Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend

Arizona Cactus League @ various
The 2011 exhibition season began yesterday, and today is the first ever game at Salt River Fields. By early next week, all 15 teams will have seen the field. For a full schedule of games, check out

Honeycomb Open House @ Honeycomb Organic Hair Salon
Tonight, Ambur Gore's cutsey hair salon will host an open-to-the-public party showcasing the artwork of Karla Uribe. Gore, during events like this in the past, has also featured free hairstyling demos and tips. The salon is located at 2725 North 24th Street, Suite 3. Reception hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Check this out.

Matsuri: A Festival of Japan @ Heritage & Science Park
The cultural event, along with two days of Japanese arts, crafts, merch, and martial arts demos, will boast something a bit different: The Yo Matsuri Night Festival and Asahi beer garden, which will stay open 'til 8 p.m. Saturday. The 27th annual bash takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 115 North Sixth Street. It's free. For more information, go to

Redhead Sadie's First-Ever Trunk Show
Jenny Kuller of the now defunct Hollywood Regency will be selling vintage (mostly '50s and '60s) men's and women's threads while Decor To Adore's Laura Ingalls Gunn will offer customized accessories. The scene is 335 East Alvarado Road. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. Go here for details.

"Fill in the Groove" Vinyl Art Show @ Hoodlums puts on its third annual art exhibit featuring custom-made art on twelve-inch LPs. The one and only Johnny D. will be in the house spinning soul and funk dusties during the opening reception that's scheduled to take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Hoodlums, 6436 South McClintock Drive in Tempe. Admission is free. Check out Hoodlums' website for the 411.

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