Author: J. Seth Anderson

J. Seth Anderson

J. Seth Anderson started writing for DPJ in 2009 and published a book titled "Downtown Phoenix" in January 2012. A Downtown Phoenix enthusiast and resident, Seth wrote about the rich, complex and forgotten history of this city. An eternal optimist, Seth sees Downtown's unlimited potential and fought for urban development. In the summer of 2012, he unexpectedly left Phoenix for love and grad school. The move to him to Salt Lake City where he is, among other things, working on a masters in History. He keeps an eye on Downtown and knows his heart is still in the desert.

High Noon with The Queens’ Tea

March 28, 2013 | By

Take a class on the history and benefits of a simple cup of tea.

To a Better Phoenix, To a Better Downtown

August 8, 2012 | By

DPJ writer J. Seth Anderson may be moving on, but his love for Downtown Phoenix will remain.

Historic Heritage Square Hosts Antique Appraisal Show

April 21, 2012 | By

Bring your prized finds to the first annual Antique Appraisal Show and Sale on Sunday, April 22.

Metro Arts Institute Nurtures Young Artists

March 30, 2012 | By

Metropolitan Arts Institute creates a pre-professional environment to nurture and support young artists and expose them to the realities of life in the art world.

Artist Finds Her Footing on First Fridays

March 23, 2012 | By

Carol Roque has participated in the monthly art walks since 2006, now selling her art outside MADE Art Boutique on Roosevelt Row.

New Business is Fit to be Tied

March 1, 2012 | By

Aaron Kimberlin’s Dapper+Dash, is set to launch Saturday, March 3, and is bringing the bow tie renaissance to Phoenix.

Burundi Drummers Roar Like Thunder at Centennial Bash

February 13, 2012 | By

Komezakaranga, Phoenix-based Burundi drummers, performed at the Arizona Cultural Performance Showcase as part of the Best Fest Phoenix Centennial weekend.

Event Recap: State of Sustainability in Metro Phoenix

January 19, 2012 | By

J. Seth Anderson spotlights key moments from the “State of Sustainability in Metro Phoenix” event sponsored by the Downtown Voices Coalition.

Collaborative Cactus Planting at Parque Libertad in Garfield

December 12, 2011 | By

Over 80 people participated in a mass cactus planting at Parque Libertad in Garfield on the northwest corner of 9th and Roosevelt Streets.

TEDx Talks Third Places

December 8, 2011 | By

Phoenicians gathered at Levine Machine to hear how Third Spaces help build community.