• See Calle16 Street Art by El Mac, Breeze, Lalo Cota, and More in Metro Phoenix
    March 27 at 5:33 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Art districts like Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue tend to garner a lot of attention when it comes to mural art. But locals know the place to go when you need a fix of street art is a strip of 16th Street centered around Thomas Road. That's where…

  • The Legacy of Ballet Arizona's Ib Andersen
    March 26 at 1:26 p.m. by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo

    Seventeen years ago Danish emigre Ib Andersen — profiled in this week's New Times — moved to the Valley, sight unseen, to take the reigns of Ballet Arizona. Here's a look back at some of Andersen's past productions.

  • The Old-World Charm of Phoenix's Encanto-Palmcroft Historic District
    March 23 at 11 a.m. by Elizabeth Maria Naranjo

    Just in case you need a little shove to get over to Encanto-Palmcroft to take in their once-every-two-years home tour, happening today (Sunday, March 26, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), here's a little look at some of the residential gems you might…


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  • Hey, Art Lovers! Check Out Works by More Than 50 Women Artists in Arizona
    March 22 at 5:17 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    When National Women's History Month rolls around each March, it's a great time to pause and consider the many contributions made by women artists — especially those who live and work in metro Phoenix. But just one month doesn't cut it, so we've put…

  • Stars Dance, Laugh, and Hug at the Red Carpet Premiere of <i>Car Dogs</i>
    March 21 at 8:45 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    Stars from the movie Car Dogs appear on the red carpet during the premiere at Harkins Camelview at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Among the stars were Josh Hopkins, Chris Mulkey, Alessandra Torresani, Cory Hardrict, and Joe Massingill. They each took…

  • Checking Out the Scene at Art Detour 29
    March 20 at 9:57 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    There was an abundance of creativity on display throughout downtown Phoenix during Art Detour 29, this year's version of the long-running event and self-guided tour of local galleries and studios. Spaces along Roosevelt Row, Grand Avenue, and other…

  • March Third Friday
    March 18 at 3:53 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    March's Third Friday is the best of the year because it falls on Art Detour weekend. Local Phoenix galleries showcased their finest artists, while others opened their studios to the public. Neon art, sculptures, paper art, and even stuffed pillows…

  • Artists Get Fancy for ArtLink's Art d'Core Gala at Bentley Gallery in Downtown PHX
    March 17 at 7:29 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Creative cocktail attire took center stage as artists and art lovers hit Warehouse215 at Bentley Projects on Thursday, March 16, for the Art d'Core gala. Organized by ArtLink, the event kicks off a weekend of Art Detour exhibits, open artist…

  • Brian Smith's Streetwise Arizona Photography
    March 16 at 12:40 p.m. by Tom Carlson

    If you've checked out "No Wheels," an excerpt from former New Times columnist Brian Jabas Smith's debut collection Spent Saints & Other Stories, either in print or online, you've had a taste of both Smith's skill as a storyteller as well as his…

  • A Day of Medieval Merriment at the Arizona Renaissance Festival
    March 14 at 1:22 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    One of the highlights of spring in metro Phoenix is the annual feast of merriment and medieval fun known as the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Lords and ladies from throughout the Valley flock to the 30-acre village located east of Gold Canyon every…

  • Brides of March 2017 Invades Downtown Phoenix
    March 14 at 1:20 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    It was a nice day to wear a white wedding dress on Saturday, March 11, which is exactly what dozens of men and women did while participating in the annual Brides of March bar crawl. The nuptial-themed event, which takes place annually in Phoenix…

  • The D-backs and Giants Prepare for the 2017 Season in Scottsdale
    March 12 at 9:41 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    It's the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy some Cactus League spring training action. As we gear up for the 2017 Arizona Diamondbacks campaign under Torey Lovullo, we know better than to expect too much after last year's disappointing…

  • Goth Fashions Come Out for HÄXAN
    March 12 at 9:08 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Saturday was the second-to-last HÄXAN, making it a bittersweet evening for Phoenix goths. They didn't let that get them down, however, and they packed the Rebel Lounge's dance floor. Special guest DJs included Defense.Mekanizm, ///she///, and the…

  • Diving Into the Pool Party Season at Maya Day and Nightclub in Scottsdale
    March 7 at 2 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Believe it or not, but this year's pool party season has arrived. The folks at Maya Day and Nightclub in Scottsdale got things going with the launch of their annual Soundwave Pool Party series on Sunday, March 5, at the venue. Photos by Benjamin…

  • Classic Cars and Shopping at Melrose on 7th Avenue Fair
    March 5 at 11:20 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    The Melrose District, between Indian School and Camelback roads on Seventh Avenue, filled with antique and vintage shops as well as a number of gay nightclubs, is one of Phoenix's not-so-secret treasures. The neighborhood's annual Melrose on 7th…

  • Amazing Art at March's First Friday Madness
    March 4 at 9:16 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    March First Friday truly is madness, but for better reasons than basketball. One of the biggest of the year after October, this month's First Friday had too many art shows to count, and started the month that also features Art Detour with a bang.…

  • Celebrating Japanese Culture at Matsuri Arizona 2017
    March 2 at 8:47 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A wide variety of Japanese culture, art, and fashion was featured during the latest edition of the Arizona Matsuri festival on Saturday, February 25, and Sunday, February 26. The annual two-day event, which celebrates anything and everything having…

  • The Films of Oscar Winner Emma Stone
    February 27 at 1:55 p.m. by Phoenix New Times

    On Sunday, February 26, at the 2017 Academy Awards presentation, Scottsdale-born Emma Stone won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Mia in the film La La Land. This was the first-ever Oscar for an Arizona native.…

  • 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…



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