Thinking about ( ) + , – = and more, with Horacio Zabala

There is another big-name exhibition besides “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” at the Phoenix Art Museum this fall. By all means, see the spectacular Wiley show in the Marley Gallery, then walk up the stairs to the Harnett Gallery to see “Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome,” featuring one of the most important Conceptual artists to emerge in Argentina … Continue reading Thinking about ( ) + , – = and more, with Horacio Zabala

Scaring up some art

With this autumnal Phoenix weekend approaching, I thought it might be fun to preview Halloween-themed art exhibits around town. I could only come up with a few, listed below. Dear readers, what have I missed? — “Things That Go Bump in the Night,” at Vision Gallery in downtown Chandler through November 3. This family-friendly exhibit … Continue reading Scaring up some art

Grand Avenue Festival needs volunteers (like you?)

Let’s see if this little ol’ blog can be of any help to the good people who organize the annual Grand Avenue Festival. This year’s festival is not far away: Saturday, October 20. According to the Grand Avenue Merchants Association’s recent press release: “Volunteers are needed throughout the day to assist with event management as … Continue reading Grand Avenue Festival needs volunteers (like you?)

Bridging differences

Although I am not too familiar with the initiative called “Performance in the Borderlands” through the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, I can tell you that it’s been going on for a number of years and that its focus appears to be fostering diversity and community among a broad range of local … Continue reading Bridging differences