Video: DeSoto Central Market hosts Speakeasy Nights every Thursday


DeSoto Central Market hosts Speakeasy Nights on every Thursday for anyone from beginners to pros to swing dance. Read story

Curtain Critic: Phoenix Theatre’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ is, unsurprisingly, exactly what you’d expect

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Phoenix Theatre’s rendition of “The Wizard of Oz” was nostalgic, well choreographed and displayed impressive special effects. But that wasn’t enough. Read story

Two grants awarded to the Heard Museum fund skywalk construction, sculpture restoration


The Heard Museum will build a skywalk and restore sculptures with two grants from Bank of America and the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. Read story

Sound and Color will bring vinyl records and a flair for design to Grand Avenue in January


Sound and Color will be two businesses in one — a Dj and dance music vinyl shop as well as a graphic design studio. Read story

Isabel Allende visits the Orpheum Theatre to talk with Alberto Rios about her new novel

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She’s published more than 20 books, lived in multiple countries and won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but Isabel Allende is 73-years-young. Read story

Rainn Wilson kicks off speaker series from Changing Hands at Orpheum Theatre

Rainn Wilson talks about his book at Orpheum theater tuesday night (Nathan Thrash/DD)

Rainn Wilson talked about his book at Orpheum Theatre Tuesday night. He was part of the Arts & Letters Speaker Series, the largest literary event downtown. Read story

Curtain Critic: 'Disgraced' at the Herberger is not only good, but important

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Ayad Akhtar’s play “Disgraced” highlights religious and cultural themes that are especially important in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. Read story

Recording studio owner Parish Carter works to make hip-hop artists feel at home

Parish Carter, a local co-owner of a recording studio (Nathan Thrash/DD)

Parish Carter’s recording studio 613 Wax Studios has drawn attention from the music world as it expands its clientele and influence in the Phoenix area. Read story

Metronome: McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2016 lineup balances national, local acts

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This year’s McDowell Mountain Music Festival lineup includes local favorites like Captain Squeegee, as well as larger acts, including the sought-after Beck. Read story

'Tis The Season: A visual guide to downtown Phoenix's upcoming fall festivals

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The temperatures and leaves are falling — ’tis the season for fall festivals in downtown Phoenix. Here’s a map to make the upcoming weekends easy to tackle. Read story