Thomas Schultz has been cultivating arts in downtown El Mirage for the past year. Although city officials behind fostering art in El Mirage have been fired by the city's newest leaders, Thomas continues to organize Third Thursdays, a fledgling arts festival in El Mirage. He hopes it will spark great things for the small West Valley community.
PHOTOS BY JAMIE PEACHEY
Lifelong residents of El Mirage remember living comfortably for decades with the nearby military base. The community became a city in 1951 and still managed to avoid rifts with military officials. After a while, the sounds of jet engines screeching overhead simply faded into the background....
Shake! may have ended two years ago, but the original DJs got together last Saturday to celebrate the dance party's six year anniversary. Check out the dancing madness in the photos above.
PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM
New York City’s Hard Onez and Seattle’s Grym were just two of the headliners at this action-packed underground dance event on Saturday, February 19, at the District 8 Warehouse. EDM was in the air all evening as ravers, club kids, and electronica aficionados spent the night dancing and prancing...
At the Scottsdale 101 Shopping Center on Saturday, the roar of several engines could be heard through the parking lot as car enthusiasts gathered to listen to the revs of Ferraris and Lambourghinis. Despite the cloudy skies, a large number of spectators from across the state came to see the...
The Sail Inn's Rockaroke gives bar goers a chance to live out their rock and roll fantasies every Thursday. Veteran local act, The Zen Lunatics, turn regular old karaoke into Rockaroke by playing live instruments behind a series of one track troubadours.
It took me 24 years to finally see Death Angel perform live, but all things considered, it was well worth the wait. If any show is capable of whetting one's appetite for this April's Big 4 extravaganza in Indio, California, this was it. The Bay Area thrash veterans put on a show to remember in...
Local letterpress printing company Hazel and Violet started just over 2 years ago when longtime friends Nancy Hill and Beverly Wolfe went onto Craigslist and found a listing posted by a guy retiring from the business and selling his entire studio...full story
PHOTOS BY CARRIE WHEELER
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...