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Meet Alex Flamini

April 23, 2009 | By

My given birth name is Alexandra Flamini, but I am more commonly known as Alex. I’m a soon-to-be sophomore at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. I live in Downtown Phoenix in the ASU Residence Hall, Taylor Place. I am currently an online journalism major looking forward to studying International Media and Covering Religion and Conflict in Europe this summer.

MonOrchid Arts Fete This Saturday

April 23, 2009 | By

Get dressed up in black or white attire and come to the MonOrchid Arts Fete at the MonOrchid art space on Saturday, April 25 for a night of art, fashion and dancing.

Phoenix Art Museum Holds Train Tracks Quarter Finals

April 23, 2009 | By

Launched as a grassroots channel for local musicians to display their talent, The Train Tracks is the most innovative outlet for live music to ever hit Phoenix. Once a week, Valley artists ranging from single performers to entire bands, rockers to opera singers, perform acoustically live on the Metro Light Rail. Their raw, uncut performances are posted to thetraintracks.org where the general public votes for their favorite.

Wine+Art=Win

April 22, 2009 | By

Like wine? How about some art? When you put the two together, plus a dash of charitable goodness, you get the VinArte: The Art of Wine fundraiser, taking place this Saturday at the Phoenix Art Museum‘s Sculpture Garden.

Senior Design Exhibit Opens May 1

April 22, 2009 | By

Come celebrate the Senior Design Exhibit’s opening on May 1 from 7pm to 10pm, hosted by Arizona State University’s college of design students.

The Senior Design Exhibit is the culmination of a year-long research and design application process. Students are given the option to select a track of study. Those who join InnovationSpace partner with other disciplines to research, design and develop products that serve real societal needs. Those who pursue Visual Communication select current social issues and create dynamic visual campaigns to reach their individual goals.

Phoenix Convention Center First 100 Days

April 22, 2009 | By

The opening of the North Building at the Phoenix Convention Center completed the four and a half year expansion project, which nearly tripled the size of the Convention Center to a total of 880,000 square feet of rentable meeting and exhibition space. The Convention Center celebrates numerous accomplishments during the first 100 days of operation since welcoming the first conventions to the newly expanded facility.

Vice Mayor To Host District 4 Breakfast Meeting

April 22, 2009 | By

Vice Mayor Tom Simplot will host his monthly breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23, at HomeTown Buffet, 1501 W. Bethany Home Road. Representatives from the Phoenix City Clerk’s Office will discuss the Voting Center Proposal, which aims to increase voter participation by providing additional methods to vote in municipal elections.

My name is Si and I write

April 22, 2009 | By

Fueled by corn during a Midwestern upbringing, Si pilgrimaged to the Valley in 2003. Since then, he annually regrets said pilgrimage when the mercury ticks over 90º. A journalism graduate of the Walter Cronkite School at ASU, he just missed out on the social media craze and the fancy new ASU Downtown digs and therefore… Read more

Support The Downtown Phoenix Market at Fundraising Block Party

April 22, 2009 | By

On April 22, from 4-8 pm, the Arizona Small Business Association is hosting a fundraising and networking block party.

Mezzo is marvelous

April 22, 2009 | By

Internationally renowned architect Will Bruder has created life and art at Mezzo. A place to take in the sunset from your private terrace. It`s a place to pick fresh organic herbs and vegetables from the community garden for tonight`s dinner party. It`s a place close enough to your office, the market, museum, and favorite hot spots – that makes driving optional. Wall-to-wall windows, exposed masonry, natural wood or stone flooring, a modern kitchen with high-end stainless appliances cherry cabinetry, and a dining and living area that extends to your private terrace.