SEPTEMBER 12, 2012

DFT’s “Disney’s The AristoCats Kids” promises fun for entire family

kid dressed up like a catCAVE CREEK – Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, kicks off its new season with “Disney’s The AristoCats Kids” set for Fri., Sept. 28 through Sun., Oct. 7 in the intimate Black Box Theater of Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th Street, in North Scottsdale.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012

Opening soon, Z's Asian Fusion offers healthy, tasty, plentiful meals

z asian logoCAVE CREEK – If seeking a different flavor for bored taste buds, you're in luck! Z’s Asian Fusion-Eclectic Far Eastern Cuisine and Spirits is hosting its grand opening on Oct. 1. Not only will owner Zilia Rungboonkong be expanding our palates, Z’s Asian Fusion will offer its neighbors “the best of” delectable dishes from Far Eastern Asia made from the freshest available meat, seafood, vegetables, exotic spices.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012

Art items needed for SAL YouthArt Incentive Bag Program

Jim and Judy Bruce are collecting Art Stuff Sale items at their home at 7162 E. Stevens Road, Cave Creek. All Sonoran Arts League (SAL) members and friends of SAL are welcome to donate items between now and October 12. In return, please be sure to ask for your Sonoran Arts League donation form. And please attend the sale which will be held at the same address on October 13, 2012 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. As in the past, proceeds will benefit the Sonoran Arts League YouthArt Incentive Bag Program. In harmony with the local school district the league recognizes students who show exceptional interest in the arts and congratulates them with incentive bags filled with art books and supplies. Students and their families look forward to the Celebrations of the Arts award ceremony held each year at the Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012

Heard Museum seeks docents

Tour guides learn about Native cultures, history and arts

Want to lead tours at the Heard Museum while making new friends and becoming part of a 600-strong group of interesting, engaging people? Join Las Guias, the touring arm of the Heard Museum Guild. To become a docent, each student completes a seven-month, weekly class focused on the history, cultures and arts of Native people in the Southwest, and commit to leading 30 tours or talks per year. The class also includes several day-trips, which are designed to enhance the coursework. The course is taught by long-time Guild member and docent Barbara Johnson.

All guides are required to become a member of the Heard Museum and become a member of the museum’s Guild. Once a certified guide, docents help the nearly 150,000 annual visitors to the Heard learn more about its exhibits, events and special programming.

In addition, many Las Guias members form bonds with like-minded mature adults outside the museum walls and forge friendships that, in some cases, can last a lifetime.

WHEN: Class begins Tuesday, October 2, 2012 and continues for approximately seven months. Class is held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. most Tuesday mornings through early May. Last day to register for the class, space permitting, is September 27, 2012.

WHERE: Heard Museum, 2301 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Ariz.

Las Guias training class costs $150; in addition, students must be a Heard Museum member and join the Heard Museum Guild.

To learn more, please call Rusty Hale at 602.249.0553 or visit

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