Author: Robert Hoekman Jr

Robert Hoekman Jr

Robert Hoekman Jr is the cohost of Spillers, Phoenix's premier short fiction event, and the award-winning Spillers After Show podcast. He is the author of nine books, and his work has been featured by Fast Company, WIRED, Huckberry, Bike Exif, Iron & Air, and many others. Learn more at rhjr.net.


“Los Dias de la Crescent” Brings Out the Best of Phoenix Music

September 28, 2015 | By

The 4th annual Los Dias de la Crescent kept music fans on their feet with a genre-spanning line up of local talent.

Wovenhand: The Gothic Stranger, Live at Valley Bar

September 25, 2015 | By

David Eugene Edwards channels the gods through his distinct brand of gothic Americana at downtown’s own Valley Bar.

Los Dias de la Awesome: Crescent Ballroom Brings the Fun

September 22, 2015 | By

Celebrate Arizona music with ten local bands on two stages at the 4th annual Los Dias de la Crescent this Saturday, September 26th, at Crescent Ballroom.

Live at the Orpheum: Former Atty General’s Ad Hoc Band of Local Favorites

September 17, 2015 | By

Grant Woods’ “The Project” brings together some of Arizona’s best musicians for an album and concert this Friday to benefit Arizona School for the Arts.

Porter Barn Wood: It Comes With A Story

September 15, 2015 | By

From their downtown Phoenix studio and lumberyard, Porter Barn Wood combines artistry and history to create unique reclaimed wood furniture pieces.

Writers in the Company of Writers

September 8, 2015 | By

In the coffee houses and restaurants of downtown, The Central Phoenix Writers Workshop provides a place for aspiring writers to hone their craft.

Valley Bar: There’s Life Underground

August 27, 2015 | By

Just three months into Valley Bar’s existence, the distinctly Phoenician basement bar has solidified itself as one of downtown’s favorite third places.