Scottsdale Community College and the Arizona SciTech Festival present the first annual “Full STEAM Ahead” festival Saturday, Feb. 23 on the SCC campus. The event features creative learning and hands-on challenges involving science and technology aimed at students of all ages. “Full STEAM Ahead” is free and open to the public. It’s one of 200 science and technology [...]
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After running into folks enjoying the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix with friends visiting from Iowa this week, I was reminded that plenty of families are still entertaining holiday visitors or looking for places to take the kids over winter break. Too often we take the treasures in our own hometowns for granted, and this [...]
The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix recently opened an exhibit featuring giant sculptures by local artist Carolina Escobar, who says children especially are intrigued by their color and size. “Whispers of a New World” features works made of metal, fabric and resin. One looks like chambers of the heart, and another like a toucan. Some [...]
How often do you get to use the word juxtapose without people looking at you askance because you’re showing off your fancy-pants art class critique lexicon perhaps unused to its fullest extent since college? Well, here’s your chance, and as a bonus it includes a family outing. Head south on 68th street in South Scottsdale [...]
Lynn Trimble shares honorees and highlights from the 2012 Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards, held March 27 at the Herberger Theater Center — where folks enjoyed everything from whoopie pies to luggage art. Ain’t art grand?
After setting out to explore just one block in Brooklyn, Lynn Trimble discovers that a short walk or simple ride on the subway gets you to all sorts of arts and humanities fare.
Lynn Trimble heads to an origami studio in Brooklyn that offers birthday parties, private shindigs, open studio time and oodles of creative ideas for making and displaying art. Read, set, fold…
Lynn Trimble has a treat for folks who go “gaga” for dance — a roundup of more than a dozen dance performances coming soon to Valley stages from Israel, Australia, California and Arizona’s many talented dance companies.
Lynn Trimble, a proud Scotch-Irish spouse blessed with green eyes that protect her from the pinch, goes in search of family-friendly St. Patick’s Day fare, and shares the symbolism that’s made the shamrock famous.
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