It's not often that we take a look at the style of artists and art fans around town, but when First Friday in downtown Phoenix rolls around, an entire subculture emerges.
Like we've said in our Field Guides, First Fridays are more often about people watching and shenanigans than actual art. So this week, let's take a look at both ... The Good's above, the Bad and the Ugly are after the jump, and our full slideshow is right here.
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