Becca and Howie have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole explores the strength of the human bond and finding hope in the darkest of places.
For proof that art lovers are about more than schmoozing and sipping cheap wine from plastic glasses, one need look no further than Art Detour, the free, self-guided tour of downtown artist studios, galleries, and art-friendly businesses. Now in its 21st year, the Phoenix tradition, which typically draws upwards of 10,000 patrons, has bridged the wide gap between artists and suburb dwellers who think art should match their throw pillows. This year, both art fans and the artless will find the Detour even more accessible, thanks to light rail and a new, improved shuttle system.
he Phoenix Fringe Festival releases its full schedule of performances for the 2009 festival, which will bring twenty-nine edgy shows to downtown Phoenix, March 27th-April 5th. Building on the success of last year’s debut, this year’s PHX:fringe Festival showcases a wide variety of exciting performers from the local, national, and international alternative theatre communities. These artists will converge in the Valley for two weekends of theatre unlike anything Phoenix audiences have ever seen.
Join the Cat in the Hat for this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza!
Seussical the Musical follows the adventures of Horton, an elephant who one day hears voices coming from a speck of dust – and just one of the many beloved characters from Dr. Seuss.
When light-rail construction scared off scores of shoppers, many struggling downtown merchants considered the $1.4 billion line more of a curse than a blessing. Light rail began running in December, and what a difference a few months has made. Last week, several downtown business owners lobbied a transit agency to make sure that their shops would sit near a future light-rail route.
Ed Montini muses on why he believes Phoenix deserves better than Brand “X.”
Is Downtown Phoenix going through an identity crisis – or just growing up? We here at The Journal would love to hear your thoughts.
Simply titled, “3,” this year during Artlink’s Art Detour Jordre Studio will be hosting a show of three diverse artists, Jennie Ignaszewski, Tyson Crosbie and Kyle Jordre (owner of Jordre Studio). The opening reception is being held on March 6, 2009 during First Friday, 6PM-10PM. The studio will also be open during regular Detour hours, Saturday, March 7, 10AM – 6PM; Sunday, March 8, noon – 6PM.
The Mutant Pinata Show will take place again this year at 1301 Grand Avenue, at the historic Bragg’s Pie Factory, and will be open for the March First Friday (March 6th from 6 – 12 PM); Art Detour Weekend (March 7th and 8th); as well as the March Third Friday (March 20th) and the April First and Third Fridays (April 3 and 17).
You can check out this quality outlet for all things vintage during normal operating hours on Wednesday thru Sunday or you can stop by on First Fridays, when the Hollywood Regency and it’s neighbors in the Wagon Wheel Building at 7th Ave & Montecito, turn host to belly dancers, flame throwers and a drum circle. I’m told the activities go on until Midnight sometimes.
The 8th Annual Melrose on 7th Ave Street Fair is upon us. Happening this coming Saturday, March 7th, the streets on 7th Ave will be blocked off from Indian School Rd to Campbell and you and your loved ones will be able to stroll freely up and down 7th Ave, checking out all the arts & crafts vendors, the very popular Vintage Car Show, featuring as many as 150 cars and trucks and pop in all of the store front businesses lining both sides of 7th Ave.