5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

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Though stores are already hawking holiday doodads, we have a few suggestions for how to spend your post-Halloween week that don't involve red and green decorations. Make that five. A floral how-to, a special appearance by David Sedaris, and a little James Franco are just a few things to pencil in over the next few days.

Karaoke Idol

We've known friends who sought the bright lights of American Idol, but the endless audition lines, annoying competitors looking for attention, and time off work was never worth it. Now, aspiring pop songbirds in the Valley don't have to go far when George & Dragon hosts Karaoke Idol.