Dias de la Crescent at Civic Space Park was an overwhelming success in many ways. But the most impressive might be that the main draw for the estimated 3,500 people who attended the festivities were local bands. Locals playing the park included Phoenix heavyweights Black Carl and Dry River Yacht Cl ... More >>
Indie critical darlings Belle & Sebastian are playing their first-ever Phoenix show at Civic Space Park on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Wait, where?
Civic Space Park Phoenix's new Civic Space Park is honored by Engineering News-Record magazine as being the best designed park of 2009.For anyone who's been to the park, you may be saying: "It just looks like a few acres of grass with some benches." On the surface, you would be right. ... More >>
By Michael Ruiz on flickr Creative Commons.This glorious view of the Civic Space Park can be yours if you go out tonight.Hey everybody! It's the third Friday of the month.There's just all kinds of things going on tonight in the local art world. You know you can visit any of the Roosevelt Row and ... More >>
The Sugar Thieves are scheduled to perform tonight at Civic Square Park.While the jury's still out over whether or not downtown Phoenix's music scene is "ovah," our city's core appears to be alive and well when it comes to culture. Need some proof to back up that statement? Take a look at the num ... More >>
I am so excited for this one...I thought that after Kathleen Vanesian wrote about Echelman and I blogged about her a couple times, I might be a little Echelman'ed out.But I buzzed down to the Downtown Civic Space last night, right around sunset, and was totally blown away. The sculpture is fantastic ... More >>
According to the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture website, crews were set to complete the Janet Echelman public artwork sculpture, in the Downtown Civic Space by the end of last week.This monumental sculpture (formerly referred to as, "Sky Bloom" but recently named by Echelman as "Her Secret ... More >>
Get ready to read the shortest blog ever...Well, waddya know? The net to Janet Echelman's public art sculpture "Her Secret Is Patience" is going up today!You can watch it happen live here. Also, read writer Kathleen Vanesian's article about the sculpture here.Fun!
SREK's work, for instance, would look impressive on the side of a light rail car.Keith Haring. Jean-Michel Basquiat. The creators of Arizona's petroglyphs. What do they all have in common? They were all practitioners of graffiti. Indeed, graffiti is the oldest art form known to man. The earliest fou ... More >>