Unlike art walks, the Renaissance Festival is all about people watching and shenanigans. So grab a camera and ye olde something or other -- here's a peek at our Field Guide to the Arizona RenFest.
PHOTOS BY WYNTER HOLDEN
Valentine’s Day weekend was filled with plenty of action, especially at brand new Scottsdale nightspot Narcisse. Couples and singles mixed and mingled while sipping spirits and hearing some hot mixes by DJ Rob Wegner.
Things got craft at Bragg's last Saturday. Phoenix's finest crafters assembled to demonstrate their skillful techniques and share their wares. Check out the kooky crafts in all their glory in the photos above.
PHOTOS BY MOLLY SMITH
What do you do if it's Valentine's Day and you're an musician who makes music far removed from fuzzy teddy bears and chocolate, who has a concert scheduled, and not the sort of concert that just draws brodogs and the like? It was an interesting challenge for Pete Yorn, who kicked off a...
The Hidden House's The Shop is the spot to go for underground hip hop in Phoenix. DJ Al Page's The Shop is one of the valley's most well established hip hop nights, recently celebrating its sixth anniversary. The most recent edition featured the musical stylings of DJ Radar and DJ Tricky T.
Revolver Lounge kicked off its first anniversary weekend on Thursday, February 10, with an evening of lovely ladies in their unmentionables parading down a runway. Babes and beauties busted out with lingerie and swimwear and helped heat up the Scottsdale hot spot. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN
The saucy cowgirls at Shotgun Betty's Rock & Roll Salloon serve their shots with a side of attitude. These gals dance on tabletops while classics from Def Leppard, Journey and Guns N' Roses blast through the well-stocked bar, which is complete with a motorcycle.
PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM
Philthy Phil's dive-y decor, sticky chairs and cheap drinks set just the right tone for this weekly indie dance night. Ransom is presented by local DJ and promoter Craig Citizen and every Friday Philthy Phil's lets its inner scenester out in honor of the occasion.
Alaska has the Iditarod. Phoenix has the Idiotarod. Members of the Arizona Cacophony Society decorated shopping carts and wore ridiculous costumes as they pulled each other through the streets of Phoenix firing Super Soakers full of milk. Somehow this wacky example of disorderly conduct...
Spray-painted MLks, fire-twirling bad-asses, galleries of folks trying to escape the cold and, of course, Mike Maas; First Friday was a rollicking good time as usual in February. If you missed the fun, check it out from the safety of your computer in the photos above.
PHOTOS BY SARA DALTON