Arts Roundup News 2012

August 16, 2012

KJZZ Enews

2012-2013 Arts Season Preview

A community’s arts and cultural scene is a reflection of its well being. The Valley’s arts and cultural institutions are alive and well thanks to you-- playing a significant role in our economy, addressing social issues, enhancing education and improving our quality of life. We are delighted to partner with the following organizations, which actively choose to sponsor your favorite public radio stations, KJZZ and KBAQ-- your classical companion at the heart of the arts. Our arts partners are joining forces to provide you with special discounts for the 2012-2013 season as a thank you for your support of public radio and the arts.


Arizona Opera logo

The 2012-2013 season offers something for everyone and with subscriptions, mini-package specials and single tickets available-- attending the opera has never been easier. Arizona Opera brings grand opera in a grand style to Phoenix and Tucson. From the dark Scottish highlands of Lucia di Lammermoor and Snapshots of Arizona Opera performancesclassics such as Il Trovatore, to the comedy of The Marriage of Figaro,  this season is diverse and magnificent.

Take advantage of a special “10% off” for tickets to Lucia di Lammermoor or Roméo et Juliette. Use code: NPR10.


ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts launches a season of extraordinary performing arts ranging from world premiere theatre and dance productions to lyric opera theatre, organ and classical guitar concerts. The Herberger Institute also offers more than 600 jazz, choral and ensemble concerts, exhibitions, films, lectures, and symposia at little or no cost.

Order tickets to three or more events by Sept. 1 to receive a 20 percent discount or by Oct. 1 to save 15 of dancers on stage

Visit for more information and to buy tickets.

Be a patron of the arts for tomorrow’s stars today.


Ballet Arizona logo
Ballet Arizona’s season of love and romance opens with the sumptuous Giselle Nov. 1-4 at Symphony Hall with The Phoenix Symphony. With lavish scenery and costumes, soulful music and beautiful choreography, Giselle is the quintessential romantic ballet.

The holidays won’t be complete without the family favorite The Nutcracker.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day is the ballet adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, perhaps the greatest love story ever told.
Photo from Giselle performance
Spring brings Director’s Choice and All Balanchine, presenting the depth and breadth of contemporary ballet while showcasing the dynamic talents of Ballet Arizona dancers.

Giselle offer for KBAQ supporters: 40% off tickets, excluding Savers Seats. Offer valid for two performances only, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. Use promo code: KBAQ. For ticket details: (602) 381-1096 and


Heard Museum logo

Heard Museum Phoenix
is offering Arizona residents 2-for-1 admission through Sept. 30.

Photo of Heard MuseumCool off with exhibits like Beyond Geronimo: The Apache Experience and Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary Artistry; grab lunch or a cool drink at the Courtyard Café or Coffee Cantina; or bring home a great piece of art or a great book from the Heard Museum Shop or Books & More.



Phoenix Chorale logo

No tickets and no reservations required! Experience the Grammy-winning Phoenix Chorale for FREE at one of our Open Rehearsals. Open Rehearsals are held during the First Friday Artwalk at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Phoenix (Oct. 5, Dec. 7, Feb. 1, and Apr. 5). More at

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SMoCA logo

SMoCA – The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art – invites you to a complimentary coffee and tour for prospective museum guides through its Docent Program. Enjoy behind-the-scenes access to artists, curators and educators. Engage in historical and contemporary art training. Volunteer your time while surrounded by art. Share your knowledge through fun, informative tours with SMoCA visitors. The SMoCA Docent coffee is Thu., Sept. 13 at 10:30 a.m. RSVP to [email protected].



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