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  • The Fun and Games of Lost Lake Festival
    October 21 at 3:22 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    There was more than just music at the inaugural Lost Lake Festival. A variety of visual art installations, murals, and art cars were also present at the three-day festival, as well as a variety of large-scale games like giant croquet and Mega…

     
  • The Best (And Weirdest) Fashion at Lost Lake Festival
    October 21 at 12:35 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Attendees of the inaugural Lost Lake Festival at Steele Indian School Park came dressed for the occasion. Many sported colorful, fun, and even weird looks while others dressed to impress with fashionable attire. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman.

     
  • The People of the Sausage Fest
    October 15 at 4:09 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The inaugural Open Wide Dental Sausage fest was a hit thanks to a bevy of lederhosen and, well, sausage. The Wyndham Garden Inn Midtown hosted an LGBTQ-friendly Oktoberfest with lots of fun, boys, and beer. Photos by Melissa Fossum.

     

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  • Best People, Best Food, Best Drink at the Best of Phoenix A'fare
    October 15 at 1:41 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    The 18th annual Best of Phoenix A'fare lit up the Arizona Biltmore with food, drink, and partying. With everything from psychic readings to the Cupid Shuffle, this year's event was truly unforgettable. 

     
  • Rides, Deep Fried Food, and Poop Plushes at the Arizona State Fair
    October 12 at 9:42 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    It's that time of year again — the Arizona State Fair is back through the end of October. Attendees had a blast on opening weekend, loading up on deep-fried goodies and trying their hands at games. There were tons of Pokemon and Minions to be won,…

     
  • A Frightening  Behind-the-Scenes Look at This Year's Scarizona Scaregrounds
    October 11 at 1:51 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    If you've never been to Scarizona Scaregrounds for Halloween season you're definitely missing out.  It's one of Arizona's newest and biggest "haunted houses"; except it's actually three haunted houses and an incredible interactive zombie paintball…

     
  • The Cast of <i>Only the Brave</i> Honor Yarnell Hotshots at Premiere
    October 10 at 10:14 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The cast of the soon-to-be released movie Only the Brave, which tells the story of the of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, made an appearance at Harkins Tempe Marketplace for a special red carpet screening last night. Actors Josh Brolin, Miles…

     
  • Costumed Bicyclists and Beer Lovers at Tour de Fat 2017
    October 8 at 11:47 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    It's officially Fall and Tour de Fat has rolled into Tempe Beach Park. The event, thrown by New Belgium Brewery, featured awesome local bands, art bikes, and of course, BEER! Costumed attendees got their couple minutes of fame with the fashion show…

     
  • Monster Market Brings Spooky and Fun to Tempe
    October 8 at 10:26 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Monster Market got Valley nerds into the Halloween spirit early as it hosted a great party at MOXY in Tempe. Attendees enjoyed workshops, video games, spooky merchandise, and all things geeky. Here are some of the coolest people and items we found…

     
  • October's First Friday Art Walk: Coyote Dung but Few Costumes
    October 7 at 5:20 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    October's First Friday featured a plethora of openings and closings around Downtown Phoenix. Local artists took it to the next level by using candy and even coyote dung as their medium. Surprisingly there were barely any attendees dressed up in…

     
  • The Art of Chaos Theory 2017 — Still Fun and Chaotic After 18 Years
    October 7 at 5:19 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    One of the Valley's most eagerly anticipated art shows, Randy Slack's Chaos Theory, takes place once a year at Legend City. This year was the biggest one yet with 85 artists contributing to the show's organized and fun chaos. Mitch Phillips from…

     
  • The Swamp Cooler Skate Jam Was Totally Rad!
    September 30 at 6:23 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Skaters and punks flocked to the Swamp Cooler Skate Jam on Saturday, September 30, at the Empire Nightclub. The all-day event featured local punk bands like Dephinger, Sewer Gap, and the Earlygrabs performing while local skateboarders served up…

     
  • The Phoenix Pancakes & Booze Art Show
    September 30 at 1:07 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    The event title says it all — an exciting art show at the Duce in Phoenix's warehouse district with lots of mini pancakes and fancy cocktails. Hundreds of paintings lined the walls while some artists even partook in live art for attendees to enjoy.…

     
  • 25 Favorite Looks from Phoenix Fashion Week 2016
    September 27 at 10:53 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    As we approach 2017 Phoenix Fashion Week, we can't help but think of our favorites from last year. From fire-throwers to high couture, we present: the most fabulous snapshots from Phoenix Fashion Week 2016.

     
  • Unity of Art and Music at the Unity Kickoff Festival
    September 25 at 4:46 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Art, music, and craft vendors all came together at Shady Park in Tempe for the two-day Unity Kickoff Festival. Popular local bands such as Jerusafunk, Dirty Sunset, and Sunset Voodoo played music on both indoor and outdoor stages all night long.…

     
  • Thursday Night at Charlie's Was a Real Drag
    September 22 at 12:21 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    It was one hell of a party on Thursday night, September 21, at Charlie's Phoenix as Tatianna from RuPaul's Drag Race put on a fun performance. Attendees had a blast watching the drag performances throughout the night as they cheered, drank, and…

     
  • Chocolate &amp; Art Show at monOrchid and Third Friday Downtown
    September 19 at 1:39 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    During this month's Third Friday art walk downtown, we stopped by a few spots on Roosevelt Row and the big Chocolate & Art show at monOrchid, a famous underground art show from Los Angeles which featured live body painting, live music, and free…

     
  • Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum Kicks off the New Season
    September 9 at 10:31 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Ever since the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum partnered up with Los Angeles' ThinkSpace Gallery their art shows have been the best in the valley. They've topped all of that with their newest art exhibitions, which include “Slang Aesthetics!" by…

     
  • Party Hard Wrestling's First Show of the Season
    September 9 at 5:39 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local promotion Party Hard Wrestling returned from its summer hiatus on Friday, September 8, with an evening of action-packed fun at the Nile Theater. The event, "Party Kingdom," kicked off PHW's season, which runs from September to May, and…

     
  • The Colorful Cosplay and Anime Fun of Saboten Con 2017
    September 3 at 4:28 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The latest edition of Saboten Con, billed as Arizona's largest anime and Japanese pop cultural event, brought a slew of cosplayers and other colorful characters to the Sheraton Grand Phoenix over Labor Day weekend. Here's a look at who was in…

     

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