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2014 Stories by Katie Johnson

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  • Fair Game

    published October 16, 2014

    The smell of funnel cakes is in the air and circular lights are spinning in the sky. That can only mean one of two things: Aliens are here and... More >>

  • Lower Class

    published October 9, 2014

    There’s good, there’s bad, and then there’s just plain ugly. In Class 6 Theatre’s Worst Play Ever Contest, pitiful... More >>

  • Hey Judith

    published October 9, 2014

    The east coast meets Arizona and ecology meets art as acclaimed painter Judith Kruger exhibits her work in downtown Phoenix’s warehouse... More >>

  • Come at Me, Libro

    published October 2, 2014

    This fall Phoenix Public Library is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with ¡Celebramos!, a Valley-wide series of cultural events that... More >>

  • Burns, Baby, Burns

    published October 2, 2014

    Between Simpsons Legos, Simpsons video games, Simpsons theme parks, and the soon-to-be launched Simpsons World, it’s safe to say the... More >>

  • Little Brittain

    published September 25, 2014

    Laughter may be the best medicine, but it takes a professional to know how to administer it properly. Fortunately for those looking to step up... More >>

  • Crop Tops

    published September 25, 2014

    Time to throw on some flannel, pick up your pumpkin spice latte and head to the east valley for the annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze. This... More >>

  • Junk Fiend

    published September 18, 2014

    Forget the estate sales and the eBay auctions. For those who want to get their hands of some one-of-a-kind finds, there’s no better buy... More >>

  • The Atomic Page

    published September 11, 2014

    From the black market to Boston Market, Eric Schlosser has single handedly disclosed the ugly truth behind both under-the-radar dealings and... More >>

  • The Birds and The Bees

    published September 11, 2014

    Those who can win spelling bees do. Those who can’t live through their over-achieving children, making them memorize multisyllabic words... More >>

  • Old Haunts

    published September 4, 2014

    Reach for your car keys, cowboy, because hip historian Marshall Shore is putting on a slide-slinging show you won’t want to miss. As part... More >>

  • Two's Company

    published September 4, 2014

    Some people are just better in pairs: Thelma and Louise, Butch and Sundance, and Phoenix artists Larry Kornegay and Bill Timmerman. The two... More >>

  • The New Class

    published September 4, 2014

    Attention all kinky school girls and boys. City of Madness is bringing back one of its favorite nights of naughtiness with Reform School:... More >>

  • Board Certified

    published August 28, 2014

    Forget being king of the mountain. The new landscape hierarchy lends itself to king of the curb, the skateboarding elite who can ride the rails... More >>

  • Return of the Jokers

    published August 28, 2014

    Are you not entertained? Then perhaps you should check out the Cerberus Cup, where long form comedy takes on a competitive edge. In this event,... More >>

  • Simmer Time

    published August 28, 2014

    Time to raise a glass (and a fork) to Valley chefs and the return of Phoenix Cooks. This year’s edible agenda will feature a wide... More >>

  • A Crudo Awakening

    published August 28, 2014

    Everyone needs a break from cooking, even restaurants. Lucky for the boys over at Clever Koi, they have friends in fine-dinning establishments.... More >>

  • For Your Health

    published August 21, 2014

    While most of us can claim a physical funny bone, a good sense of humor is hard to find. Think of it as a sixth sense, right up there with... More >>

  • Cotter Pop

    published August 21, 2014

    Cracking jokes is hard enough. But serving up stand-up on the fly? That skill is reserved for a special tier of comics, including up and coming... More >>

  • First World Impressions

    published August 21, 2014

    If lady liberty had a dating profile, her body type would read “more to love.” Truth be told, with a country this big, beauty can... More >>

  • Laugh out Left

    published August 14, 2014

    If you want want some more insight on what dead people do, go talk to a medium. But if you want to know what alive people do, go check out... More >>

  • The Road Less Developed

    published August 14, 2014

    To Chandler artist Sue Cullumber, all the world’s a stage. Passing up on phony poses and props, this outdoor photographer looks at the... More >>

  • Rocky Around the Clock

    published August 7, 2014

    For ages, man has tried to either fast-forward to the future or blast to the past. As it turns out, doing the time warp isn’t that hard... More >>

  • FALA-La-La-La

    published July 31, 2014

    What’s the only thing more satisfying than a good party? How about a party for a good cause? This summer, the Fundación para las... More >>

  • Canine Network

    published July 31, 2014

    Rather than leave your canine confined to the couch all summer long, give him some fresh air some new furry faces at Glendale's Fifth Annual... More >>

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