The new year brings a variety of exciting and interesting events to Flagstaff. From art to local tastes to music, there is never a shortage of things to do in this small mountain town. Enjoy a day of skiing, snowboarding or sledding, and then take in some culture in the evening with any of the following events.
The newest exhibit at the Coconino Center for the Arts shows through February 2014 and looks at the human experience. Participating artists present original anecdotes in the form of paint and focus on depicting humanity. To kick off the new exhibit, the Flagstaff Cultural Partners are holding a reception Jan. 11, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. Many of the participating artists will attend the reception, which offers food, beverages and entertainment to guests.
Beer lovers are invited to Flagstaff Jan. 18, 2014, at 2 p.m. to enjoy one of the best tastings in Arizona. The Flagstaff BrewHaHa takes place at the High Country Conference Center and invites guest to sample a selection of more than 75 different beers. With delicious appetizers, entertaining live music and a chance to vote for Best in Show, this tasting offers the over-21 crowd a fun afternoon in Flagstaff. If you order your tickets in advance, VIP access costs $80 and general admission tickets cost $37. Guests are encouraged to bring designated drivers, who can get tickets for $20.
The Randy Rogers Band will be performing at the Orpheum Theater Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, with special guest Wade Bowen. This concert event begins at 8 p.m. and offers a night of country and folk music to entertain all ages. Tickets are $15 if you purchase in advance, or $17 at the door.
Go behind the scenes of the public radio show, This American Life, with Ira Glass the night of Jan. 25, 2014. Come out to Ardrey Auditorium at 8 p.m. to get an inside-look at what it's like to host a radio show. According to the New York Times, Glass is "a journalist, but also a storyteller who filters his interviews and impressions through a distinctive literary imagination." Tickets are $43.25 and everyone is welcome.
George Winston, Grammy-winning pianist, is giving an intimate performance at Coconino Center for the Arts the evening of Jan. 26, 2014. With selections from his best-selling albums, including December, Winter Into Spring, Plains and Autumn, Winston entertains both young and old with his relaxing musical stylings. Tickets run from $40-$60 and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
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