Dweezil Zappa kicks off 2018 ‘Choice Cuts’ tour in Scottsdale

Dweezil Zappa kicks off the first leg of his 2018 “Choice Cuts!” tour with a concert planned 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the [...] Continue Reading →

Latin jazz icon Eddie Palmieri performs in Scottsdale next month

Jazz is about 100 years old, and Latin jazz is 80. But Latin jazz also has another name: Eddie Palmieri. Mr. Palmieri, one of jazz’s legendary [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Arts offers glimpse into return on public investment

Scottsdale City Council gave Scottsdale Arts $4,648,687 this fiscal year and on Tuesday, Sept. 12 the local governing board heard about the [...] Continue Reading →

Monk on Monk: A son celebrates his iconic dad’s 100th birthday in concert in Scottsdale

Jazz and family with be two intertwining themes at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts on Oct. 14, as musician T.S. Monk celebrates his [...] Continue Reading →

Musician Samite brings his message of peace to Scottsdale

World-renowned musician Samite brings his message of peace, hope and healing to Scottsdale with a one-night-only performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, [...] Continue Reading →

Classroom teachers see arts integration assist student learning

Local and national arts and education entities are joining forces in the classroom to better reach students whose brains don’t always grasp [...] Continue Reading →

Wills tapped to lead Scottsdale Arts Board of Trustees

Banking executive Kathy Wills has been elected as the new chair of the Scottsdale Arts Board of Trustees. The nonprofit holds a contract with the [...] Continue Reading →

Funding for film festival funneled through Scottsdale City Council

  The city of Scottsdale and the Scottsdale International Film Festival have entered into an agreement allowing up to $37,500 of taxpayer [...] Continue Reading →

8th Annual Brazilian Day Festival celebrates 100 years of Samba

This September, more than 50 musicians, dancers and performers from across Brazil and America will gather at the Scottsdale Center for the [...] Continue Reading →

Nesbitt takes the helm at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Scottsdale Arts has hired Amy Nesbitt as its new director of performing arts. The executive and artistic director of the annual Ann Arbor Summer [...] Continue Reading →