• The Brides of March 2018 Bar Crawl Invades Downtown Phoenix
    March 11 at 3:58 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Despite overcast skies, it was a nice day to wear a white wedding dress on Saturday, March 10. And dozens of people did just that at the annual Brides of March bar crawl in downtown Phoenix. The afternoon-long gonzo event, which is organized by the…

  • EduHam Gives Arizona High School Students Unique Opportunity to See <i>Hamilton</i>
    March 6 at 3:43 p.m. by Amy McSheffrey

    Alexander has left the building. Gammage Auditorium in Tempe has felt awfully empty since Hamilton ended its run on February 25 (the touring production is now in Denver), but before the crazy-popular production left, it left its mark on an audience…

  • The Best Art and Fashion of March First Friday
    March 3 at 1:52 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    March is Phoenix's month of art with the best First Friday all year, proven on Friday, March 4. Unexpected Gallery was filled with fun art like flashy mannequins, Burning Man fashions, and graffiti. Phoenix Art Museum featured their new Iris van…


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  • Favorite Fashion Finds at M3F 2018
    March 3 at 1:46 p.m. by Kelsee Becker

    Festival season officially kicks off March 2 to 4, 2018, with the annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park, and that means it's time to pull out the festival fashion must-haves. Many sport onesies, glow sticks, glitter, and…

  • Japan Lovers Enjoy Arizona Matsuri 2018
    February 26 at 11:21 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Spring is officially festival season in Phoenix, which means Arizona Matsuri is back. The two-day Japanese festival took place February 24 and 25 at Heritage & Science Park. A local favorite, the festival included performances, food and merchandise…

  • Guide to El Mac Murals in Metro Phoenix
    February 26 at 10:39 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Internationally-renowned street artist El Mac has painted several murals in metro Phoenix. He's based in Los Angeles but grew up in Phoenix, where friends know him as Miles "Mac" MacGregor. Here's a look at El Mac murals painted in metro Phoenix…

  • Canal Convergence Lit up the Night With Art
    February 25 at 1 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Canal Convergence has been a Scottsdale staple since 2012 and there's nothing like it in the Valley. This time around it goes for two weekends, February 23 and 24 and March 2 and 3, giving local art lovers more time to enjoy installations from…

  • The People of the 2018  Body Art Expo
    February 19 at 11:36 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    If you have a fear of needles, then you probably didn't make it to the Body Art Expo, held February 16-18 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. If you dig getting inked up or pierced, this was the place to be, as hundreds of artists were on-site…

  • February's Third Friday Bursts with Creativity in Downtown Phoenix
    February 18 at 1:15 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Every Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix gives locals the opportunity to discover new artists and take home the finest handmade treasures.This month's art walk took place February 16, 2018, around Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue. Openings and closings…

  • Huzzah! The Arizona Renaissance Festival is Back
    February 12 at 11:18 p.m. by Blake Benard

    The Arizona Renaissance Festival returned to Arizona this past weekend. Amid perfect temperatures, swords were swallowed, fire was eaten, knights dueled, and Arizonans showcased their best costumes. The festival will be in town through April 1,…

  • North America's Finest Compete at 28th Annual Hoop Dance Contest
    February 12 at 2:24 p.m. by Patrick Bryant

    On February 9 and 10, 2018, competitors at the 28th Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest vied for a chance to be crowned champion of their respective age divisions. Talent, athleticism, and tradition were on pageant display…

  • The Colorful Costumes, Carts, and Chaos of Phoenix Idiotarod 2018
    February 11 at 7:24 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Teams of costumed idiots rolled their colorfully decorated shopping carts through the streets of downtown Phoenix on Saturday, February 10. It was part of the insane and inane fun of the annual Phoenix Idiotarod, an urban shopping cart race put on…

  • Massive Crowds Turn Out for El Hefe's Big Game Watch Party
    February 6 at 9:41 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    There's no denying that Old Town Scottsdale was the place to be to watch Super Bowl LII. The streets were eerily empty as crowds flocked to Scottsdale bars. El Hefe hosted what was arguably the most fun and raucous Super Bowl party, and we were…

  • The People of the 2018 Waste Management Open
    February 6 at 9:40 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Things heated up on Sunday, February 4, 2018, as tens of thousands of attendees flocked to TPC Scottsdale to watch the annual Waste Management Open. Take a look as fans cheer on winner Gary Woodland.

  • February's First Friday Brings Out Phoenix Art Lovers
    February 4 at 8:37 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    First Friday on February 3, 2018, will go down in history as one of the best art walks in Phoenix. With more art shows than one could count, the best openings were the ones off the beaten track. The vendors along Roosevelt Row weren't too shabby…

  • Showing Some Skin at the Grand Canyon Tattoo Convention
    January 28 at 3:29 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Body art took over the East Valley with the Grand Canyon Tattoo Convention, a three-day tattoo expo at Mesa Convention Center. We scoped out some amazing tattoos on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Note: This slideshow features contestants of the Best…

  • Getting Geeky at Tempe Public Library Comic Con 2018
    January 28 at 3:17 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Cosplayers, crafty types, and geeks of every stripe gathered for a day of nerdy fun in the sun at the Tempe Public Library Comic Con 2018 on Saturday, January 27. The annual event, which takes place outside of the Tempe Public Library, features…

  • January's Third Friday Marks the New Year of Art
    January 20 at 7:33 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Artists at January's Third Friday seemed to have all the same agenda: push the envelope and think outside of the box. The collective theme was dark and featured body parts, grenades, and even dripping doll heads. Various solo and group art shows…

  • The Cars and People of Barrett-Jackson 2018
    January 20 at 7:05 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Valley car buffs look forward to checking out the sweet rides up for grabs at Barrett-Jackson every year. If cars aren't your thing, there are plenty of places to eat and enjoy adult beverages while watching the high rollers bid on vehicles you…

  • Youth Skaters Serve Up Some Seriously Impressive Moves During the Union Hills Classic
    January 14 at 8:28 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Cowtown's Union Hills Classic could not have occurred on a better day. The weather was absolutely gorgeous, the crowd was buzzing, and hundreds of people gathered at Foothills Skatepark to watch and/or participate in the competition. The…



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