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Ice cream & puppets: Arts grant funds Arizona family's mobile theater

With help from a grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Stacey Gordon - the puppeteer behind one of “Sesame Street’s” neighbors and owner and operator of Puppet Pie, a downtown studio where she builds puppets available for purchase - Gordon is restoring and modifying an ice cream truck to be used as a mobile puppet studio.... Read more»

Painting a misleading picture? Stats show artists in Az have higher incomes

Fine artists in Arizona on average make more money annually than artists in any other state, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But there may be more Impressionism than Realism to those figures.... Read more»

Despite education cuts, arts still available to most schoolchildren

Big cuts to public education funding over the past two years have fueled fears that dance, music, theater and other arts won't be as available to students. But a new report on Arizona schools suggests that isn't the case.... Read more»