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New Exhibit at Phoenix Public Library Features Cowboy Culture of France

April 17, 2008 | By

A new exhibit, “Gardians of the Camargue: The French Buckaroo Tradition,” opening May 10 at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 North Central Ave., will give visitors an inside look at a centuries-old cowboy culture in France. The exhibit, on display through July 31, features the black-and-white photography of Kevin Martini-Fuller, the color photography of Lorraine… Read more

Keith Stanton at the Coup de Grace in May

April 17, 2008 | By

A photo-based, mixed media artist, Keith Stanton will be exhibiting a bit of his work beginning on First Fridays, May 2nd, 2008 at the Coup de Grace. Keith Says: My photographs are based on my curiosity with the underlying marketing forces that inundate suburbia.  I create miniature still-lifes of everyday suburban occurrences and then photograph… Read more

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