Independent bookstore Bards Books has special events scheduled for June featuring the return of their Sonoran Bard Poetry Night and two book signings by local authors. Bards also has a special offer for the entire month of June, buy three books and get one free.
Movie Mondays are back to the Heard Museum this summer by popular demand.
The first movie, Totem: The Return of the G’psgolox Pole, will show on June 1 at 1:30pm. In 1929, a 9-meter-high totem pole was stolen from the Haisla people’s village in northwestern British Columbia. The totem pole was discovered in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden. The 70-minute film, released in 2003, follows the journey of the Haisla to reclaim their traditional mortuary pole.
It can be hard to find jazz in Phoenix if you’re not at the Rhythm Room, so head out to The Farm at South Mountain’s Quiessence Restaurant to enjoy some food and drink and some of Phoenix’s best jazz musicians in a rare open-air environment. This isn’t the cramped confines of dark and dingy club. This is the beautiful airiness of a warm Arizona summer night at the Q’s awesome patio.
The epitome of downtown Phoenix urban living would be to live right on the light rail line, with a restaurant downstairs, the Library across the street, a pharmacy a few blocks away and the grocery store within bicycling distance, don’t you agree? Some fortunate soul will seize the opportunity to enjoy the just described locale by acquiring this bank-owned, 2-story loft at the Artisan Lofts on Central, that just came on the market.
End memorial weekend at Lost Leaf, a wine and beer house in downtown Phoenix, on Monday, May 25 at 7pm to celebrate their first anniversary with a whole host of bands. The event is free and each band will play no more than three songs.
Phoenix fans of the cult hit television show, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), should prepare to be overwhelmed. Cinematic Titanic, the masters of movie riffing of former MST3K fame, will be on hand tomorrow at Hoodlums Music & Movies in Tempe to meet and great fans, as well as sign copies of their new DVD…. Read more
Wayne Turner knows the ins and outs of living downtown. Turner, a 44-year-old dodge ball enthusiast, has an idea or two of what he would include in his personal guide to living in Downtown Phoenix. A trip to Portland, Oregon, taught Turner that it was possible not to drive a car everywhere you had to… Read more
If you are in the market for an urban, loft style condo in the Downtown Phoenix area and have not checked out Portland 38, you may want to take a peek. The complex, which was designed by local Architect, Michael Underhill, offers some sleek design features including sand-blasted interior block walls, polished concrete floors, Miele stainless appliances, CeasarStone counters, 2′ tile baths, designer lighting, Kohler ‘Stillness’ fixtures, and Western windows.
Come celebrate and support Latino arts and culture on Thursday, May 28 from 5:30 to 7:30pm.
Okay, so it’s not exactly downtown Phoenix, but our very own Evan Wyloge got an up-close view of POTUS arriving for his speech at ASU. Great pictures of both the plane and Mr. President himself. Nice to see some good press coming out of this visit, after Jon Stewart lampooned ASU just a few days… Read more