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Film, Community Event, Education
"Gospel Radio Man" Documentary Screening
Featuring introduction and Q & A with Director Bruce Nelson. Ninety-two-year-old Larkins is the oldest living, active African American DJ in the USA. For forty- five years, Bro. Fred Larkins’ “Slow Train Radio Gospel Musical Review”, has made an indelible impact on the Black community in the Greater Phoenix Area, the state of Arizona, and Los Angeles. His radio gospel music review show has provided inspiration during difficult times and served as a vehicle for African American business owners to advertise, network and inform the community about current political and social events. Bruce Nelson is an Award-winning actor/filmmaker, as well as a respected producer and performer within the theater and film industry in Arizona. Growing up in a small black community in Mesa, Nelson’s childhood included attending the segregated Booker T. Washington elementary school, pitching watermelons, picking cotton, and swimming in local Canals.
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Class/Workshop
"Inside the Cutting Room" Film Editing Workshop
You can have an eye for framing a shot, nail camera movement, capture lighting... but all cinematographers know it’s a show-stopper if you don’t have good editing. “Inside the Cutting Room” workshop offers hands-on interaction with editing software combined with in-depth teaching on the psychology and application of editing in cinematography. Editing is a powerful tool to tell stories, evokes emotion and is a vital skill to make stories effective. Join us July 13 & 14 on the Grand Canyon University campus for “Inside the Cutting” film editing workshop, or take the course remotely with our online live streaming option. The weekend workshop is designed to take the mystique out the hows and whys of editing. Get on the path to mastery over a tool that gives you creative control, balance, and a final product that captures what you envisioned for your piece. “Inside the Cutting Room” is just one of several focused cinematography workshops offered by a partnership between DJI Arizona/Innovative UAS and Christophe Tinard, Head of Production and Managing Partner at Hire Story in Scottsdale. Watch for upcoming workshops like “Flying with Cameras” for drone filming, “Moving with Cameras” for movement tools like gimbal, and more. www.primecinematography.com
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Children, Community Event, Religious
"Miraculous Mission" Vacation Bible School
Ages 5-10 (K-5th gr) join us for a week as we take a Miraculous Mission to learn how Jesus saves the world! Register now at ELCTempe.org to reserve your spot. We look forward to meeting you!
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Puppet Theater, Children's Theatre
"The Three Billy Goats Gruff"
There's a lot of audience participation and musical fun in this story of three very determined goats and one very mean, very hungry troll!
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Children, Summer Camp
"To Mars & Beyond" Summer Day Camp
North Scottsdale United Methodist Church’s 2019 summer day camp is entitled “To Mars & Beyond.” This camp adventure will be held Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28, 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at NSUMC. It is open to all children ages three through twelve. The requested donation is $45 per child for the entire week’s program. At “To Mars & Beyond” will help kids discover the wonders of the universe. They'll become Voyagers on a journey through space, exploring the galaxies. VBS “To Mars & Beyond” offers energizing music, interactive bible puppetry, super science experiments, creative crafts, hands-on mission work, yummy snacks, and active games that are out-of-this-world! There will also be a 14’ waterslide for the campers to enjoy on Friday! Call the church office at 480-948-0529 to request a registration form or visit them on-line at http://www.nsumckids.info/vbs-day-camp.html and printout a registration form that can be returned to the church office. Or just stop by Monday morning, June 24th with a completed registration form for each child.
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Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
"Writing for the Real World" Writer in Residence Workshop
Good writing can make all the difference when it comes to getting the job, making the sale, or even being accepted into college. But, in today’s world of memes and text messaging, it can be tricky knowing how best to represent yourself in written communications. Learn practical tips for writing effective emails, letters and essays at this workshop presented by Writer in Residence Amy Nichols. Amy K. Nichols is the author of the YA science fiction novels Now That You’re Here and While You Were Gone, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. She served as a Teaching Associate with the Your Novel Year program at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University, and enjoys leading workshops at The Piper Center, Copper Hills Center for the Arts and other venues around the Phoenix area. Insatiably curious, Amy dabbles in art and quantum physics, and has a long list of things to see, do and learn before she dies. Visit her online at amyknichols.com.
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Rap/Hip Hop
$uicideboy$
The rap duo consists of cousins from New Orleans, described by one fan on the Web as "maniacal, lo-fi weirdos [who] have been creating futuristic glitch trap with enough bass to kickstart the apocalypse." Their notoriety, such as it is, stems from graphic descriptions of drug use and violence in their lyrics.
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Summer Camp, Children
“A Horse of a Different Color” – Girl Scout’s Camp Maripai Horse Program
Attend Girl Scout’s “A Horse of a Different Color” horse camp session at Camp Maripai for girls in grades 2-3. About the program: Girls will be able to learn all about the horse colors and how to groom and care for their own horse! With four arena lesson, they’ll work on the basics or continue to improve their technique. Girls will spend two hours at the barn, one hour on horses, and one hour on ground lessons. At the end of the week, they can dress their horse up and lead her on a grand parade for all of camp to see! This program is a total of 6 days and takes place during week 2, 6 or 7. To learn more about this and other programs and to register, visit www.girlscoutsaz.org/camp or call (602) 452-7030. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout member to attend our summer camps! Whether you can’t wait to go back or it’s your first time, you can count on Girl Scout Camp for a summer of risk-taking, fun and friendship! Join us for all sorts of adventures–from arts & crafts, outdoor cooking and hiking, to archery, canoeing, games, singing, and more.
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Summer Camp, Children
“Aim High” Camp Session – at Girl Scout’s Camp Shadow Rim Ranch
Attend Girl Scout’s “Aim High” archery camp session at Camp Shadow Rim Ranch for girls in grades 6-8. Girls get to aim high and take their archery skills to a new level! They’ll discover and create new target challenges including balloon and cloud archery. They will also make their own mini-bow, and explore stories of real-life, mythological and fictional archery goddesses. Of course, girls will also get to enjoy all the camp activities – ziplining, climbing, archery, canoeing, hiking and naturalist exploratons! This program is 6 days long and takes place during week 2 or 7. Price: $340-$545 To learn more about this and other programs and to register, visit www.girlscoutsaz.org/camp or call (602) 452-7030. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout member to attend our summer camps! Whether you can’t wait to go back or it’s your first time, you can count on Girl Scout Camp for a summer of risk-taking, fun and friendship! Join us for all sorts of adventures–from arts & crafts, outdoor cooking and hiking, to archery, canoeing, games, singing, and more. At Camp Maripai campers can experience horseback riding, archery, arts & crafts, outdoor skills techniques, hiking, STEM activities and more!
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Children, Summer Camp
“Big Night Sky” Camp Session – at Girl Scout’s Camp Shadow Rim Ranch
Attend Girl Scout’s “Big Night Sky” camp session at Camp Shadow Rim Ranch for girls in grades 9-12. Come explore the dark night skies during Space Week! Astronomers will allow us to peer back into the past as we view far away galaxies through powerful telescopes. Sleep under the stars and learn how to identify some of out summer constellations and the myths they convey. By day, girls will turn focus to the clouds and weather – breathing in the fresh clean mountain air while hiking, practicing a little yoga, and, of course, participating in all the camp activities – zip lining, climbing, archery and the lake! This program is 6 days long and takes place during week 4. Registration: To learn more about this and other programs and to register, visit www.girlscoutsaz.org/camp or call (602) 452-7030. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout member to attend our summer camps! Whether you can’t wait to go back or it’s your first time, you can count on Girl Scout Camp for a summer of risk-taking, fun and friendship! Join us for all sorts of adventures–from arts & crafts, outdoor cooking and hiking, to archery, canoeing, games, singing, and more.
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