Grand Avenue art exhibit aims to promote history and culture of Chicano Movement


Bright, colorful paintings representing the Mexican mural tradition have taken over entire walls at the Frontal Lobe Community Space and Gallery on Grand Avenue this month. Read story

Video: CollabX connects local jazz musicians and poets for collaborative performances


A joint venture between professors of ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences and the Herberger Institute mixed jazz artists and poets together for an impromptu evening at the Pythian Lodge in Tempe. Read story

Libreria Donceles adds Hispanic layer to downtown literary scene


Combine Studios will temporarily showcase works of Spanish literature from the New York-based bookstore Libreria Donceles downtown. Read story

Alwun House features 300 pieces of art from Phoenix Elementary School District students


Salon Des Enfants, an art exhibit at Alwun House, was created by gifted fifth through eighth grade students from Phoenix Elementary School District #1. The exhibit includes 300 pieces of children’s art. Read story

In Flux meeting illustrates art projects in A.R.T.S. Market lot and Hance Park


In Flux: Cycle 4 had a discussion with more than 25 downtown art lovers Wednesday to discuss projects by artists Erin Sotak and Sarah Hurwitz, show off some of their art and illustrate the In Flux program. Read story

Curtain Critic: Review - Around the World in 80 Days


Arizona Theatre Company’s rendition of “Around the World in 80 Days” is stunningly realistic and completely worth the price of its ticket. Read story

''Detropia' documentary sparks discussion among Phoenix developers to find city's niche' documentary sparks city-reinvention discussion among Phoenix developers


Envisioning Phoenix: An Urban Film Series combined forces with Phoenix Urban Design Week for a special screening of the documentary “Detropia” at FilmBar Tuesday night. A panel discussion with downtown leaders, planners and architects followed the film. Read story

Phoenix Pride celebrates LGBT community through weekend parade and festival

The 34th annual Phoenix Pride Festival celebrated the LGBT community through a weekend of music, food, art, and a dominant theme of support. Read story

Burton Barr hosted open mic-style reading in honor of National Poetry Month


People gathered at Margaret T. Hance Park Friday night to witness an open mic event, hosted by Burton Barr Central Library, that celebrated National Poetry month. Read story

Phoenix Public Market Cafe draws in First Friday crowds with its own new event

The Phoenix Public Market Cafe hosted a First Friday party — packed with music, art, food and drinks — with the hope of bringing in more of the First Friday crowds. Read story