Jennifer Cafarella teaches dance from the heart

Jennifer Cafarella is passionate about her life: As a dancer, teacher, mother and business owner. When speaking with her, you can hear that passion for her school, the Ballet Theatre of Phoenix, and her professional company and for showing others how to include the art in their own lives. “I started my formal ballet training…


Hidden in the Hills celebrates 20 years

Arizona’s largest and longest-running artist studio tour and sale, Hidden in the Hills, celebrates its 20th year during the last two weekends of November: Nov. 18-20 and Nov. 25-27. A signature event of the non-profit Sonoran Arts League, HITH features 188 artists in 47 studio locations throughout the scenic Desert Foothills communities of Cave Creek,…


Third graders share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

In anticipation of celebrating Thanksgiving, just about everyone’s favorite secular holiday, we asked some third graders at Pardes Jewish Day School in Scottsdale to tell us what they are thankful for, and also what they most enjoy at the traditional holiday feast. Following are their answers, compiled by Leni Reiss. ELIANA KLEIN I am thankful…

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