Radar: To Do In PHX 1.12-1.16

Photo from heard.org.


This weekend there’s no shortage of Phoenix events to choose from as the holiday season wraps up. From art exhibitions to weekend brunches, a beer fest to beekeeping, we’ve rounded up a wide variety of choices for your weekend plans. Note:  All descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Exhibition – Remembering the Future: 100 Years of Inspiring Art
“Remembering the Future: 100 Years of Inspiring Art” will showcase painting and sculpture produced by leading American Indian artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Each work in the exhibition will be drawn from the Heard Museum’s permanent collection and will reflect an artistic response to the challenges and opportunities presented by the decade in which it was created. Free. 10 a.m. Heard Museum: 2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ; heard.org // @heardmuseum

January Cannafriends Meeting
Enjoy networking with industry professionals, hopefuls, and customers. If you’re looking to meet new friends, find employment, or learn about general information surrounding the cannabis industry this event is for you! We will be joined by Chef Teresa Hansen with High Vibe Kitchen Collective who will be providing some light bites for you to enjoy during the event. We look forward to seeing you there. $10+. 5 p.m. The Venue on Washington: 1520 East Washington St., Phoenix, AZ; azcannafriends.com // @azcannafriends

Lunar Libations Mixology Event
Julia Halina Hadas, author of Witchcraft Cocktails and Moon, Magic, Mixology will be making a guest appearance to show us how to cocktail with a purpose in the coming 2022 year. Enjoy a reading from a Tarot expert and/or astrologist for this magical mixology event! Free. 7-9:30 p.m. The Grand: 718 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ; thegrandaz.com // @thegrandaz


Arizona Fine Art Expo
Private art reception previewing the Arizona Fine Art Expo, a world-class annual art event with unique opportunities to meet artists in their studios and to experience the creation of fine art. Explore, discover, engage and collect original works of art directly from award-winning, renowned and emerging artists before the expo opens to the public. Free. 5-8 p.m. AZ Fine Art Expo: 26540 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ; arizonafineartexpo.com // @azfineartexpo 

Soul Power Band
The Soul Power Band brings you vintage soul, funk, and R&B. Come party with one of the hottest acts in the metro-Phoenix area. WestSide Blues & Jazz offers a cozy, bricked wall speakeasy decor with very comfortable casual seating. There is not a bad seat in the House. $15. 6-10 p.m. Westside Blues & Jazz: 17045 North 59th Ave., Glendale, AZ; westsideblues.com 


29th Annual Winter Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival
The Carefree Fine Art Festival features more than 155 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad.  Artists will participate displaying paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and ink; impressive small, medium and life-sized sculptures, sparkling hand blown glass, clay, metal, stone, wood, bronze, one-of-kind handcrafted jewelry, beautiful photography and much more!  Free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Downtown Carefree: 101 Easy St., Carefree, AZ; thunderbirdartists.com // @thunderbirdartists

Beethoven and Rachmaninoff: Genius meets Passion
Composer, virtuoso pianist and conductor Sergei Rachmaninoff meets the giant Ludwig van Beethoven in this program of compositional titans. Rachmaninoff’s symphonic arrangement of his lyrical masterpiece song Vocalise opens the program, followed by Beethoven’s first symphony, with its musical echoes of his teachers Haydn and Mozart. This rich program rounds out with one of the most technically challenging concertos ever written, performed by Grammy-nominated virtuoso pianist Joyce Yang. $24+. 7:30 p.m. The Phoenix Symphony: 1 N. 1st St., Ste. 200, 308 N 2nd Ave., Phoenix; phoenixsymphony.org // @phoenixsymphony


Diva Royale Drag Queen Show
Featuring The Finest In Scottsdale Drag Queen Dinner and Brunch Shows and Female Celebrity Impersonation. Get Up Close And Personal With Your Host Diva Drag Queen and Her Guest Drag Queen Divas such as Madonna, Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, Liza Minnelli, Adele, Nicki Minaj, Whitney Houston, Sia, Britney Spears, Beyonce, and many other celebrity impersonators. Diva Royale: 4434 North Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale, AZ; dragqueenshow.com // @divaroyaleusa

Set It Off: Welcome to Elsewhere Tour
The Los Angeles-based band -comprised of Cody Carson (vocals), Dan Clermont (guitar), Zach DeWall (guitar) and Maxx Danziger (drums)- have become known for creating their own original brand of pop music, infusing bold electronic elements that guide loud, driving rock instrumentations with guitar riffs as catchy as the choruses and an overall feel-good, dance-worthy vibe. $27+. 6:30 p.m. The Van Buren: 401 W Van Buren St., Phoenix; thevanburenphx.com // @thevanburenphx


The Brunch Rooftop
Kick-back with a drink in hand, share small plates with friends, and soak in the 360-degree scenery from our bar and lounge. Get brunch with a backdrop on the weekends, enjoy our happy-hour during the week & relax in an outdoor setting with plenty of room to responsibly distance. 1-6 p.m. From The Rooftop: 222 East Portland St., Phoenix; ftrooftop.com // @ftrphx

Copper State Beer Fest
Where are the beer lovers at? Join for the largest craft beverage & food festival in Mesa, Arizona — The Copper State Beer Festival. Not much of a beer fan? Don’t worry,there are wineries, fan favorite spirits and more. Enjoy premium beer, wine, spirits, ciders, meads, hard kombucha, hard seltzers, food trucks, and live entertainment from local artists. It’s time to get outside and have some fun. Cheers! $20+. 12-5 p.m. Riverview Park: 2100 West Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa, AZ; copperstatebeerfest.com // @copperstatebeerfest 

Movement in the Courtyard
The Churchill hosts a weekly market called Sidewalk Saturday, which will take place every Saturday. After class, enjoy brunch and browse local artists. $10. 9 a.m. The Churchill: 901 North 1st St., Phoenix; thechurchillphx.com // @thechurchilphx 


Beekeeping 101: Honey Hive Farms Hands on Beekeeping Class and Honey Tasting
This class is designed to teach the basics of keeping honey bees in the low, southwest desert of Arizona.  The course runs approximately three hours and is split into two components:  classroom education and hands-on experience. Class sizes are limited to 10 people to ensure that all students have the ability to fully participate in the beekeeping experience. $100. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Honey Hive Farms: 14611 North 83rd Ave., Peoria, AZ; honeyhivefarms.com // @honeyhivefarms


Soul Sunday: Sunset Yoga with Debbie Popiel
Join us the first and third Sunday of every month for #SoulSunday, an evening yoga flow with Debbie Popiel at Quasar Quantum Healing. Debbie will be running a 60-minute yoga flow, followed by a 15-minute meditation session in our salt cave. $25. 6 p.m. Quasar Quantum Healing: 14809 North 73rd St., Scottsdale, AZ; quasarquantumhealing.com // @quasarquantumhealing

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