As Ballet Arizona performs “The Nutcracker” just three more times this season, a trio of young Valley dancers are preparing to perform the role of Clara one final time for this run. Keri Ohlinger, a 13-year-old who lives in Peoria and studies with The School of Ballet Arizona, is performing in “The Nutcracker” for her sixth [...]
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A new twist on “The Nutcracker” rolls into town Monday, Nov. 19 on the side of a 40-foot bus. In a joint venture with Ballet Arizona, the Phoenix Public Transit Department has decorated one of its buses with scenes from “The Nutcracker” featuring snowflake ballerinas and the Nutcracker prince. All Valley transit riders can enjoy 20% off [...]
The Phoenix Symphony has partnered with ASU Preparatory Academy to launch a program called Mind Over Music, designed to integrate music with something Arizona educators call STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Teachers will be working side by side with symphony musicians to design curricula and team-teach integrated music lessons so students have creative ways to [...]
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. [...]
Phoenix actor Aaron Zweiback has been landing lots of roles lately, so Lynn Trimble invited him to share his tips for fellow kids/teens in a guest post. What’s his secret? Talent, hard work, training, professionalism and a positive attitude.
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.
Explore a pair of Romeo and Juliet productions coming to Valley stages during the 2012/13 season, then learn about new season offerings from both Ballet Arizona and Arizona Opera.
Lynn Trimble shares news of two Phoenix Symphony concerts featuring Broadway fare — plus a pair of touring musical theater productions blending Broadway with rock and roll.
Lynn Trimble shares tidbits about music and musicians from Arizona — all gleaned during a recent tour of the MIM’s “I Am AZ Music” exhibit opening Feb. 18 with special celebrations for music lovers of all ages.
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