Over the Weekend: Graffiti, Wiener Dogs and "Scottsdale Bars"
By Jonathan McNamara
This weekend got underway with a gift for us all from 103.9 The Edge's Craven Moorehead.
The Skapunk show host parodied "Handlebars" by The Flobots brining us "Scottsdale Bars" by the Blobots. The song which is currently in rotation on 103.9 The Edge crams an unprecedented amount of stereotypical jokes about dating in Scottsdale into as is possible in its three minutes of play. Give the song a listen courtesy of Craven Moorehead and Up on the Sun.
SMoCA geared up for its next round exhibits this weekend with a summer reception. Attendees got a taste of what's coming up for the museum of contemporary art in addition to seeing some of the pieces in the permanent collection that have not been on display recently.
Attendees of the Arizona Skin Art Expo got inked people watching a particularly decorated crowd. Need some tattoo inspiration? Check out our slide show Arizona Skin Art Expo at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Dog lovers and gamblers united for one evening as Phoenix Greyhound Park hosted the Wienerschnitzel Wiener National Race and Festival. Tiny wiener dogs ran a track of 100 feet into the arms of their loving owners. The event also included a pageant for wiener fashion.
Traditional artists and taggers combined their artisitc powers to transform Building G at the 1700 Curry into a graffiti masterpiece for a public art show called Convergent. The tagged building's doors will be auctioned off to raise money to transform the self storage facility into an artistic community.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Phoenix, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.