phoenix

Location

Orpheum Theatre
203 W. Adams St
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Local First Arizona has created a distinct event to welcome BALLE conference attendees to Phoenix and you are invited!  Join us for Phoenix Sparks, where you’ll hear from an amazing lineup of Arizona’s most diverse and passionate local thought leaders who will speak on what inspires them to enrich and cultivate their community.  Each speaker will  get 20 slides and have 5 minutes on the historic Orpheum Theatre stage. Speakers include: Read more »

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Phoenix Sparks Presented by Local First Arizona

Phoenix Sparks Presented by Local First Arizona

Local First Arizona has created a distinct event to welcome BALLE conference attendees to Phoenix and you are invited!  Join us for Phoenix Sparks, where you’ll hear from an amazing lineup of Arizona’s most diverse and passionate local thought leaders who will speak on what inspires them to enrich and cultivate their community.  Each speaker will  get 20 slides and have 5 minutes on the historic Orpheum Theatre stage. Speakers include: Read more »

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Location

Faith Lutheran Church
801 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Join The Phoenix Women's Chorus for a beautiful concert that celebrates
women composers throughout history -
from the women of the 12th century to the 21st,
from classical to contemporary.
We will celebrate!

Saturday May 16, 2015 at 7p.m.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 4p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church
801 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Purchase Your Tickets Here

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Phoenix to Host National Conference Showcasing Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strong Local Economies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erica Pederson
602-956-0909 ext. 7
erica@localfirstaz.com 

Phoenix to Host National Conference Showcasing Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strong Local Economies
BALLE Conference will focus on solutions to building diverse and resilient economies throughout the country Read more »

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Location

AZ

WHAT: The 13th annual BALLE (Business Alliance of Local Living Economies) Conference is a three-day event that explores how locally rooted economic systems solve environmental, financial, and social problems. Approximately 700 local business leaders, social entrepreneurs, community funders, policymakers and local economy leaders of all kind from across North America and beyond are expected to attend this year’s BALLE Conference. 
The theme, “What’s Working Locally,” will inform this year’s conversation around practical solutions and wisdom that attendees can take back to their own communities to advance the emergence of a new economy that is just, fair, and healthy for people, place, and planet.  Read more »

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Location

District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
320 N. Third Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: (602) 817-5400

Still in need of Holiday plans? Check out these two great options in Downtown Phoenix!

DISTRICT AMERICAN KITCHEN AND WINE BAR TO HOST THANKSGIVING FEAST Read more »

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Phoenix leaders say gay-marriage ruling good for business

Phoenix leaders say gay-marriage ruling good for business

Opponents of gay marriage, including Gov.Jan Brewer and Catholic bishops, criticized the judge's decision. Brewer said that with its decision, the court was eroding the people's power and overstepping its bounds. Brewer noted that Arizona voters in 2008 approved a state constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union of one man and one woman.

We asked: What impact do you think the ruling legalizing same-sex marriage will have in Phoenix? Please indicate whether you support or oppose the decision. Read more »

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Ariz. businesses celebrate gay marriage with discounts, deals

Ariz. businesses celebrate gay marriage with discounts, deals

Businesses in Arizona seized on the lift of the gay-marriage ban as a marketing opportunity, offering discounts to same-sex couples on everything from bar tabs to hair stylings to hotel stays.

Social-media accounts began humming with electronic deals for gay couples minutes after Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced he would not appeal a U.S. District Court decision striking down the state's ban.

"Let the honeymoon food come to you," read a promotion for Sunfare, a Deer Valley-area company that delivers specialized meals Valley-wide. "Sign up for Sunfare anytime this week for 25 percent off your first three family dinners." Read more »

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Location

Crown Plaza hotel
2532 W. Peoria Ave.
Phoenix, AZ

We are pleased to announce the date of our signature Gala Fundraising Event. `FOR GOOD’ A Dinner Auction benefiting the mission and vision of Phoenix Women’s Chorus.

The event will be held on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at2532 W. Peoria Ave., Phoenix, AZ.

Admission is $100 and includes the live and silent auctions, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, desert, and performance by the chorus. The live auction will feature auctioneer Jennie Heal and promises to be more fun than ever!

This event helps to support Phoenix Women’s Chorus’ commitment to enhancing lesbian visibility, celebrating the contributions of women in music, and passionately pursuing artistic excellence. Read more »

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Location

Faither Lutheran Church
801 E Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85014

As we begin rehearsing for the 2014-15 season, we want to add more new voices to our Chorus.
 
Phoenix Women’s Chorus is a lesbian-identified chorus open and welcoming of all women identified singers. We are a non-audition chorus. Singing members must simply be able to match and sustain pitch. Prospective members are encouraged to attend a rehearsal and take us for a test drive.
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