Art N' AboutFeaturing area arts and events
We sat down with Christine Scott, President of Suze’s Prescott Center for the Arts (SPCA) Board of Directors, to learn why she supports the arts in Prescott.
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.
The musical world is opening once more, and there are many exciting events to anticipate. The Camerata Chamber Singers are hosting several performances you won’t want to miss.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.