Sunday, February 22, 2009

Monday, February 23rd

*How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young? ~Paul Sweeney*

Fridays come and gone
Hope that your weekend was fun
Try Scottsdale tonight

Nightclubs known for their Monday nights...
-TRU Mondays at Six Lounge feature martini, vodka, beer, and champagne specials
-Manic Mondays at Crown Room is one of the most popular places to be on Monday nights. This week $1 drinks for ladies till 11, $85 bottles, $2 Miller Lites, and $3 for all other beers! Is it your birthday? Pay your age for a bottle.
-The only industry night in Old Town on Mondays is Cream Stereo Lounge. This is the newest club in Scottsdale providing a new nightlife experience, first-class service, and high energy nightlife.

Valley wide Activities
-Spring training starts Thursday! Catch the San Francisco Giants at the Scottsdale Stadium. Buy tickets online at www.sfgiants.com or by calling (877) 473-4849
-Check out the “Seriously Funny” exhibit at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibit puts humor into some of life’s most complex issues from forgetting your PIN to culture identity. This is in honor of SMOCA museum celebrating their tenth year anniversary! Check out new and returning artists in all works of media from painting to sculpture, installation, and ceramics. For more information on this exhibit and more check out their website at http://www.smocaanniversary.org/feb13.html#

-Visit the Arizona Renaissance Festival! This is their 21st festival and it features characters, shopping, and a mix of shows. Be sure to see Franko, the master hypnotist and the Mediaeval Babes who sing in a variety of languages. This event is located in Apache Junction on the US 60. http://royalfaires.com/arizona/

Upcoming Events
-Western Culinary Festival March 14th 11 AM to 4 PM. This event is held at the Phoenix Art Museum and runs between $22-$150. The event will host 60 Arizona chefs and will have samples of over 100 different wines and spirits. The festival will also feature live music, an art show, and hands-on demonstrations.
-Volunteers are needed for the 39th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival March 20-22. Contact Maria Marshall at mariam@sccarts.org or call (480) 874-4673

~Looking for a little inspiration? Check out the poem “Never Quit,” it’s been known to change lives http://www.renaissance.com.pk/MayRhre2y3.html