation, is all set to kick off the 3rd Annual Jazz

 Appreciation Month (JAM) on April 6th, 2024!

Apr 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Tempe, 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

 

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[*] COMEDY: DONNELL RAWLINGS                                               Apr 12 - 14 

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DONNELL RAWLINGS

SPECIAL EVENT

Donnell is co-starring in Adam McKay's HBO series WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY

and will film his new special for Netflix this spring produced by Dave Chappelle.

50 W. Jefferson St

Phoenix AZ 85003

(480) 719-6100

info@standuplive.com

 

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[*] Second Sundays on Mill                                                                  Apr 14, 2024

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https://www.tempetourism.com/events/second-sundays-on-mill/

 

Second Sundays on Mill

DOWNTOWN TEMPE - MILL AVENUE

OCTOBER 8, 2023 - APRIL 14, 2024

 

Second Sundays on Mill is back! Join Downtown Tempe on the Second Sunday of

each month (October through April) for an outdoor market, live music and entertainment,

snack vendors, pop-ups, activations, seasonal themes and plenty of fun for the entire family.

 

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., this outdoor market lines Mill Avenue (between 3rd Street and

University Drive) with homemade goods and gifts from local Arizona artisans, crafters

and makers and more.

 

Event Dates (October 2023 – March 2024):

 

Feb. 11, 2024

April 14, 2024

Second Sundays on Mill is FREE admission, family friendly and dog friendly.

 

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[*] Kierland After Dark - Scottsdale Jazz Festival Premiere Party          Apr 26

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https://www.jazzdayaz.com

April 26th  Kierland After Dark - Scottsdale Jazz Festival Premiere Party

The Kierland Scottsdale Premier party is bringing the flavor of Cuba, New Orleans and Motown Save

 the date and Join us. You don't want to miss thus!

 

Join us for our inaugural Kierland After Dark event on Friday, April 26, to celebrate the launch of

 an exciting new event series at the majestic Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. When the sun sets,

 experience Marshall’s Outpost —a stunning oasis at the heart of our beautiful property —come to

 life with unforgettable jazz performances from the legendary Doc Jones, Carmella & Mas, Neamen

 Lyles, The Kings of Soul, Kiara Jayne. Enjoy creative culinary delights, and samples from our

 iconic Scotch Library and Wagner Family of Wines from Napa Valley. Professional jazz musician Doc

 Jones will bring the energy with a stirring musical performance that’s sure to get the dance floor

 rocking. This show is the ideal kick-off event for the 2024 Scottsdale Jazz Festival.

Apr 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Scottsdale, 6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, USA

 

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[*] COMEDY: CRAIG ROBINSON                                                     APR 26 - 27

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CRAIG ROBINSON

Craig is best known for his portrayal of Daryl Philban in NBC’s THE OFFICE but has also

starred in such movies as KNOCKED UP, THIS IS THE END, THE HOT TUB TIME MACHINE SERIES,

and MORRIS FROM AMERICA the latter of which he won a Special Grand Jury prize for acting

at Sundance in 2016. Craig also plays the role of Leroy in FOX’s paranormal comedy series,

GHOSTED. Craig currently resides in Los Angeles and continues to headline solo dates as

well as with his band “The Nasty Delicious” all across the globe.

50 W. Jefferson St

Phoenix AZ 85003

(480) 719-6100

info@standuplive.com

 

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[*] Scottsdale Jazz,Blues, & Brew Festival                                                Apr 27

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https://www.jazzdayaz.com

April 27th Scottsdale Jazz Festival

Scottsdale Jazz,Blues, & Brew Festival

https://www.jazzdayaz.com/event-details/scottsdale-jazz-blues-brew-festival

 

​(Scottsdale, Ariz.) It’s the ultimate combination. Cool jazz and blues come together

to create a red-hot music festival. The Molina Fine Jewelers Scottsdale Jazz Festival

returns to the Civic Center on April 27 th . This year the event takes place at the Civic

Center’s brand-new East Bowl, its largest amphitheater in a beautiful setting.

Artists include the internationally known New Orleans jazz great Donald Harris,

renown vocalist Nayo Jones, and the 5 Tempting Men celebrating the music of the

Temptations. This year’s festival also features Latin jazz, with a captivating

performance by Tito Puente Jr. along with Carlos Rivas & Mexsal. Plus, many other

talented musicians will take the stage.

Scottsdale Jazz Festival Brings Top Artists, Food, Amazing

Atmosphere To Scottsdale’s Civic Center April 27 th From Jazz to Motown to Latin.

Apr 27, 2024, 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 No Drinkwater, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA

 

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[*] Janet Jackson In Concert                                                                     July 30

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Footprint Center – Phoenix, AZ

Together Again is the ongoing tenth concert tour by American singer Janet Jackson.

 

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[*] AT THE MOVIES

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Candy Cane Lane

It centers on Chris (Eddie Murphy) and his quest to win the annual Christmas home decoration contest. However, a deal with a mischievous elf named Pepper (Jillian Bell) goes awry, bringing the 12 Days of Christmas to life and causing chaos in the town. Chris, his wife Carol (Tracee Ellis Ross), and their three children must break Pepper’s spell and save Christmas for everyone.

 

The Strays

A light-skinned Black woman’s meticulously crafted life of privilege starts to unravel when two strangers show up in her quaint suburban town.

 

The Outlaw Johnny Black

Cowboy Johnny Black vows to gun down Brett Clayton, the man responsible for the death of his father. He soon becomes a wanted outlaw while posing as a preacher in a small mining town that’s been taken over by a notorious land baron.

 

Brother

The film revolves around Francis and Michael, played by Pierre and Johnson, who are the sons of Caribbean immigrants growing up in Toronto’s early hip hop scene of the 90s. A mystery unfolds during the sweltering summer of 1991, and escalating tensions set off a series of events that change the course of the brothers’ lives forever. ‘Brother’ crafts a timely story about the profound bond between siblings, the resilience of community and the irrepressible power of music.

 

Rustin

The film ‘Rustin’ gives audiences a sneak peek into the story of Bayard Rustin, an instrumental but often overlooked figure in the civil rights movement. At the heart of ‘Rustin’ lies the narrative of Bayard Rustin, the visionary mind behind the historic 1963 March on Washington.

 

The Color Purple

Warner Bros. is set to release this new musical reimagining of Alice Walker's 1982 book "The

Color Purple" in December. Blitz Bazawule is known for his debut feature film, "The Burial of

Kojo," the first Ghanaian movie to premiere on Netflix, and for co-directing Beyonc 's musical

film "Black Is King." This rendition of the story is based on the 2005 Tony Award-winning

Broadway production.

 

They Cloned Tyrone

John Boyega, Teyonah Parris, Jamie Foxx, J. Alphonse Nicholson, Tamberla Perry, Jason Louder

A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto the trail of a nefarious government

 conspiracy lurking directly beneath their neighborhood.

 

Talk To Me

When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become

hooked on the new thrill, until one of them goes too far and unleashes terrifying supernatural

 forces.

 

The Equalizer 3

- Director: Antoine Fuqua

The supposed final installment in the Equalizer trilogy, "The Equalizer 3" sees the return of

 private investigator Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) as he attempts to take down the Italian

 mafia. The film coincidentally reunites Washington and "Man on Fire" costar Dakota Fanning on

 screen for the first time in almost 20 years. In theaters this September, the movie marks

 Washington's fifth time working with director Antoine Fuqua.

 

Lift

- Director: F. Gary Gray

Known for such films as "Straight Outta Compton," "The Italian Job," and "Men in Black:

 International," F. Gary Gray returns as helmer of the heist comedy "Lift." Kevin Hart plays

 a thief extraordinaire whose FBI ex-girlfriend (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) has convinced him to undertake

 an impossible job stealing $100 million in gold bullion on a 777 flying from London to Zurich.

 Other names on the cast list include Sam Worthington ("Avatar"), Jean Reno ("Da 5 Bloods"),

and Jacob Batalon ("Spider-Man: No Way Home").

 

Dashing Through the Snow

- Director: Tim Story

Following "The Blackening" in June, Tim Story will release another comedy this year starring

 Ludacris, Teyonah Parris, and Lil Rel Howery. The film follows a social worker in Atlanta who

takes his daughter with him on a ride, during which he accidentally angers a local politician and

 eventually learns the meaning of Christmas. The film will be distributed by Disney+ and released

 during the holidays this year.

 

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[*] TCA: Walk-in Wednesdays Open Mic Night                                        Weds

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https://www.tempecenterforthearts.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/72089/5071?curm=1&cury=2022

 

Walk-in Wednesdays Open Mic Night

FREE | Youth 5 pm - 6 pm & Adults 6 pm - 10 pm

 

Dates:

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 

Location:

Tempe Center for the Arts

700 W. Rio Salado Parkway

Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Walk-in Wednesdays, the region's best open mic night, returns to live, in-person performance starting November

 3rd. The free series offers musicians a chance to play their songs in a friendly, attentive atmosphere void of noisy

 nightclub indifference.

 

Musicians (acoustic preferred) and poets are welcome. Performers are allowed two songs or two poems not to

 exceed 10 minutes total. This includes set-up and take down. Musicians must provide their own instruments or

 recorded music. CDs and iPods are preferred. Covers and original music are welcome. Microphones, music stands,

 P.A. system provided.  No cover charge.

 

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[*] ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER - TEEN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

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TEEN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Looking for a fun, inspiring internship? We’re looking for you! Arizona Science

 Center is an exciting, fast-paced and hands-on environment for both our Guests,

volunteers and Team Members.

 

About Arizona Science Center

Our goal is to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science! Arizona

Science Center immerses learners of all ages through hands-on activities and exhibits onsite,

and opportunities off-site through our Science on Wheels program.

 

What Do Interns Do?

Lead hands-on activities in the Center

Learn different areas of science and technology

Develop social and public speaking skills

Work as a team with Team Members and interns

Work in our specialized exhibits

Prepare science kits for schools and programs

And more!

 

How Do I Apply?

We have a rolling application available year-round. Visit the link below to get started!

https://www.azscience.org/join-give/teen-internship-program/

 

Questions?

Carlos Flores

Learning Operations & Logistics Coordinator

602.716.2000 ext. 218

floresc@azscience.org

 

ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER

600 E. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

T 602.716.2000

 

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[*] LIVE MUSIC: VAUGHN WILLIS & EAR CANDY  SUNDAYS              

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SUNDAY FUNDAYS 2021

LIVE with Vaughn Willis and Ear Candy

Every Sunday

Time: 6PM -10 PM

$10 DONATION

Location: Travis L. Williams Post 65

1624 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix.

http://twilliamspost65.org/site/eventscalendar.php#listing3282

 

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[*] The Flight 420 House Party: Live Bands      Saturdays                              

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The Flight 420 House Party

Saturdays from 5PM to 9PM

Live Band each week with special guest artists performing weekly.

Artist from around the country performing live.

The Flight 420 House Party

3123 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016-8015

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[*] LIVE MUSIC: Westside Blues & Jazz                                                        

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https://westsideblues.com/

 

7045 N. 59th Ave. Suite #104 , Glendale, AZ 85308

WELCOME TO WESTSIDE BLUES & JAZZ

Live Blues & Jazz every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Paul Vincent Perez and Cindi Jackson ( niece of Arizona Saxophonist Lou Garno ) created

WestSide Blues & Jazz through necessity ( Ok, also maybe because they just wanted to ).

The West Valley was way over due for a Blues & Jazz Night Club that offers Live Blues & Jazz

every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday featuring the best Bands in the State.

When asked what he thought was the key to a successful Night Club in the West Valley ,

Paul said “ 3 Criteria are needed, Awesome musicians, Great Service and a Comfortable atmosphere

and WestSide Blues will have all of that - plus.

 

WestSide Blues & Jazz offers a cozy, bricked wall speakeasy decor with very comfortable casual seating.

There is not a bad seat in the House. (Except maybe the one behind the pole ??.)

We have a top professional sound and lighting system , a 35’ granite bar with comfy swivel stools.

We will offer a large menu of custom Craft cocktails along with your favorite liquors and beers.

Contact us: by phone(602)-761-6816,by email paul@westsideblues.com

 

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[*]  Arizona Black Pages

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http://azbp.com

 

Mission Statement

Arizona Black Pages (AZBP) mission is to raise the consciousness and affinity

of the Black community towards their own succession as a market.

 

Our community is adhered by information so get weaved in.

You are about to join the largest collection of resources known to our community.

We collect business and community data.

Your personal information is never sold or shared.

 

Contact Information

Arizona's Black Pages

P.O. Box 16873

Phoenix AZ, 85011

602-230-8161, sales@AZBP.com

 

 

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This monthly, walkable arts event in downtown Phoenix's Roosevelt Row is coming to you. Artlink Phoenix

 invites you to take a virtual tour along Second Street to explore local art vendors.

 (Please note: vendors will not actually be setting up on First Friday.)

 

Stay tuned to Facebook and Instagram for the debut of this new virtual street block and check

out the participating artist highlights in the meantime.

 

 

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[*]  Poetic Soul Phoenix                             Every Wed

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https://www.facebook.com/PoeticSoulPhoenix/

 

Poetic Soul Phoenix

The Ultimate Collaborative Arts & CUlture Experience

Every Wed @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

Club Downtown

710 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL 60644, USA

252-506-9088

 

“Poetic Soul – The Ultimate Spoken Word Poetry Experience”

 

Come out for a mind blowing night of entertainment each & every Wednesday night in Phoenix, AZ.

Steered by resident host ‘Ken Kong’; Poets; Spoken Word Artists; Vocalists & Lyricists of all experience levels are

welcome to grace the stage.

Whether backed by LIVE instrumentation from the house band, or singing/speaking life ‘A Capella’,

this is the platform if you desire to unwind and share your gifts in a supportive environment.

 

‘Club Downtown’ is NEW EVENT LOCATION.

This is one of the sexiest venues you will ever see.

And the drinks are strong!

Doors will open at 7pm & the band starts rocking at 7:30pm.

 

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[*]  EDGE Happy Hour @ TCA                                                     Weekly                      

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EDGE Happy Hour

 

TCA's New Happy Hour

 

Fridays and Saturdays | 5 - 8 pm | No cover

Enjoy an after work gathering spot with a wide spectrum of live entertainment, art,

food trucks, tapas-style appetizers, and “Bottle & Board” wine specials.

EDGE showcases the best of the Valley’s talent in a laid-back space overlooking Tempe Town Lake.

 

Bar opens at 5 pm with food served from 6-8 pm.

 

For a more detailed listing, visit http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/community-services/tempe-center-for-the-arts/edge

 

TEMPE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Address: 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: (480) 350-2822

 

 

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[*] AZ SCIENCE CENTER  Open Studio                         First Fridays

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5:30–7:30 p.m.

FREE for all ages

Join CREATE at Arizona Science Center® for our First Friday: Open Studio events. 

Each month features a new theme with hands-on activities that may introduce you to

state-of-the-art equipment or traditional crafting tools and materials. Previous making

activities have included an etched wine glass, laser carved pumpkin, mini light saber,

and personalized gifts for a friend or loved one.

Register call 602.716.2028

 

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[*] TEMPE CENTER FOR ARTS                                    

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https://www.tempecenterforthearts.com/events/calendar

 

 

Address

700 W. Rio Salado Parkway

Tempe, AZ 85281

 

Contact Us

Box Office/Ticket Sales: 480-350-2822

Rentals/Events: 480-350-2814

Gallery: 480-350-2867

 

 

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[*]   ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER - Adult's Night                               3rd Thurs

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Put a twist on your Friday night and join Arizona Science Center for the

newest adults’ only event. Science with a Twist is designed specifically

for ages 21 and older with activities geared towards adults. Each month is

themed and includes a cash bar, music, live science demonstrations,

hands-on activities, discounted tickets into the featured exhibition and more!

 

Event Details

Every third Friday of the month.

6-–10 p.m.

Non-members: $12 per person

Members: $10 per person

 

*Become a member today!

 

Parking

Arizona Science Center offers parking validation, which discounts the cost

of parking at the Heritage Parking Garage on 5th street just North of Washington.

Parking validation is available at the Information Zone or the General Admission.

 

http://www.azscience.org/sciencewithatwist

600 E. Washington Street

Phoenix, Arizona 85004

 

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[*]  Gregory’s Fresh Market

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Gregory’s Fresh Market (GFM), a division of Diana Gregory Outreach Services and a 501 (c)(3) organization,

is a one-aisle mobile produce market which operates in senior communities without easy access to healthy food.

Through a holistic approach, including education to increase senior understanding and acceptance of making

healthy food choices, community organizing and advocacy, Gregory’s Fresh Market is working to restore

meaningful food access and eliminate health disparities in under-resourced communities. Community dwelling

seniors who participate in Gregory’s Fresh Market will not only have access to fresh produce, they will also have

the opportunity to regularly participate in educational programs that teach simple solutions for healthy cooking,

healthy eating and incorporating appropriate fitness. The mission is to enrich lives.

 

Please contact us to schedule an appointment.

 

Your tax deductible donations are appreciated.:

Diana Gregory Outreach Services Foundation,

1928 E. Highland Ave. Suite F104-223,

Phoenix, AZ 85016-4636.

602-793-6638

 

http://www.dianagregory.com/gregorys-fresh-market/

 

 

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[*]  TEMPE MARKET PLACE - LIVE MUSIC

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Calendar: http://www.tempemarketplace.com/events/live-music/

 

 

 

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[*]  MILKWEED ARTS                                                                              NOW

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MILKWEED ARTS

Quality Art, Quality Education

 

We are so excited about these new classes, we just couldn't wait to tell you! 

We know you are craving new instructors, new techniques,

and new ideas -- because you keep telling us! 

So checkout the classes offered: http://www.milkweedartsaz.com/

 

1920 W Camelback Rd,

Phoenix, AZ, United States

(602) 492-7899

 

Proud member of Local First Arizona

 

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[*]  Phoenix Center for the Arts                                                                  NOW

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Classes are filling to capacity, the Center is brimming with life and activity,

and we've got more classes and students than ever before!

 

As a Phoenix Center for the Arts membership holder, one of your biggest perks

is early access to class registration. And, believe it or not, summer classes are

right around the corner.

 

Need to renew your membership? Simply call 602-254-3100 or stop by the

Phoenix Center for the Arts front desk to do so at your convenience.

 

Our Summer 2015 Class Catalog has arrived!

 

Swing by the front desk and pick one up today.

 

Thanks and have a wonderful weekend!

 

Sincerely,

All of us at Phoenix Center for the Arts

Phoenix Center for the Arts

phoenixcenterforthearts.org

602-254-3100

1202 N 3rd Street

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

 

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[*] MIM MUSICAL THEATRE UPCOMING CONCERTS     

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MIM MUSICAL THEATRE

 

http://mimmusictheater.themim.org

Musical Instrument Museum

4725 E. Mayo Boulevard

Phoenix, AZ 85050

480.478.6000

 

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[*] THE NASH      JAZZ HAPPENS HERE        

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http://www.thenash.org/

 

The Nash preserves the cultural treasure of American music history, showcases live

performance and ensures the future of the iconic art of jazz for generations to come.

Educational and performance programs at The Nash include: classic jazz and new music;

performances by student musicians, local pros and touring artists; weekly jazz jam sessions;

workshops; master classes; and clinics.  Educational programs will be offered ranging from

one-on-one private lessons to combo labs, guided listening, jazz in film, jazz camps and more.

 

The Nash

110 E Roosevelt St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

(602) 795-0464

 

The Nash Phoenix Jazz Showcase

 

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[*] Huey's Lounge & Grill

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Huey's Lounge & Grill

607 W. Osborn Rd

Phoenix,  AZ 85013

Phone: (602) 279-0744

http://https://www.facebook.com/hueysloungeandgrill

 

Huey's is a sports bar and lounge & grill offering all sports packages and food with entertainment.

Live Music

Free Food Buffet on Fridays

DJ

Karaoke

Open Mic Comedy Night

Food: Catfish, wings, spaghetti

 

Every Wednesday Open Mic comedy night hosted by GE Howard

~ Comedians are welcome to do a set if you sign up before 8:15pm

~ Come enjoy a drink & a laugh - NO COVER, great food - Check us out

 

Open 7 days a week with daily specials.

 

 

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[*] Char’s Has the Blues     

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Char’s Has the Blues

charshastheblues.com

 

Phoenix's Home Of The Blues

Welcome to Char's Has The Blues.  The best place

in the valley to hear live music every day of the

week.  At Char's we have a friendly and courteous

staff to serve you.  And the best in Blues, R&B,

Soul and Funk music the valley has to offer.

 

Live Music Every Night!    

Open Sun-Thurs 8:00pm-1:00am, Fri-Sat 7:30pm-1:00am

4631 N 7th Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013

(602) 230-0205

 

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[*] The Rhythm Room         

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Rhythm Room

rhythmroom.com

 

The Rhythm Room Roots, Blues & Concert Club in Phoenix, Arizona is a live music

venue hosting local and national acts on a nightly basis. We opened in 1991 and

celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2011. We’ve got live music with the best customers

around! And the staff ain’t half bad either!

 

1019 E Indian School Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85014

(602) 265 4842

 

 

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EDUCATION

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[*]  Education: FREE Online College/University Classes

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Discover online classes taught by top instructors and industry experts.

Colleges/Universities include: Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Berkley, etc.

Some are self paced, some are instructor lead.

They do provide some type of credit for taking the courses.

Covers courses in Engineering, Software, Arts, Science, etc.

 

* Massive Open Online Course (MOOC):  www.MOOC.org

 

* EdX: EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities, colleges and

organizations. Online courses from MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities. Topics include biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, electronics, engineering, food and nutrition, history, humanities, law, literature, math, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, science, statistics and more. EdX is a non-profit online initiative created by founding partners Harvard and MIT.   Edx: https://www.edx.org/

 

* Coursera: Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer  courses online for anyone to take, for free.  We envision a future where everyone has access to a world-class education. We aim to empower people with education that will improve their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in.   Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/

 

* Udacity: Relevant courses taught by passionate, experienced industry leaders.  Online education that bridges the gap between academic and real world skills. Taught by industry leaders excited to share their expertise from companies such as Google, Facebook, Cloudera, and MongoDB.   UDACITY: https://www.udacity.com

 

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* https://www.khanacademy.org/  :

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology.

Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

 

*www.lynda.com :

Our missionTo help you learn the skills you need to achieve your full potential.

About us: lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business,

software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German, French and Spanish language content under the video2brain brand name.

 

 

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[*]  African American Genealogy Meeting             2nd Sat          

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African American Genealogy

 

Do you want to trace your African American family tree?

 

Not sure how or where to begin?

 

The Black Family Genealogy/History Society provides instruction for genealogy beginners who have a specific interest

in African American ancestral research. You’ll learn genealogy research methods, tips and tools for getting organized,

common sources used by genealogists, resources specific to African Americans as well as challenges in researching

African American ancestors.Our intermediate and advanced researchers are here to help the newcomer and each other in

tracing family heritage.

 

The Black Family Genealogy/History Society has a permanent location at the

Harmon Library at 1325 S. 5th Ave. The cross streets are Buckeye Road and 5th Avenue.

Meetings are held every 2nd Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. with Free classes for beginners.

All are invited.

 

 For more info contact: Joyce at 602-276-7931

 

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[*] MODABA   www.momsdadsbabies.com                     

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MODABA stands for Moms, Dads and Babies.

We offer a variety of pregnancy services to include free pregnancy testing,

homebirth midwifery, doula support, educational classes and a lot more.

 

If you are interested in learning about all of your options for having your baby,

call for a FREE CONSULT at 602.710.8212 or email us at Fatima.modaba@gmail.com

 

Please visit our website for more information www.momsdadsbabies.com.

 

Thank you!

FATIMA

 

 

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[*]  TEMPE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: WALK-IN WEDNESDAYS

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Tempe Center For The Arts : Walk-In Wednesdays: http://www.tempe.gov/tca/wiw.htm

 

Open Mic Night.

 

Schedule: 6:30-11 p.m., Wednesdays, September-November; January-February; April-May

 

Lounge at TCA in spectacular views, shake off the stress of the week and enjoy music by emerging songwriters at Walk-in Wednesdays,

the Valley's unique showcase for emerging songwriters. All musicians are welcome. Food and beverage available.

Performers from Walk-in Wednesdays will be selected to perform in the Songwriters' Showcase.

 

 

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[*]  PHX 1ST FRIDAY   FIRST FRIDAYS ARTLINK

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Artlink Phoenix Art Detour/First Fridays: http://www.artlinkphoenix.com/

 

The First Friday Art Walk takes place on the first Friday of each month in downtown Phoenix.

Participating venues provide arts and cultural programming for a large mobile audience of art patrons.

 

If this is your first First Fridays, Welcome! We hope you enjoy the variety of art and experiences

that First Fridays offers. We suggest you start at the Phoenix ARt Museum, located just south

of McDowell Road on Central Avenue. Stop inside to get a first Friday brochure, that includes all

the member galleries, their locations in the downtown Phoenix area, and the best shuttle bus

route that will get you out and about!

 

Additional Information: Artlink, together with participating venues, provides free shuttle

buses approximately every half hour from 6:00pm-10:00pm. There are five Shuttle Bus Routes

departing from Phoenix Art Museum. The last buses leave at about 9:30pm.

 

Visit www.artlinkphoenix.com for more information.

 

NOTE: Please call before you go to confirm that the listed events are still active.

 

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NOTE: Please call before you go to confirm that the listed events are still active.

 

THE NASH      JAZZ HAPPENS HERE  

http://www.thenash.org/

The Nash preserves the cultural treasure of American music history, showcases live

performance and ensures the future of the iconic art of jazz for generations to come.

Educational and performance programs at The Nash include: classic jazz and new music;

performances by student musicians, local pros and touring artists; weekly jazz jam sessions;

workshops; master classes; and clinics.  Educational programs will be offered ranging from

one-on-one private lessons to combo labs, guided listening, jazz in film, jazz camps and more.

The Nash

110 E Roosevelt St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

(602) 795-0464

 

* ASU Kerr Cultural Center

 Jazz In Concert/Perennials Super-Season presented by Jazz in AZ and the ASU Kerr Cultural Center , with generous

support from the Jazzbird Foundation . The Perennial concerts, which have become annual "two-nighters" by popular

demand, comprised a separate series last season, but have been incorporated into the current "super-season.

The Kerr Cultural Center, located at Scottsdale Road and Rose Lane (just south of The Borgata) is an intimate, acoustically

superior venue that was built for the performance of chamber music. Whether you are a devoted fan of these artists or a newcomer

to the genre, you'll find these concerts to provide an uncompromising experience for both artists and audience.

http://www.jazzinaz.org/kerr.html

 

* Kerr Cultural Center

Kerr Cultural Center is ASU Public Events' most intimate and unique venue. The home of JazzInAZ Sunday concert

series from Nov - May on the first Wednesday evening of each month.

http://www.jazzinaz.org/kerr.html

 

* Winter/Spring Desert Botanical Garden

Music in the Garden. Come see the beautiful Desert Botanical Garden and listen to the Valley’s premier musicians.

http://www.dbg.org/

 

* April Chandler Jazz Festival

Annual Bourbon Street-style festival featuring national headlines and more than 125 musicians in 22 different

bands at 9 venues - all FREE!  Bring a blanket or a lawn chair out to Historic Downtown Chandler the

Chandler Jazz Festival. This year’s entertainment lineup offers a variety of local and national Jazz performers. Info: 480.782.2735

 

* Annual Paradise Valley Jazz Festival

One of the longest running jazz events in the world, this event provides approximately 16 hours of music

that will be performed during two days, some of the most exciting jazz musicians in the jazz world will

perform a variety of jazz from straight ahead jazz to a bit of blues, some New Orleans jazz, some Count Basie

music, a little latin jazz, and some surprises.

http://www.paradisevalleyjazz.com

 

* Annual Sedona Jazz on the Rocks Music Festival

www.sedonajazz.com

Preserving jazz for future generations through education and performance programs

Founded in 1981, Sedona Jazz on the Rocks celebrates jazz as a living art

form through education and performance programs. A not-for-profit organization

dedicated to furthering the talents of young Arizona jazz musicians, Sedona Jazz

on the Rocks brings the greatest names in jazz to one of the most beautiful

places in America. Our  festival showcases a diverse array of jazz performers

from legendary to emerging coming together for five days of incredible music.

Telephone: 928-282-1985http://www.sedonajazz.com/   SJOR: (928) 282-1985, Email: office@sedonajazz.com

 

NOTE: Please call before you go to confirm that the listed events are still active.

 

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   NOTE: Please call before you go to confirm that the listed events are still active.


The Rhythm Room

Phoenix's Roots, Blues & Concert Club

http://www.rhythmroom.com/

(602)265-4842

1019 E. Indian School Road

Phoenix, Arizona 85014

 

 


 

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