Next week in events: From standup comedy to The Office

The State Press looks at events on and off campus for the week of Nov. 25 to Dec. 1

 Sunday, Nov. 25

Standup Latino: Downtown Phoenix’s Stand Up Live is bringing back Arizona’s official Latino comedy show featuring Juan Villareal. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $15. The event is only open to people who are 18 years and older.

Monday, Nov. 26

Activating the Bhakti from Within: This donation-based yoga session is for beginner to advanced yogis. Get in tune with nature and cultivate your yoga skills at Daley Park in Tempe from 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

ASU Latin Jazz Night: The Nash, a jazz hotspot in downtown Phoenix, will be hosting ASU's Latin Jazz Band from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Students can pay $5 and see fellow Sun Devils perform.

Unwind Your Mind: The Sustainability Committee aims to teach students how maintaining healthy well-being ties into sustainability with an event for students to de-stress before finals. The event will have free food, live music and activities regarding mindfulness, food systems and bullet journals. It will be in the Secret Garden (in between Dixie Gammage Hall and West Hall) from 5 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

APiO Cultural Fashion Show: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month, Alpha Pi Omega will host a fashion show from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union on the Tempe campus. The show will display work from Native American designers and poets with the theme of "Existence is Resistance."

Thursday, Nov. 29

Paint for Peace: Health, Empowerment and Light, or HEAL International at ASU, an organization that aims to reduce the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS, will be hosting many local public and sexual health organizations which will provide information about sexually transmitted infections at the event. There will also be free STI testing. This "peaceful, positive" event takes place on Hayden Lawn from 9 to 3 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 30

"The Office" Christmas Party: Enjoy the television show "The Office?" Well, "The Office Club" at ASU is hosting a holiday party featuring screenings of favorite episodes from 7 to 10 p.m. in Design North. There will be catered food and games and students are encouraged to RSVP.


50th annual Fall Tempe Festival of the Arts: The annual urban fine arts festival will be taking over Mill Avenue from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. There will be two stages for live music and an additional section dedicated to Cottage Arts, which includes handmade soaps and seasonings. There is also a wine-tasting event for those who are 21+.  

Saturday, Dec. 1

Scottsdale Wine Fest: There will be 25 wines from all over the world to sample for $25 dollars and featured free rides from Lyft. The tasting will be from 1 to 5 p.m. in Old Town Scottsdale and you must be 21 and over to attend.


Kung Food Fest: Twenty local food trucks and restaurants will be feeding hungry foodies a variety of Asian cuisine, ranging from pho to fusion tacos. Admissions are $10 online and $15 at the gate for the event which will take place in Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix from noon to 6 p.m.


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