The Heard Museum Weaves First-Person Narratives of the Stories of Native Americans

January 17, 2017 8:01 am

The Heard Museum doesn't just showcase works of art depicting Native American peoples; it also collaborates with contemporary Native American artists. In this way, the museum is able to present a first-person narrative of the stories of Native American people, not only locally in Arizona but also across the country.

You can follow the tale of Native American tribes as you explore this museum, which was opened back in 1929 by collectors Dwight and Maie Heard. From depictions of local tribes in paintings to displays of authentic pieces of pottery and textiles, there's tons to see at the Heard Museum. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum also hosts rotating exhibits, so you'll find something new each time you stop by.

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The Phoenix Theater Showcases “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” This Winter

January 10, 2017 8:00 am

Fans of the stories of Sherlock Holmes, take note: The Phoenix Theater will showcase a classic tale this winter when Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery takes the stage. Running from January 25th through February 12th, the story follows Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they solve the mystery of the Hound of the Baskervilles. A trip to the theater to see this comedic yet suspenseful play is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening during the winter months.

Tickets are required for this sure-to-be-entertaining show and range from $41 to $86. Tickets are available online and at the box office. The Phoenix Theater is less than 10 minutes from Citi on Camelback, so don't miss this great event!

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Do Weekend Brunch at Stella

January 6, 2017 11:02 am

The fall of 2016 brought a fresh new brunch option to Phoenix diners in the form of Stella, a New American eatery known for its inventive takes on culinary classics. For example, instead of humdrum French toast, its chefs craft monkey bread for brunch. The sweet starter comes drizzled with caramel, dusted with cinnamon, flecked with pecans, and smothered with mascarpone icing. When you're ready for the main course, order one of the waffle dishes, perhaps the Southern version with buttermilk-fried chicken and maple-whiskey syrup on top.

If you'd rather come to Stella for dinner, you can expect the same creative fare. Indulge in a Veggie Lover pizza slathered with creamy pesto sauce, seasonal vegetables, and mozzarella, or go toward the opposite end of the spectrum and try a pie with soppressata, calabrese, spicy Italian sausage, mozzarella cheese, and marinara. You can also opt for an artfully crafted sandwich or burger or try one of the seafood-centric entrees at Stella.

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