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Arts & Culture

City Council Approves Arts,Culture & Small Business Overlay

April 2, 2008 | By

The Phoenix City Council approved the proposed Arts, Culture & Small Business Overlay on Wednesday evening.  This is good news for Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods in terms of paving the way for Art Galleries, Coffee Shops, and a variety of other businesses who want to open retail locations in existing small homes & older buildings. … Read more

Stray Cat Theater Presents Pulp!

April 2, 2008 | By

The local Stray Cat Theater is closing their 2007-2008 season with Pulp: A Play With Music. Katie Harroff, an MFA student at ASU, stars as Terry Logan. Pictured , from left to right are Tracy Payne as Eva, Harroff as Terry, and Kim Jeffries as Pepper. Here is a brief synopsis from the Stray Cat… Read more

Phoenix Public Library Hosts Grand Canyon Photographer

April 2, 2008 | By

Burton Barr Central Library will host a slide presentation and lecture with Elias Butler, co-author of “Grand Obsession: Harvey Butchart and the Exploration of the Grand Canyon,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in the Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N. Central Ave. Butler is a photographer and writer whose work has appeared on the… Read more

Works & Music by Doug Bale at Coup de Grace

April 1, 2008 | By

Local talent Doug Bale will be playing his acoustical guitar and showing some of his art during First Friday at the Coup de Grace Gallery.  A few other local artists will be displaying their work.  For a good time, come by.  6 to 9 PM or ? 707 S 3rd St, just south of the… Read more

“Gardens of the Soul” Art Gallery Exhibit opening

March 31, 2008 | By

April 4. Two- and three-dimensional artwork literally or conceptually interpreting a space of beauty and tranquility.  Artists will address this theme in their own characteristic styles in a variety of original media. The exhibit is on display and artwork is available for purchase through June 29, 2008. Herberger Theater Center, 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Free. For information, call… Read more

“The Arts Are Something My Wife Makes Me Enjoy”

March 31, 2008 | By

That’s the title of a presentation to be made on Tuesday morning, April 8th at Tom’s Restaurant & Tavern.  The presentation is part of the Phoenix AM, ASU Breakfast Series. Join Robert Booker, executive director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, for a frank discussion about the public value of the arts, participation, and… Read more

Dbacks take early lead in season opener!

March 31, 2008 | By

It’s two nothing Dbacks in Cincinati – top of the third.  Their home opener is not until Monday Apr 7th against the Dodgers.  See ya there Dbacks fans. -Mark

ATTN: Art Minded Filmists

March 31, 2008 | By

“We are looking for art minded filmists, the ones that art is the key and nothing matters, other than showing your art in a multimedia that some have ignored. The people that want to come to my group love artists like Jordorowsky, Lynch’ and Jarmush even Kenneth Anger but with your own vision. I want all… Read more

Bikini’s, Lace & Cables at MADE

March 30, 2008 | By

Sounds pretty racy!  Actually, it’s an advanced knitting class of 4 sessions, beginning April 1st at MADE Art Boutique on 5th St & Roosevelt. The instructor is Melissa Hoffman an artist and Roosevelt resident. This course will cover skills such as cables, lace, colorwork, pattern reading, alternative projects such as bikinis and stuffed animals, and… Read more

Modern Phoenix does First Friday

March 30, 2008 | By

April 4 at Hoskin Ryan Consultants 6 to 9 pm 201 West Indian School Road, Phx South side of 2nd Ave. and Indian School Join the Modern Phoenix folks for the official kickoff reception for Modern Phoenix Week this April 4! Enjoy works by four artists and ecofriendly noshes by Cater Conscious in the iconic Valley National… Read more