for the weekend of July 23, 2011

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This week,'s Executive Director, Matt Lehrman, shared:

  1. The art of Elvis Kneivel - Urban-Future-Folk Art-Pop-Sculpture Ray Guns which are on sale at the Museum Store at SMoCA - the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
  2. Arizona Biltmore's Hollywood and Wine Summer Festival taking place today and tomorrow - featuring wine classes, cooking classes, film screenings & more.
  3. The "Museum Encounter" at the Musical Instrument Museum featuring, on Sunday, July 24 at 1pm - the Blues Guitar of Jonathan Sanchez & Alex Kutchins.  Matt describes MIM as the "greatest museum you'll ever hear."
  4. Practical Art - located near the corner of Camelback & Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix - features the work of local artists - and this month is featuring an exhibit of the photography of Heather Stevenson entitled Shelter.   (Matt apologizes for mis-speaking on air:  Practical Art IS located in central Phoenix and NOT (as he mistakenly said) in downtown Scottsdale.)