5 Must-See First Friday Shows in Phoenix on January 2

Once you've done the whole ringing in the New Year thing, it'll be time to jump back on the First Friday horse to show your love for local artists is still going strong. Weather and hangovers be damned. Make the year's first First Friday one to remember.

Art 360: Nicole Royse at Arizona Science Center

If you don't mind ditching the kiddos for a spell, you can hit the Arizona Science Center for Adult's Night Out, which includes an ART360 exhibition of works by Nicole Royse. Royse selected 15 of her latest works and music to accompany them as they're projected with a creative twist onto the ceiling of the Dorrance Planetarium.

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Lynn Trimble is an award-winning freelance writer and photographer specializing in arts and culture, including visual and performing arts
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