Art N' About

Featuring area arts and events
A Dazzling Event

A Dazzling Event

This year’s Dancing for the Stars event raised more than $275,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona. As the organization’s major yearly fundraiser, it has grown to raise a significant portion of the non-profit’s annual budget and literally keeps the doors open for the Prescott and Prescott Valley Clubs.

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Two-Part Harmony

Two-Part Harmony

Henry and Maria still teach music and are involved in separate projects: Maria practicing and performing, and Henry as Arizona Philharmonic’s Executive Director. “But we’re at our best when we work together,” they both agreed with a smile. “So we’ve scheduled a few spring recitals across Arizona.”

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And the Winner Is …

And the Winner Is …

Robyn Allen, Executive Director of Suze’s Prescott Center for the Arts, is the recipient of the 2021 Prescott ATHENA Award. The award actively supports and celebrates the ATHENA mission to support, develop, and honor women leaders, to inspire women to achieve their full potential and create balance in leadership worldwide.

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Another Layer of Adventure

Another Layer of Adventure

Puzzle Rides Prescott is the state’s only mobile escape room, offering scavenger hunt adventures on golf carts for up to ten people.

Founder Katie Dufort created the idea during the pandemic, pivoting her golf cart shuttle service to the game model for people of all ages. In the first year of launching, Katie and her head puzzle master, Shawna Rodriguez, gave more than 2,500 rides to locals and visitors.

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Theater Magic!

Theater Magic!

Jean started her stage career as an actress. She found it necessary to learn how to apply stage makeup and eventually taught actors and others how to apply makeup for PCA over the years. Although she now channels her energies toward directing, Lippincott keeps her feet wet in the makeup arena by purchasing the supplies needed for the many PCA performances.  

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Dancing for Good

Dancing for Good

Over the past decades our local Boys & Girls Clubs have transformed to best serve the needs of the growing community. As an accessible resource, the Clubs’ impact has meaningfully increased. Its roots within the community have strengthened.

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2nd Annual Prescott ATHENA Awards

2nd Annual Prescott ATHENA Awards

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was beyond bright, fiercely determined and a tireless champion in the battle for women’s rights. She also was a recipient of the ATHENA Leadership Award, which honors exceptional individuals who have achieved professional excellence, contributed time and energy to improve the quality of life for others and helped individuals – particularly women – realize their full leadership potential.

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Sláinte!

Sláinte!

Welcome back to the celebration!  It’s time for the 16th Annual Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire!  Gather your family and friends to join the fun on September 25–26 at scenic Watson Lake Park, also known as “Loch Watson.”

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Fill Your Bowl

Fill Your Bowl

Head down to the Courthouse Plaza between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 12 to choose a bowl hand-made by a local artist, fill it with delicious soup prepared by area chefs, and support quad-city food banks.

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Supporting the Mission While Getting an Education

Supporting the Mission While Getting an Education

For many, volunteering fulfills that special calling to showcase and offer personal gifts and skills to those who need them. And, for the people who spearhead volunteer efforts at Prescott Center for the Arts (PCA), providing education through their various roles only adds and enhances the volunteer experience.  

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