Lisa Honebrink, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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Due to the resurgence of COVID, cancelations, suspensions and closures are widespread. Here are a few of the latest announcements. Sadly, you won’t be chomping on big drumsticks at the Arizona Renaissance Festival in 2021.  Even though event organizers had government approval to proceed, they decided to cancel the February opening due to “the increasing health and safety concerns.” Arizona Theatre Company has chosen to delay its 54th Season. “While we won’t be in the...

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Many have described the pandemic as turning the world “upside down.” In response to COVID-19, some once indoor-only performance venues are turning inside-out – to the great outdoors. Herberger Theater Center On the east side of the Herberger Theater Center is its new outdoor stage, the Pavilion at the Herberger Theater Center, hosting performances now through April 2021. “We have heard from our guests that digital offerings are just not the same,” says Mark Mettes,...

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Yummy, yummy, yummy, I got love in my tummy, to quote an old pop song by Ohio Express. Everyone loves fall, and local bars and restaurants are offering great seasonal foods and drinks for everyone’s tummy. Just ruminate on this roundup. Halloween-Themed Macarons With Halloween hiding just around the corner, you can buy individual macarons or pre-order “Trick or Treat” two-packs with the Parisian delectables disguised as bats, ghosts and more, flavored in Pumpkin Spice,...

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Art lovers, you can go home again. The Phoenix Art Museum is open to the public again, in full force. There are new exhibitions and special installations such as Stories of Abstraction: Contemporary Latin American Art in the Global Context and Seeking Immortality: Ancient Artifacts (burial objects from China, Japan and Korea). You can see Colors of Sky and Clouds: Chinese Blue–and-White Porcelain, plus Teresita Fernández: Elemental – the opening of the latter was delayed...

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