Plenty of families are happy to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all things green — from cupcakes to clothing. For some, it’s merely a means of avoiding the pinch often given those who fail to don the green on Ireland’s special day, which commemorates the country’s patron saint. In a multi-cultural world, such days present opportunities [...]
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The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix opens an exhibit featuring Taylor Swift artifacts — including instruments, clothing, concert props and handwritten lyrics — with a two-day celebration this weekend, Oct. 20 and 21. The museum is open from 9am-5pm Saturday and from 10am-5pm Sunday. MIM president and director Bill DeWalt describes Swift, who’s written or co-written each [...]
As limited resources make it harder for schools to offer arts education, arts-related field trips and traveling arts programs become especially important. The following organizations offer special programming for school audiences. ARIZONA OPERA 602-218-7325 • azopera.com • Community Nights scheduled for this season offer $5 tickets for students and $10 tickets for teachers and chaperones. [...]
What do teachers do during the summer? All the things they didn’t have time for during the school year. During the entire month of July, Arizona educators can visit the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Scottsdale for free. This includes all Arizona K-12 teachers, registered student teachers, teacher’s aides and administrators. Educators should bring their [...]
Folks who favor feelin’ jazzy can head over to the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix to enjoy a new exhibit featuring all things jazz. Located in the museum’s United States/Canada gallery, the exhibit features “some of jazz history’s most noteworthy instruments.” I’m told its one of the largest genre exhibits in the museum. The new [...]
Lately my kids have taken to asking me, “What do you want for Mother’s Day?” But you can’t buy what I really want in a store — because it’s time. More time on the planet. More time with my children. More time to myself. Hence I’m happy to share several places moms can celebrate with [...]
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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