• The Awesome Video Game Cosplay of Game On Expo 2018
    August 13 at 8:23 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Gaming-related costumes and cosplayers were a big thing at this year's Game On Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center. The weekend-long geek event, which kicked off on Friday, August 10, featured a variety of folks dressed as characters from retro…

  • Game On Expo 2018 in Downtown Phoenix Was Gamer Heaven
    August 13 at 8:20 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Gamers and geeks invaded the Phoenix Convention Center's South Building for three days of joystick action at Game On Expo 2018. The weekend-long event, which ran from Friday, August 10, to Sunday, August 12, also featured special guests,…

  • Club Candids: Cupcake! Catitude! Dance Party Was Purrfect
    August 13 at 8:16 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Cats not only provide hours of entertainment and power the internet, they also make a fun theme for a party. Hence the awesome fun of the Cupcake! Catitude! affair on Friday, August 10, at the Rogue Bar in Scottsdale. DJs Betty Blackheart…


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  • Club Candids: Partying With Pegboard Nerds at Maya in Scottsdale
    August 6 at 4:04 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The bass-happy electronic dance music duo of Alexander Odden and Michael Parsberg, better known as Pegboard Nerds, came to Maya Day & Nightclub in Scottsdale on Sunday, August 5, for its latest pool party. And they came ready to get rowdy and did…

  • Here Are Some of the Strangest Foods You Can Find in Phoenix
    August 6 at 12:09 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    The Phoenix food scene never ceases to keep it interesting. Check out some of our favorite wacky, inventive, and just plain weird Phoenix snacks featuring Cheetos on french fries, doughnuts on burgers, cotton candy on carrot cake French toast, and…

  • August First Friday in Downtown Phoenix
    August 5 at 1:32 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    First Friday is always an adventure, and the one held on August 4 was no exception. Art can be found everywhere, from a sound bath held at a church to art inside a moving truck. We especially had a great time on Grand Avenue exploring the new…

  • The Biggest Concerts Coming to Metro Phoenix in 2018
    August 2 at 9:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Some of the biggest names in music will visit the Valley in 2018. From alt-rock superstars the Foo Fighters, to the super talented Childish Gambino/Donald Glover we've got quite the year ahead of us. Here's a look.

  • The Message Is the Medium: Checking Out the Phoenix Psychic Scene
    August 2 at 7 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Psychics abound in metro Phoenix, where alternative spirituality thrives despite the state's conservative politics. Recently, we spent time with several local psychics. And we connected with people who embrace tools like tarot cards in their…

  • Our Best July Food Pics Will Make Your Stomach Growl
    August 1 at 8:05 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Last month was full of tasty out-there food stories, such as a raw cookie dough bar, a Harry Potter-themed speakeasy, and French toast featuring a swirl of cotton candy. July got wild, and we got some really solid pictures of the shenanigans.…

  • Cool Brews and People from the Real Wild & Woody Indoor Beer Festival
    July 30 at 10:47 a.m. by Amanda Mason

    Beer lovers got to sample some of the funkiest and best regional brews at the indoor summer festival on July 28. With over 350 craft beers on offer, there was some wild stuff to be sipped. Live music, culinary favorites, oversize Jenga,…

  • July Party Photos: Pool Parties, Kandi Kids, and a Lit Fourth of July
    July 30 at 6 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    July party photos taught us that three things are absolutely true about Phoenix: Pool parties are a blast, kandi kids will always turn up at a rave, and Phoenix blows it up for a holiday.

  • Summer Santarchy 2018 on Mill Avenue was Magical
    July 29 at 8:25 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Summer Santarchy on Mill Avenue worked its magic by helping Arizonians forget the heat on Saturday, July 28. The group, mostly made up of Burners, spread holiday cheer at Pedal Haus, Handlebar, and Rula Bula, among other bars. Attendees got…

  • Club Candids: Full Moon Festival's Thunder Moon Celebration a Total Blast
    July 28 at 8:30 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Sweltering temperatures and stormy skies couldn't keep the art and party crowds away from the Full Moon Festival's Thunder Moon celebration on Friday, July 27, at The Pressroom in downtown Phoenix. The latest edition of the ongoing event offered…

  • Our Absolute Best Food Photos of 2018 So Far
    July 26 at 11:40 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    What's your favorite food? Whatever your answer, we're betting it's available in metro Phoenix. We're also betting it's colorful and three-dimensional and made of all kinds of cool textures. We're never at a loss when it comes to top-notch food…

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars' Tour Wraps up in Phoenix
    July 24 at 7:43 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Thirty Seconds to Mars wrapped up their tour with Walk The Moon at Ak-Chin Pavilion on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Frontman Jared Leto wore a green kimono and rocked out for his adoring fans. 

  • Checking Out Controversial Murals in Phoenix's Willo Neighborhood
    July 24 at 7:41 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    There's no shortage of opinions on murals in the Willo Historic Neighborhood in Phoenix. They went up during the Phoenix Mural Festival in May, and there's been controversy ever since. Now, the City of Phoenix Office of Historic Preservation has…

  • Original Six at Unexpected Art Gallery Blew Us Away
    July 23 at 7:40 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    The Runaway Street Circus debuted its first ever full-scale stage show and it was dope. What started off as a slow night at Unexpected Gallery in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, July 21, ended up with amazing acts of human endurance. The crew…

  • '80s Night at Marquee Theatre Was Bitchin'
    July 23 at 7:38 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    '80s Night at Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Saturday, July 21, brought out some hardcore fans. People from all generations were hungry like the wolf for The Cured, Arena, Paper Foxes, Wide Awake U2 Tribute, and Grey Joy. It was just like…

  • Club Candids: Kicking Back at the Desert Splash Pool Party
    July 22 at 8:50 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    There was plenty of fun in the sun at this year's Desert Splash pool party, which took place on Saturday, July 21, at the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South Mountain hotel. The Miami-style affair featured DJ Klassic and DJ Pest spinning hip-hop,…

  • Getting Down and Dirty at Bad and Boujee: A Dance Party
    July 22 at 7:57 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    On July 22, The Van Buren hosted another edition of Bad and Boujee: A Dance Party with favorites from Travis Scott, Post Malone, Cardi B, and Future, among others. Attendees got down and dirty on the dance floor with drink in hand. DJ's M'Rocka and…



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