Locally Made Valentine Love
Valentine's Day is around the corner, and let's be real: Drugstore candy boxes, stuffed animals and red roses are so unoriginal. Luckily, we have some local creatives who are cooking up a few things for the holiday and taking orders ahead of time ...
1) Set of 5 morbid valentines ($12) by Lizzified
Not the sentimental type? Lizzified sells a pack of 5 cards depicting an array of comically gruesome scenes. Random sets are on sale online at Etsy or at the Firehouse Gallery located Downtown.
2) LOVE Tee ($21) by Finley & Oliver
Show your kids the love with these adorable graphic printed tees for kids of all ages in a variety of colors.
3) Conversation Candy Heart Earrings ($17.99) by Crafty Chica
Wear your heart on your ... ear. These confessional confections that use Spanish to convey passion are by local crafting fave, Crafty Chica.
The All-Star Comedy Explosion
TicketsSat., Apr. 15, 8:00pm
An American in Paris
TicketsTue., Apr. 18, 7:30pm
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
4) Cookies and cupcakes from Urban Cookies
Are sweets the way to your valentine's heart? Urban cookies has a variety of gifting options, from a single cupcake (Strawberry is the flavor of the month in February) in a fancy gift box that runs $5 to a Signature 24-pack of cookies, also festively decorated, that will cost you $27.99.
5) Downloadable Cards (free!) by Heather Hales
Cute messages at a price you can afford -- free! Downloadable print-your-own Valentines by local artist, Heather Hales ensure that warm Valentines Day messages for everyone you love are within your budget (if you have a printer).
Get the Arts & Culture Newsletter
Find out about upcoming performances, exhibitions, openings and special events happening in the Phoenix art and theater scene.