JANUARY 9, 2013

400-lb. alligator leaving Valley sanctuary for new home in Florida

russ johnson and spikeRescued by Phoenix Herpetological Society after 2005 seizure of illegal reptiles, “Spike” will join two females in breeding program

SCOTTSDALE — At nearly 400 pounds and about nine feet long, an American Alligator named Spike has outgrown his home in the desert at Phoenix Herpetological Society (PHS), and will begin a new life at a preserve in Florida.

JANUARY 9, 2013

Tomorrow’s Stars, Today!  Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Recital

SCOTTSDALE – They’re young. They’re talented. They’re dedicated musicians honing their performance skills as they work their way towards becoming tomorrow’s stars. And, you get to hear them for free on January 12, at the Arizona Musicfest Young Performers Recital!

JANUARY 9, 2013

Lectures on ledger art, contemporary works, Navajo weaving highlight ‘Nights at North’

PHOENIX — The Heard Museum Council Presents Nights at North, Heard Museum North Scottsdale’s winter evening series, returns with four special Wednesday evenings of fellowship, food and drink — and, of course, art.

JANUARY 9, 2013

A musical treat

CAVE CREEK – The 2012 sell-out hit, A Duet!Arizona Musicfest at the Desert Foothills Library, will return by popular demand on January 19 from 5 – 7 p.m.  A Duet is an up-close and personal, informal event filled with conversation and a variety of musical delights.

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