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Arizona Opera presents: La Traviata

April 16, 2008 | By

April 17 – 20. Arizona Opera performs Verdi’s timeless classic about love and sacrifice. Symphony Hall. Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $31-$144. For information, call 480-784-4444 or get info online


April 16, 2008 | By

April 20. Herberger Theater Center, 3 PM & 7 PM Bronzeworks and Scottsdale Handbell Ensemble, two contemporary handbell groups from Desert Bells International, will perform a variety of musical literature, from classical to pop, from sacred to jazz!  These two groups will be ringing bells from Great Britain, Holland and the United States. This concert will… Read more

Buy a Rental Property in SoDo

April 16, 2008 | By

This cute, brick bungalow with covered front porch and covered carport represents a great owner-occupied or investment property opportunity in the Central Park neighborhood of SoDo Phoenix. City Park with Recreation Center just steps away from the property. Just around the corner from the Bentley Projects Gallery and City Bakery. Just a short walk to… Read more

Third Annual Phoenix Contemporary Design Fair

April 15, 2008 | By

Formerly contactdesign, Phoenix Contemporary Design Fair (PCDF) is hosting the third annual modern design showcase at The Icehouse in downtown Phoenix April 19th and 20th, 2008. This is a unique event putting design enthusiasts in touch with actual furniture makers, designers and innovators who lead the way in modern design.  The purpose of this event is… Read more

Margaret Cho at the Dodge

April 14, 2008 | By

Check out the Comedy of Margaret Cho with her “Beautiful” Tour.  Friday, April 18th at the Dodge. Doors open at 7 PM, show starts at 8 PM. info online

Looking for some live music?

April 14, 2008 | By covers most of the venues downtown. The nice part about looking for a live show these days is that almost every band has a myspace page. You don’t have to wait for a band that you know and love. Whenever you feel like seeing a show look up who’s playing on silverplatter and then… Read more

City Council authorizes deal for Jefferson St Parking Garage

April 13, 2008 | By

On Wednesday night, the Phoenix City Council authorized the City Manager to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Suns and the Diamondbacks for the Jefferson Street parking garage.  The $20 million deal would allow the City to pay off the debt they owe to CityScape and would pave the way for the Suns and… Read more

Small Wonders @

April 13, 2008 | By

I picked up this pamphlet, while having a tasty Belgium ale at Roosevelt’s last weekend. It’s a nifty fold-up with map included that features many of Central Phoenix’s cool small businesses and events. is “a coalition of local business owners who are joining forces to create unique, strong communities that set Arizona apart… Read more

Commercial Fixer Upper Seeking Caring, Creative Owner

April 13, 2008 | By

Attention Artists, Architects, Tax Preparers or other Creative users!  This funky little property near the Downtown Phoenix Grand Ave Art Scene is looking for a new owner.  Someone who might want to live in the house and walk next door to their office or use the whole property as an office or studio or ? … Read more

You have lived in Phoenix how long and have not been to Bentley Projects?!

April 12, 2008 | By

The largest contemporary art gallery in the West, Bentley Projects is located in a renovated 1918 Downtown Phoenix warehouse featuring soaring ceilings with clerestory windows and distinctive architectural details. Home to large-scale paintings, sculpture, photography and print exhibitions by mid-career local and internationally recognized artists, Bentley Projects also exhibits site-specific installations providing visitors with a… Read more