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1202 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 | Central Phoenix | 602-262-4627
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    While some people are starting to speculate about which hit will sweep the Golden Globes, how many Grammy nominations Taylor Swift will squeeze out of her latest album, or if Interstellar...
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    Sci-fi is traditionally a geek’s game, but we have two words for anyone who thinks the genre isn’t sexy: Slave Leia. Carrie Fisher’s metal bikini is one of the standout...
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    Mark you calendars, Phoenix. On Tuesday, September 2, Mary Stephens is putting on a special Banned Plays reading of Kia Corthron's Force Continuum at Phoenix Center for the Arts. The play,...
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    Looks like your summer reading list is about to get a little longer. On Saturday, August 16, Phoenix Center for the Arts is inviting bookworms and writers to meet and greet more than 30...
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    It might be a myth that dinosaurs have provided us with oil, but those prehistoric reptiles have certainly fueled imaginations. For those with all sorts of terrible lizards on the brain, the...
  • Jackalope Ranch: 100 Creatives
    Phoenix is brimming with creativity. And every other year, we put the spotlight on 100 of the city's creative forces. Leading up to the release of this year's Best of Phoenix issue, we're...
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    Hate to break it to you, dancing queen, but you ain’t got nothing on the in-motion maniacs moving through Phoenix’s thriving dance scene. Truth hurts, we know. But you can move...
  • Up on the Sun: Movies
    Stop Making Sense turned 30 this year, and in honor of the anniversary, The Talking Heads' legendary concert film is returning to theaters, and will screen this Sunday at Phoenix Center...
  • Jackalope Ranch: News
    The folks at Phoenix Center for the Arts has a new tenant, and it's one that should give the institution an extra bit of street cred. Cyphers: The Center for Urban Arts, which offers classes...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Morning Buzz
    The "term strength in numbers" isn't just for the numbers folks. Just ask creative alliances that are the Roosevelt Row Arts District, the Grand Avenue Arts District, and, as of this month,...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Morning Buzz
    The Third Annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts may be several months away -- Friday, December 12, through Sunday, December 14, to be exact -- but the Phoenix Center for the Arts' festival...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Visual Art
    Contrary to popular belief, you have to be neither an artist nor a child to take an art class. You might not be the next Monet, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun honing your painting...
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    You submitted nominations for awards given to the Valley's emerging creatives, and the results are in. Introducing our 2014 Big Brain finalists. Leading up to the Big Brain Award...
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    Artlink needs a hand. The downtown Phoenix arts organization, which presents mega-artwalk Art Detour each year, issued a call for volunteers to help out with arty events like First Friday....
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    On Thursday, March 27, Phoenicians gathered under a cloud-streaked sky in the downtown sector. Some sprawled amongst the grass, others chased their children while still more stood, beer in...
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    New Times photographers were out and about at art and cultural events in Phoenix this past weekend. Phoenix Festival de Espana at Phoenix Center for the Arts Phoenix Center for the Arts...
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    "Closure: Paintings From JB Snyder" J.B. Snyder, a local artist known for making a splash by adding color to deserted landscapes, is trying something new-ish: an art show within four...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Curtains
    The setup: For The [SIC] Sense's third show in its new home in the Basement Theatre at Phoenix Center for the Arts, the sketch comedy troupe takes a break from transitioning new cast members...
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    The Phoenix Festival de España makes its debut in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, March 22, with a daylong celebration of Spanish arts and culture, courtesy of Flamenco Por La Vida and...
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    We’re gonna be sick. Not because we’re seeing The Sickie Bunch, the latest collection of sketch comedy from The [sic] Sense, but because the company’s restored the first...
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    Looking to save some cash this spring break? It's not as hard as you might think. Between watching movies on the green and finding out how you can make some green as an artist, this week's...
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    If it weren't for those three-digit summers known to sweat out even the toughest of Phoenicians, Brian Cresson may never have taken the plunge into fashion. The 30-year-old multimedia...
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    Pencils up, downtown creatives. Phoenix Center for the Arts has just announced that it will launching its first ever la Phoenikera Writer's Guild. The writing program, which will start...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Theater
    Most of us don't have a spare Benjamin or two nowadays to drop on a fundraising gala, even for those causes dear to our hearts, even if it's deductible at the end of the year. Also, it's...
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    There are many reasons to be thankful for living in Arizona and a big chunk of them fall under spring. Between the great weather, influx of tourists, and an abundance of things to do,...
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    Get your dancing shoes on, Phoenix, because there's a new party in town. The Phoenix Festival de España is making its downtown debut this spring and we've got all the details for the...
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    It's being described as more than a facelift or a redesign; they're calling it a "master plan" -- a vision to transform Phoenix's Margaret T. Hance Park from neighborhood play-place to a...
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    "Arrested 48 times . . . Future don't exist . . .Don't ask me about my personal stories, because they all have the same ending . . . One soul lost, two weeks ago this Friday, last seen...
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    Get plans, Phoenix. Here are Jackalope Ranch's top picks for things to do this weekend. Chambers of Fear Haunted House For true adrenaline junkies Halloween is much more than just cutely...
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    In spring, swallows return to Capistrano. While we support swallowing in general, autumn reappearances are often even better -- like The [sic] Sense Sketch Comedy Troupe, our fave...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Curtains
    The setup: After five years on Grand Avenue, utterly disgusting sketch comedy troupe Th [sic] Sense starts its 2013-14 season in the recently fitted Basement Theatre at Phoenix Center for...
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    Get out, Phoenix. Here are Jackalope Ranch's top picks for things to do this week. Intro to Stand-Up Class @ Tempe Center for the Arts Whether you have only a tiny kernel of a funny idea...
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    Copper State Poetry Slam organizer Jeremiah Blue is even-handed in assessing Phoenix’s stature: “We are fairly solid, in terms of slam poetry.” The city’s best slam...
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    Forget the weekday womp-womps. Here's something to do each day this week. CraftHackEV @ Gangplank HQ Emulate as we might, we are not and never will be Martha Stewart-style domestic...
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    Last Call: The End of An Era at Axis/Radius, 6/29/13 More than a thousand rowdy revelers and party monsters jammed into Axis-Radius in Scottsdale on Saturday, June 29, for one final fiesta...
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    True sci-fi nerds were way into Princess Leia well before Jabba the Hutt dressed the Rebel Alliance heroine down in Return of the Jedi. The magnetic allure of her take-no-guff attitude,...
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    The Phoenix Festival of the Arts will return for an encore after a successful first run that drew 10,000 visitors in December of 2012. With a mission to "unify the arts," the three-day...
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    Welcome to the weekend, Phoenicians. Here's how to spend it. Whitney Cummings @ Tempe Improv Don't let her size fool you; Whitney Cummings is a comedy machine. The actress, writer,...
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    New relationships are full of all sorts of hurdles. There's the first time you spend the night together, meeting your significant other’s friends, and, if there’s long-term...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Curtains
    The setup: Cheaters' short Broadway run in 1978 put then 22-year-old playwright Michael Jacobs in the record books as the youngest documented author to open a show on the Great White Way....
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    For all the merriment, utter joyfulness, and three-ring thrills it provides, circuses have always been a bit seamy and sordid since the days of P.T. Barnum, despite the patina of wholesome...
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    With film, dance, music, and poetry, an assortment of Phoenix-area creative types will retell the classic fable of Faust. Dubbed Faust 2013, the inter-arts interpretation of the German tale...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Events
    With government funding for the arts on the continuing decline and humanities programs facing harsher and harsher scrutiny, public defense of arts and culture is, perhaps, more important...
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    Hello, weekend. We promise not to waste you. Here's how. Classic Arcade Corner Competition @ Gotham City Comics Downtown Mesa gets its game face on with ThinGAMEajig, a Second Friday...
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    Last fall, Truck Space co-founder JRC saw the silent film Napoleon with a full orchestra in San Francisco. He says it re-ignited his desire to do his own inter-disciplinary interpretation of...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Film and TV
    Load up on your snack of choice, bucko. You have some movies to see. Here are five flicks and festivals you don't want to miss this month. Bloody Hero International Film Festival @ Phoenix...
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    As we age, we typically lose our innocence and purity and with them our ability to dream. Through circumstances often beyond our control, we mature, become adults, and sacrifice the...
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    The holidays are a time for going over the top. Think you might need a speedboat? Someone might get you a speedboat! Feel the need to wear a cat hair-coated snowman sweatshirt you recently...
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    Looking for ways to fill up your weekend? Here are your five best bets for getting out and about in the Valley of the Sun. Lit Lounge: Black Friday @ SMoCA Lounge We're fond of the...
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    Over recent years our fair city has become a catalyst for free expression. Locals and tourists alike gather to witness creations that feed their hunger for a sense of newness or, if they're...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Film and TV
    Cult animator Don Hertzfeldt's award winning three short films involving the life and times of stick-figure "Bill" will be shown Saturday, November 24 at Phoenix Center for the...
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    Looking for ways to fill up your weekend? Here are your five best bets for getting out and about in the Valley of the Sun. Season Opening Reception @ ASU Art Museum With a fresh, new season...
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    ASU's Performance in the Borderlands Project is bringing artists, academics, activists, and community members together in a public forum to discuss how art can change and shape the...
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    The Avengers kicked on-screen ass earlier this summer, but if you’re the kind of sadist who’d love to pummel Captain America, Iron Man, and the Hulk, then Ultimate Marvel vs....
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    The non-vampire-killing, real-life Abraham Lincoln famously said, "Whatever you are, be a good one." It would seem that the leaders from the American Institute of Graphic Arts have taken...
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    Shine up those spectacles, aspiring poindexters, because there are plenty of ways to up your I.Q. in August. Here are five lectures that fit the brainy bill. "Wear Paper" @ Phoenix Art...
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    The typical American suffers from a short attention span. The DOXITA documentary film festival caters to that malady. No film in the annual roundup is more than 22 minutes long, so about the...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Film and TV
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Katherine Figueroa could hardly be more different: One is an aging lawman nationally known for his pink-underwear prisons, who in unguarded moments regrets never...
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    Vaudeville was chic from the Victorian era through the Roaring Twenties. But around the time Prohibition ended, variety shows went the way of disco, shoulder pads, and The Sing-Off. (Too...
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    If you're sticking around for summer and looking for a few great excuses to get out and get creative, you're in luck. We have seven ... 7. Circus Workshop with 7 Fingers @ Scottsdale...
  • Jackalope Ranch: Film and TV
    Sometimes a movie screens for one night only, and sometimes it shows for weeks or months. That's why when it comes to moviegoing, planning ahead is crucial. Planners that we are, we've...
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