Thanks to Center for Arizona Policy legislative council Josh Kredit, we were reminded today of all the mostly useless laws "supported" by CAP that are going into effect today.Kredit posted the list of CAP's bills that were passed by the Legislature and are going into effect today, which are a great ... More >>
The 2012 Governor's Arts Awards will celebrate 31 years in March by recognizing creatives who have achieved and contributed to the Arizona arts community. The awards, presented by Arizona Citizens for the Arts, the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Office of the Governor of Arizona, are ... More >>
Jesse RieserDayvid LeMmonDayvid LeMmonThe photographer, who also shoots photos for our sister blog, Chow Bella, is the recipient of the Arizona Commission on the Arts' 2010 Artist Project Grant, is currently one of the City of Phoenix's selection for this year's ongoing 7th Avenue Streetscape pub ... More >>
Thomas Schultz isn't sure why he's being evicted from his art gallery and studio.El Mirage officials are booting artist and photographer Thomas Schultz from the city's downtown gallery.The reasons remain unknown.And even though on Friday they gave Schultz a whopping five days to clear out, city o ... More >>
By futureshape, Creative Commons flickr.Yes, our state's art budgets are in trouble - big time. But don't panic yet. Keep cool, keep calm and keep your head because we need you out there, soldier!There's still time to help and you can make a difference in just a few minutes without having to reach f ... More >>
So things are really bad with the Arizona economy. So bad, in fact, that Janet Napolitano has set up a Web site to solicit ideas on how the state government can save money. Unfortunately for us, those ideas aren't online for public consumption. (We can only imagine just how many yahoos have taken ... More >>
A "$99 Only" art sale sparks debate at Art Detour
Liz Cohen's infiltrating the lowrider world and calling it art
Art and soil
The revolution continues on the road
If you paint it, they will come. Then what?
Pollack Cinemas snags indie flicks
Our critics survey the local art scene
Capsule Reviews: Our critics survey the local art scene
Gilbert zeroes out public art commies
A list-in-progress of who's living, working, creating in downtown Phoenix
Phoenix has always been hot. But can it ever be cool?
Richard Florida jump-starts downtown dialogue
High art, low cost
Letters from the week of March 13, 2003
It's Shelley Cohn's job to persuade lawmaking lunkheads not to gut the state arts budget
Arts groups are discovering that counting heads doesn't really add up to arts success
Kax Herberger's generation knew the importance of perpetuating the arts. Will a younger generation be as giving?
Building new cultural facilities is a risky business for Valley cities.
Only the disorganized, cluttered opening of 'Chaos Theory' bears any relation to this forgettable exhibit's title
From the week of April 1, 1999
Local roots-music queen Rena Haus moves back to Minnesota to save her family's farm
Stew-pot approach to multiculturalism mars MARS' 20th
Tempe Arts Center's 11-year home and exhibit space was razed this month. In the '80s, TAC was Tempe's brightest cultural light; now its future is looking dim.
A disgruntled employee, the auditor general and the media painted the ASU Art Museum director as a self-serving spendthrift--then hung her out to dry. Marilyn Zeitlin may not be the greatest boss, but she's no crook.
Two Judaic gems outshine cheap piece of costume Jewry
ArtShare wonks trace arts connection to jobs, baseball and the SAT
ASU art professor Joe Young has spent four years telling the world he's the victim of institutional homophobia. But he's no victim. He's the incredibly persistent aggressor in a long, vicious game of smear-the-boss.
BORN IN NAGALES, BASSIST CHARLES MINGUS SPENT HIS LIFE EXTENDING THE FRONTIERS OF JAZZ. NOW HIS HOMETOWN IS THROWING HIM A 71ST BIRTHDAY PARTY.