Photos: Heard Museum Indian Fair & Market, Art d'Core Gala, and Mardi Gras Mayhem in Phoenix
Thomas "Breeze" Marcus paints the mural, "The Power of Mother Earth," an inspired look at climate change and the Indigenous land issues throughout the world.
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Heard Museum Indian Fair & Market 3/2/14 The 56th Annual Heard Museum Indian Fair & Market held March 1 and 2, was a colorful and vibrant celebration of Native American culture, food, art, music, and dance. The event brought out both local and nationwide festival-goers to share in an integral part of the country's cultural fabric, and to celebrate the Native Americans' significant influence on art and culture.
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As the party grew, more people joined in the dancing.
Art d'Core Gala at Crescent Ballroom, 3/1/14 The revitalization of downtown with the color and energy that urban art brings was honored and toasted at the Art d'Core Gala Saturday, March 1, at Crescent Ballroom. Many came out dressed in eclectic, formal attire to celebrate the kickoff of the 26th Annual Art Detour. After Mayor Greg Stanton spoke to the attendees, toasted the event, the rebirth of Phoenix, and the return of the downtown scene, there was much celebration with dancing and the debut of the Phoenix Phabulous History mural.
Mardi Gras partiers hit up Tongue Tied.
Tongue Tied's Mardi Gras Mayhem at Apollo's Lounge, 3/1/14 DJ Roya and DJ Funkfinger celebrated the Mardi Gras holiday in style on Saturday, March 1, during the latest edition of their monthly Tongue Tied dance party at Apollo's. The colorful affair includes plenty of beats and the requisite beads, as well as fire-breathing shenanigans by Karla Kaoz and The Agents Of The SINdicates, a costume contest, and music from local band Dry River Yacht Club.
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