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  • Buy a Beer and Rogue Bar Will Wrap Your Gifts
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    Buy a Beer and Rogue Bar Will Wrap Your Gifts

    published Dec 17, 2010

    ​So you found the perfect gifts for your crafty, geeky, artsy, and hipster friends and now it's time to wrap them. Let's be honest: You'd rather have a beer. Luckily both of those things can be acco... More >>

  • A Holiday Trunk Show at Bunky Boutique

    published Dec 16, 2010

    ​ We've decided to camp out until Bunky Boutique sets up for its Holiday Trunk Show. (Thankfully we only have a couple hours and the coffee next door is pretty good.)At 7 p.m., the boutique where we... More >>

  • Tania Katan Serves up a Literary Dominatrix Gift Certificate
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    Tania Katan Serves up a Literary Dominatrix Gift Certificate

    published Dec 16, 2010

    ​Tania Katan's offering up some expert advice, and you'll take it if you know a thing or two about local literature and performance art. Katan's a playwright, actor and writer who grew up in Phoenix... More >>

  • Flowers for the Rain on Calle 16

    published Dec 16, 2010

    ​Who knows what the masterminds behind community-building Calle 16 will come up with if/when it snows, but for rain, they're decorating 16th Street from Thomas to Roosevelt streets with flowers. So ... More >>

  • Adult Footed Pajamas: When Being a Kid Again is Just Creepy
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    Adult Footed Pajamas: When "Being a Kid Again" is Just Creepy

    published Dec 16, 2010

    ​Pajama City, an online pajama store based in Maryland, specializes in one thing: Adult footed pajamas. The store's website says the company actually ships the pajamas daily from its warehouse, whic... More >>

  • A Phoestivus Market in Phoenix Tonight

    published Dec 15, 2010

    ​ A Phoestivus for the rest (or all) of us who need to get a little local gift shopping accomplished in the company of local food vendors and live music. It will be the first Phoestivus in what or... More >>

  • JB Snyder's Fragments of Happiness in the Quincy
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    JB Snyder's "Fragments of Happiness" in the Quincy

    published Dec 14, 2010

    It's about time Phoenix sees some serious mural love. In the interest of giving credit to their artists and because we're losing track of the times we've said, "Woah, when did that go up?", we bring y... More >>

  • StoryCorps Records Phoenix Stories in January

    StoryCorps Records Phoenix Stories in January

    published Dec 14, 2010

    ​All you'll need to get into the StoryCorps silver Airstream trailer in January is a friend and a few questions. StoryCorps, a nonprofit dedicated to recording and preserving American stories, will ... More >>

  • The Not So Lazy Susan: In Review

    published Dec 13, 2010

    ​Our arts and culture blog, Jackalope Ranch, reviews local zines and publications once in a while. Today, it takes a look at The Not So Lazy Susan. Local writer and big time foodie Susan Pants relea... More >>

  • Rips Turns TRON: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    published Dec 13, 2010

    ​ TRON fiends and Daft Punk lovers collided (quite literally) on the Rips dance floor over the weekend when the bar held a TRON holiday party. We checked out the costumes, the lack of costumes, and ... More >>

  • Chicken Stolen From Tempe Coop
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    Chicken Stolen From Tempe Coop

    published Dec 13, 2010

    ​Note: This story has been updated to include up-to-date photos and information. Matt Toomey would like his chicken back. An "Abducted Chicken" flier posted around town reads that on December 8, som... More >>

  • Where to Catch Tonight's Geminid Meteor Shower

    Where to Catch Tonight's Geminid Meteor Shower

    published Dec 13, 2010

    ​If you can find an excuse to be outside tonight/early tomorrow morning, look up. Tonight will be the peak of the Geminid meteor shower, an annual event that occurs in mid-December. Meteor shower e... More >>

  • <i>Magical Moment</i> by Luster Kaboom
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    Magical Moment by Luster Kaboom

    published Dec 13, 2010

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  • Gregory Sale Explores Public Safety, Crime, and Corrections in ASU Art Museum's <i>Social Studies</i>
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    Gregory Sale Explores Public Safety, Crime, and Corrections in ASU Art Museum's Social Studies

    published Dec 10, 2010

    ​To Gregory Sale, "It's (meaning Arizona crime and the corrections system) Not Just Black and White." The local artist is using the statement as a working title for his residency/exhibition slated t... More >>

  • Hector Ruiz and DOSE in St. Francis

    published Dec 10, 2010

    It's about time Phoenix sees some serious mural love. In the interest of giving credit to their artists and because we're losing track of the times we've said, "Woah, when did that go up?", we bring y... More >>

  • Lalo Cota and Breeze on The Bee's Knees
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    Lalo Cota and Breeze on The Bee's Knees

    published Dec 09, 2010

    It's about time Phoenix sees some serious mural love. In the interest of giving credit to their artists and because we're losing track of the times we've said, "Woah, when did that go up?", we bring y... More >>

  • What Goes On and What Takes Place: Four Women Artists Working
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    What Goes On and What Takes Place: Four Women Artists Working

    published Dec 09, 2010

    ​A year ago, local artists Monica Aissa Martinez, Carolyn Lavender, Mary Shindell, and Sue Chenoweth had seen each others' work in galleries around town, but never imagined working together. On Satu... More >>

  • Could You Survive on Jackalope Ranch?
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    Could You Survive on Jackalope Ranch?

    published Dec 06, 2010

    It's OK to admit -- everyone loves a dose of flowchart every now and then ... and today we're starting a little variation of our own. We'll start easy (come on, you should know what vajazzling is by n... More >>

  • Magical Moment by Luster Kaboom

    published Dec 06, 2010

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  • 11th Street Studio Hosts Silver Lining Art Show on Saturday

    11th Street Studio Hosts "Silver Lining Art Show" on Saturday

    published Dec 03, 2010

    ​ With work from creative minds like Brain Boner, Patricia Beatty, Sylvia Hardt, Danielle Hacche, Rafael Navarro, Jason Savaglio, and Susan Rae Westover, you hardly need a silver lining. Luckily, th... More >>

  • Downtown's First Friday (Dec. 3)
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    Downtown's First Friday (Dec. 3)

    published Dec 03, 2010

    Art walks are more often about people watching and shenanigans and less about the actual art. We're here to guide you through both. Presenting our very own Field Guide -- an evolving guide to art walk... More >>

  • When Martha Met SeeSaw

    published Dec 02, 2010

    ​Like we needed another reason to love SeeSaw Designs. The team's  2011 Letterpress Calendar received Martha Stewart's (double embossed, beautifully designed) stamp of approval in her 2010 Holi... More >>

  • Crafeteria: A Sneak Peek at Friday's Local Indie Craft Fair

    published Dec 02, 2010

    ​We've been geeking out about the Crafeteria for a few weeks -- blame the 40-something vendors selling handmade goods, promises of Urban Cookies and Pumpkin Soup, or the simple excuse to hang out at... More >>

  • The Rise Project Offers After-School Urban Arts Classes for Teens
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    The Rise Project Offers After-School Urban Arts Classes for Teens

    published Dec 02, 2010

    ​When the Phoenix Center for the Arts partnered up with ASU Downtown's School of Public Affairs and the Phoenix Center Association, we knew things were about to get seriously creative -- and educati... More >>

  • Spotted: Atherton|Keener in DWELL's December Issue
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    Spotted: Atherton|Keener in DWELL's December Issue

    published Dec 01, 2010

    ​Cy Keener and Jay Atherton are big, young names in the local architecture and design community -- and they're currently enjoying some time in the national spotlight.The talented design duo's firm A... More >>

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