Monthly Archives: February 2016

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Eat like it’s 1599, enjoy jousting matches and staged performances, shop for artisan goods and whimsical goodies, or try games like target shooting with a crossbow. Three new additions this year include the Angels, a music and storytelling show by a (more…)

Megadeth

Megadeth

The tour takes its title from Megadeth’s forthcoming album, “Dystopia,” which hits the streets Jan. 22. The touring lineup features Dave Mustaine (of course), Kiko Loureiro (formerly of Angra) on guitar, David “Junior” Ellefson on bass, and drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God), all of whom are featured on (more…)

BMO Harris Bank Phoenix Marathon

BMO Harris Bank Phoenix Marathon

This Boston qualifier begins near Usery Park in the far East Valley and descends nearly 1,000 feet before its finish at Mesa Riverview. Registration for the full marathon is closed. Limited spots are (more…)

The Taste in Tempe

Taste in Tempe

The Taste in Tempe culinary festival is back with more celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, wine-tasting seminars and live music entertainment. This year’s festival features Culinary Dropout, Delice Bistro, (more…)

Corks & Cactus

Corks & Cactus

Sip a wide variety of various wines while enjoying the desert’s beauty at this annual event. Forty wines will be available to taste each day, and all 80 will be available to (more…)

Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones

The original New Bohemian, Jones is best known in the mainstream for her breakthrough single, 1979’s “Chuck. E’s in Love.” But Jones’ reputation has endured enough that she (more…)

Frank Caliendo

Frank Caliendo

Few people have the vocal dexterity of comedian Frank Caliendo. His impressions of prominent pop culture figures such as John Madden, Morgan Freeman and President George W. Bush are scary good. With Caliendo on stage, you never (more…)

Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins

Oil-rig worker-turned country crooner, Adkins, has spent the last two decades churning out contemporary country chart toppers with his rocking, honky tonk sound. Fan-favorite hits like (more…)

Nat Geo Live: Spinosaurus

Nat Geo Live: Spinosaurus

Last year’s summer blockbuster “Jurassic World” showed us a prehistoric predator that had to be genetically engineered to be a bigger and more fearsome dinosaur. Paleontologist (more…)