Top Five Phoenix Arts and Culture Stories of the Week

Fetish Heat 2013
Fetish Heat 2013
Melissa Fossum

If Bob Ross were alive today, he'd be painting happy little trees all over the place in ecstatic fervor for all the arts and culture happenings in Phoenix. To help you see the forest for the trees, here's a recap of the top arts and culture stories of the week.

Fetish Heat 2013's 16 Best and Weirdest Looks (NSFW)

Horns and Halos' fetish events are always pretty entertaining, if simply for the sake of people-watching. This year was no exception, as the steampunk-inspired Fetish Heat took over the Venue of Scottsdale, attracting an interesting mix of kinksters, performers, goths, exhibitionists, voyeurs, geek culture aficionados, and much more. Where else would a Victorian couple armed blasters comfortably stand next to two folks sporting vinyl and a leash?

We had plenty of looks to choose from, but here is the cream of the crop as far as fantastic and strange Fetish Heat looks are concerned.

--Melissa Fossum

5 Favorite Places to Nerd Out in Metro Phoenix

Phoenix is home to a broad community of artists, young professionals, and everything in between. There's something for everyone in this diverse metropolis, so it's no surprise that Phoenix has lots to offer in the nerd department. We've gathered our favorite places where you can let your hair down and let you nerd flag fly proud.

Check out the complete list here.

--Laura Armenta

How to Choose the Best Bangs for Your Face Shape

Bangs can be a good disguise for any women by creating softness, accentuating eyes, showing off those cheek bones, and creating a more youthful look. Choosing the style of bangs for you can be tough, but we've assembled this guide to getting the best bangs for your buck by pairing seven different face shapes with their best-suited fringe.

Here's your complete guide for how to choose your style of bangs.

--Gigi Arredondo

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