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  • See Dozens of Murals Around the Grand Avenue Arts District in Downtown Phoenix
    February 24 at 6:27 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Local art lovers know there's plenty to love about Grand Avenue, including its many galleries and murals. Most are concentrated along a section of the diagonal street that runs roughly between a pair of intersections — one at Van Buren and Seventh…

     
  • Canal Convergence is Back and Better Than Ever
    February 24 at 3:39 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Scottsdale Public Art and SRP's Canal Convergence at the Scottsdale Waterfront celebrates its fifth year with the best light and water art yet. The four-day event has different dance demonstrations, artist conversations, and workshops every day, so…

     
  • Club Candids: A Grand Time at Stellar Well's Grand Affair
    February 23 at 11:07 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The DJs of local collective Stellar Well took over ThirdSpace on Sunday, February 19, for the latest edition of Grand Affair, their monthly dance party at the venue. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

     

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  • Five Places to Taste Arizona Wines in Scottsdale
    February 23 at 11:06 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Ready for a debate? Okay, first question: Arizona wines — do they live up to the quality of products from, say, neighboring California, or no? If you've been slacking on your AZ-vino research, here are some tasting rooms, conveniently scattered…

     
  • A Look at the 2017 Oscar Nominees
    February 23 at 11:06 p.m. by Tom Carlson

    Got your Oscar picks made? Time's running out. The Academy's picks will be known soon. The 89th Academy Awards will kick off this Sunday night, February 26, at 6:30 p.m. Phoenix time. Here's a last look at the nominees for the Best Film, Actor,…

     
  • 10 Best Neighborhoods in Metro Phoenix
    February 23 at 11:57 a.m. by Evie Carpenter

    It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. From stylish mid-century homes to classic ranch-style abodes, impressive and lush gardens to the people who make up the community, it takes a lot to make a good neighborhood. Though we don't know if Mr.…

     
  • Take a Deeper Look Inside Mackenzie Collier's Midcentury Naturalist Phoenix Home
    February 23 at 10:31 a.m. by Evie Carpenter

    After a year of hard work and hustle, Mackenzie Collier of Mackenzie Collier Interiors and her girlfriend, Shannon, took their midcentury Phoenix home from "Pizza Hut disco" to “campsite meets the '50s and '60s.” Packed with family heirlooms,…

     
  • February 2017 Exhibits Featured Fire, Peace, Superheroes in Metro Phoenix
    February 22 at 10:55 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    The local art scene took some interesting twists and turns in February. Travis Ivey created an exhibition pairing his own work with that of his alter ego, Hank. The Heard Museum opened its new Virginia G. Piper Grand Gallery, created by…

     
  • Team New Mexico Wins Again At Last Slinger Standing 2017
    February 21 at 9:16 a.m. by Shelby Moore

    Half a decade in, Arizona Cocktail Week's highly anticipated cocktail competition re-posed the question: Who would be the last slinger standing? This year, Team New Mexico's Carla Gilfillan, of Hotel Albuquerque, took home the top cash prize.…

     
  • Rain or Shine, Lines at Scottsdale Clubs Were Out the Door
    February 20 at 10:57 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    The clubs were packed on Saturday, February 18, in Scottsdale's Old Town despite the rain. Wasted Grain, Bevvy, Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails, and Cake Nightclub were just some of the places with lines out the doors. All photos by Alexandra Gaspar.

     
  • Crush Arizona 2017 Was an EDM Lovefest
    February 19 at 10:30 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The continuous downpour of rain this weekend didn't keep thousands of  of electronic dance music fans from feeling the love at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler on Saturday, February 18, during Crush Arizona 2017. The annual Valentine's-themed EDM…

     
  • Lucha Libre Wrestling at Crescent Ballroom Was Awesome
    February 19 at 10:27 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    When you think of the Crescent Ballroom, you probably either have tacos, indie music, or cheap canned beer on your mind. That's why the venue seems like it would be an unlikely place to catch some Lucha Libre wrestling. As it turns out, the room…

     
  • AFI Slays at Sold-Out Show
    February 19 at 10:24 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    AFI showed why they are still one of the best live bands on the planet on Friday night, February 17, at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe. Lead singer Davey Havok commanded the sold-out crowd as the band mined much of their back catalog. Photos by Jim…

     
  • 2017 Arizona Cocktail Week Kicks Off with a Cocktail Carnival and After-Party at Counter Intuitive
    February 18 at 10:53 p.m. by Shelby Moore

    Arizona Cocktail Week is back and bigger than ever. Beginning with its signature Friday kickoff party, Cocktail Carnival, hundreds swarmed Old Town Scottsdale's Hotel Valley Ho and its poolside cabanas to sample spirits, cocktails, Jell-O shots,…

     
  • Openings and Closings at February's Third Friday
    February 18 at 10:45 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    As with every Third Friday, openings and closings of the shows are the norm — but for the Allery, the closing is now permanent. The one-day-only show featured 21 artists using Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural drawing drawers as the canvases.…

     
  • Club Candids: Kicking It Old School with DJ Green Lantern at Motown on Mondays Phoenix
    February 17 at 12:31 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    DJ Green Lantern brought his bag of tricks and plenty of old-school tracks to Cobra Arcade Bar on Monday, February 13, for the latest edition of Motown on Mondays Phoenix. The mixtape king and renowned selector spun up myriad R&B, hip-hop, and funk…

     
  • The Crazy Carts and Chaotic Fun of Phoenix Idiotarod 2017
    February 13 at 1:57 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Something a little nutty took place in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, February 11. Captain Kirk and his crew rolled through the streets with a shopping cart version of the U.S.S. Enterprise while pursued by cross-dressing Disney princesses, He-Man…

     
  • Plates of Food Take Over Salt River Fields at the Street Eats Food Truck Festival
    February 13 at 12:52 p.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    More than 30 food trucks packed Salt River Fields during the New Times' Street Eats Food Truck Festival on Saturday February 11, with a variety of cuisines represented — Cajun, barbecue, Mexican, Asian, and Italian, to name a few.  The event also…

     
  • The Best Things We Saw at the 2017 Body Art Expo
    February 13 at 12:48 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Self-expression took on all sorts of colorful forms at the three-day Body Art Expo at Arizona State Fairgrounds. Attendees showed off their ink and body mods while watching others get brand-new tattoos at the event. All photos by Melissa Fossum.

     
  • Art Lovers Explore New Art and Dance From Phoenix to Mesa
    February 13 at 12:46 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    For metro Phoenix art lovers, the weekend before Valentine's Day must have felt like a whirlwind romance, given the sheer number of arts and culture offerings — from the new ceramics show at Shemer Art Center to exotic arts at Alwun House. On…

     

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