Author: Katie Charland

Katie Charland

PJs and Eggs

August 17, 2009 | By

No matter how old you get, the allure of breakfast for dinner never lessens. The exciting feeling one gets straying from the typical meal schedule is what drove many Phoenicians to the “PJs and Eggs: Breakfast for Dinner” event, sponsored by Hickman Family Farms.

Night Rail (now with more pics!)

August 2, 2009 | By

The first ever Night Rail event can be summed up in one phrase, “Veni, vidi, vici” – we came, we saw, we conquered.

The event was organized to show support for the extended light rail hours for Friday and Saturday evenings until 2 a.m. On Friday, July 31st light rail supporters gathered at various locations along on the line with plans to merge the groups in downtown Phoenix.

Volunteering in Phoenix – St. Mary’s Food Bank

July 23, 2009 | By

There are many reasons why people choose not volunteer – not knowing where to locate opportunities or perhaps a lack of time. Fortunately there are a wealth of opportunities right here in Phoenix that have a local impact. Additionally, many of these organizations do not require a significant time commitment for volunteers to make a… Read more

Night at the Museum

June 4, 2009 | By

It may not be Ben Stiller and a T-Rex skeleton, but the Phoenix Art Museum is mixing up First Friday with some interesting activities this Friday evening, June 5, 2009. Located in downtown Phoenix along Central Ave. and the light rail line, the Phoenix Art Museum opens its doors to the public each month as… Read more

Meet & Greet with Former Mystery Science Theater 3000 Crew

May 21, 2009 | By

Phoenix fans of the cult hit television show, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), should prepare to be overwhelmed. Cinematic Titanic, the masters of movie riffing of former MST3K fame, will be on hand tomorrow at Hoodlums Music & Movies in Tempe to meet and great fans, as well as sign copies of their new DVD…. Read more

Best Places For Free Jams

May 14, 2009 | By

Expanding on last week’s blog about where to go to mooch a free movie, this week will focus on the best places in the Phoenix area to catch free music. No matter what your taste in tunes, Phoenix has a space that offers a preview local talent. The venues range from open air to small… Read more

This week’s free stuff

May 1, 2009 | By

This past Monday Tempe hosted the U.S. premiere of Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman and Live Schreiber. People waited in line during the wee hours of the morning just to get free tickets to the showing. What does this event say to me? People need more free movies. Have no fear – Free Phoenix is here…. Read more

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