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2013 Stories by Katie Johnson

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Weird Al

    published December 26, 2013

    Al Madrigal is no stranger to Arizona, what with his coverage of Tucson’s Mexican-American Studies Ban, SB 1070, and government gridlock.... More >>

  • Valley Hoedown

    published December 26, 2013

    Forget 1999. This December 31, the historic Hotel Valley Ho is inviting locals to party like it’s 1956.The retro resort will be... More >>

  • Cookie Cutter Housing

    published December 19, 2013

    Like a lot of holiday traditions, making gingerbread houses always seems like a great idea. That is until you find yourself scraping frosting... More >>

  • Chill Out

    published December 19, 2013

    Celebrating the holidays in Arizona means having the best of both worlds. While avoiding such winter drawbacks as blizzards, icy roads, and... More >>

  • Lines of Sight

    published December 5, 2013

    While it’s true that we enjoy art that speaks for itself, we really get a kick out of art that speaks through other people. For one night... More >>

  • Total Bettie

    published December 5, 2013

    This First Friday, downtown Phoenix will show a little leg and a whole lot of appreciation for America’s most memorable pinup girl,... More >>

  • House Music

    published December 5, 2013

    Who’s ready for some real estate porn? Downtown Phoenix’s historic F.Q. Story neighborhood is gearing up for the 29th installment... More >>

  • Birthday Theatrics

    published November 28, 2013

    In case you hadn’t heard, there ain’t no party like a National Theatre party. Which is why the National Theatre of Great Britain is... More >>

  • One Tree's Fill

    published November 28, 2013

    Whether you’re looking to give your tree some much-needed twinkle or you're trying to find the perfect holiday gift for your favorite... More >>

  • Endeavor Agency

    published November 21, 2013

    Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly know what it means to fight. The former Arizona congresswoman’s road to recovery has been in... More >>

  • Berlin Ball

    published November 21, 2013

    This holiday season, don’t just settle for dreaming of a white Christmas, see it on stage with a five-week showing of Irving... More >>

  • Squawk Boxes

    published November 14, 2013

    When it comes to the chicken and the egg, it’s not about who goes first -- it’s about who goes in the middle. The Valley... More >>

  • The Formula for Pie

    published November 14, 2013

    Cake may claim birthdays and weddings, but thanks to the hungry folks over at New Times' food blog, Chow Bella, the pie is getting its time to... More >>

  • Worth Salvaging

    published November 14, 2013

    Spring cleaning means falls spending, which is why antique-enthusiasts and salvage shoppers are taking their treasure hunt this autumn to Cave... More >>

  • Wild, Wacky Stuff

    published November 7, 2013

    Time to put on your psychedelic cowboy hat and march through the streets of Phoenix, the Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts is making its eighth... More >>

  • Presence of Presents

    published November 7, 2013

    Halloween is over, and you know what that means. It's time to get your holiday shop on. Rather than wait for the Black Friday rush, get your... More >>

  • Movers and Makers

    published November 7, 2013

    Hey Tempe, give yourself a pat on the back. For a college town, you sure do a lot. So much so that this month the Tempe History Museum invites... More >>

  • Dead Can Dance

    published October 31, 2013

    Who doesn’t remember their first prom? That magical night of dead flower corsages, zombies, and chipping in to rent a hearse with your... More >>

  • Party Down

    published October 31, 2013

    The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts invites you to get your party on and soak up some culture as it hosts La Gran Fiesta, a daylong... More >>

  • Stamping Grounds

    published October 31, 2013

    Everyone has their thing. For some, it’s knitting. For others, it’s comic books. So it should come as no surprise that... More >>

  • Ball Jams

    published October 24, 2013

    Listen up, slutty Cinderellas and zombie Prince Charmings. It’s time to put on the six-inch glass pumps and smear on the fake blood as... More >>

  • Dead or Alive

    published October 24, 2013

    While Halloween has us dressing up like the dead for cheap thrills and free candy, Dia de Los Muertos makes sure we stay in their good graces.... More >>

  • Old Haunts

    published October 24, 2013

    What Arizona lacks in haunted Victorian mansions, abandoned asylums, and early New England cemeteries, we make up for with ghost towns. Just in... More >>

  • Get Bent

    published October 17, 2013

    The undead can be so unfit. Take the zombies: stiff upper body, slow on the feet, and in desperate need of a good back-bend stretch.... More >>

  • Buck Up

    published October 17, 2013

    Reach for the sky, Arizona. One of the “best buckin'” events in the West is wending its way to North Scottsdale for an evening of... More >>

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