The Rundown: Fate of few remaining warehouses could shape district's future

In this episode of The Rundown, hosts Annika Cline and Agnel Philip explore the warehouse district and why so little of its namesake remains. With only a few warehouses left, the future of the district is at a turning point that will determine the character of the area in the future. Read story

Phoenix Phabulous Experience storytelling event shares tales of Phoenix's history

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Local authors and historians spoke about three historical time periods that were instrumental to the growth of modern-day Phoenix as local artists simultaneously painted related murals at the A.E. England Building Wednesday night for the Phoenix Phabulous Storytelling Salon. Read story

Spooktacular guide to Halloween in downtown

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Looking for something spooktacular to do this Halloween? Check out the Downtown Devil guide to the best parties, performances, art exhibits and costume contests around downtown Phoenix. Read story

Alwun House founder Kim Moody revitalizes Garfield neighborhood and shapes arts scene

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Kim Moody is the founder of the Alwun House art gallery and performance space. Moody helped bring the First Fridays art walk to Phoenix and used social activism to revitalize the Garfield neighborhood, where Alwun House is located. Read story

Grand Avenue's {9} the Gallery to fundraise, crowdsource rent, fees

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{9} the Gallery must raise $3,000 in order to keep its doors open on Grand Avenue. A GoFundMe account has been established and a fundraiser benefiting the art gallery is planned for Wednesday evening. (Gabriel Radley/DD)

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METROnome: Keep Big Red Night of the Dead outside, downtown

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McDowell Mountain Music festival became a major downtown music event when it relocated to Hance Park in 2013. (Brandon Kutzler/DD)

Imagine standing in the middle of one of your favorite cities, skyscrapers towering around you, listening as live Read story

Curtain Critic: Ghostfest improv comedy marathon runs for 32 hours to raise funds

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There are few things – maybe even nothing – weirder than the late-night segment of a 32-hour marathon improv show. But that is exactly what I treated myself to on Friday night (or was it Saturday morning?) at The Torch Theatre, as they held their fourth annual Ghostfest improv comedy marathon. Read story

Local band collaborates with 26 artists in new album curated by the Flaming Lips

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It’s an unlikely twist of fate: Treasure Mammal, the merrily experimental Phoenix-based band of spandex-clad provocateurs, is featured on the same record as spandex-clad provocateur Miley Cyrus. Read story

Curtain Critic: 'The Bad and the Beautiful' displays a range of strengths and weaknesses

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“The Bad and the Beautiful” was a fitting title for Center Dance Ensemble’s season opener at the Herberger Theater Center this weekend. The work in the show ranged all the way from the organically beautiful work of guest choreographer Diane McNeal Hunt, to the archaically bad premieres of choreographer and artistic director Frances Smith Cohen. Read story

METROnome: Ray LaMontagne and The Belle Brigade create upbeat, dynamic atmosphere

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The Ray LaMontagne concert at Comerica Theatre on Wednesday night brought real emotion that allowed an intimate connection between the artist and the audience — a connection that started with LaMontagne’s opening band, The Belle Brigade. Read story