Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 2/15/13 (NSFW) This month's Third Friday artwalk featured the beautiful relationship between art and science at Combine Studios, portraits of Native American culture at The Hive, some of Sarah Hurwitz's favorite things at Eye Lounge, Geoffrey Gersten's surrealistic paintings at Modified, and erotic paintings and poetry at Alwun House.
Body Art Expo Brings Ink, Metal, and Performances to Arizona State Fairgrounds Skilled tattoo artists from across the country brought their artwork to Phoenix for the Body Art Expo at the Arizona State Fairgrounds this weekend. Aside from the usual inking and piercing, there were various performances from tattoo artists and tattoo-ees alike. Show Devils put physical limits to the test with fire-eating and chainsaw-kissing, while various artists participated in collaborative live drawing.
Arizona Strong Beer Festival at Steele Indian School Park, 2/16/13 Arizona Beer Week was off to a strong start with the annual Arizona Strong Beer Festival at Steele Indian School Park on Saturday, February 16. Libations were provided by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, as the sold out festival boasted tons of local breweries, including Dragoon Brewery, Beer by Cartel and Four Peaks, as well as old favorites like Bell's, Dogfish Head, and Lagunitas.