Tuesday, December 22, 2015

January Signature Events

Check out some of our main events in January!

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Barrett-Jackson Sneak Peek

It’s never too early to scout out some beautiful cars that will be at the 2016 Barrett-Jackson Car Auction. Last years auction saw sales at over $100 million dollars and this years could easily top that! Check out some of the cars already scheduled to go across the block in January:


2003 Saleen S7

“With just 78 total units produced, the Saleen 7 is one of the rarest supercars ever produced. Of those 78, the S7 offered here is the first of only four naturally aspirated S7s built with the optional “Competition” Saleen Performance upgrade package, according to Saleen records. With a carbon-fiber body, race-spec chassis and 625hp 7.0-liter Ford V8, it is as quick as it is rare.”


1965 Chevrolet Corvette

“This convertible is equipped with the original matching-numbers L78 396/425hp big block with an M20 4-speed manual transmission. Additional features include power windows, power brakes, finned aluminum knock-off wheels, AM/FM radio, seat headrests and restored teakwood steering wheel.”


1952 Willy’s Custom Pickup

“Completely custom, chopped 1952 Willys pickup. No expense was spared in the amazing transformation of this one-of-a-kind custom pickup. The work was done in Scottsdale, AZ, with collaboration from the area’s top customization shops. The interior was completely custom-fabricated.”

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26th Annual Celebration of Fine Art


Celebration of Fine Art marks its 26th anniversary this year, celebrating artists and art lovers in Scottsdale. Open daily from January 16 – March 27, the Celebration gives you the opportunity to see over a hundred artists’ creations come to life right before your eyes. You can meet the artists, discuss their work and purchase pieces directly from them during the show. You’ll be amazed by the caliber of art available and the welcoming attitude of the artists.

This year, take part in the Art Discovery Series and discover the inspiration, techniques and stories behind the creation of art! The informative panel discussions and demonstrations take place each Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., where artists will cover a range of topics from abstract art to wearable pieces, plus collaboration, mixed media, art history and more. Enjoy complimentary wine and cheese while learning about these current themes that are both challenging and propelling modern-day artists.

Admission is just $10 and your ticket is valid for the entire season. So, you can purchase one ticket and come back again and again and again to see the work transform over the show’s 10-week run. Learn more about the event at www.CelebrateArt.com

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Fiesta Bowl Preview

fbbanner The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Ohio State Buckeyes face off in this year’s Fiesta Bowl. The Fiesta Bowl remains one of the big 6 bowl games and attracts two of the best teams in the country. Notre Dame had to overcome numerous injuries this season, including one to starting quarterback Malik Zaire early in the season. Backup quarterback stepped into the spotlight and shined, leading the Fighting Irish to a 9-2 record with the two losses by a combined total of four points. Ohio State finished the season 10-1 with it’s only loss coming against College Football Playoff bound Michigan State. Had the Buckeyes not lost on a last second field goal that game, they would be in line to defend last seasons National Championship.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

[Football] Artichokes Signing Day

The Scottsdale Community College Football team had three of their members sign their letters of intent to continue their careers at 4-year universities.

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Monday, December 14, 2015

[Football] Two Artichokes Named All-Americans For Football

Chevoski Collins (SO/Houston, TX) and Maurice Burton Jr. (FR/Chicago, IL) lead the way for Scottsdale Community College as they were named as NJCAA All-Americans.

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Best Places to Catch a Sunset in Scottsdale

When you’re in an environment like the Sonoran Desert, every moment seems like a photo opp. This is especially true during sunset. Following are some of the best places to see a sunset in Scottsdale. Don’t forget that camera!

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West

Once the winter home of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West is now a museum and working architectural school. Guided tours, which take you through Wright’s working and living spaces, are offered on a daily basis. Visit in the late afternoon or book the 2-hour Night Lights tour and you’ll enjoy views of Scottsdale’s twinkling city lights as the sun sets.


McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Prompted by a growth spurt in the 70s and 80s, Scottsdale citizens voted to preserve nearly one-third of city land as the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. A true desert oasis, the Preserve offers some of the best hiking in town and is a prime spot for outdoor enthusiasts who want to catch a glimpse of wildlife. You haven’t lived until you’ve seen the Sonoran Desert’s flush of vibrant purples, greens, and reds come to life just before sunset at the Preserve.


The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Scottish bagpipes signal the end of the day at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Professional bagpiper Michael McClanathan calls in golfers off the course at sunset with his melodic Old World Scotland tunes. Even if you’re not golfing, you can still kick back with an ice-cold margarita at the Dreamweaver Canyon fire pit and watch as the sun dips below a warm desert horizon.


Degree 270

This chic lounge on the 14th floor of the Talking Stick Resort & Spa boasts unparalleled views of Camelback Mountain and the surrounding Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Besides jaw-dropping views, Degree 270 also is known for its live entertainment, dance floor, and regular drink specials. So, it’s not your traditional “sunset spot,” but it’s definitely worth a visit!

Hotel Valley Ho

On top of the tower at the Hotel Valley Ho marks the spot for one of the best views in Scottsdale. Looking over Camelback mountain and the west valley, the view is sure to make your night. City lights and mountain views, what more could you want?

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

[Football] Scottsdale CC Takes Home The Valley Of The Sun Bowl

The Scottsdale Community College Fighting Artichokes Football team has won the 2105 Valley of the Sun Bowl over the Central Lakes College Raiders by a final score of 42-34.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

[Football] Artichoke's Offensive Line Looking To Make History

The Scottsdale Community College Football team has had a lot of success this season from their big Offensive Line that continues to be consistent.

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December 2015 Events in Scottsdale

Check out some of the events going on this December in Scottsdale! For a full list of events, click here.

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