Viva PHX aims to dazzle alternative music fans

The arrival of Viva PHX happens in downtown Phoenix in March. The festival, unique in its nature, is inspired by the infamous South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. Lacking the massive film and conference features that SXSW Festival is known for, Viva PHX sets out to mirror the music festival side of SXSW….

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Valley

By Ingrid Sanora Shalom, Glendale! The Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is back in the Valley, celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. The film festival will be held at Harkins Theatres in Scottsdale, Peoria and Chandler from Feb. 14 through Feb. 28. These last two weeks in February will be full of “Great Films…

‘The 39 Steps’ pays homage to Alfred Hitchcock

By Fred Short Glendale Community College’s fall production of “The 39 Steps” opens November 13 in the GCC Preforming Arts Center at 7 p.m. The play is adapted by playwright and actor Patrick Barlow. The show is being directed by the head of Glendale Community College’s Theatre Department, David Seitz, who has also directed many…

Dave & Buster’s opening at Westgate in November

By Mary Greenwood Westgate Entertainment District’s newest attraction, Dave & Busters, will be opening this November. Construction on this building began in February. The new addition is being constructed west of AMC Theatres and will join AMC as anchor tenants. Butler Design Group of Phoenix and Linear! of Dallas are the architects assigned to this…

GCC hosts Big Band Concert in October

By Michael Nguyen Glendale Community College is hosting Big Band Concert this year on Monday, Oct 19, at their main campus from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center building. Be prepared for yet an excitement of music, but also a change in experiencing live music which is focused on Jazz. The…