The Valley is always bustling with high-profile happenings and exciting entertainment from fab fashion events to glitzy and glamorous galas. AZFoothills.com readers stay engaged with their favorites in arts and entertainment listed below.
These are the winners of Best of Our Valley 2016. All winners will be featured in the April 2016 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their “Best Of” status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2016. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
All those who won this year can download their 2016 Winners logos here.
THE WINNERS LIST: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Best Acting Studio – Dearing Acting Studio
Best Annual Charity Event – Compassion with Fashion, AZ Humane Society
Best Annual Fashion Event – Xavier College Prep Fashion Show Luncheon
AFM FAV: Best Annual Fashion Event –Brophy College Prep Fashion Show Luncheon
Best Annual Gala – Best Buddies Gala
AFM FAV: Best Annual Gala – Celebrity Fight Night
Best Annual Valley Event –Scottsdale Polo Championships
Best Annual Valley Event: Large Scale – Scottsdale Culinary Festival
AFM FAV: Best Annual Valley Event: Large Scale –Waste Management Phoenix Open
Best Automobile Auction – Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
Best Children’s Theatre – Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre
Best Civic Organization – Phoenix Thunderbirds
Best Concert Venue – Livewire AZ
Best Dance Studio– Chandler Dance Center
Best Haunted House – Jack and Jills Haunted Hill, Phoenix
Best Improv Group– Chaos Comedy
Best Local Art Studio- Mesa Contemporary Arts
Best Local Band/Musician – Elvis Before Noon
Best Museum – Musical Instrument Museum
Best Rooftop For Events – Degree 270 at Talking Stick Resort
Best Special Event Venue – Livewire AZ
Best Theatre –Brelby Theatre Company
Best Worship Team – Christ’s Church of the Valley