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paperplane_thumb The Paper Plane zine offers offbeat work from local artists
The Paper Plane zine’s third issue will be launching Saturday. With more submissions coming from people the creators don’t know, the zine’s popularity is taking off. Read story UPDATE 4/20
roosevelt_thumb Arizona Gives Day raises over $2 million for AZ nonprofits
Arizona Gives Day allowed Arizonans to give to various organizations in a 24-hour online donating experience, and raised more than $2 million for Arizona nonprofits. Read story UPDATE 4/20
grand_thumb Grand Avenue hosts street cleanup in hopes of revitalization
Volunteers worked Saturday to add new artistic elements — from a new patio to new murals — across Grand Avenue in a larger effort to attract more people to the area. Read story UPDATE 4/20
youngmothers_thumb ASU student explores teen motherhood through photography
ASU photography senior Amanda Mollino will be showcasing her honors thesis project at Modified Arts from Friday until May 9. The project documents the lives of young mothers. Read story
otr-thumb On the Record: Operation Record Store Day
On this second installment, your host Alexandra and her trusty producer Claire are on a mission to find the best local records to snag on Record Store Day. View story
records_thumb METROnome: 10 releases to look
out for when Record Store Day hits

The master RSD exclusives list is a bit of a doozy. To simplify the process, here is a list of unique and alluring releases to keep an eye on when the record store doors open. Read story

Latest Columns
Curtain Critic
cc_column A comic opera classic
“Daughter of the Regiment” blends comedy and opera at the Phoenix Symphony Hall, offering a humorous romp through love & war. Read column
METROnome
indie500_column Indie 500 unites community
The Indie 500 was more than just its frantic goal of 80 bands back-to-back. The event brought together the downtown community. Read column
Downtown Dining
milkbar_column 800M Milk Bar isn’t hip, but it’s charming
This diner thought Milk Bar’s beets exploded with flavor and made him feel feelings towards beets he wasn’t aware he could muster. Read column
METROnome
trunkspace_column Indie 500 brings a mega-show
It’s the second year for the Indie 500, where about 80 bands play 500 songs in a row. Venues looked to up the ante this year. Read column