Unleash Your Inner Musician: Free Summer Camps Offer Teens Unforgettable Musical Experiences
This summer, Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is set to hit a high note with its lineup of free music summer camps for students aged 14 to 18. With a diverse selection of camps spanning genres and disciplines, there’s something for everyone, from budding musicians to seasoned performers.
Running daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a 45-minute lunch break, these camps are taught by passionate college and high school music faculty and guest instructors. The camps will take place at PVCC’s Center for the Performing Arts Music Room (CPA115) or in the adjacent Music Building (N-building) and Electronic Music Lab (M-East Building). PVCC’s Center for the Performing Arts is located at 18401 North 32nd St.

To participate, students must provide their own lunch, snacks, and water bottles. Reservations are required.

The camp schedule is as follows:
• May 30 – June 1: Music Theory Boot Camp (15 students max)
• June 5 – 8: Electronic Music Production Camp (15 students max)
• June 5 – 8: Jazz Music Camp (20 students max)
• June 12 – 15: Vocal & Choral Singing Camp (20 students max)
• June 19 – 22: Songwriting & Recording Camp (15 students max)
• June 26 – 29: Musical Theater Camp (20 students max)

In addition to the summer camps, PVCC is offering free evening workshops with no experience necessary, as well as the summer musical theater production of “Kinky Boots.”
For more information or to register, email [email protected] with “Music Camps” in the subject line or visit pvcccpa.ticketspice.com/pvcc-2023-music-summer-camps. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to develop your musical skills and make lasting memories!

Fiesta Like There’s No Mañana: Cinco de Mayo Bash at Taqueria Centro
Get ready to spice up Cinco de Mayo at Taqueria Centro’s vibrant celebration on Friday, May 5, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. This unforgettable evening packed with authentic flavors, lively entertainment, and endless fun takes place at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, 4949 E. Lincoln Dr.

Guests can savor the taste of Mexico with Taqueria Centro’s delicious tacos, house-made margaritas, and an exclusive tequila tasting. As they indulge, they can also try their hand at cigar rolling and snap a memorable photo with the beer burro!

The sounds of a live mariachi band will keep everyone dancing the night away, bringing the spirit of Mexican culture to the heart of Scottsdale. There’s no need to worry about tickets – this event is open to the public, and guests will be served on a first-come basis.

Don’t miss out on this sensational Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Taqueria Centro – it’s the place to be for an unforgettable celebration! For more information, call 480-627-3200.

Shea Cheese Announces Exciting May Events: Grazing Board Workshop & Cheese 101 Class
Looking to elevate your entertaining skills or expand your cheese knowledge? Join Shea Cheese at their two captivating May events, guaranteed to impress your friends and delight your taste buds!

On May 11, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Shea Cheese invites you to “Come Build a Grazing Board with Us!” Discover how to create an eye-catching, delectable grazing board that will have your guests in awe. Master the art of arranging cheeses, charcuterie, and accompaniments to create the ultimate Instagram-worthy spread.

For cheese enthusiasts eager to dig deeper, Shea Cheese presents “Cheese 101” on May 25, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Indulge in a guided tasting of various cheese types while learning the basics of cheese making, pairings, and storage. This Cheese 101 class will turn you into a cheese connoisseur, ready to impress at your next gathering.

Both events will be held at Shea Cheese, located at 10880 N 32nd St., Suite 19. Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today and embark on a delicious journey with Shea Cheese! For more information, visit sheacheese.com.