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Aurora Roller Skate Center Provides Free Passes to Local Schools

Friendly Faces greet you at the Aurora Skate Center

  Do you have a student in elementary or middle school? Do you live in the Aurora, Illinois area? If so, summer entertainment is waiting for you and it won’t cost you a thing. Every year since 2003, Aurora Skate Center has distributed passes to elementary and middle school students that allow them to skate […]

Medieval Mayhem and Fun

Its officially over. The season of the corset, the sword and the bestial cries of ME LORD! Scarborough Fair has come and gone. But here were some of the highlights: As always Sholo the Nubian greeted the merry fair comers in his stoic way near the entrance. Once we arrived, properly dressed in our pirate […]

Victorians and Prarie Girls and Cowboys oh my!

The good folks over at the Dallas Fort Worth Costumer’s Guild came out to strut their stuff at the annual Fort Worth Stock Yard Days. The costumes were amazing and with a sprinkling of traditional prairie ladies, a smattering of first class Victorian,  and even a few Cowboy and Sheriff types thrown in for flavor. […]

Sakura Con

In April, the 22nd through the 24th, 19,040 nerds, gamers, cosplayers, and Defenders of the Realm descended on the city for the annual, and very epic, nerd fest known as Sakura Con. The convention hosted over a 100 panels, from topics ranging from Advanced Cosplay Photography to You Laugh, You Lose- a game based on […]

Helen Hocker Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2011 Season

SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ-THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STOLLER In an idealized ‘50’s setting, the classic themes of love won, lost and imagined blend with hilarious set pieces and slice-of-life emotions in the first adult musical of 2011. Featuring nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever written, including “Hound Dog”, “Kansas City”, “Stand By Me”, and […]

Tempe Exhibition Takes Whimsical Look At Quilt, Fiber Art

TEMPE, Ariz. – “In Stitches,” an exhibition that highlights the whimsical and dramatic skills of contemporary quilt and fiber artists, will be on display from Dec. 3 to March 7 at the Edna Vihel Activity Center on the Campus of Culture, 3340 S. Rural Road. ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Some of the work is inspired by […]

Renowned Harmonica Bluesman Returns To Tempe Center For The Arts On Nov. 27

Tempe, Ariz.- Bob Corritore brings his band back to the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. Performing with Corritore are legendary blues singer Bobby Jones, pianist Leon Blue, guitarist Chris James; bassist Patrick Rynn and drummer Brian Fahey. Corritore’s fiery style carries forward the […]

Mad Max Releases Skinny Jeans Educational Video For You Can Get It In School Campaign

With no further delay, Mad Max launches his 2nd official music video entitled “Skinny Jeans” for his “You Can Get It In School” campaign. The video makers at Millennium Music Mission Records (M3) are always applauding the positive with many irons they have in the fire.  So with the musical thumb on the pulse of […]

Winners of the Dallas, Texas, Trinity River Photo Contest Announced

(DALLAS, TX) Mayor Tom Leppert and Councilman Dave Neumann, Chairman of the Council’s Trinity River Corridor Project Council Committee announced the winners of the 2010 Trinity River Photo Contest at the City Council Briefing meeting this morning. The 2010 Trinity River Photo Contest was a huge success. This year, the number of photos submitted increased […]

Tempe Artists Reveal Movement In Unique Works

Marble sculpture

TEMPE, Ariz. – “Momentum” explores movement and will be on display from Nov. 19 through March 9 in the windows at the United States Post Office, 500 W. Mill Avenue. The term art or sculptures usually brings to mind a painting, drawing or large public sculpture in the middle of a park. But not all […]

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