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2014 Stories by Katie Johnson

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Headspace

    published June 5, 2014

    While you’re toning your abs for bathing suit season it’s easy to forget to exercise another part of your body: your mind.... More >>

  • Lend Me Your Lear

    published May 29, 2014

    How do you take tragic and turn it into magic? You hand over it over to a bunch of Shakespeare rookies, give them only a month to practice,... More >>

  • Along Came Poly

    published May 29, 2014

    Between the travel expenses and the time off work, experiencing Polynesia is easier said than done. Fortunately, the Musical Instrument Museum... More >>

  • Working Titus

    published May 22, 2014

    Modern comedians don't get much darker than Christopher Titus. The writer, actor, comedian who grew up with a murderous schizophrenic mother,... More >>

  • FTWine

    published May 22, 2014

    Working on building muscle while building up a tolerance to alcohol? Phoenix-based fitness network Flip N’ Fit can help with that. The... More >>

  • Daze Inn

    published May 15, 2014

    It’s time for a new spring look. The Clarendon Hotel and Spa is once again lending itself to local creatives to become the largest art... More >>

  • Two-Faced

    published May 15, 2014

    Forget what you learned at the makeup counter. It’s time to learn from the professionals. Join special effects makeup artists Mark... More >>

  • Good Fortune

    published May 15, 2014

    Don’t know who Fortune Feimster is? You will soon. The late-night comedian has been steadily on the rise since her television debut on... More >>

  • Orange Crush

    published May 8, 2014

    It’s going to be big year for Big Brain Award winner Orange Theatre. The experimental performing troupe that won a Best Of Award for its... More >>

  • Like Mike

    published May 1, 2014

    Nobody does awkward like Mike Birbiglia. The Boston-bred comedian has made a career of telling tales of his embarrassing encounters on the... More >>

  • Home Goods Run

    published May 1, 2014

    Dumpster diving isn’t for rookies, and antique hunting isn’t just for grandmas. Nowadays, nearly everyone wants to get their hands... More >>

  • The Last Laugh

    published April 24, 2014

    Arizona may not be the comedic breeding ground that is Chicago, New York, or Los Angeles, but plenty of stand-up acts have started in the... More >>

  • Dope Springs

    published April 24, 2014

    What's better than looking good? How about feeling good doing it. The DOPE Show (Designers Organized with PurposE) is a... More >>

  • The Improv

    published April 24, 2014

    Fine dinning just got redefined. This spring T. Cook’s executive chef Paul McCabe and his team are inviting guests to join them at table... More >>

  • Apartment Therapy

    published April 17, 2014

    Bless this mess all you want, but it’s going to take a little more than that to find your lost car keys and daily productivity.... More >>

  • Rios Grande

    published April 17, 2014

    As part of its celebration of National Poetry Month, the Phoenix Public Library is inviting Valley residents to spend an evening with... More >>

  • Pen Pals

    published April 17, 2014

    When one artistic medium overlaps another, the result can be pretty sweet. Such is the case for the spring exhibition “Sugar... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • State of the Art

    published April 3, 2014

    You’re looking good for 102, Arizona. So good, in fact, that local friends and photographers, Lisa Olson and Terry Pisel, have teamed up... 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 >>

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