What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Diaspora Showcase presents the Fashion, Music, and Dance of Africa in a unique entertainment platform.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
The annual showcase covers the 5 regions of the African continent displaying diverse styles and sounds in music, fashion and dance.
What do you love most about your job?
The creative process of curating the fashion and the research that goes into the selection of the soundtrack.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
The diversity of the audience that attend the show, and the elegance of styles of the fashion collection.
Each year, the Arizona International Film Festival collects features and shorts from all over the world, repping nations including Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, Taiwan, and the United States. During the course of 17 days, the festival screens more than 100 films in categories such as Feature Narrative, Comedy Short, Feature Documentary, and Experimental Short. The festival also hosts special programs such as Cine Sin Fronteras, which examines border issues, and IndieYouth, a collection of films made by filmmakers young enough to not remember when documentaries were primarily just overhead projections of the week’s rainfall statistics.
Vapin' the Sun brings e-cigarette enthusiasts together with hundreds of industry vendors for a weekend of celebration and philanthropy. The event covers tens of thousands of indoor and outdoor convention space, giving vapers, non-vapers, and those who only vape on airplanes plenty of space to hobnob with exhibitors and take advantage of special offers.
Events such as a poker tournament and outdoor concert will be held throughout the weekend, while specific booths dedicated to education help attendees learn about vaping and the health benefits it can offer current smokers. All proceeds go to The Vape a Vet Project, a non-profit that provides starter kits and care packages to active and former American service members.
Rodeo is America's oldest extreme sport that pits man against animal. Three days of pro-rodeo performances by bonafide champion cowboy from the International Professional Rodeo Association. These events and more are all showcased at Gilbert Days, of which, traditionally, the Gilbert Days Rodeo is a three-day event. Put on by the Gilbert Promotional Corporation, which was founded in 1978 by local business and ranch owners, the series of festive events fosters a sense of community pride and family fun.
Every March, Mesa's charming town center fills with food, fun, and plenty of craft brews for Downtown Mesa Brewfest. Local vendors take over the streets as Arizona music acts take the stage. Meanwhile, festival-goers make their rounds at the various beer tents, which represent local breweries such as Bad Water Brewing, Sonoran Brew. Co., and Mesa's own Beer Research Institute.
A high definition screen and booming speakers are worth paying for to have that full movie watching experience. Head on over to Filmstock Film Festival in Tempe to watch the latest flicks in theaters!
Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Filmstock Film Festival selects great movies, so you can't go wrong with a visit to this movie theater.