About a dozen pigeons lounge near the Salvation Army in Tempe chapel's front door. They used to be the beat-up property's only decoration, aside from struggling patches of grass not meant for the arid climate or heavy foot traffic of the social se...
James Fallows Visits SMoCA Lounge to Talk Aviation and Politics in China and His New Book, China Airborne9 years ago | Events
Many writers claim to hit on "the biggest story of our era," as Atlantic correspondent James Fallows said at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art last Friday night. And with China Airborne, the National Magazine Award-winning journalist's tenth b...
9 years ago | Literary
Gregory Sale, who won the Mid-Career Artist Award at last year's Phoenix Art Museum Contemporary Forum, passed the baton at the 2012 awards ceremony last week with an art opening in the museum's main hall. He describes the work as a proposal for a...
Vital Voices: ASU's Project Humanities and Phoenix Youth Hostel to Host Monthly Literary Discussions9 years ago | Events
[jump] Live jazz, spoken word, performance art, and spontaneous readings from the audience will set the tone for honoring Hurston, one of the greatest Harlem Renaissance writers, this Thursday night. Project Humanities director Neal Lester s...
Scottsdale Public Art Presents Master Plan, Discusses Separation from the Scottsdale Cultural Council
More than 80 artists and community members gathered at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts last week for a town hall meeting to discuss how public arts are managed in the city. The stakes were high at the get-together, which was hosted by Sc...
More than 30 people --a mixture of studio owners, artists, urban advocates, longtime volunteers and the merely curious -- showed up for a meeting April 21 in Phoenix to discuss the future of Art Detour. In the end, the group could not even agree o...