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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

This week’s free stuff

May 1, 2009 | By

This past Monday Tempe hosted the U.S. premiere of Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman and Live Schreiber. People waited in line during the wee hours of the morning just to get free tickets to the showing. What does this event say to me? People need more free movies. Have no fear – Free Phoenix is here…. 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).

Art For Health Exhibit This Friday

April 30, 2009 | By

The annual Art for Health Exhibition and Sale is returning to Phoenix on Friday, May 1 from 6:30 – 9:30pm at the Grace Lutheran Church in Hope Hall. The exhibit benefits the Arizona State University Nurse Managed Health Centers, which are located in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe. At their five locations and through their Wellness… Read more

Living near Chase Field has never been more affordable

April 30, 2009 | By

You may be one of those rabid Diamondbacks fans who has given thought in the past to living near Chase Field, but ruled it out because it was too expensive a proposition. Well, with baseball season now underway and given the drastic decline in real estate prices in the last 18 + months, you might want to revisit the possibilities.

Shoot for the STARS Photo Exhibit

April 30, 2009 | By

The annual photo exhibit Shoot for the STARS is returning to Phoenix on May 1, open to the public from 6 to 9pm. The free exhibit will be open until May 30 but only by appointment.

Shoot for the STARS is a program designed to teach the joys of photography to adults with disabilities. Offered through STARS (Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services), the program teaches participants to see beyond their immediate selves by looking through a camera and focusing their attention on people and objects around them.

First Friday Art Show At Coe House

April 29, 2009 | By

The Coe House will host a preview of the collaboration between artist Rocco Menaguale and VMarie fashion designer Rickie Gonzales on Friday, May 1 from 7 to 10pm