We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

spotlight featured top story

The Glendale Art Council’s 56th annual Juried Fine Arts Competition preview party fundraiser January 4 in the Fruit Packing Shed at Sahuaro Ranch gave the public an opportunity to donate to the arts community and purchase a unique piece of art for their home.

The OTR II Tour, featuring Beyoncé and Jay-Z, is not yet sold out for the Glendale show. Tickets are still available through Ticketmaster, starting at $49.50. The doors open at University of Phoenix Stadium at 6 p.m. Sept. 19, with Chloe x Halle starting at 7:30 p.m., followed by DJ Khaled a…

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. To celebrate, Glendale Public Libraries has partnered with the city of Peoria libraries to create the first-ever Library Crawl. Swing by any of the city library locations to pick up a passport, and then visit all five Glendale and Peoria libraries dur…

The cast and crew of Brelby Theatre Co. are keeping busy this month, presenting three different shows on stage at the playhouse in downtown Glendale at 7154 N. 58th Drive.

The three Glendale library branches provide free activities for fun in — but mostly out of — the sun this August. Locations include the Main Library, the Foothills Branch Library and the Velma Teague Branch Library. To view more programs and events, or to sign up for a program, which require…

The three Glendale library branches provide free activities for fun in — but mostly out of — the sun this August. Locations include the Main Library, the Foothills Branch Library and the Velma Teague Branch Library. To view more programs and events, or to sign up for a program, which require…

Auditions for Brelby’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” will run 9 a.m. to noon July 28 and 29. Auditioners should prepare one monologue in verse and another in prose, no more than two minutes total. Emails should be sent to auditions@brelby.com to reserve an audition slot. Some charac…

Guests are invited to Westgate’s Fountain Park each weekend to enjoy free music concerts. Thursdays shine a spotlight on new local talent, while Friday and Saturday audiences can discover bands that have established a following.

Comedians Kris Tinkle and Paul Conyers will take the stage from 8 to 9 p.m. July 21 at Off the Cuff Comedy Club, 5819 W. Glendale Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. Attendees must be 21 and older. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, go to www.offthecuffdown…

Guests are invited to take a whimsical walk through Westgate Entertainment District underneath a colorful canopy of umbrellas hoisted high above the walkways. Umbrella Pop is an art installation that is a treat for the eyes, while also providing shady relief from the blazing summer sun. Ever…

Guests are invited to Wet ’n’ Wild Phoenix every Friday night in July for an exclusive viewing of four movies. Dive ’n’ Movies are included with paid admission, and are projected onto a big screen near the wave pool.

Westgate Entertainment District has brought back Westgate Wednesdays with free summertime fun running 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday through July 25. The events, hosted at Fountain Park (near the AMC Theatres), are free and open to the public.

Platinum-selling artist Drake has announced the “Aubrey and The Three Amigos Tour” to run throughout the summer and fall, where he will be joined by special guests and “Walk It Talk It” collaborators Migos. Produced by Live Nation, the 41-date outing will kick off July 26 in Salt Lake City a…

Supporting the release of his self-titled third album, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes will hit the road in 2019 on a global arena tour. “Shawn Mendes: The Tour” will mark his third global headline tour. Tickets are on sale for the North American and European …

Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Emmy-award winning recording artist, actor and producer Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, announced additional dates for his upcoming North American tour with special guest Vince Staples. Produced by Live Nation in partnership with Wolf + Rothstein, the outin…

Experiencing great success and demand, performer and international pop icon P!NK announces her Beautiful Trauma World Tour will extend into 2019 with an additional 37 dates and return to Arizona March 30 at Gila River Arena. Tickets for the general public are available now at LiveNation.com.

The Brelby Theatre Co., located in Historic Downtown Glendale, is bringing the Arizona premiere of “Fly By Night,” conceived by Kim Rosenstock and written by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick and Rosenstock, to the Brelby stage in May. Featuring direction by Brian and Shelby Maticic, with music…

Residents are invited to gather their family, friends and little ones for a celebration of art at the Westgate Entertainment District Chalk Art Festival 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28. Watch as local artists create eight colorful and unique 8-foot murals throughout the district. Families can enj…

Childsplay Theatre presents: ‘Maddi’s Fridge’

The Rose Society of Glendale will host its 30th annual Rose Show 1 to 4 p.m. April 7 at Sahuaro Ranch Park, 9802 N. 59th Ave., in the Fruit Packing Shed. A “Growing Roses in Arizona” seminar will be presented 2 to 3 p.m.

Fresh off a development deal with 20th Century Fox, Quinn Dahle has appeared on The Tonight Show, Showtime, Comedy Central, Lopez Tonight and Carson Daly. He has worked with such names as Robin Williams, Drew Carey, Tim Allen, Dane Cook, Dana Carvey, Norm McDonald, Brad Garrett, Jon Lovitz, …

There’s more than one way to make a living in the music business, and with 30 years of experience, local indie music label Fervor Records has some proven strategies for doing that. Fervor’s management team and industry experts from across the country are holding Music Business Summit noon to…

Once again, JAY-Z and Beyoncé are joining forces, this time for the newly announced OTR II stadium tour. Kicking off in Cardiff, U.K., the international outing will stop in 15 cities across the U.K. and Europe and 21 cities in North America. The tour, presented by Live Nation Global Touring …

top story

As the city continues its economic turnaround of the past couple of years, council members heard an update on how to spend $175 million in approved general obligation (GO) bonds over the fiscal years 2022-26.

New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance will sign copies of her book “Duel to the Death” March 21 in the Roadrunner Room at Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave. The latest installment in Jance’s Ali Reynolds series, “Duel to the Death” combines murder and artificial intelligence…

“Spin” tells the story of the Derby Dames, a hot-shot team in the fast-paced world of roller derby. When the team’s star jammer is laid up with a nine-month injury, the Dames reluctantly agree to bring on the team captain’s sister Dahlia. Dahlia, a high school physics teacher, is drawn to th…

Earth Museum outreach volunteers Lynne and Terry Dyer, long-time members of the Mineralogical Society of Arizona, will discuss their collection, answer questions and allow attendees to explore their display from 2 to 4 p.m. March 20 at the Velma Teague Branch Library, 7010 N. 58th Ave. For m…

Historic Downtown Glendale’s town square will be transformed into Murphy “Bark” March 24 during the Dog Days of Glendale-Woof Fest 2018. Dogs and their humans are invited to the eighth annual canine-centric event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Murphy Park, 5812 W. Glendale Ave.

As the city continues to discuss the homeless problem, local business and religious leaders gathered with the Arizona Justice Center for their second conversation on ideas and experiences with the homeless population.

Sponsored Content

Check out our Quarterlies

Upcoming Events