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Pickle me this

May 8, 2009 | By

Sure, OVO knows branding. Yes, Kyle Hildebrant knows how to run a company. But he also knows pickles. Yes, pickles. As in wasabi-soy and a bunch of other flavors I can’t even remember. He’s the only dude I know who can pull off self-canned pickles and multiple flavors of meatballs at a fancy party. Good… 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

Civic Space during the day

May 6, 2009 | By

Well, it’s in the mid-90s, and many of us are thinking of hibernating for the summer. Surprisingly, there were about 15 people in the Civic Space in the middle of the day today, most using the shade of trees for what looked like napping. Most of the people looked homeless, so they may have been… Read more

Meetings And Events From May 4 To May 10

May 5, 2009 | By

Source: City of Phoenix

The meetings listed in the calendar are accurate as of Friday, May 1. For possible changes and additional city meetings, visit http://phoenix/gov/publicmeetings.

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Surplus Public Auction Set For May 16

May 5, 2009 | By

Looking for a riding lawn mower, garbage truck, school bus or fire truck?

You can purchase any of these items if you are the highest bidder at the city of Phoenix Surplus Public Auction at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at the city’s auction yard, 2820 S. 22nd Ave.

Meet Kyle Hildebrant

May 5, 2009 | By

Kyle Hildebrant: entrepreneur, bike commuter and Japanese chef.
Hildebrant is the Principle Partner of the Phoenix branding company, Ovo. “We utilize things like design, and advertising, marketing, and interactive design all from like a branding perspective,” he explained.

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