Fiesta Days Parade

January 27, 2010

Desert Foothills Community Association
Saturday, April 10, 2004
Cave Creek/Carefree, Arizona
(Parade starts at 9:00 a.m.)

PHOENIX – Arizona Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Gray, has introduced SB1153, reference titled, "State Preemption: Knives," which will protect knife owners, knife collectors and those in the knife industry from a confusing patchwork of local knife ordinances and rules in Arizona. The bill was requested by Knife Rights, an Arizona based, national advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the rights of knife owners.

Come Howl with “Peter and the Wolf”

January 27, 2010

Tempe, AZ -- Childsplay, Arizona’s award-winning theatre company for young audiences and families, is delighted to welcome the production of “Peter and the Wolf” back from an 8-week, multi-state national tour.Opening in the Studio at the Tempe Center for the Arts on January 30, this musical extravaganza plays through March 13. This production features Childsplay associate artists Jon Gentry and Andrés Alcalá who both toured with the company in October and November.

Lewis University Announces Local Deans' List Honoree

January 27, 2010

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (Grassroots Newswire) January 21, 2010 - Austin Bailey of Cave Creek (85331) was among those honored on the Lewis University Deans' List for fall semester 2009. To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit with a grade point average of 3.25 out of a possible 4.0.

A Catholic university sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis offers nearly 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study, accelerated degree completion options for working adults, various aviation programs and 22 graduate programs in nine fields. The ninth largest private, not-for-profit university in Illinois is being honored for the sixth consecutive year by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. For more information please visit

Leila Josefowicz, violin
John Novacek, piano
Friday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
The Virginia G. Piper Theater

January 27, 2010

SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present a recital by violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist John Novacek on Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. in its new, state-of-the-art Virginia G. Piper Theater.

Tickets are available online at or through the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ box office at 480-994-ARTS (2787), Ext. 2.

Since her Carnegie Hall debut at age 16, Leila Josefowicz has won the hearts of audiences around the world with her honest, fresh approach to the repertoire and her dynamic virtuosity. In addition to receiving the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 1994, she was awarded a 2008 ‘genius grant’ from the MacArthur Foundation in recognition of her passionate advocacy and commitment to the music of today.

Josefowicz’s program will include Brahms’ Sonatensatz; Shostakovich’s Sonata, Op. 134; Stravinsky’s Duo Concertante and Schubert’s Rondo in B minor. She also will perform a contemporary work titled Conversio by the celebrated Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür.
This performance is presented with support from Linda and Alan Englander.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251.

As always, complete passport processing service (in addition to photos for $10) is available in the Library Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Sundays: 12 noon – 3 p.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.