for weekend of July 30, 2011

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Today, Tess Rafols interviews Matt Lehrman, Executive Director of, Arizona's comprehensive calendar of theater, music, dance, art, festivals and cultural attractions throughout the Valley and around Arizona.

Matt featured:  

1)    Andy Warhol: Who, What, Where presented by ASU Art Museum through August 6, 2111. Andy Warhol’s black and white photographs in this exhibition reveal the people, things and places that spontaneously captured his attention and fed his larger body of work. The legendary artist used photographs throughout his silkscreen paintings, drawings and prints.The ASU Art Museum received 155 Polaroid photographs and gelatin silver prints from The Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program, which donated more than 28,500 works to educational institutions across the United States.
2)    August 2 – 4 - The Herberger Theater Center presents Lunch TimeTheater: Peoplesongs. This is a free “lunchtime” performance for those who need a little something different to do on their lunch hour. It begins at 12:10 pm. In this cabaret-style performance, songwriter/storyteller Annie Moscow will share with you songs about people and the stories behind them.
3)  It's not just cool & beautiful - Flagstaff is a GREAT destination for arts & culture!  Matt invites Valley residents to visit and discover MANY reasons to visit Flagstaff before the end of August, including:
Flagstaff Photography Center
Children's Music & Arts Festival
Lowell Observatory
Sheryl Crow in concert
Flagstaff Symphony
The Orpheum Theater presenting the Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash
The Green Room (always a great place to hang out and listen to live music)
Theatrikos Theatre Company's production of Sherlock's Last Case
The Songs of Frank Sinatra - performed by the Flagstaff Light Opera Company
NAU Art Museum
and last, but definitely not least...  Fire on the Mountain Gallery featuring the beautiful blown glasswork of Flagstaff artist George Averbeck.