Arizona Arts & Culture News: Women veterans featured; Corazón Migrante in Nogales; Spring Training exhibit

March 24, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

Bisbee man brings design prowess to Oscars, local projects / Herald/Review

If you watched the Oscars earlier this month and admired the stage setting, you are one of the many fans of Bisbee native Michael Page’s artistic talent when it comes to stagecraft and his wow factor.

16 women veterans to be featured in art show / Scottsdale Independent

Sixteen women veterans will participate in a creative arts healing retreat hosted by Warrior Songs, culminating with an art show displaying their healing creations in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley.

‘Corazón Migrante’ stops in Nogales during binational tour / Nogales International

A binational exhibit featuring a Nogales artist and organizer recently made its debut at the Mexican Consulate in Nogales. “Corazón Migrante,” a traveling expo, showcases the works of more than 20 United States-based artists with Mexican roots including Karla Osete, a Nogales artist and muralist.

Mayor Ortega seeks community recollections of Scottsdale City Hall / City Sun Times

The Scottsdale City Council recently met to discuss a historic overlay process that would eventually designate Scottsdale City Hall a historic landmark. As the historic overlay process begins, Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega is seeking stories from those who may have a special connection to Scottsdale’s historic centerpiece.

New art exhibit on London Bridge opens this week at MCC / Today’s News Herald

There’s a new art exhibit at Mohave Community College starting up this week: “Across the Pond: European Artists Imagine the London Bridge” will feature paintings of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City.

Civic Center Library exhibit scores home run / Scottsdale Progress

When Arizona Baseball Legacy & Experience President Mike Phillips and Vice President Charlie Vascellaro saw the Scottsdale Civic Center Library, located 800 feet from Scottsdale Stadium, they had found the perfect spot for an exhibit dedicated to one of spring training’s most storied stadiums featuring jerseys, bats, baseballs, and even a stall. 

SMoCA curator’s project looks at miscommunication / Scottsdale Progress

A Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) exhibit featuring 18 artists, with works ranging from mixed-media pieces to neon art, sculpture, and text art, contributes to a larger conversation about miscommunication.

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