First Friday Art Exhibitions, Axis/Radius Parties, and Waste Management Open Shenanigans Over the Weekend

First Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 2/1/13 First Friday was alive and bustling, enticing Phoenicians with gallery openings and live performances. The nostalgic opening of Artcade added some flair to old memories, while fire dancers spiced up the stage at Firehouse.

See also: - Weekly Freebie: Chinese Week at the Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix - Five Must-See Arts and Culture Events This Week in Metro Phoenix - Phoenix Artist Lara Plecas Gives a Fond Farewell in Her Last Exhibition at Eye Lounge

Z-Trip, Axis/Radius, 2/2/13 Whatchu know 'bout Z-Trip?

In all seriousness; if you asked this question to any of your local peers, I'm willing to bet that nine out of ten will know the ubiquitous DJ name, and eight out of ten know him personally (or claim to know him personally) from that one time at (insert DJ night or music festival name here).

I'm also willing to bet that every single one of the people who are either familiar with Z-Trip (or Zach Sciacca) have nothing but words of praise, worship, or just simply down right respect for this "hometown hero" who has undoubtedly been a forefather of the art of turntablism. Read the full review here.

2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale Phil Mickelson may not have broken the tour record but he won for the third time at the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open on Sunday in Scottsdale. The ASU alumni finished at 28-under 256 for a 4-stroke victory over Brandt Snedeker.

2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open: Coors Light Birds Nest Thousands of music and golf fans packed the The Coors Light Birds Nest to party and catch performances from country singer Dierks Bentley, O.A.R, Metalhead and more over the weekend.

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