Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend
Tattoo artist Andrick Aviles
Exhibition of Graffiti Art @ Eric Fischl Gallery Fine Arts Building, Phoenix College
Today from 1 to 8 p.m., check out the work of four graf artists, who transformed a movable eight-by-nine-foot wall at Eric Fischl Gallery. At 5, there will be live b-boying and dance. It takes place on PC's campus at 1202 West Thomas Road. Admission is free. Additional details can be found here.
"Mi Casa Es Su Casa" @ HighPoint Shoes
Nineteen-year-old tattoo artist Andrick Aviles -- who has inked up former Phoenix Sun Amar'e Stoudemire and Arizona Cardinals' Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson -- needs help raising some bread so that the Mexico City-born kid can become a legal U.S. citizen. So HighPoint Shoes, 7135 East Camelback Road, Suite 175 in Scottsdale (where Aviles is the store's official ink-slinger) is hosting a benefit for Aviles and his family from 9 to 11 p.m. tonight that will include artwork by Dumperfoo, Joshua Rhodes, and Isse Maloi. Check out www.andrickaviles.tumblr.com.
Tempe Starving Artist Presents the Grand Opening of The Fixx @ The Fixx
Robbie Pfeffer's homegrown Tempe Starving Artist publication is expanding operations into one of Tempe's only all-ages music venues called The Fixx. Located at 15 East 7th Street in Tempe, the sonic-hosting coffee bar will hold free shows every Saturday, including tomorrow's 7 p.m. gig featuring Kid Sampson, The Muddy Moneys, Stellacutta, and Lawnchair. Go here for more information.
Scavenger Dash @ Canteen Tequila Bar
Recruit a buddy and do the urban adventure thing during Scavenger Dash. Phoenix-based Sierra Adventure Sports hosts this Saturday shindig that launches from Canteen Tequila Bar, 640 South Mill Avenue in Tempe. Check-in begins at 11 a.m. and a mandatory pre-event starts at 11:50 a.m. If you're not into racing, you can volunteer for a $15 gift certificate. Peep this link for details.
Desert Polo Invite III @ Grace Community Christian School
Arizona Hardcourt Bike Polo hosts the third edition of Desert Polo, a street-game-style competition performed on bicycles. The tournament takes place on Saturday and Sunday at Grace Community Church, 1200 East Southern Avenue in Tempe. For participating and/or viewing details, click here.
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