Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Best Places For Free Jams

May 14, 2009 | By

Expanding on last week’s blog about where to go to mooch a free movie, this week will focus on the best places in the Phoenix area to catch free music. No matter what your taste in tunes, Phoenix has a space that offers a preview local talent. The venues range from open air to small… Read more

Pre-Solstice Celebration This Friday

May 12, 2009 | By

Celebrate the Pre-Solstice and support the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation on May 15 at the Dr. George M. Brockway House at 5pm.

Two Museums For Price Of One This Weekend

May 12, 2009 | By

The Phoenix Art Museum and Heard Museum have joined for the second year to celebrate International Museum Day with an offer that gives visitors two museums for the price of one.
On Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, visitors can purchase admission at either museum and take their same-day receipt to the other museum for free admission.

Mayor’s Monthly Mixer And Third Friday Concert Series This Friday

May 12, 2009 | By

Join Mayor Phil Gordon on Friday, May 15 at Sonoma Casual Dining for the Mayor’s Monthly Mixer.
The mixer will be from 5:30 to 7:30pm followed by the Third Friday Concert Series across the street at the Civic Space Park at 7:30pm.

A Review of Local Breeze Less Than 24 Hours After it Totally Unofficially Opened

May 9, 2009 | By

To be completely fair, Local Breeze really isn’t open yet. Well, sorta. They’re officially open on Monday, but they opened the doors to us kind neighborhood folks last night in test run, and I must say, the results were surprisingly smooth. Yes, they have a liquor license. Yes, the food is just as good as… Read more

The Dears at Rhythm Room

May 6, 2009 | By

Montréal’s The Dears are coming to the Rhythm Room on Thursday, May 21. Since releasing 2008’s Missiles, this Canadian sevenpiece has been rounding every corner of North America with their piano-heavy, soulful rock. Somewhat under the radar, they’ve pursued a fanbase the old-fashioned way: playing shows. Don’t miss your chance to see them in an… Read more

Calling All Artsy Folk

May 4, 2009 | By

The Young Collectors organization over at the Phoenix Art Museum is putting on a superb little event that every fan of art (and drinks) should attend Tuesday, May 5. The Sip N’See is exactly as it sounds: bring your pals, grab a drink and see some of the museum’s collection. It’s kind of like First… Read more

Get Your Green On

May 1, 2009 | By

Do you live green? Or are you still curious how to? Haus Modern Living near Camelback and Central has all the answers at Saturday’s DIG (Do It Green) celebration. Dubbed “the green outdoor living event for the urban dweller,” Haus will welcome green designers, gardeners, local artisans and supply companies for a lovely little festival… Read more

Art Detour, Revamped

May 1, 2009 | By

Art Detour may have been a month ago, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start anticipating Art Detour 2010. With a smaller crowd due to ever-growing First Friday buzz, some wrote off Art Detour 2009. Not so fast, says Sloane Burwell, President of Artlink, organizers of First Friday and Art Detour. “This was the first… Read more

First Annual Jane’s Walk

May 1, 2009 | By

Downtown Phoenix will be home to the city’s inaugural Jane’s Walk on Saturday, May 2, 2009. The free walking tour — part of an international annual event commemorating the birthday of renowned urban activist Jane Jacobs, who died in 2006 — will take place between 9:00 and 11:00 am. It will start, and end, at Portland Park on First Avenue and Portland Street (next to the Roosevelt and Central light rail station).