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Dine Out for Life This Thursday

April 27, 2009 | By

After the success of last year’s Dining Out for Life event in Phoenix, many downtown area restaurants are getting in on the action. This Thursday, April 30, head to one of many local favorites to benefit HIV/AIDS research. In all, over 140 Valley restaurants will participate, raising over $200,000 for the cause. More than 3,500… Read more

“Snake, Rattle and Vote”

April 27, 2009 | By

The Arizona Diamondbacks will officially launch their 2009 All-Star Game balloting campaign tonight prior to the 6:40pm game versus the Chicago Cubs.

Dubbed “Snake, Rattle and Vote,” fans can cast their vote for any of the eight D-backs players on the ballot during the next 25 home games until June 25. The team will once again encourage fans to visit the “All-Star Game Ballot Headquarters” behind the Picnic Pavilion on the main concourse in left field to be eligible for great prizes.

Meet Christina O’Haver

April 27, 2009 | By

I’m a Phoenix native, an aspiring journalist, a Sun Devil and a caffeine addict. I am a freshman at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University where I am studying, well, journalism. I live on campus in the Taylor Place dorms.

Checkers/Chess tourney at Civic Space?

April 26, 2009 | By

The new Civic Space has tables for checkers or chess. While this seemed ridiculous at first, well, now not so much. Tournament. The very first downtown Phoenix checkers (or chess, if you’re all smartypants) tournament, to be held evenings at Civic Space on Tuesdays/Thursdays. 8pm? Yeah? Who’s with us?

PCDF in Pictures

April 25, 2009 | By

Featuring designers, drinks and dining, nearly 200 people descended on the Anchor Building in downtown Phoenix to check out the latest in art and design. Check back for pics gathered from revelers.

Dreamland At The Phoenix Art Museum

April 25, 2009 | By

In an effort to promote filmmakers living and working in Arizona, No Festival Required and Movies at the Museum presents Dreamland, a documentary directed by University of Arizona film teacher Lisanne Skyler.

The film will be shown for free on Sunday, April 26 at 1pm at the Whiteman Hall in the Phoenix Art Museum located at 1625 N. Central Ave.

Free in Phoenix

April 24, 2009 | By

(ed note-Katie is our newest writer, lives in a retirement community and can scaled fences in heels) I will be the first to admit that I had my doubts about the cultural and entertainment value of this desert city when I first moved here from Chicago just under two years ago. Chicago always appeared to… Read more

Get Your Design Fix At PCDF

April 24, 2009 | By

The Phoenix Contemporary Design Fair (PCDF) will return to downtown Phoenix April 24 to 25 for its fourth annual modern design showcase.

Held from 10am to 5pm at The Anchor Manufacturing Building at 525 S. Central Ave, PCDF is a two-day event organized by About Design, LLC. to showcase the designs of international, national and local companies to anyone interested in modern design.

Third Fridays at Roosevelt Station

April 23, 2009 | By

Get it on everybody. Get it on.

Phoenix Friday Nights

April 23, 2009 | By

It’s Friday night in downtown Phoenix. So, what is there to do?

That’s exactly what Tyson Crosbie wanted to find out when he started Phoenix Friday Nights (PFN), a weekly social gathering focused on community building in the downtown Phoenix area.