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Culture

Mutant Pinata Returns, Ready To Hang, Fly, Twist & Turn

March 6, 2009 | By

The Mutant Pinata Show will take place again this year at 1301 Grand Avenue, at the historic Bragg’s Pie Factory, and will be open for the March First Friday (March 6th from 6 – 12 PM); Art Detour Weekend (March 7th and 8th); as well as the March Third Friday (March 20th) and the April First and Third Fridays (April 3 and 17).

Jazz At The Symphony: The BIG Big Band

March 4, 2009 | By

Groove to the jazzy sounds of the swing era as the greatest hits of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington are performed by our really BIG big band. “Bandleader” Lawrence Golan leads this evening of standards that promises to be a swingin’ night on the town!

Art Detour, Kid Detour This Weekend

March 4, 2009 | By

Downtown Phoenix during First Fridays can be a little overwhelming, with hordes of people trying to get their monthly art fix in the span of four hours. So for people who want to enjoy their art and culture in a slightly more relaxed setting, there is Art Detour. The once-a-year, all-weekend event lets visitors take a self-guided tour through the art galleries and studios in central Phoenix.

March Is Phoenix Arts Month!

March 3, 2009 | By

Every weekend during the month of March, arts events will be hosted in downtown Phoenix and surrounding neighborhoods, along with events, exhibitions, and performances on other days throughout the month. In recognition of the local arts community and these public festivals, Mayor Phil Gordon has proclaimed March as “Phoenix Arts Month” and invites everyone to attend and celebrate.

U2: A Digital Dome Experience

March 2, 2009 | By

“U2” is the first ever full-dome production featuring U2’s timeless classics and modern hits, set to lighting and animation effects using the latest is CGI and laser technology.

Happy Birthday, Public Market!

February 27, 2009 | By

Celebrate growth with the Downtown Phoenix Public Market as they mark their fourth anniversary on Saturday, February 28th. This market is more than just a Farmer’s Market. It is a place to gather, eat, enjoy music, and shop for great food and crafts.

The Stiletto Formal @ The Modified

February 26, 2009 | By

Looking for some entertainment this weekend? Besides the film festival up in Sedona, the WorldFEST Beer Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park, and the general revelry that goes on here in Downtown Phoenix, be sure to check out the great show happening on Sunday night at The Modified:

Triple Espresso sounds interesting

January 26, 2009 | By

A highly caffeinated comedy! The story of three guys climbing the ladder of success, downward. Their bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in the single most embarrassing moment ever broadcast on live national television.

Phoenix Opera presents “Aida”

January 26, 2009 | By

The struggle between the Royal Palace, the high priest, and an Ethiopian slave of royal background.

Taipei 30th Anniversary Grand Performance at the Orpheum

January 21, 2009 | By

Phoenix Sister Cities and the Phoenix Chinese Week Planning Committee invite the community to attend the Taipei 30th Anniversary Grand Performance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St. The Taipei 30th Anniversary Grand Performance will feature incredible performances by a professional dance troupe from the world famous Taipei… Read more