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2014 Stories by Katie Johnson

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Everybody Rates Chris

    published April 10, 2014

    Between his spot-on impersonations of drunk chicks who just don’t care to Brits who are pissed, Chris D’Elia is gaining the laughs... More >>

  • Sunnyslope Up

    published April 10, 2014

    Paintings, and textiles, and jewelry, oh my! The semi-annual Sunnyslope Art Walk, which takes to the streets every April and October, returns this... More >>

  • Best Stop

    published April 10, 2014

    Any good foodie knows to save the best for last, which is why the Scottsdale Culinary Festival is finishing off six days of fine wining and... More >>

  • Trojan Man

    published April 3, 2014

    Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. An Iliad is the Obie Award-winning production directed by Lisa Peterson that... More >>

  • Bring the Heat

    published April 3, 2014

    It’s time for a meat and greet. The Fifth Annual Arizona BBQ Festival is cooking up a full day of games and grub, serving up smoked... More >>

  • Pancake Walk

    published March 27, 2014

    Bring out the paint brushes and whip up the pancake batter. The Pancakes and Booze Art Show is making its biannual trip to Phoenix. Founded and... More >>

  • Talkin' Bout Regeneration

    published March 27, 2014

    Put away the ballet slippers and tap shoes because this isn’t your average dance performance. Contemporary Japanese performance duo Eiko... More >>

  • Beds, Baths, and Beyond

    published March 27, 2014

    Get ready for some real estate envy. It's time for the Windsor Square Historic District Home and Garden Tour at Central and Camelback to open... More >>

  • Chasing Amy

    published March 20, 2014

    Amy Schumer is a woman who knows how to keep it classy, with tales of cutting, masturbation, uncircumcised one-night-stands, and HPV. The... More >>

  • Beard Nation

    published March 13, 2014

    The James Beard Benefit Dinner returns to the Scottsdale Culinary Festival, and we know what that means: time to dine with the food world's... More >>

  • Cave Dwellings

    published March 13, 2014

    One of the Cave Creek Museum’s biggest fund-raising events, the Homes Through Time Tour, is returning to the North Valley. The four homes... More >>

  • Old Fashions

    published March 13, 2014

    In case you haven’t heard, antiques aren’t just for grandmas anymore. Which is why we’re marking our calendars for the return... More >>

  • Attell-All

    published March 6, 2014

    Night owls know him from his days on Comedy Central’s Insomniac. Adult humorists see him as the host of Dave’s Old Porn on... More >>

  • Short Shorts

    published February 27, 2014

    Lights. Camera. Action. Founded in 2005, the Almost Famous Film Festival is an annual event that challenges writers, actors, filmmakers, and... More >>

  • Morning Bite

    published February 27, 2014

    Art and breakfast go together like jam and toast, which is why Scottsdale Public Arts is hosting a Breakfast Walking Tour for those who... More >>

  • Laugh Outliars

    published February 20, 2014

    Second City alum and improviser extraordinaire Mike Lukas is gearing up for a nonstop weekend of laughs as the Outliars Comedy Club presents... More >>

  • Pottery Barns

    published February 20, 2014

    Crack a smile, because ASU’s Ceramics Studio Tour returns to the Valley for a 13th year. The tour, which is organized by the Artists... More >>

  • Downward Dog Park

    published February 20, 2014

    Time to breathe in and rock out as the national outdoor community event, Yoga Rocks the Park, returns for another four-week season. The outdoor... More >>

  • Pop-Up Quiz

    published February 13, 2014

    Think you know your stuff? The cast of NPR’s weekly program and podcast Wait, Wait... Don’t Tell Me! is traveling all the way from... More >>

  • Get Real

    published February 13, 2014

    Nothing says romance like Whitney Cummings telling you and your beau what’s really going on. Cummings is an actress, comedian, creator of... More >>

  • Bound, Too

    published February 13, 2014

    It’s time to get down with your bad self. Horns and Halos Productions is celebrating its 10th anniversary season with Fetish Revolution... More >>

  • Day Drinking

    published February 6, 2014

    A little friendly competition? We’ll drink to that.The Fifth Annual Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition returns Sunday, February... More >>

  • Dude, Where's My Carnival?

    published February 6, 2014

    The Musical Instrument Museum is celebrating the sights and, most importantly, the sounds of Carnival with a two-day excursion into the... More >>

  • Imagine Dragons

    published February 6, 2014

    The Southwest is moving east as Chinese Week returns once again to downtown Phoenix. As always, the highlight of this community-based... More >>

  • Dancing Queen

    published January 30, 2014

    Hips don’t lie, and neither do the judges at the Arab American Association’s USA Belly Dance Queen Competition. Sponsored by Arab... More >>

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