“Tempe Screened”

FREE EVENT presented by City of Tempe Arts and Culture

  • Date: 03/30/2019 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Location: Tempe Center for the Arts
    700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
    Tempe, Arizona 85281
  • Introduction: An up-close and personal account of the many different lives that reside in Tempe, and how those lives interact and contribute to the culture of Tempe.

Tempe Screened 1“Tempe Screened” gives an up-close and personal account of the many different lives that reside in Tempe, and how those lives interact and contribute to the culture of Tempe. This free event will include live local music by Instructions and DJ A Claire Slattery, an interactive panel including residents of Tempe that participated in the making of the film, and an original film screening created by and for Tempeans, produced by Justin Stewart and Evan Liggins.

This event was programmed by Tempe Arts & Culture, Evan Liggins, and Justin Stewart, with funding from the Charles Delmar Foundation, and coincides with EDGE Happy Hour at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

Schedule of Events 

5:30 EDGE Happy Hour with Live Music by Instructions

7:30 Film Screening

8:30 Discussion

9:00 DJ Set by A Claire Slattery

Program and background:
“Tempe Screened” is an arts engagement event of the City of Tempe Arts & Culture (TAC) program. This year, TAC worked with local artists to forge strong relationships with community, provide mentorship for emerging event organizers, and offer programming to engage and invite new and diverse communities to the Tempe Center for the Arts.

Justin Stewart and Evan Liggins, Tempe filmmakers and music presenters, were chosen for the “Tempe Screened” project because of the quality of work demonstrated during the 2018 Arts in the Park program and their active involvement in the Tempe arts & culture community. The project continues to connect arts and culture to community by looking at the everyday life of Tempe through eyes of artists and with the voices of citizens.

In this project, Tempeans share their stories in a documentary film about Tempe. The documentary will be produced by Justin Stewart who has a degree in Film. Also coordinating the “Tempe Screened” experience is Evan Liggins, who is known locally for his role as the booking manager at Yucca Taproom and for creating and coordinating “Tempe Art A Gogh-Gogh” since 2010.

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