Thursday, December 1, 2016

Christmas Lights Tour!

What: Christmas Lights Tour
When: Thursday,  Dec 22 @ 7p 
Where: Beginning at The Clarendon Hotel 
Hosted by: Marshall Shore, The Hip Historian 
The Valley is filled with fantastic light displays at the holidays, but who has time to do all that planning and all that driving?  Sit back, relax and leave it to us. Join Marshall Shore, tour guide extraordinaire on the Holiday Lights Tour, complete with candy canes, carols and kazoos. The tour beings and ends at the Clarendon Hotel and takes in every kind of display, including commercial displays, private home displays, and religious displays. Bring your family and friends and leave the driving to us.  Make it a truly jolly holiday.

Friday, November 11, 2016

VIP Home Tour: November 13th, 2016!

By popular demand, we are offering a guided tour with Marshall Shore. Marshall Shore, Arizona’s Hip Historian. Marshall’s passion is uncovering treasures from our past: the semi-forgotten people, places, and events that have made us who we are today. In this returning tour, Marshall will use his storytelling magic to bring Roosevelt’s heritage to life. This tour is from SOLD OUT 11:30 -1:00p SOLD OUT . It sells out quickly, so don’t procrastinate! 

JUST added a 1:30 - 3p Tour

Tickets 

What: Christmas Lights Tour
When: Thursday,  Dec 22 @ 7p 
Where: Beginning at The Clarendon Hotel 
Hosted by: Marshall Shore, The Hip Historian 
The Valley is filled with fantastic light displays at the holidays, but who has time to do all that planning and all that driving?  Sit back, relax and leave it to us. Join Marshall Shore, tour guide extraordinaire on the Holiday Lights Tour, complete with candy canes, carols and kazoos. The tour beings and ends at the Clarendon Hotel and takes in every kind of display, including commercial displays, private home displays, and religious displays. Bring your family and friends and leave the driving to us.  Make it a truly jolly holiday.

Friday, October 21, 2016

11a-1p Haunted Phoenix Tour Added

Haunted Phoenix Bus Tour Explores the Spookier Side of Downtown
When: Sunday, Oct 23th, 2016, from 11a-1p
Where: Bus leaves from the Clarendon Hotel at 401 W. Clarendon, Phoenix.
What: A guided bus tour hosted by history raconteur, Marshall Shore, who shares
the hidden history of these sites.
Join Marshall Shore, the unofficial Arizona Hip
Historian for a bus tour of historic graveyards, ruins, and ghostly haunts in
downtown Phoenix. The tour commences at the Clarendon, a boutique hotel with a
wildly checkered past. 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Visions of GRANDeur

What: Visions of GRANDeur
Where: Chartreuse - 1301 Grand Ave.
When: First Friday, Sept 2nd Grand opening & 3rd Friday Sept 16


Visions of GRANDeur, curated by Marshall Shore, celebrates through out the month of September. Beginning with artist receptions on First Friday, Sept. 2nd & 3rd Friday, Sept. 16. The show includes art from 20+ artist. The art ranges from new works created specifically for this show to a historical mural that was painted in the 50’s for a long forgotten movie set, sound stage and resort called Cudia City. Visions of GRANDeur, features artists such as:
Lucretia Torva, Janet Towbin, Zarco Guerrero, Miachelle DePiano, Marilyn Zsabo, Aubrey Diamant, Jordan Christopher Diamant, L.R. Brown “Lelia”, Christopher Jagmin, Stephen Farley, Christopher Oshana, Dain Q. Gore, Colin Chillag, James Angel, Nug Cornell, Xandriss, Tom Ardans, Hector Primero, Stacey Gordon, Dee Dee Woods, and Rossitza L Todorova

Jazz by musician, Alan Jones

The celebration continues with additional events at Chartreuse 


What: TEDx Salon
When: Fri, Sept. 23

Organized by TEDx Fountain Hills, which will be quite the adventure on Grand Ave.


What: Arizona History Showcase 
When: Sat, Sept. 10 starting at 3p
Join us for a special afternoon of Arizona History.
FREE - Thanks to the support of the AZ Humanities featuring
Lisa Schnebly Heidinger – Who Did You Say Was Here
Li Yang - Don Chun Wo, the Unofficial Mayor of Tucson's Chinatown
Alberto Olivas - Aztecs in Arizona, then and... now?! Reflections of A Modern-day Aztec Warrior

Additional surprises to be announced.  Meet-up

Friday, August 19, 2016

Haunted Phoenix Bus Tour Explores the Spookier Side of Downtown

When: Sunday, Oct 23th, 2016, from 1-3
Where: Bus leaves from the Clarendon Hotel at 401 W. Clarendon, Phoenix.
What: A guided bus tour hosted by history raconteur, Marshall Shore, who shares
the hidden history of these sites.
Join Marshall Shore, the unofficial Arizona Hip
Historian for a bus tour of historic graveyards, ruins, and ghostly haunts in
downtown Phoenix. The tour commences at the Clarendon, a boutique hotel with a
wildly checkered past. Once the scene of the infamous Don Bolles murder, the hotel
is home to various ghosts, including some recent and some longtime residents.

The tour will include a drive by of the historic Orpheum Hotel (Adams and Second
Avenue), home to the mysterious female spirit who wanders inside; a visit to the
Pioneer and Military Memorial Park, the final resting place to notable figures in
Arizona history and folklore; a peek inside the ruin of the historic First Baptist
Church on 3rd Ave and Monroe, which caught fire in the mid-80’s; a stop at the
San Carlos Hotel, home to the ghost of Leone Jensen, who has haunted it's halls since
1928.

Tour participants can park at the Clarendon 

When: Sunday, Oct 23th, 2016, from 1-3p
Where: Bus leaves from the Clarendon Hotel at 401 W. Clarendon, Phoenix.
What: A guided bus tour hosted by history raconteur, Marshall Shore, who shares
the hidden history of these sites.