Dec 292011
 
Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions on View at Phoenix Art Museum

Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions on View at Phoenix Art Museum Opens January 4, 2012 PHOENIX (December 8, 2011) – Sacred Word and Image: Five World Religions, an exhibition opening on January 4, 2012 at Phoenix Art Museum, features the written word and painted image as expressed in the cultures of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity throughout the past 1500 years.  The exhibition, on view through March 25, 2012, draws from the collections of Phoenix Art Museum and several prominent private collections, and includes a variety of [Read More]

Dec 292011
 
Historic Photo Exhibit at the Arizona Biltmore Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright & 75th Anniversary of Taliesin West

Historic Photo Exhibit at the Arizona Biltmore Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright & 75th Anniversary of Taliesin West   Plus Special Art & History Package   PHOENIX, December 12, 2011 – History will come to life in stark black and white at a special exhibit of images by Pedro E. Guerrero, the personal photographer of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, at the Arizona Biltmore (www.arizonabiltmore.com) Dec. 15, 2011 through April 29, 2012. Presented in collaboration with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and held in honor of the 75th anniversary of Taliesin [Read More]

Dec 292011
 
Spotted Donkey Expands Menu

Spotted Donkey Expands Menu New “Canteena & Cowboy” combines Mexican-modern Cuisine with a “Southwestern American Kick” by Executive Chef Robert McGrath Scottsdale, Ariz. (December 6, 2011) The Spotted Donkey Cantina-Hayden Village, on the “Via de Ventura Corridor” in Scottsdale, has been recognized in the valley for its Mexican and Southwest cuisine.  Now, with Chef Robert McGrath at the helm of the kitchen, new dishes have been crafted that are above and below the border, bringing traditional Mexican cuisine from the interior states of Mexico such as Oaxaca, Michoacan and Jalisco. [Read More]

Dec 292011
 
What’s in Style for 2012? Your Style

What’s in Style for 2012? Your Style Southwest lifestyle is about not following the rules sometimes. Full of renegades and outlaws from early on, those who live in the Southwest like to do things their own way and fashion is no exception. And whether you live in Phoenix or even Buffalo, New York, fashion is about your style; making it your own, making it unique, making it work for you, not the other way around. Regardless of what is happening on the runways, in the showrooms, on the retail floor [Read More]

Dec 282011
 
Bali Yoga Retreat: Treat Yourself Like The Goddess That You Are

Treat Yourself Like the Goddess That You Are By Monique Parker If you’re like most women today who multitask with aplomb, juggling responsibilities at home with a full-time career, then you have probably (at one time or another) fantasized about taking a vacation in some exotic locale where you can unplug and recharge without an alarm clock or laptop. While you love your family and your job, you love yourself too. Deep down you recognize the necessity of getting away every once in a while in order to rest, regain [Read More]

Dec 282011
 
A Look at Fashion One-Hundred Years Ago: 1912

A Look at Fashion One-Hundred Years Ago: 1912  What were women wearing one-hundred years ago? Women of Family of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1912 Women's fashions in the U.S. Southwest were influenced by a variety of women and cultural dress including the Mexican traditions, those of the indigenous Native Americans of the region, and pioneer and rancher women; however, other outer influences brought fashion and styles into our region as well through the wives of military men, merchants, shopkeepers, politicians and even through mail order catalogs. We are aware of the [Read More]

Dec 282011
 
Scottsdale: 25th Season of *FREE* Sunday A'Fair Outdoor Concerts Opens on Jan. 15

25TH SEASON OF *FREE* SUNDAY A’FAIR OUTDOOR CONCERTS OPENS ON JAN. 15 Sunday A’Fair January 15 – April 15, 2012 January 15 & 22 February 12, 19 & 26 March 4 & 25 April 1, 8 & 15 Sundays, Noon – 4 p.m. Outdoors at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Free Admission (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will open the 25th-anniversary season of Sunday A’Fair on Jan. 15 with free outdoor concerts by The Samba Project and Walt Richardson & The Peaceful Warriors from noon [Read More]

Dec 282011
 
Dwight Yoakam Comes to the Inn of the Mountain Gods

Ruidoso, New Mexico Dwight Yoakam – Fri., January 20 Johnny Cash once cited him as his favorite country singer. Chris Isaak called him as good a songwriter that ever put a pen to paper. Time Magazine dubbed him “A Renaissance Man” and Vanity Fair declared he “strides the divide between rock’s lust and country’s lament.” “He” is Dwight Yoakam and he’ll be at Inn of the Mountain Gods Fri., January 20.  Don’t miss this concert by the Grammy-award winning country star. Tickets from $25 to $100. For more information on [Read More]

Dec 282011
 
The Escape from Eden by Texas Author Joe L. Blevins

The Escape from Eden Andrew learns to read by copying the alphabet from an old Bible he finds. He begins writing a journal to keep track of the crops he raises. Andrew writes about his freedom and about being forced to move to Texas when smugglers took his farm as a hideout. He tells of his trip to Nacogdoches to meet with Sam Houston, a lawyer, and the leader of the Texan army. Andrew signs up for the land grants in east Texas, but discovers that first he must serve [Read More]

Dec 282011
 
Nifty Fifties: A Fundraiser for the Rio Grande Theatre

Includes a Fifties Fashion Show – The public is invited to come dressed in their favorite 50s apparel and join the fashion show. LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Doña Ana Arts Council and the Rio Grande Theatre invite you to flashback to the Nifty Fifties, with hot rods, ice cream floats and good old fashioned Rock 'n Roll! On Sunday, January 29, 2012, the Arts Council puts the "fun" back in fundraiser with an event for the entire family: a trip down memory lane to a simpler, more wholesome time, [Read More]

Dec 272011
 
Get Dressed for the 2011-2012 Ski Season

Get Dressed for the 2011-2012 Ski Season Maybe this is your first time out on the slopes and you're not sure what to wear. Maybe you've been skiing a while but haven't looked into any new seasonal items yet.  Maybe you just want something new to wear in cold weather or to the chalet.  Nothing can ruin your ski day faster than being inappropriately dressed, or under dressed!  Been there, done that. So be sure when you hit the slopes, you are ready for the weather. Obermeyer has a reputation [Read More]

Dec 272011
 
From the Editor - New Year, New Look!

Greetings!  2012 will bring a new look to Southwest Flair.  We will have a layout that reflects the fresh, clean look and feel of a print magazine rather than just a standard web layout. Articles and back issues will be catagorized by both date and subject, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for and much more!  Suggestions for similar articles will also appear for assistance in guiding you to other articles of interest that you won't want to miss. There is now an option to [Read More]

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